TransferWise

TransferWise is an Estonian developed and UK-based peer-to-peer money transfer service launched in January 2011 by Kristo Käärmann and Taavet Hinrikus with headquarters in London and offices in Tallinn and New York. More than £3 billion has been transferred through TransferWise. The company supports more than 300 currency routes across the world.

Headquarters: London, United Kingdom
CEO: Taavet Hinrikus
Founded: 2011
Founders: Taavet Hinrikus, Kristo Käärmann
Customer service: 1 (888) 908-3833
Monzo Joins Forces with TransferWise to Provide Cross-border Transfers
June 26th, 2018

The deal will let Monzo users send money from their current account to 16 of the most popular currencies, with some more added in the future.

Revolut Reaches $1.7 Billion Valuations After Integrating Digital Currency Trading Services
April 30th, 2018

Revolut allows its users to spend, store, send, and receive payments from both – cryptocurrency accounts and bank accounts.

Is the International Remittance Industry Headed the Cryptocurrency Way?
April 27th, 2018

Cryptocurrencies are no longer a passing fad – blockchain is changing the standards of the financial systems. Bitcoin, Ether and Ripple have initially stimulated the development of numerous start-ups, but today they experience the increasing interest on the part of traditional financial institutions.

TransferWise Announces Apple Pay Support for Money Transfers in the US
July 29th, 2017

The London-based financial technology startup will enable customers in the United States to transfer money via its platform using Apple Pay.

‘Next-Gen UK Settlement System Will be Blockchain Compatible,’ Says Bank of England’s Governor
April 12th, 2017

The UK’s central bank has developed its own Proof of Concept ledger and will make the next version of its interbank payments system compatible with settlement in a distributed ledger.

Number26 Partners with TransferWise to Revolutionize Banking Industry
February 26th, 2016

The users of Number26 banking app will now be able to send money overseas via TransferWise platform.

9 Fintech Startups to Watch In 2016
January 19th, 2016

We’ve identified some of the most promising fintech firms that are likely to make it big in 2016.

Former Wall Street Superstars Switch From Banking to Blockchain & FinTech Companies
December 16th, 2015

The fintech is getting more attractive for investors, with some of the most successful people on Wall Street are moving to this promising industry.

Fintech Startup Curve Raises $2M in Seed Round from TransferWise’s Co-Founder
December 11th, 2015

The fintech unicorn Curve has finished a $2 million funding round from a number of prominent investors.