Circle

Circle is a consumer finance company focused on transforming the world economy with secure, simple, and less costly technology for storing and using money.

Circle is a disruptive, venture-backed fintech business working to revolutionize consumer finance with simple, free technology for storing and using money. Our product enables people worldwide to transfer money, easily and securely, free of charge, and in the same way we share content and media, express ourselves, and message our friends and family on mobile devices. We believe money should work the way media and messaging work on the Internet: free, global, safe, mobile, and delightful. With US Dollars, British Pounds and Euros support, and connection to the Bitcoin blockchain, we are transforming this vision into reality. Circle is backed by $136 million from investors including Goldman Sachs, Baidu, CreditEase, IDG China, Breyer Capital, Accel and General Catalyst.

We use open internet standards and protocols, including the blockchain (allowing us to offer this service for free). We also foster innovative approaches to risk, including our AI risk engine, which runs on cutting edge algorithms that continuously keep your money safe.

Circle New York, NY, USA
May 04, 2019
Permanent
SeedInvest is a leading equity crowdfunding platform that provides individual investors with access to vetted startup investment opportunities. SeedInvest was instrumental in the passage of the 2012 JOBS Act, which changed 80-year-old U.S. securities laws to make it possible for entrepreneurs to raise capital over the Internet. SeedInvest has funded over 150 startups and boasts a rapidly growing network of over 250,000 investors. SeedInvest has had over 40,000 startups apply to raise capital since inception and has accepted less than 1% of those companies to feature on the platform. The company was recently featured on the 2018 Inc. 500 List as the 4th fastest-growing financial services company in America. In March, 2019 Circle Internet Financial Ltd. acquired SeedInvest. Circle is a global crypto finance company built on blockchain, powered by crypto assets, and dedicated to helping people and institutions create and share value globally. Circle's suite of products enable customers to send and receive money around the world easily, as well as invest in and trade crypto assets. Circle is backed by $250 million from Goldman Sachs, Baidu, IDG, Breyer Capital, General Catalyst, and other leading global investors. SeedInvest is looking to tokenize startup equity and open up these opportunities to everyone. As a Senior Software Engineer at SeedInvest, you'll be responsible for creating brand newuser experiences and iterating on them for both startups and investors. You can become an expert not just in software engineering but also in startups and startup fundraising. What you'll work on Planning and designing product features and code architecture Owning full lifecycle of a project, from requirements gathering through QA and launch Collaborating and mentoring fellow engineers in best practices and strategies Helping figure out how to create security tokens in a compliant manner and help shape the future of securities What you'll bring to SeedInvest 3+ years of software development experience including experience with large scale distributed systems Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills Strong bias for action Unending drive and a thirst to learn Bachelor's degree or Master's degree in computer science Extra Credit Prior experience with a startup Prior experience working in product teams for consumer-facing products Angular / React Django / Python PostgreSQL / Nginx / AWS Requirement gathering and project management experience Circle was founded in 2013 by internet entrepreneurs Jeremy Allaire and Sean Neville. We're backed by $250 million from investors including Jim Breyer (Facebook), Goldman Sachs, IDG Capital (Baidu, Tencent), General Catalyst (AirBnB, Snapchat), Accel Partners, and Bitmain, with offices in Boston, New York, San Francisco, Dublin, London and Hong Kong. Circle Pay enables customers to send and receive money, across borders and currencies. Circle Invest empowers consumers to buy and sell crypto assets. Circle Trade is one of the world's top market makers for major crypto coins and offers OTC trading services for institutions and high net worth individuals. Additionally, in 2018 Circle acquired Poloniex and signed an agreement to acquire SeedInvest, both of which enable us to expand our offerings even further. Poloniex is one of the world's leading token marketplaces. SeedInvest is the largest equity crowdfunding platform in the United States, as well as a licensed broker-dealer. Check us out at circle.com and download Circle Pay & Circle Invest for iOS and Android today. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at Circle. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
Circle New York, NY, USA
May 01, 2019
Permanent
