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Fintech Airwallex Launches “Yield” High Returns Account

Businesses can earn returns on their US-dollar balances without opening an overseas bank account with a new Australian-first account from global financial platform Airwallex. Airwallex’s Yield also “offers Australian businesses more than double the big banks’ returns on AUD funds, all without minimum lock up… Read More

Fintech Firm Airwallex Scales Money Movement, Collaborates with Brex

Airwallex, a global payments and financial platform for modern businesses, today announced a partnership with Brex, a U.S.-based financial technology company, to support its global expansion. Airwallex continues to “assemble a rapidly growing ecosystem of customers and partners, validating its position as a catalyzing force… Read More

Global Payments Fintech Airwallex Appoints Luke Latham as Australia, New Zealand GM

Australian-born payments company Airwallex has appointed Luke Latham as General Manager for its Australia and New Zealand business. Latham joins Airwallex following senior roles “with Amazon, Amazon Web Services, Groupon and most recently as Chief Operating Officer for MILKRUN.” Airwallex CEO and Co-founder Jack Zhang… Read More

Fintech Airwallex Expands Global Leadership Team

  Airwallex has announced senior appointments to its global leadership team “as the global payments and financial platform focuses on its expansion into 2023.” Justin Yek has “commenced in the newly created role of Head of Strategic Finance and Corporate Development following more than 10… Read More

Fintech Airwallex to Accelerate Growth in APAC with New CRO, APAC GM

Global fintech platform Airwallex is pleased to announce that Kai Wu has been jointly appointed “as the company’s Chief Revenue Officer (CRO) and Asia-Pacific General Manager (APAC GM).” Kai has “held a number of senior positions at Airwallex for close to five years, including as… Read More

Airwallex Raises USD $100 Million, Valuation Holds at USD $5.5 Billion

Airwallex has raised an additional USD $100 million at a valuation of USD $5.5 billion, the same as its previous round. The “Series E extension” raising money from existing investors, Square Peg, Salesforce Ventures, Sequoia Capital China, Lone Pine Capital, Hermitage Capital, 1835i Ventures and… Read More

Airwallex Selected by Qantas to Provide New Financial Services

Airwallex has been selected by Qantas Loyalty as the partner for its new financial services offering, Qantas Business Money, According to a statement by Airwallex, Qantas Business Money will be available in Q2 of the year to more than 350,000 small and medium-size businesses (SMEs)… Read More

Fintech Airwallex CEO Jack Zhang Shares 2021 Highlights, Reveals 2022 Plans and Strategy

Jack Zhang, the Co-founder and CEO at Fintech Airwallex, notes that in the past year, they continued on their journey to build one of the biggest international financial infrastructures by expanding their platform capabilities and geographic presence. Zhang writes in a blog post that Airwallex… Read More

Airwallex Raises $100 Million at $5.5 Billion Valuation

Airwallex has raised an additional $100 million at a $5.5 billion valuation, according to a note from the company. The funding was an “E1” round and part of a wider $300 million Series E raise. Airwallex says the Series E1 round was oversubscribed, on the… Read More

Aussie Fintech Airwallex Expands into North America

Airwallex, an Australian payments Fintech, has launched in North America. In a company release, Airwallex said that US businesses may now gain access to the suite of financial infrastructure, payments, treasury, and expenses services without the constraints of the traditional financial system. Airwallex’s market entry… Read More

Cross-Border Payments Fintech Airwallex Launches New Venture Capital Fund, Capital 49

Airwallex, a cross-border payments firm, recently revealed its plans to form a new venture capital fund that is set up by its founders. The Capital 49 fund will aim to make investments into early-stage, high-growth tech-enabled companies that will be supported by Airwallex’s infrastructure. The… Read More

Airwallex Raises $100 Million in Series D Extension at $2.6 Billion Valuation

Payments platform Airwallex has raised an additional $100 million in an extension of its Series D funding round that brings the total to $300 million. Airwallex was valued at $2.6 billion in the round. To date, Airwallex reports having raised almost $500 million in equity… Read More

Australia Fintech Startup Airwallex Secures $13 Million USD During Series A Funding Round

Aussie fintech startup Airwallex announced on Monday it has secured $13 million USD through its latest Series A funding round. Participants of the round included Sequoia Capital China, Mastercard, and Tencent Holdings. Founded in 2015, Airwallex is described as a foreign exchange market that makes… Read More

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