Agile London at Funding Circle – A Journey of Sustainable Growth

We are excited to be attending the next Agile London event taking place as soon as Tuesday 21st May. AWA founder, Simon Powers will be giving a talk on the journey of a company, seen through the lens of our relationships with each other and our clients. It’s a 6pm start (time for a quick drink before the first talk starting around 6:20pm) and is being hosted by Funding Circle in their fantastic City based offices. We’d love to see you there so please click on this link if you’d like to come.



71 Queen Victoria St

Some more info re the hosts… Funding Circle was created with one mission: to revolutionise the broken financial system and change small business finance. We’ve created the leading online marketplace for small business loans that directly connect credit worthy businesses with investors wanting attractive returns. We have 90,000 investors who to date have lent £7 billion to 68,000 businesses across the world. In 2018 alone lending through our platform created and sustained 115,000 jobs worldwide and contributed £6.5 billion to the global economy.


The Talks

There will be 2 speakers from Funding Circle followed by the always excellent Simon Powers – as follows:



Title: A Journey of Sustainable Growth
Synopsis: Our journey through an incredible period of growth from start-up to IPO, and the some learnings along the way

Carl Pearse (Head of Global Delivery at Funding Circle). Carl oversees delivery across the whole group. Carl has worked in technology for over 20 years, working on small and large-scale agile implementations across a range of industries. Carl specialises in rapid growth lean agile start-ups in highly regulated environments.

Greg Morgan (Group Delivery Manager at Funding Circle). Greg is an Agile Delivery Manager for Originations, where we focus on the start of the borrower journey into listing a loan in the Funding Circle Market Place. Greg has spent 20 years working with people and teams in technology, mostly in financial services.



Title: The Art of Skilful Relationships
Synopsis: Company journey seen through the lens of our relationships with each other and our clients.

Speaker: Simon Powers (Founder of Adventures with Agile). Simon has over 20 years’ experience helping large organisations to thrive in the market and to be better places to work. He works with the board of directors or senior managers to transform the way that they see themselves, each other, and their organisations.


It will be a first come / first served basis so please sign up on the meetup page ASAP to book your place at this event.


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