SeedInvest is a leading equity crowdfunding platform that provides individual investors with access to vetted startup investment opportunities. SeedInvest was instrumental in the passage of the 2012 JOBS Act, which changed 80-year-old U.S. securities laws to make it possible for entrepreneurs to raise capital over the Internet. SeedInvest has funded over 150 startups and boasts a rapidly growing network of over 250,000 investors. SeedInvest has had over 40,000 startups apply to raise capital since inception and has accepted less than 1% of those companies to feature on the platform. The company was recently featured on the 2018 Inc. 500 List as the 4th fastest-growing financial services company in America. In March, 2019 Circle Internet Financial Ltd. acquired SeedInvest. Circle is a global crypto finance company built on blockchain, powered by crypto assets, and dedicated to helping people and institutions create and share value globally. Circle's suite of products enable customers to send and receive money around the world easily, as well as invest in and trade crypto assets. Circle is backed by $250 million from Goldman Sachs, Baidu, IDG, Breyer Capital, General Catalyst, and other leading global investors. Circle is looking for a Senior Application Security Engineer who will work with engineering and product teams to secure our customer applications, including SeedInvest. As a Senior Application Security Engineer, you will have a part in every aspect of the development lifecycle and work closely with development teams to understand the security posture of the features being developed. You should love tackling difficult problems and be excited to learn new things quickly and independently. It's crucial that you're an effective communicator, as you'll collaborate frequently with different engineering teams to identify and address security issues. You should have a breaker mentality, but be effective at designing the mitigating controls. What you'll work on Partner with development teams to understand the security posture of the features being developed and identify and address security issues Attend daily stand ups to ensure that product features have security built in Work with the Ops and DevSecOps teams to make sure that product features are security is securely deployed Address the application layer security issues as incidents occur What you'll bring to SeedInvest/Circle 7-8+ years of application security experience including source code auditing, penetration testing, product assessments, vulnerability research, reverse engineering, etc Strong familiarity with Python and JavaScript web app development frameworks Proven ability to find vulnerabilities beyond the OWASP Top 10. Familiar with vulnerability management and penetration testing tools : Burp, ZAP, Kali Linux, or Metasploit Excellent communication skills: demonstrated ability to explain complex technical issues to both technical and non-technical audiences Strong analytical, organizational, and technical writing skills Strong working knowledge of applied cryptography Preferred Experience Experience using security monitoring technologies e.g. Splunk, CloudWatch and CloudTrail events Experience deploying using CI/CD pipelines to AWS e.g. Jenkins or AWS CodePipeline Experience working in a regulated environment such as PCI or SO Circle was founded in 2013 by internet entrepreneurs Jeremy Allaire and Sean Neville. We're backed by $250 million from investors including Jim Breyer (Facebook), Goldman Sachs, IDG Capital (Baidu, Tencent), General Catalyst (AirBnB, Snapchat), Accel Partners, and Bitmain, with offices in Boston, New York, San Francisco, Dublin, London and Hong Kong. Circle Pay enables customers to send and receive money, across borders and currencies. Circle Invest empowers consumers to buy and sell crypto assets. Circle Trade is one of the world's top market makers for major crypto coins and offers OTC trading services for institutions and high net worth individuals. Additionally, in 2018 Circle acquired Poloniex and signed an agreement to acquire SeedInvest, both of which enable us to expand our offerings even further. Poloniex is one of the world's leading token marketplaces. SeedInvest is the largest equity crowdfunding platform in the United States, as well as a licensed broker-dealer. Check us out at circle.com and download Circle Pay & Circle Invest for iOS and Android today. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at Circle. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
Circle New York, NY, USA
Apr 30, 2019
Permanent
SeedInvest is a leading equity crowdfunding platform that provides individual investors with access to vetted startup investment opportunities. SeedInvest was instrumental in the passage of the 2012 JOBS Act, which changed 80-year-old U.S. securities laws to make it possible for entrepreneurs to raise capital over the Internet. SeedInvest has funded over 150 startups and boasts a rapidly growing network of over 250,000 investors. SeedInvest has had over 40,000 startups apply to raise capital since inception and has accepted less than 1% of those companies to feature on the platform. The company was recently featured on the 2018 Inc. 500 List as the 4th fastest-growing financial services company in America. In March, 2019 Circle Internet Financial Ltd. acquired SeedInvest. Circle is a global crypto finance company built on blockchain, powered by crypto assets, and dedicated to helping people and institutions create and share value globally. Circle's suite of products enable customers to send and receive money around the world easily, as well as invest in and trade crypto assets. Circle is backed by $250 million from Goldman Sachs, Baidu, IDG, Breyer Capital, General Catalyst, and other leading global investors. As a Content Marketing Associate at SeedInvest, you'll be responsible for marketing communications across various audiences and content strategies including content creation, SEO, email marketing and social media. As part of a small team, you'll also have an opportunity to learn SEM, product marketing, PR, events, website optimization, and market research. What you'll work on Own a customer-led marketing case study program, focused on our portfolio of startups Create a narrative around the future of venture capital and creating liquidity in alternative asset classes Build out a multimedia library of educational content around startup investing and tokenized assets Provide messaging and