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Philippine Canadian Inquirer

5 Filipinos, PH-based entrepreneur included on Forbes ’30 under 30 Asia’ list

March 28, 2018

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Philippine Daily Inquirer

6 Under-30 from PH land on Forbes list

March 28, 2018

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GMA News

Six individuals from the PHL make it on Forbes ‘30 Under 30 Asia’ List

March 27, 2018

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ABS-CBN News

5 Pinoys and 1 PH-based entrepreneur land on Forbes '30 Under 30 Asia' list

March 27, 2018

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The Manila Times

Financial access lack hampers MSME growth

March 17, 2018

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The Manila Times

Fintech sees multiple opportunities for SMEs

January 11, 2018

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Techsauce

Financial Inclusion: Just another fintech buzzword?

February 9, 2018

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The Philippine Daily Inquirer

Young Irish finds calling in the Philippines

January 8, 2017

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Deal Street Asia

Philippines: Fintech startups Acudeen, First Circle join hands to target SMEs

January 10, 2017

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Tech Crunch

First Circle raises $1.3M for its SME lending service in the Philippines

April 11, 2017

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Deal Street Asia

Accion, DeepBlue upsize First Circle’s seed fund to $2.5M

April 12, 2017

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Reuters

Accion, DeepBlue upsize First Circle’s seed funding to US$2.5 million

April 12, 2017

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Yahoo! News

First Circle raises funding from Accion Venture Lab, Deep Blue VC to help Filipino SMEs access capital

April 12, 2017

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Pymnts

Philippines Alt-Lender Lands Venture Funding

April 13, 2017

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The Irish Times

First Circle raises $1.3M to develop technology platform

April 20, 2017

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The Nation

BBL nurtures prized bluefin startups

June 27, 2017

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The Nation

BBL, partners offer accelerator programme to eight start-ups

June 28, 2017

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Accion

Innovation in MSME finance: First Circle in the Philippines

August 7, 2017

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Enterprise Innovation

BBL nurtures prized bluefin startups

September 29, 2017

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ABS-CBN News

Startup promises decision in 24 hours on small business loans

November 14, 2017

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DZRJ 810

Innovation in MSME finance: First Circle in the Philippines

December 3, 2017

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DZME 1530

December 3, 2017

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Cision PR Newswire

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Newsbites PH

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Accion

April 12, 2017

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Fintech Roundup

April 13, 2017

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Invest Impactly

April 21, 2017

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GineersNow

The Philippines’ Top 40 Trendy Startups of 2017

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Global Trade Review

Irish Entrepreneurs First Circle launch Filipino fintech

September 11, 2016

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The Irish Times

Irish-led fintech firm secures $1.2M for Southeast Asian business

October 18, 2016

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Business Irish

October 18, 2016

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Fora

October 18, 2016

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Crowd Fund Insider

SME Lender First Circle Receives $1.2M Seed Round to Launch in Philippines

October 21, 2016

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Deal Street Asia

October 25, 2016

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Newsbytes PH

Irish-led fintech uses online platform to extend financing to local SMEs

November 17, 2016

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Manila Bulletin

A ‘circle’ of trust with SMEs

November 18, 2016

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Marriage and Beyond

First Circle: Business lending made simple

November 18, 2016

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Upgrade Magazine

November 21, 2016

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Pinay Ads

November 23, 2016

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Entreprise Innovation

First Circle startup offers collateral-free loans to Philippines SMBs

November 28, 2016

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GMA Network

Lendr partners with First Circle to expand SME coverage

December 19, 2016

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Hardware Zone

December 16, 2017

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Manila Bulletin

First Circle startup offers collateral-free loans to Philippines SMBs

December 17, 2017

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Manila Bulletin

First Circle now part of Lendr Marketplace

December 19, 2016

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Entrepreneur Philippines

New PH Startup cuts SME loan application from weeks to days

December 22, 2016

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Geektime

Filipino fintech startup First Circle raises record-breaking $1.2M seed round

Oct 18, 2016

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