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Wise Appoints Interim CFO

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Wise (LSE:WISE) the global payments, transfer platform, and stealth bank, has moved to appoint an interim Chief Financial Officer following a bike accident involving Matthew Briers, Wise CFO. Wise issued the following statement: To ensure Matthew’s recovery is complete, his return to work will be gradual…. Read More

Global Fintech Wise to Recruit 150 Professionals for Singapore Offices

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Cross-border payments Fintech Wise (LSE:WISE) intends to hire around 150 professionals for its Singapore business offices in 2022. Wise‘s management noted that this includes key roles focused on engineering, product development, design, analytics, compliance, payments and various other operations in order to support ongoing product… Read More

Wise Teams Up with Tencent Financial Technology to Streamline Global Money Transfers to China via Weixin

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Wise clients across the globe will now have the option to conduct quick, seamless and cost-effective global fund transfers to Weixin users residing in China from 11 different currencies, including SGD, USD and GBP. Wise (LON:WISE), the international tech firm focused on creating the best… Read More

Fintech Wise Explains Why their Payment Options Might Be Better than Other Service Providers

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If you’ve sent or received a payment from a friend or family member, you might have used either Zelle or Venmo to complete the transaction. These Fintech payment services enable consumers to send and receive local personal payments easily, with simply an email address or… Read More

Wise Says International Banking Complexities Hurts US Small Businesses

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Wise (LSE:WISE) has completed research that concludes international banking undermines the effectiveness of small businesses to expand. A challenge that should come as no surprise to SMEs aiming to expand overseas. Wise states that “broken payments and banking technology remain a barrier to international ambitions.”… Read More

European VC Sapphire Ventures Shifts Staff Before Busy 2022

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European VC firm Sapphire Ventures will significantly expand its European investment activities over the coming year, the company said this week. As part of this expansion, which follows the opening of the firm’s first European office last year, Sapphire promoted Annalise Dragic, currently a principal,… Read More

UK Fintech Wise Co-founder Taavet Hinriku Steps Down from Chairperson Role, Company Appoints Ex- Netflix CFO

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Taavet Hinriku, the Co-founder of UK-based Fintech Wise (LSE:WISE) (formerly doing business as TransferWise), has reportedly stepped down from his position as company chairperson and Director. The former CFO at Netflix, David Wells, will be replacing Hinriku with immediate effect (as reported on December 10,… Read More

Wise Provides Update on North American Expansion

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UK-based Fintech Wise (LSE:WISE) has provided an update on its expansion plans across North America. Yesterday, it was revealed that the Wise Card is now available in  Canada but the fast-growing firm has other items on its roadmap. Wise notes that its New York City… Read More

Wise Card Launches in Canada

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Wise (LSE:WISE), formerly doing business as Transferwise, has launched its “Wise Card” in Canada. Wise states that Canadians may now spend money around the world and shop online knowing they’re getting the best exchange rate along with low fees. Wise started as Fintech focusing on… Read More

Andrews Federal Credit Union Teams Up with Fintech Wise on Low-Cost Remittance Payments for Military Members

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Andrews Federal Credit Union and Fintech Wise have announced a digital remittance integration, which could save a lot of money for members of the Armed Forces – particularly  those residing overseas – directly via their current Andrews Federal banking dashboard. Scheduled to launch later in… Read More

Digital Banking Platform Revolut Explains How Consumers Can Save on Cross-Border Transfers

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Digital banking platform Revolut notes in a blog post that as you might already know, sending funds abroad with traditional banks can be quite costly and very slow. The fees may be really high and transactions may often take at least several business days to… Read More

Wise Launches “Assets” to Hold Cash in Index Tracking Fund in First Step Toward Offering Investment Services

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Wise (WISE.L), formerly doing business as Transferwise, has finally launched its first iteration of an investment feature. A long, long time ago, Wise said it intended to create more options to hold funds that can generate a return. Last year, it was reported that Wise… Read More

Women Returners and Innovate Finance Establish Cross-Company Return Program for Fintech Professionals

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Women Returners and Innovate Finance have teamed up to establish a cross-company returner program, which aims to encourage professionals to try re-entering the Fintech industry after long-term or extended career breaks. UK’s digital bank Starling, Fintech Unicorn Klarna and PrimaryBid will reportedly take part in… Read More

Embedded Finance Fintech Railsbank Hires Wise MD Stuart Gregory as Chief Product Officer

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Embedded finance platform Railsbank has reportedly hired Stuart Gregory to serve as the company’s Chief Product Officer. Stuart had joined Wise and was MD of Wise Business and Wise Platform. During the past few years, he has helped with developing, deploying and strategically expanding business… Read More

Following LSE Listing, Fintech Wise Adds ADRs for US Investors

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Wise (LSE:WISE), a fast-growing global transfers Fintech and stealth bank recently completed a direct listing of its shares on the London Stock Exchange (LSE). Today, Wise is announcing American Depository Receipts (ADRs) enabling US-based customers and retail & institutional investors to invest in the Fintech… Read More

Wise Continues to Lower Transfer Fees in USD Drop

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Wise, formerly doing business as Transferwise, continues to lower the fee it charges for its users. Earlier today, Wise announced that transfers in dollars, sent anywhere in the world, will now be charged at a lower rate. While banks continue to obfuscate and gouge, Wise… Read More

Kristo Käärmann, Co-founder and CEO of Global Fintech Wise, Reveals Company Continues to Lower Cross-Border Transfer Fees

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Kristo Käärmann, Co-founder and CEO of Wise (previously dba TransferWise), which aims to make money work without borders, notes that they’re building the world’s most international account. 1/ @Wise Q2 Mission Update is here. Our team is 2,600 people now. How much progress did we… Read More

UK’s Digital Bank Monzo Announces Seamless Cross-Border Transfers, Powered by Global Fintech Wise

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UK-based digital banking platform Monzo has teamed up with Wise (previously dba TransferWise and now having completed a direct listing on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) on its Main Market) in order to provide clients with a simple and affordable way to send funds overseas…. Read More

It’s All About the Hidden Bank Fees: Wise Completes Direct Listing on LSE

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Wise (formerly dba Transferwise) has successfully completed a direct listing on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) on its Main Market. The accomplishment is another milestone mark for the global Fintech that has transformed the industry of moving money around the world. The listing on the… Read More

Neobanking Platform Yapeal Now Offering Clients in Switzerland a New Cross-Border Payments Service via Wise

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Neobanking platform Yapeal has started offering cross-border money transfers to its clients through Fintech Wise (formerly Transferwise and now pursuing listing on the LSE). Through the partnership, Yapeal will work with Wise to make cross-border transactions fast, simple, and cheap for their app’s users. Wise,… Read More

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