target prospects to SeedInvest's venture team to source startups, assessing program effectiveness Long-form content creation and user-centric content strategies, including re-purposing and syndicating of long-form and short-form content Email marketing including newsletters, drip campaigns, automation, etc. Working cross functionally across teams to create user education and sales enablement materials Planning, building, executing, and iterating on marketing strategies with minimal oversight What you'll bring to SeedInvest 1-3 years of experience implementing a content marketing strategy at a top startup, investment firm, financial services firm or tech company A deep passion for startups, entrepreneurship, and SeedInvest/Circle's mission to democratize access to capital and its exchange Desire to take ownership of work and the ability to run in the right direction given a lot of rope Deep knowledge of online marketing and analytics tools Excellent written and verbal communication Strong critical thinking skills Demonstrated bias for action. You have an unending drive and thirst to learn Bachelor's degree Extra Credit Experience creating and analyzing website and email A|B tests Prior exposure to Salesforce and marketing automation tools An interest in market research and customer segmentation Strong analytical skills, previous quantitative coursework We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at SeedInvest. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
Circle Hong Kong
Apr 30, 2019
Permanent
Circle is a global crypto finance company, built on blockchain technology, powered by crypto assets, and dedicated to helping people and institutions create and share value globally. With our suite of products, we enable our customers to send and receive money around the world easily, as well as invest in and trade crypto assets. Delivering high quality customer experiences is not only in your wheelhouse, it defines who you are. We're building a world-class global customer operations team and we are seeking our next team member to help us engage and delight throughout the entire journey. The right team member is fluent in Mandarin and English, has worked in a client support role, and is passionate about cryptocurrencies. Your role is to guide our customers through the sign-up and on-boarding process, support their usage of our product, recommend solutions for their challenges, and provide the highest level of support in the industry. The right team member will also use their proximity to customer issues to propose solutions that will continually improve the customer experience, working with product and engineering, as well as support our growth and scale by optimizing team processes and policies. What you'll work on Mastering all of Circle's products, infrastructure, processes and procedures with the ability to train others and step into any role as necessary Delivering outstanding customer support and experiences that represent the Circle voice and differentiate our company from the competition Engaging in email and social media conversations with customers, possibly expanding to other channels in the future Handling all types of inquiries including prospective customers, questions about on-boarding, support on product and feature usage and retaining clients Developing support center content and translating correspondences and/or support materials into other languages Analyzing trends in customer issues and suggesting improvements to processes, policies, and product Troubleshooting both business and technical inquiries to quickly discover solutions What you'll bring to Circle Fluency in both Mandarin and English is required for this role. You will be required to speak, write and translate customer inquiries and materials on a regular basis 3-5 years of working experience, with ideally at least 1 year in a Customer Experience/Support (or similar) capacity Experience and/or interest in working in a fast-paced startup or tech environment Ability, and interest, in working across multiple departments to influence and communicate cross-functionally to realize rapid results Technical savviness, including the ability to navigate both homegrown and industry-standard CRM platforms Exceptional interpersonal and written communication skills, including the ability to empathize and prioritize needs, as well as quickly build rapport with customers High attention to detail, The ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a broader team, lending a hand on any activity necessary to support the business when needed Availability or flexibility on nights or weekends, usually for team meetings Ability to travel, company-sponsored, to the United States and Ireland Bonus Previous experience in solving customer inquiries An early adopter and the ability to pick up new technology quickly Understanding of world markets, economics, or finance BA/BS degree from a leading academic institution Fluency in other languages, specifically Cantonese or Japanese Circle was founded in 2013 by internet entrepreneurs Jeremy Allaire and Sean Neville. We're backed by $250 million from investors including Jim Breyer (Facebook), Goldman Sachs, IDG Capital (Baidu, Tencent), General Catalyst (AirBnB, Snapchat), Accel Partners, and Bitmain, with offices in Boston, New York, San Francisco, Dublin, London and Hong Kong. Circle Trade is one of the world's top market makers for major crypto coins and offers OTC trading services for institutions and high net worth individuals. Additionally, in 2018 Circle acquired Poloniex, one of the world's leading token marketplaces and in 2019 acquired SeedInvest, a leading equity crowdfunding platform. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at Circle. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
