Transferwise

transferwise.com

t:@TransferWise

CEO:  Kristo Käärmann

Founder(s):  Taavet Hinrikus, Kristo Käärmann

Founded: 2010

Sectors: FX

Latest funding: $292m Secondary Market, June 2019

Total funding: $772.7M

HQ: London, UK

In the Hall of Fame ... for Services to the Revolution

TransferWise is a money transfer service allowing private individuals & businesses to send money abroad without hidden charges. One of the original FinTech revolutionaries, TransferWise continues to innovate, opening up services to China and forging a partnership with Germany’s Number26.  TransferWise now serves 4 million customers now and moves more than $4 billion dollars every month. (Saving customers $4 million in bank fees every day.). Richard Branson, and PayPal founders Max Levchin and Peter Thiel, among others, are investors.

TransferWise has opened 11 offices, with over 1,300 employees, across 4 continents.

Funding raised in June 2019 make TransferWise Europe’s most highly valued FinTech.