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GoCardless is an online direct debit provider that makes collecting payments by direct debit easy for everyone from individuals to multinational corporations. The Company delivers a direct debit solution fit for the digital age, allowing to easily collect payment from the customers and automate processes. GoCardless offers simple and predictable pricing, quick set up and connectivity with business applications, as well as the direct debit networks around the world.




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TypePrivate
Founded2011
HQLondon, GB
Websitegocardless.com
Employee Ratings4.6

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Employees (est.) (Feb 2019)272(+7%)
Job Openings59
Revenue (FY, 2017)£11.9 M(+305%)

Key People/Management at GoCardless

Hiroki Takeuchi

Hiroki Takeuchi

Founder & CEO
Harry Marr

Harry Marr

CTO
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GoCardless Office Locations

GoCardless has an office in London
London, GB (HQ)
Goswell Road London
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GoCardless Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2011

GoCardless total Funding

$47.3 m

GoCardless latest funding size

$22.50 m

Time since last funding

a year ago

GoCardless investors

GoCardless's latest funding round in September 2017 was reported to be $22.5 m. In total, GoCardless has raised $47.3 m
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GoCardless Revenue

GoCardless's revenue was reported to be £11.89 m in FY, 2017
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2017)

11.9m

Gross profit (FY, 2017)

9.6m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2017), %

80.9%

Net income (FY, 2017)

(8.1m)

Cash (31-Dec-2017)

4.5m
GBPFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

1.2m2.9m11.9m

Revenue growth, %

139%

Cost of goods sold

636.5k2.3m

Gross profit

2.3m9.6m
GBPFY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

572.7k1.7m403.2k970.6k1.2m4.5m

Accounts Receivable

63.8k163.6k3.9m29.5k126.3k1.2m

Current Assets

636.6k1.8m4.3m6.0m10.1m8.3m

PP&E

1.2k47.9k57.1k391.6k788.2k1.3m
GBPFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

(2.3m)(3.8m)(8.1m)

Cash From Operating Activities

(5.2m)(6.6m)

Cash From Financing Activities

5.6m8.1m

Net Change in Cash

228.8k243.4k
GBPY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

99.2k

Financial Leverage

1.4 x
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GoCardless Operating Metrics

GoCardless's Transactions' Volume was reported to be $4b in Sep, 2017.
Sep, 2017

Transactions' Volume

$4 b
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GoCardless Online and Social Media Presence

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GoCardless Blogs

FAQ Friday – What is the GoCardless API?

We often talk about our API as a way for businesses to integrate GoCardless into their website, mobile app or desktop software. But what exactly is an API and how can the GoCardless API benefit your business? In this week’s FAQ Friday, Product Manager, Ben, explains what an API is and how th…

Duty to report on payment practices: What do the first 10,000 reports tell us?

Last year, GoCardless covered the duty to report on payment practices and performance legislation. In our article, we noted that, whilst the regulations came into force in April 2017, the reporting obligation was linked to each company’s financial year, so not everyone within scope was required t…

FAQ Friday – What is integrated Direct Debit?

We often talk about the benefits of automating your payments with Direct Debit – and how you can work even more efficiently by using Direct Debit in an integrated way. But what does integrated Direct Debit really mean? In this week’s FAQ Friday, Head of Content, Nicki, explains what integrat…

FAQ Friday – What’s involved in GoCardless’ verification process?

As a payment provider, GoCardless is regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. This means we have to meet strict regulatory requirements that help keep us and our customers safe. Part of this includes a verification process that all of our customers must complete before they can receive pay…

FAQ Friday – What’s the difference between ‘push’ and ‘pull’ payments?

We’re back with the first FAQ Friday of 2019. This week, Jon Greenland from the Sales team, talks us through the difference between ‘push’ and ‘pull’ based payment methods and what that means for your business. We want to hear from you – get in touch and we’ll answer your questions in an upc…

SCA: What the new European PSD2 law means for subscription businesses

In September 2019, Strong Customer Authentication (SCA), a new regulation for authenticating online payments, will be rolled out across Europe, as part of the Second Payment Services Directive (PDS2). One of the key aims of SCA is to reduce the incidence of payer fraud and increase security, by i…
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GoCardless Company Life and Culture

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GoCardless Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was GoCardless founded?

    GoCardless was founded in 2011.

  • Who are GoCardless key executives?

    GoCardless's key executives are Hiroki Takeuchi and Harry Marr.

  • How many employees does GoCardless have?

    GoCardless has 272 employees.

  • What is GoCardless revenue?

    Latest GoCardless annual revenue is £11.9 m.

  • What is GoCardless revenue per employee?

    Latest GoCardless revenue per employee is £43.7 k.

  • Who are GoCardless competitors?

    Competitors of GoCardless include Payoneer, iZettle and Recurly.

  • Where is GoCardless headquarters?

    GoCardless headquarters is located at Goswell Road London, London.

  • Where are GoCardless offices?

    GoCardless has an office in London.

  • How many offices does GoCardless have?

    GoCardless has 1 office.