Circle New York, NY, USA
Apr 30, 2019
Permanent
SeedInvest is a leading equity crowdfunding platform that provides individual investors with access to vetted startup investment opportunities. SeedInvest was instrumental in the passage of the 2012 JOBS Act, which changed 80-year-old U.S. securities laws to make it possible for entrepreneurs to raise capital over the Internet. SeedInvest has funded over 150 startups and boasts a rapidly growing network of over 250,000 investors. SeedInvest has had over 40,000 startups apply to raise capital since inception and has accepted less than 1% of those companies to feature on the platform. The company was recently featured on the 2018 Inc. 500 List as the 4th fastest-growing financial services company in America. In March, 2019 Circle Internet Financial Ltd. acquired SeedInvest. Circle is a global crypto finance company built on blockchain, powered by crypto assets, and dedicated to helping people and institutions create and share value globally. Circle's suite of products enable customers to send and receive money around the world easily, as well as invest in and trade crypto assets. Circle is backed by $250 million from Goldman Sachs, Baidu, IDG, Breyer Capital, General Catalyst, and other leading global investors. What you'll work on Serve as the FinOp principal and finance / FP&A lead for the firm Oversee the finance and accounting function for the broker-dealer and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements Manage regulatory reporting processes including net capital computations, daily cash reconciliation process, and FINRA required reporting (eg, FOCUS and SSOI reports) and other FINRA support as needed. Prepare computations for Customer Reserve 15c3-3 and Net Capital 15c3-1 computations Ensure accurate and timely completion of the month-end, quarter-end, and year-end close process Assist in the efforts for the preparation, review and approval of the organization's financial statements, including annual operating, cash, and capital budgets, and monitoring budget vs. actual operating performance Oversee accounting for the firm, including AP and AR. Help develop dashboards to track business performance, identify trends and act as a strategic partner to functional leaders Provide support for financial projects, analysis and financial presentations and due diligence for Circle Financial Planning & Analysis function and management team Assist in annual tax preparation and financial audit processes. Drive innovation and automation of various processes and functions within Finance to ensure maximum efficiency and areas for development and improvement. This role is a dual reporting role to SeedInvest CEO and Circle Accounting in Boston. What you'll bring to SeedInvest Series 27 registered with at least one year experience as FINOP principal Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or Business. CPA / MBA preferred 5-7+ years of accounting experience, preferably brokerage accounting In-depth knowledge of SEC Rules 15c3-3 and 15c3-1 Current with regulations and compliance issues Excellent oral and written communication skills Proven ability to excel in a fast-paced environment Experience/familiarity with Sage Intacct, Quickbooks, Slack, Mac OSX and GSuite Note: This position will be located at SeedInvest, New York City. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at Circle. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
Circle Boston, MA, USA
Apr 30, 2019
Permanent
Circle is a global crypto finance company, built on blockchain technology, powered by crypto assets, and dedicated to helping people and institutions create and share value globally. With our suite of products, we enable our customers to send and receive money around the world easily, as well as invest in and trade crypto assets. As a Senior Data Scientist, y our work will be central to meeting Circle's goal of becoming the premier platform for tokenizing, investing in and trading of crypto assets. As a part of your job you will design and implement machine learning algorithms that significantly impact results and decision making for risk, compliance, marketing and trading functions at Circle. Your work will also help improve customer experience across a range of products offered by Circle. What you'll work on Partner with product and operations teams to identify, prioritize and answer risk analytics needs Create and manage machine-learned predictive risk models that guide our fraud prevention and compliance defenses Drive analytics projects across Circle teams, from planning and data collection to presentation and decision support Partner with engineers to ensure that data is appropriately identified, recorded, transformed, and furnished for consumption Become an expert on data sources and flows at Circle, including Bitcoin blockchain analysis Understand payments risk needs and lead projects to address them Lead the company in best practices for data and analytics. Communicate insights to company management with high-quality presentations Collaborate with Engineering and Tech Ops teams to optimize and simplify the deployment and upgrade process for the models your team builds Evangelize the power of analytics to improve our business and operations What you'll bring to Circle Master's degree in Statistics, Economics, Computer Science, Business Analytics or a related field plus 5 years of experience In lieu of a master's degree, employer will accept a bachelor's degree in Statistics, Economics, Computer Science, Business Analytics, or a related field, plus 7 years of experience. Also requires the following: 1 year of professional experience with