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53-64 Chancery House
Chancery Lane
London, WC2A 1QU, GBR
New York Office
767 3rd Avenue
New York, NY, 10017


Founder and CEO
SVP of Operations
VP of Client Services
Senior Online Marketing Manager
Product Manager
Chief Technical Officer
Head of Valuation
Retail Operations Director


Series A, 10/2008
European Founders Fund
Eden Ventures
Venture Round, 4/2011
Augmentum Capital
Venture Round, 10/2012
Canaan Partners
Ribbit Capital
Augmentum Capital
Eden Ventures
RockBridge Capital Partners
Private Equity, 3/2014
Victory Park Capital

Service Providers



Borro is an online company providing loans of up to $1,000,000 secured against personal assets such as fine art, antiques, jewellery, luxury watches, prestige & classic cars, fine wine and more.

With operations in the US and UK, the company bridges the liquidity gap between the high-end of the retail pawn shop market and the private banks.

Customers can manage the entire process online - from application to contract acceptance.

Recent Milestones

  • Dollar
    Borro received $112M in Private Equity funding. (3/4/14)
    Posted 3/4/14 at 3:33am via
  • Check
    Borro added Jonathan Kowit as CMO. (3/1/13)
    Posted 2/12/14 at 2:25pm
  • Dollar
    Borro received $26M in Venture Round funding. (10/11/12)
    Posted 10/11/12 at 9:19pm via
  • Check
    Borro — Are finalists in 3 categories for the Stevie Awards: Young Customer Service Professional of the Year Front-Line Customer Service Team of the Year Customer Service Department of the Year -Financial Services (2/7/12)
    Posted 2/7/12 at 1:27am
  • Check
    Borro added Jay Gohil as Senior Online Marketing Manager. (7/18/11)
    Posted 10/16/12 at 4:27am
  • Dollar
    Borro received $12.1M (£7.5M) in Venture Round funding. (4/4/11)
    Posted 4/4/11 at 4:05am via
  • Dollar
    Borro received $2.5M in Series A funding. (10/10/08)
    Posted 5/1/09 at 11:18pm via
  • Check
    Borro added Anat Sneh as Marketing Director.
    Posted 5/14/09 at 11:34pm
  • Check
    Borro added Paul Aitken as Founder and CEO.
    Posted 5/1/09 at 11:18pm
  • Check
    Borro added Samantha Lilley as Head of Valuation.
    Posted 5/1/09 at 11:18pm
  • Check
    Borro added Guy Buckley-Sharp as Finance Director.
    Posted 5/1/09 at 11:18pm
  • Check
    Borro added Paul Duncan as Chief Technical Officer.
    Posted 5/1/09 at 11:18pm
  • Check
    Borro added Matt Hawksworth as SVP of Operations.
    Posted 5/1/09 at 11:18pm



borro TV Commercial

Added: 2/13/14


Borro screenshot
Above: borro website
Uploaded: 2/13/14


  1. Ashfords Solicitors - Eden Ventures - Borro Limited ( [edit]
  2. Online pawn broker Borro raises £7.5m led by Augmentum Capital ( [edit]
  3. Bridging The Gap Between Pawn Shop And Bank, Borro Raises $26M Led By Canaan Partners ( [edit]
  4. Borro, The High-End Online Pawnshop, Raises $112M To Boost Its Asset Loans Finance Pool ( [edit]
  5. Finalists in 3 categories for the Stevie Awards [edit]
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