Tagged: money transfer

MoneyGram Announces Online Service Transactions Reaching An All-Time High in April 2021

  Digital money transfer service MoneyGram (NASDAQ: MGI) announced on Thursday its MoneyGram Online (MGO) recorded 95% year-over-year cross-border transaction growth which drove 111% revenue growth in April 2021. MoneyGram revealed that MGO delivered an all-time high for transactions in the month, marking strong sequential… Read More

Instant Money Transfer Fintech Spoko.app Partners Sumsub, an ID Verification Firm

Instant money transfer Fintech Spoko.app reveals that it has teamed up with Sumsub, an ID verification firm that claims to offer bank-grade security. Through their partnership, Spoko.app will aim to enhance fraud protection and lower average user verification time down to a minute, in order… Read More

North American Expansion: Paysend Now Offers Money Transfers from the U.S. to Canada

    Paysend, a UK-based global payments platform, announced on Wednesday it has expanded its services in North America by allowing money transfers from the U.S. to Canada. Paysend further revealed that the expansion will now allow U.S. residents to transfer funds to more than… Read More

Transferwise Announces Rebranding to “Wise”

  Fintech Unicorn and stealth bank Transferwise announced on Monday it has officially rebranded to just Wise. Kristo Käärmann, Co-Founder and CEO of Wise, revealed in a blog post the rebranding is to show customers that the platform is more than just for money transfers…. Read More

International Money Transfer Service Crosspay Now Seeking Funding Through Equity Crowdfunding Campaign on Crowdcube

  Crosspay, a UK-based international money transfer service, is now seeking funds through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. Originally seeking a minimum of £150,000 Crosspay has already surpassed £180,000 and attracted nearly 160 Crowdcube investors. Founded in 2015, Crosspay states that it enables individuals… Read More

International Money Transfer Service TransferGo Scores €5 Million Investment from Silicon Valley Bank

  UK-based international money transfer platform TransferGo has reportedly secured €5 million investment from Silicon Valley Bank. The new investment comes less than six months after TransferGo raised $10 million through its latest investment round. As previously reported, TransferGo claimed last year to be the first remittance… Read More

Expense Management Firm Emburse Launches Global Reimbursements Platform that’s Powered by TransferWise

Emburse, a company focused on providing expense management solutions and accounts payable automation, has introduced Emburse Global Reimbursements – which is powered by global money transfer service provider, TransferWise (which recently booked its 4th year of profitability while processing £67 billion in transfers in the… Read More

Over 30% of Cross-Border Payments Made via Fintech TransferWise are Now Instant, Transaction Fees have Also been Lowered: Report

  UK-based Fintech firm and stealth bank TransferWise, which recently booked its 4th year of profitability while processing £67 billion in transfers in the past year, has published its Q3 2020 report which goes over how the company has been focusing on its goal of… Read More

inwi money Teams Up With WorldRemit & MFS Africa to Launch International Money Transfer Capability

inwi money, a subsidiary of inwi and telecom provider in mobile money services, announced on Tuesday it has joined forces with WorldRemit, a provider of online money transfer services, and MFS Africa, a Pan-African fintech that operates an e-payment platforms in Africa.to launch an international… Read More

Paysend Waives Fees for U.S. Money Transfers to 70 Countries Through October Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

Paysend, a UK-based global payments platform,  announced on Tuesday it is waiving money transfer fees for U.S. customers throughout the month of October 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  The fee waiving comes just a couple of weeks after Paysend’s U.S. launch. Speaking about the… Read More

UK Fintech TransferWise Now Supports Transactions with Hungarian forints Directly to Customer Accounts

UK Fintech and stealth bank TransferWise notes that whether you’re in Budapest, Bangkok or Pisco, you’ll now be able to receive Hungarian forints directly into your TransferWise account — the same way that a local would receive the funds. The TransferWise team clarified that this… Read More

Online Money Transfer Service Remitly Announces Expansion of Mobile Wallet Network

Remitly, a U.S.-based online money transfer service for immigrants, announced on Wednesday the expansion of its mobile wallet network, which now reaches over 300 million mobile wallet holders across the globe. According to Remitly, this more than doubling its reach from 160 million earlier this… Read More

UK Fintech Paysend Teams Up with Alipay to Streamline Cross-Border Money Transfers and Promote Financial Inclusion

UK-based Fintech firm Paysend, which focuses on global payments, has revealed that it will be working with Alipay to offer new cross-border money transfer options that aim to bring more seamless and inclusive financial services to consumers throughout the world. Paysend claims that its agreement… Read More

TransferWise Reveals how Alternative Airlines Saved £75,000+ when Working with the Fintech Firm

UK Fintech and stealth bank Transferwise reveals how Alternative Airlines has reportedly saved more than £75K in just the past 9 months when using the firm’s money transfer services. The TransferWise team notes that Alternative Airlines has been recognized as one of the UK’s leading… Read More

UAE Fintech NymCard Granted In-Principle Approval to Hold, Transfer Customer Funds, while Issuing Payment Cards

Abu Dhabi based NymCard, a card issuing and processing platform, has reportedly been granted “in-principle” approval from the Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA) of the Abu Dhabi Global Market. The Fintech firm aims to assist financial service providers including banks, and other financial technology companies… Read More

UK Fintech and Stealth Bank TransferWise Partners with Accounting Software Firm FreeAgent to Offer Better Services to SMBs

Fintech unicorn and stealth bank TransferWise revealed on August 11, 2020 that it has teamed up with FreeAgent, a UK-based accounting software firm. Through the partnership, both companies aim to offer improved accuracy and more convenience for SMBs when they reconcile their TransferWise multi-currency business… Read More

U.S. Money Transfer Service Remitly Secures $85 Million Though Latest Funding Round Led By Prosus’ PayU

Remitly, a U.S.-based online money transfer service, announced on Wednesday it secured $85 million through its latest investment round, which was led by Prosus’s PayU, at a $1.5 billion valuation. Generation Investment Management, Owl Rock Capital, Stripes, DN Capital, Top Tier, Princeville Global, and Threshold… Read More

WorldRemit Teams up With Vodafone to Offer Zero-Fee International Money Transfers to Fiji 

WorldRemit, a UK based Fintech in the digital money transfer sector, announced on Thursday it was selected by Vodafone as a global partner in a program offering zero-fee international money transfers to Fiji. WorldRemit reported that through the partnership, it enables mobile customers in Australia,… Read More

MoneyGram Announces Collaboration With Saudi Arabia’s Al Rajhi Bank

Digital money transfer service MoneyGram (NASDAQ: MGI) announced on Thursday it has formed a new partnership with Saudi Arabia-based Al Rajhi Bank. MoneyGram revealed it joined forces with Al Rajhi Bank to provide money transfer services in Saudi Arabia and covers both digital as well… Read More

UK Fintech TransferWise Enables Australian Dollar (AUD) Direct Debits, Introduces “Pay with TransferWise” with Xero

UK-based Fintech TransferWise recently allowed users to set up direct debits in Australian dollars (AUD), in order to settle bills and pay for subscriptions across Australia – which can now be done directly from users’ TransferWise accounts. As confirmed by the money transfer service provider,… Read More

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