SQL and NoSQL databases Expertise with one or more of the following analytics tools: Pandas / SciPy, R, SAS as demonstrated through at least 1 year of employment experience Hands-on experience operationalizing and deploying Data Science models 5 years of professional experience with a scripting language (e.g. Python, Ruby, etc.) 5 years of professional experience with common software development flows and tools (Unix / command line, git) Ability to understand complex business problems and break down analytics projects into a structured approach as gained through any amount of employment experience or Master's degree coursework Circle was founded in 2013 by internet entrepreneurs Jeremy Allaire and Sean Neville. We're backed by $250 million from investors including Jim Breyer (Facebook), Goldman Sachs, IDG Capital (Baidu, Tencent), General Catalyst (AirBnB, Snapchat), Accel Partners, and Bitmain, with offices in Boston, New York, San Francisco, Dublin, London and Hong Kong. Circle Pay enables customers to send and receive money, across borders and currencies. Circle Invest empowers consumers to buy and sell crypto assets. Circle Trade is one of the world's top market makers for major crypto coins and offers OTC trading services for institutions and high net worth individuals. Additionally, in 2018 Circle acquired Poloniex and signed an agreement to acquire SeedInvest, both of which enable us to expand our offerings even further. Poloniex is one of the world's leading token marketplaces. SeedInvest is the largest equity crowdfunding platform in the United States, as well as a licensed broker-dealer. Check us out at circle.com and download Circle Pay & Circle Invest for iOS and Android today. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at Circle. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status .
Circle New York, NY, USA
Apr 30, 2019
Permanent
SeedInvest is a leading equity crowdfunding platform that provides individual investors with access to vetted startup investment opportunities. SeedInvest was instrumental in the passage of the 2012 JOBS Act, which changed 80-year-old U.S. securities laws to make it possible for entrepreneurs to raise capital over the Internet. SeedInvest has funded over 150 startups and boasts a rapidly growing network of over 250,000 investors. SeedInvest has had over 40,000 startups apply to raise capital since inception and has accepted less than 1% of those companies to feature on the platform. The company was recently featured on the 2018 Inc. 500 List as the 4th fastest-growing financial services company in America. In March, 2019 Circle Internet Financial Ltd. acquired SeedInvest. Circle is a global crypto finance company built on blockchain, powered by crypto assets, and dedicated to helping people and institutions create and share value globally. Circle's suite of products enable customers to send and receive money around the world easily, as well as invest in and trade crypto assets. Circle is backed by $250 million from Goldman Sachs, Baidu, IDG, Breyer Capital, General Catalyst, and other leading global investors. SeedInvest is seeking a Senior Associate to join our Venture Growth team in Manhattan, New York. We run extremely flat and are looking for someone that can not only execute, but become a core member of our team and contribute to the mission, vision, and culture here in a very positive way. The Senior Associate is responsible for raising capital for our portfolio of startups from accredited investors, family offices, and venture firms. The associate will be working on multiple deals at any given time, and an ability to multi-task is critical. We are looking for someone With a deep passion for startups, entrepreneurship, and SeedInvest That agrees that the people and the mission are more important than any job description With a desire to take ownership of work That has strong critical thinking skills & communication skills With the ability to run in the right direction given a lot of rope With a strong bias for action With an unending drive and a thirst to learn That is transparent and honest with excellent communication skills You'll be expected to be very, very good at Building relationships with our most important and high net worth investors Creating a thorough process and being diligent in improving that process Being the most organized person in the room Ability to give direction and lead. Quarterbacking execution of fundraises, including the setting and managing of timelines, responsibilities and deliverables throughout the fundraise Creating relationships with key investors in SeedInvest's community and building network of investors outside the platform Driving investments and maintaining momentum throughout startups' fundraises Analyzing investment opportunities and working with internal fund partners on portfolio management and decision making Communicating and working actively with startup founders, people across the entire SeedInvest team, and multiple external partners The minimum requirements are BA/BS degree 6-8 years of experience in creative consulting, investment banking, project management, consulting, or VC/PE Strong knowledge of venture capital and entrepreneurship Experience managing complex projects, timelines, campaigns, product launches, or deals (whether at an investment bank, advertising agency, design firm, or another project based environment) Some extra credit that we'd love to see Financial/ wealth management experience Prior experience with fundraising and/or client management Technology background and/or interest Series 7 or 82 and 63 licenses We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at Circle. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.