CEO:  Ismail Ahmed

Founder(s):   Ismail Ahmed, Catherine Wines

Founded: 2010

Sectors: Remittances

Total funding: $407.7M

Latest funding: $175M Series D, June 2019

HQ: London, UK

In the Hall of Fame .... for Reinventing Remittances

Worldwide, WorldRemit’s 800,000 customers send 1.2m money transfers every month. In September 2018, WorldRemit became the first fintech company in the UK to integrate with WhatsApp. The integration supports WorldRemit’s goal of serving 10 million customers connected to emerging markets by 2020.