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Fintech Unicorn TransferWise’s Erik Kaju Reveals how Company Began Developing its Global Debit Card

Erik Kaju, Director of Engineering, Cards and Spend at Fintech firm TransferWise, notes that after the introduction of the money transfer service’s debit Mastercard back in 2018, they’ve taken the card to more than 30 countries on four different continents. TransferWise claims that more than… Read More

Pockit Announces Partners with Transferwise on International Transfers, Securities Offering on Crowdcube Nears £1 Million

Pockit, a Fintech targeting underserved demographics, says it has partnered with TransferWise to more efficiently move money around the world. Transferwise services will now facilitate Pockit users on international transfers. Pockit seeks to cater to an estimated underserved 11 million customers in the UK that… Read More

Alon Rajic: Co-Founder at Israel’s Finofin Ltd Discusses Fintech Trends and Impact of Brexit on Global Money Transfer Business

The COVID-19 pandemic reshaped consumer mentality and habits, especially as it relates to people’s financial needs. But it remains unclear what new habits born out of necessity are here to stay and what will vanish as the pandemic grinds to an eventual halt. We recently… Read More

Cross-Border Money Transfer Service TransferWise to Hire 750 New Staff Members in the Next 6 Months

Fintech Unicorn TransferWise is reportedly planning to recruit 750 additional workers in the coming months. These new hires would be equivalent to over a third of the online money transfer service’s existing team of professionals. This latest announcement has come after quite a successful period… Read More

Fintech Unicorn TransferWise Acquires Restricted Banking License in Australia as it Expands Operations Globally

Fintech Unicorn TransferWise has reportedly managed to acquire a restricted banking license in Australia. The leading money transfer service provider has been approved to gain direct access to Australia’s real-time payment system. The permit has been issued by Australia’s Prudential Regulatory Authority. Under the license,… Read More

TransferWise Customers in Indonesia Can Now Send Remittance Payments to 80 Different Countries

Fintech firm TransferWise recently announced that Indonesians and ex-pat workers will now be able to send money from Indonesia to 80 different countries, which includes Australia, Singapore, Japan, US, UK, China (Alipay) — and across Europe as well. TransferWise users are now able to send… Read More

Finaxct, a Core as a Service Banking Solution Provider, to Add Unqork and TransferWise to its Marketplace

Finxact, an established “Core as a Service” banking solution provider, says it’s leading the transition in the US to a model of core banking that leverages the benefits of Cloud along with supporting the ability for banks to choose the best technology providers. According to… Read More

Nick Catino from TransferWise Suggests that the US Should Allow Payment Firms to Directly Access Payments Systems

Nick Catino, Head of Policy at TransferWise (Americas), recently commented on why he thinks the United States should allow payment firms to take part “directly in payment systems.” At present, access is limited to depository institutions, Catino explains. He notes that payment firms are unable… 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

Business Finances Management App Coconut Integrates with Tide, Transferwise, Tesco Bank, Virgin Money

Sam O’Connor, the CEO at Coconut, a company that provides a tool for self-employed individuals that helps them manage their business finances, has confirmed that their platform now connects with Tide, Transferwise, Tesco Bank and Virgin Money. O’Connor noted that they’ve added four more banking… Read More

Transferwise is Saving US Customers Lots of Money Compared to Other Fintechs (and Banks)

Transferwise, a UK based Fintech that has gone global, has distributed a note promoting the savings it can generate for US customers. Transferwise is a Fintech that allows you to quickly and inexpensively transfer money anywhere – minus hidden fees and silly exchange rates. The… Read More

Transferwise Books 4th Year of Profitability, Serves Over 8 Million Individuals, Processing £67 Billion in Fiscal Year

Transferwise, a Fintech unicorn and fast-growing stealth bank, has published its annual report for the fiscal year ending March 2020. According to the document, Transferwise’s annual profit more than doubled to £20.4 million during the year – the fourth year in a row that 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

UK Fintech TransferWise Offers Business Account that’s Reportedly 19x Cheaper than PayPal

UK Fintech and stealth bank TransferWise provides an eBay PayPal fee calculator in the US. People who sell via eBay and then accept payments through PayPal will be impacted by the extra PayPal and eBay fees. That’s because the extra charges can take a significant… Read More

Transferwise Introduces GBP & EUR Direct Debits

  Fintech Unicorn and stealth bank Transferwise announced on Tuesday it is now introducing GBP and EUR direct debits. Through the new feature, users may now set up Direct Debits to pay bills and subscriptions across Europe from their TransferWise account. “Whether you’re living in… Read More

TransferWise & Mastercard Announce Expansion of Global Partnership

Mastercard (NYSE: MA) and TransferWise announced on Thursday they have expanded their global partnership to enable the issuance of cards in any market around the globe. According to the duo, Mastercard has built a strong partnership with TransferWise, working with the global technology company since… 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

At least 67 Fintech Unicorns Operating Globally, with North America Leading the Way, and Asian, European Markets Growing Fast

There are now at least 67 FIntech unicorns, globally, that are valued at a combined $244.6 billion, according to a recently published infographic by CBInsights which shows that North America, particularly the US, is home to some of the world’s largest Fintechs. Fintech unicorns are… 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

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