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Stealth Bank: Transferwise Now Allows Bill Payments for European Customers

Transferwise, one of the most successful Fintechs of all time, is now enabling European users to set up direct debits for users to pay their bills. Traditionally, this is a process that more mundane banks handle for their customers but Transferwise continues to operate more… Read More

Fintech TransferWise Introduces New Service Allowing Singapore Clients to Receive Money via PayNow

UK-headquartered Fintech firm TransferWise revealed on January 6 that it has introduced a new service that allows Singapore-based clients to receive money internationally via peer-to-peer (P2P) instant payment service provider, PayNow. Individuals based in Singapore will now be able to receive funds from overseas locations… Read More

Fintech TransferWise Is Now a Community of Over 6 Million Users, Transferring $5.25 Billion in Payments Each Month

London-based TransferWise, a privately-held Fintech firm that allows private individuals and businesses to send money abroad at affordable and transparent rates, reveals that it is now a community of over 6 million users, which transfers an average of £4 billion (appr. $5.25 billion) every month…. Read More

TransferWise for Banks Partners EQ Bank to Help it Offer Faster Cross-Border Funds Transfers

EQ Bank, a digital platform provided by Equitable Bank, Canada’s Challenger Bank, revealed that it has teamed up with TransferWise, a leading UK-based money transfer service. Following the partnership, EQ Bank is offering faster cross-border funds transfers that are up to 8x cheaper for the… Read More

TransferWise Partners UK’s Freelancer Payments Platform Paydesk to Provide Faster Payments Services to Freelancers

TransferWise, a leading UK-based online money transfer service, has teamed up with Paydesk, a British freelance payments platform, to provide payments services to freelancers. The business integration could potentially help more freelancers throughout the world in gaining access to the benefits of Paydesk’s features such… Read More

Sign of the Times: Transferwise Now Lets Users Make International Payments via Facebook Messenger

Transferwise, a leading cross-border money transfer service, has recently revealed that it has integrated its payments system with the Facebook Messenger. The integration will allow users to perform foreign exchange transactions over the widely-used chat service. While not a huge announcement it is more indicative… Read More

Fintech Unicorn Transferwise Adds Malaysia to its Growing List of Countries Where its Service is Available

Transferwise, a breakout Fintech hit, has added Malaysia to its list of countries where it offers its currency transfer services. According to a blog post, last year, Malaysia’s international money transfers grew 23.3%, to RM 41 billion (USD $9.9 billion). But most of these transfers… Read More

London-based Fintech GoCardless Partners TransferWise to Offer First Global Network for Recurring Payments Processing

London-based GoCardless, a Fintech firm that makes collecting payments by direct debit easy for everyone, has partnered with TransferWise, a cross-border money transfer service, in order to launch the first global network for processing recurring payments through bank debit. GoCardless’ recurring payments customers will be… Read More

TransferWise for Banks Makes Debut in the U.S.

Fintech Unicorn and stealth bank Transferwise announced on Thursday it has brought TransferWire for Banks to the U.S. TransferWire reported that financial institutions of all sizes may now integrate with TransferWise and offer customers what TransferWire believe is cheaper, faster, transparent payments to more than… Read More

Australia Report Shows How Banks Gouge, and Fintechs May Provide a Better Service, When it Comes to International Money Transfers

Australia is a smaller market by population but it is also a country that has embraced Fintech innovation. The emerging Fintech sector is assisted by a supportive government that has recognized its important role in fostering change that is beneficial to both consumers and business…. Read More

Fintech Unicorn TransferWise Launches Debit Mastercard in Australia & New Zealand

Fintech Unicorn and stealth bank Transferwise announced on Wednesday it is launching its debit Mastercard services in Australia and New Zealand.  Transferwise reported that its Platinum debit Mastercard has helped more than 250,000 in the UK, the U.S., and Europe avoid hidden bank fees when… Read More

Fintech Unicorn & Stealth Bank TransferWise Launches Debit Mastercard in the U.S.

Fintech Unicorn and stealth bank Transferwise announced on Tuesday it has launched its debit Mastercard in the U.S.  It was revealed that TransferWise debit Mastercard was built specifically for people “without borders.” TransferWire further explained: “The TransferWise debit Mastercard can be up to 4x cheaper… Read More

Fintech Unicorn Transferwise Raises $292 Million at $3.5 Billion Valuation: No Need to Go Public as there is an Ocean of Private Capital

Fintech Unicorn and stealth bank Transferwise has raised $292 million at a valuation of $3.5 billion. According to multiple reports, Transferwise has doubled its valuation in contrast to its last funding round. The round was said to be over-subscribed. Transferwise last raised capital at a… Read More

TransferWise Lowers their Rates. Can Banks Ever Compete?

Fintech unicorn and stealth bank TransferWise is dropping their rates even lower. According to an email distributed by the UK based Fintech, fees for transfering currency are going down. Using the process of transferring dollars to euros, TransferWise cited the following example: Transfer USD $700 via bank ACH:… Read More

Transferwise Launches Borderless Accounts & Debit Mastercard to Ireland

Fintech unicorn, TransferWise, has reportedly launched its borderless account and debit Mastercard to Ireland. The launch comes just a few months after Transferwise added US Bank information to its platform thus mirroring what is already available for their European, UK and Australian users. According to Finextra, borderless… Read More

TransferWise Reports Second Year of Profit & Revenue Almost Doubling

Fintech unicorn, TransferWise, announced on Monday its yearly report, which indicated some growth and development for the money transfer service platform.  Founded in 2011, TransferWise is on a mission to provide a positive, irreversible change in the world of finance. It claims to be the fairest, easiest… Read More

PayPal Be Gone: Stealth Bank Transferwise Adds US Bank Details to Borderless Accounts

Transferwise, a stealth bank in the making, has added US Bank information to its platform thus mirroring what is already available for their European, UK and Australian users. If you are interested, creation of a borderless account for existing users takes less than a minute…. Read More

TransferWise Launches Money Transfer Services in Hong Kong

Fintech unicorn, TransferWise, launched its money transfer services in Hong Kong last week. This news comes just a few weeks after the company launched the services in Argentina. As previously reported, TransferWise converts that money at a better rate and pays the transfer out using local pools… Read More

Monzo Announces Collaboration With TransferWise to Provide International Money Transfers From Within Monzo Mobile App

On Monday, challenger bank Monzo announced it has formed a new partnership with money transfer service TransferWise to provide international money transfers from within its mobile app. According to Monzo, through the payments tab in the app, uses are able to make payments overseas to… Read More

Transferwise Now Offers Service in Argentina

Fintech Unicorn, TransferWise, has announced the launch of its money transfer services in Argentina. Argentinians will now be able to move money from more to and from over 60 countries. TransferWise said it will operate in Argentina in partnership with Nubi, a Fintech company associated with… Read More

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