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Wise Provides Update on North American Expansion

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Wise, Formerly Transferwise, to Pursue a Direct Listing on LSE as Soon as This Week: Report

Wise, formerly doing business as Transferwise, is to complete a direct listing on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) according to reports. Wise, a global Fintech and stealth bank, is a leading provider of global transfers and payments. The site was launched in recognition of the… Read More

Fintech Lightyear, Founded by Early Wise Investors, Secures $1.5M via Pre-Seed Round

Fintech startup Lightyear has secured $1.5 million through a pre-seed funding round. The company has also introduced its waiting list for Europe’s first “truly commission-free” investment platform. As noted in a release shared with CI, Lightyear‘s platform is scheduled for roll out in Q3 2021…. Read More

UK Fintech Wise Introduces Remittance Payments Services in India, as Company Expands Operations with Mumbai Office

UK-based Fintech firm Wise (formerly doing business as TransferWise) has introduced remittance services in India, as the company looks to expand its operations globally with a new office in Mumbai. This move by London-headquartered Wise has come after the company began supporting Google Pay users… Read More

Fintech Wise Launches Cloud based Educational Project to Address IT, Computer Programming Skills Shortage in Estonia

Fintech Unicorn and stealth bank Wise (previously doing business as Transferwise) is reportedly working on a Cloud-enabled educational project in order to assist with addressing the IT skills shortage in Estonia. Estonia, which is currently home to more than 1,100 startups and 7 unicorns, has… Read More

Wise Integrates With Google Pay to Allow U.S. Users to Transfer Funds to India & Singapore

  Fintech Unicorn and stealth bank Wise announced on Tuesday it has integrated with Google Pay to allow U.S. users to transfer funds to friends and family in India as well as Singapore. Wise reported that through the integration, all Android and iOS Google Pay users in the U.S. may send… Read More

Cross-Border Payments Fintech Wise Now Offering Hong Kong Residents Option to Send Money Using Only Mobile Phone Numbers

UK-headquartered Fintech firm Wise, previously doing business as TransferWise, has introduced a feature allowing Hong Kong residents to receive money from overseas by simply using their cell phone number (through the Faster Payments System or FPS). With this new feature from the cross-border Fintech Wise,… Read More

Thought Machine, a Cloud Native Tech Provider for Banks, Integrates Fintech Wise’s Money Transfer Platform

Thought Machine, a company that builds Cloud-native technology for banks, has reportedly integrated Wise‘s (formerly doing business as TransferWise) global money transfer platform into its core banking engine, Vault. The integration should allow Thought Machine‘s banking and Fintech clients the option to use Wise’s fast… Read More

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