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Circle Stock

Blockchain-enabled payments and cryptocurrency investing



Notable Investors

Pantera Capital


Boston MA, US

Total Funding


About Circle Stock

Circle is a global internet finance company, built on blockchain technology, that currently offers four different products and services--Circle Pay, Circle Invest, Circle Trade and Poloniex.  With Circle Pay, users can send money across 29 different countries in US Dollars, British Pounds and Euro. Users do not pay transaction, currency conversion or exchange rate markups or fees.  Circle Invest allows users to invest in multiple crypto coins including bitcoin (BTC), ethereum (ETH) and litecoin (LTC). At Circle Trade, Circle acts as market maker for crypto coins and offers OTC trading services.  Circle also owns Poloniex, one of the world's most active crypto coin exchange platforms.

Circle was founded in 2013 by internet entrepreneurs Jeremy Allaire and Sean Neville. The company is backed by notable investors including Bitmain, Goldman Sachs, IDG Capital, General Catalyst, and Accel Partners.


Funding History

August 2013$9.0M
February 2014$17.0M
April 2015$42.0M
April 2015$8.0M
May 2016$64.2M
May 2016$0
May 2018$487M


Cofounder and CEO

Jeremy Allaire

Cofounder and President of Product and Operations

Sean Neville

General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer

John Beccia

Chief Operating Officer

Elisabeth Carpenter

Chief Financial Officer

Naeem Ishaq

Board Member

Jim Breyer


Circle launches its stablecoin

TechCrunch - Sep, 26 2018

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