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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

Digital Bank Revolut Is Leading the “Re-bundling” Race Among European Financial Technology Firms, Industry Professional Explains

Fintech advisor Efi Pylarinou claims that digital bank Revolut is leading the “re-bundling” race among Europe based financial technology service providers. Pylarinou notes: “As technology [continues to] commoditize products and services at an ever increasing rate, re-bundling catch up is the name of the game… Read More

Fintech Unicorn and Stealth Bank, TransferWise, Brings API powered Cross-Border Banking Solutions to Asian Markets

UK-based Fintech and stealth bank TransferWise recently revealed that it has taken an “exciting” step towards modernizing and streamlining global banking in Asia. The company confirmed that it has brought TransferWise for Banks, its “bank-friendly” API integration, to Asian markets, allowing financial institutions to surface… Read More

Transferwise Raises $319 Million at $5 Billion Valuation as Growth Accelerates for the Profitable Fintech

As has been rumored for some time now, Transferwise has raised additional funding at a valuation of $5 billion – a 43% increase to its last funding round. According to a note from the Fintech, Transferwise has closed on $319 million in new capital with… Read More

Transferwise Adds Automatic Payments via Direct Debits for US Dollars

This week Transferwise, a Fintech and stealth bank, added automatic payments via direct debits for US account holders. Users may now connect a US Bank, brokerage account, credit card, PayPal etc. and automate payments. Transferwise claims these transfers are “absolutely, 100%, Totes McGotes free.” The… Read More

North Loop Bank Integrates Transferwise to Facilitate Money Transfers

North Loop Bank, a Fintech providing “borderless banking,” has integrated Transferwise‘s service to facilitate speedy and inexpensive money transfers at the actual exchange rate. As you should know by now, many traditional financial services firms gouge customers when transferring money. Beyond excessive fees, some firms… Read More

Stealth Bank Transferwise Sees Valuation Hit $5 Billion – Report

Transferwise, a UK based global payments and transfer platform that has emerged as a leading stealth bank, will see its valuation hit $5 billion in a funding round that is said to be nearing completion. According to a report in SkyNews, Transferwise is set to… Read More

Stealth Bank: Transferwise Preps Investment Features with UK Roll Out Later this Year

  Transferwise, a top UK based Fintech and transfer/payments platform, has received Financial Conduct Authority  (FCA) approval to offer retail investment services, according to a report. Transferwise has emerged as a global stealth bank providing border-free currency services with ultra-low-cost transfers attacking the domain of… Read More

Consumers Losing Billions in Hidden Remittance Payments Costs, Nick Catino from Fintech TransferWise Reveals

Nick Catino, head of policy and campaigns (Americas) at Fintech firm TranserWise, recently discussed how the remittance rule affects the company’s pricing model. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, an agency of the US government responsible for consumer protection in the financial sector, has published the… Read More

Even Easier: TransferWise Users Can Now Make Instant Payments with Phone Contacts, No Bank Needed

TransferWise, a top Fintech and stealth bank, is making it even simpler to move money and make payments with a new feature that provides instant payments in more than 50 currencies both domestically and internationally. TransferWise’s millions of users who have a multi-currency account can… Read More

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