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Circle is a global crypto finance company. It offers technology for storing and using money. The company is building mobile apps aimed at enabling ease-of-use in online and in-person payments, with enhanced security and privacy, and global digital money transfers.

TypePrivate
Founded2013
HQBoston, MA, US
Websitecircle.com
Employee Ratings3.5
Overall CultureA+

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Sept 2021)342(+9%)
Job Openings2,087
Revenue (FY, 2017)£501(-93%)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at Circle

Jeremy Allaire

Jeremy Allaire

Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer & Chairman
Elisabeth Carpenter

Elisabeth Carpenter

Chief Operating Officer
Dante Disparte

Dante Disparte

Chief Strategy Officer & Head of Global Policy
Mandeep Walia

Mandeep Walia

Chief Compliance & Risk Officer
Jeremy Fox-Geen

Jeremy Fox-Geen

Chief Financial Officer
Ryan Feit

Ryan Feit

CEO & Co-Founder, SeedInvest
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Circle Office Locations

Circle has offices in Boston and New York
Boston, MA, US (HQ)
Keystone Building, 99 High St #1701
New York, NY, US
New York, NY, USA
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Circle Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

2013

Circle total Funding

$711 m

Circle latest funding size

$440 m

Time since last funding

4 months ago

Circle investors

Circle's latest funding round in May 2021 was reported to be $440 m. In total, Circle has raised $711 m. Circle's latest valuation is reported to be $3 b.
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Circle Revenue

Circle's revenue was reported to be £501 in FY, 2017
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2017)

501.0

Gross profit (FY, 2017)

(179.8k)

Gross profit margin (FY, 2017), %

(35884.4%)

Net income (FY, 2017)

(7.9m)

EBITDA (FY, 2017)

(8.0m)

EBIT (FY, 2017)

(8.0m)

Market valuation

3.0b

Cash (31-Dec-2018)

5.6m

EV

3.0b
GBPFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

7.8k501.0

Cost of goods sold

46.0k180.3k

Gross profit

(38.2k)(179.8k)

Gross profit Margin, %

(492%)(35884%)
GBPFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

4.5m7.5m5.6m

Accounts Receivable

70.4k852.2k675.2k

Current Assets

1.5m5.7m11.6m14.3m

PP&E

5.7k
GBPFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

(104.5k)(2.0m)(7.9m)

Cash From Operating Activities

(1.5m)(226.5k)(5.8m)

Cash From Investing Activities

Cash From Financing Activities

1.5m4.4m8.7m
GBPFY, 2015

Financial Leverage

1.1 x
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Circle Operating Metrics

Circle's Monthly Active Users was reported to be 7 m in Apr, 2018.
Apr, 2018

Monthly Active Users

7 m
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Circle Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
SeedInvestOctober 05, 2018
PoloniexFebruary 27, 2018$400 m
Trigger FinanceOctober 17, 2017

Circle Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

A

91/100

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Circle Online and Social Media Presence

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Circle Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    A+

    87/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    93/100

  • Compensation

    A+

    85/100

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Circle Blogs

USDC Reserve Attestation Report from Grant Thornton LLP — Feb 2020

USDC Reserve Attestation Report from Grant Thornton LLP — Feb 2020Today, Circle released the latest attestation report on US dollar reserves backing USDC issued by independent accounting firm, Grant Thornton LLP. The report states that as of February 29, 2020 at 11:59 PM Pacific Time (“PT”): USD Coi…

USDC Reserve Attestation Report from Grant Thornton LLP - February 2020

USDC Reserve Attestation Report from Grant Thornton LLP - February 2020

Programmable Dollars for Your Internet Business

Today, we unveiled a new set of services aimed at helping to usher in the wider use of digital currency in everyday payments and commerce. Specifically, we are expanding our rollout of Business Accounts and a set of developer-oriented platform services dubbed Circle APIs.

USDC Reserve Attestation Report from Grant Thornton LLP — January 2020

USDC Reserve Attestation Report from Grant Thornton LLP — January 2020Today, Circle released the latest attestation report on US dollar reserves backing USDC issued by independent accounting firm, Grant Thornton LLP. The report states that as of January 31, 2020 at 11:59 PM Pacific Time (“PT”): USD …

USDC Reserve Attestation Report from Grant Thornton LLP - January 2020

Today, Circle released the latest attestation report on US dollar reserves backing USDC issued by independent accounting firm, Grant Thornton LLP. The report states that as of January 31, 2020 at 11:59 PM Pacific Time (“PT”): USD Coin (“USDC”) tokens issued and outstanding = 440,715,490 USDC US Doll…

Davos 2020 — Crypto & Stablecoins Move into Acceptance Phase

Davos 2020 — Crypto & Stablecoins Move into Acceptance PhaseThe recent convening of the 50th Annual World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland brought significantly more attention to digital currency, marking a dramatic shift in my view in how seriously the world’s economic leaders are taking cr…
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Circle Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Circle founded?

    Circle was founded in 2013.

  • Who are Circle key executives?

    Circle's key executives are Jeremy Allaire, Elisabeth Carpenter and Dante Disparte.

  • How many employees does Circle have?

    Circle has 342 employees.

  • What is Circle revenue?

    Latest Circle annual revenue is £501.

  • What is Circle revenue per employee?

    Latest Circle revenue per employee is £1.

  • Who are Circle competitors?

    Competitors of Circle include Ethereum, Blockchain and Coinbase.

  • Where is Circle headquarters?

    Circle headquarters is located at Keystone Building, 99 High St #1701, Boston.

  • Where are Circle offices?

    Circle has offices in Boston and New York.

  • How many offices does Circle have?

    Circle has 2 offices.