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Fintech TransferWise to Charge Small Fee to Produce, Deliver New Debit Cards, Becomes First Fully Online Money Transfer Service in UAE

Fintech TransferWise, a London-based online money transfer service founded in 2011, has been offering debit cards to its customers at no extra cost. The company supports hundreds of currency routes across the globe, including GBP, USD, EUR, AUD, and CAD. However, TransferWise recently noted: “From… Read More

Mambu Announces Integration With Transferwise

Mambu, a Berlin-based SaaS banking platform provider, announced this week it has formed a new partnership with global fintech TransferWise. Mambu reported that its customers, challenger, and traditional banks may now access TransferWise’s technology infrastructure directly through its platform to offer inexpensive and transparent international… Read More

Fintech TransferWise Reveals that 25% of its Cross-Border Money Transfers Are Now Near-Instant, Arriving in Less than 20 Seconds

Kristo Käärmann, co-founder and CEO at London-based TransferWise, a privately-held Fintech firm that allows individuals and businesses to send money abroad at affordable and transparent rates, revealed that 25% of the cross-border transfers facilitated by the firm are now instant. Earlier this month, the TransferWise… Read More

Fintech TransferWise Surpasses 7 Million Global Users, Now Supports Instant Transfers to Japan in JPY

Fintech TransferWise has revealed that there are now over 7 million people across the globe that are using the company’s services to move money from one country to another. Founded in 2010 in Estonia, TransferWise now supports over 1,600 different currency routes, helping people save… Read More

Emails Fill the Inbox as Fintechs Assure Customers that its Business as Usual (Pretty Much)

After less than a week of COVID-19 fueled lockdown, it seems like the world has been turned upside down as a new reality has set in due to “social distancing” and “shelter in place” demands. In the US, the National Guard is not yet patrolling… Read More

Transferwise Partners with Alipay on Money Transfers

Fintech TransferWise has announced that its 7 million+ customers can now send money instantly to Alipay users. Alipay is the payments platform provided by Ant Financial (Alibaba). Ant Financial is the highest valued Fintech in the world. “Our newest partnership with Alipay has been one… Read More

Financial Giant Santander Group Is in the Final Stages of Introducing Cross-Border Payments Service, PagoFX

Banco Santander S.A. (Santander Group) (BME:SAN), the world’s 16th-largest banking institution and financial services company based in Madrid, is reportedly in the final stages of introducing its new Fintech spinout PagoFX, which will compete with leading cross-border money transfer service provider, TransferWise. Sifted reported that… Read More

Transferwise for Banks Now Up and Running on Activo Bank

Most banks suck when it comes to moving money around internationally. Bogus rates and nosebleed fees = screw the customer. Transferwise has generously provided a solution for this problem with its bank-friendly API. Today, Transferwise has announced a new partnership with Activo Bank in Portugal…. Read More

Fintech TransferWise Explains How it Can Assist Estonian E-Residents in Establishing Business Operations

Estonia’s e-residency program is a government-backed digital identity initiative that allows individuals and companies to launch a new business in the European nation, even if they do not physically reside there. For example, if you are a German citizen, and are living in Singapore and… Read More

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

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