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WorldRemit Adds Hungary to List of Countries Users May Transfer Money

Mobile first digital money transfer service WorldRemit has launched instant money transfers to Hungary. The new service lets anyone in over 50 countries send remittances directly to bank accounts in Hungary in a safe, quick and convenient way, using the WorldRemit app or website. WorldRemit’s digital model allows migrants… Read More

WorldRemit Expands Partnership With Wafacash to Offer Instant Money Transfer Across West & Central Africa

Digital money transfer company WorldRemit announced on Friday it has expanded its partnership with Wafacash, a subsidiary of Attijariwafa Bank, to offer instant money transfer services across west and central Africa. According to WorldRemit, the companies already work together in Morocco and Senegal but will expand into… Read More

WorldRemit’s US Business is Growing 250% a Year

WorldRemit, a digital money transfer platform, says business is booming. In an update, WorldRemit said it is now facilitating more than 600,000 transactions a month, from over 50 countries to 140+ destinations. Payments and transfers is fast growing sector of Fintech. WorlRemit targets an immigrant… Read More

WorldRemit Announces Partnership With Tigo Money Subsidiaries for Mobile Money Transfers Services to El Salvador and Guatemala

Digital money transfer service WorldRemit announced on Thursday it has formed a partnership with Millicom’s subsidiaries Tigo Money to open up new remittance routes to El Salvador and Guatemala. This new collaboration will notably enable Salvadorans and  Guatemalans abroad to send money transfers instantly to… Read More

WorldRemit Announces Asia Expansion: Launches Online Money Transfers in Japan

WorldRemit, announced on Monday it is launching its online money transfer services in Japan. This news comes less than a week after the company announced its launch in Hawaii and customers in Japan will now be able to send money to family and friends worldwide, using… Read More

WorldRemit Forms Partnership With KCB to Offer Instant Money Transfer to Kenya

Digital money transfer service, WorldRemit, announced on Friday it has partnered with East and Central Africa bank, KCB, to create a new instant option to send remittance to Kenya. According to the company, the partnership aims to support the growing demand for instant, digital remittances among… Read More

North American Expansion: WorldRemit Launches Digital Money Transfer Service in Hawaii

Digital money transfer service, WorldRemit, announced on Tuesday it has expanded in North American by launching in Hawaii. The company’s Hawaiian customers may now send money to over 140 destinations as easily as sending an instant message, using the WorldRemit smartphone app or website. According to… Read More

WorldRemit Announces Tanzania Expansion & Hits 10,000 Unique Transactions Per Month Milestone

Digital money transfer service, WorldRemit, announced on Monday it is consolidating its expansion into Tanzania and also stated it hit a new record of 10,000 transactions completed in the month of December 2016 alone. The company also reported 150% YoY growth in 2016, driven primarily by the rapid expansion… Read More

WorldRemit Announces Partnership With CONTACT to Launch Instant Money Transfers in Ukraine, Armenia, Belarus, & Kazakhstan

Digital money transfer service WorldRemit announced on Tuesday it teamed up with payment system CONTACT to launch instant money transfers in Ukraine, Armenia, Belarus, and Kazakhstan. According to WorldRemit, customers from more than 50 countries can use its app or website to send instant, secure money transfers to… Read More

WorldRemit Announces Lebanon Expansion

WorldRemit’s expansion plans continue. Less than a week after announcing it was expanding into Russia, Ethiopia, Uganda, Western/Central Africa and Pakistan, the digital money transfer service announced it was launching a new cash pick up service in Lebanon. Through its app or website, WorldRemit’s users in more… Read More

WorldRemit’s Expansion Continues: Moves into Ethiopia & Uganda

Digital money transfer service WorldRemit announced on Friday it has launched new cash pick up services in Ethiopia and Uganda. This news comes after the company revealed it was now offering its service in Russia.  With the WorldRemit app or website, people in more than 50 countries… Read More

Digital Money Transfer Service WorldRemit Announces Russian Expansion

Digital money transfer service WorldRemit announced on Tuesday it expanded its services into Russia by partnering with Russian payment system CONTACT. The company stated its customers may now send money to be collected as cash at any CONTACT office across Russia in euros or dollars. According to… Read More

WorldRemit & GTBank Team Up To Launch Money Transfer Routes in West & Central Africa

Digital money transfer service WorldRemit announced on Friday it is teaming up with African financial institution Guaranty Trust Bank (GTBank) have launched new money transfer routes to West and Central Africa. With the WorldRemit app or its website, users may now send secure overseas money transfers to any bank account in… Read More

$13.8B for Global Funding for VC-Backed Fintech Firms; Payments, Lending & Blockchain Lead Way

2015 was the year that financial technology entered the mainstream, claims the new report “Pulse of Fintech” from KPMG and CB Insights (see also the University of Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance  seminal benchmarking surveys last year), which estimates that VC-backed fintech firms around the world secured $13.8 billion in… Read More