Private Equity Round - Circle
Circle provides an online platform that enables users to send money quickly and easily. Circle uses blockchain technology with Circle Pay to ease and improve how users send money. Circle expands its services with a crypto-currency investment product with Circle Invest, enabling anyone to buy and sell crypto assets. It provides crypto-coins andoffer OTC trading services via Circle Trade. Its crypto-trading desk provides one of the largest global liquidity pools for digital asset trading and averages $2 billion in monthly volume. Jeremy Allaire and Sean Neville founded Circle in 2013. $140 million from investors including Jim Breyer (Facebook), Goldman Sachs, IDG Capital (Baidu, Tencent), General Catalyst (AirBnB, Snapchat) and Accel Partners backs the company, with its headquarters in Boston, and branches in New York, San Francisco, Dublin, London, and Hong Kong.