TransferWise

  • Seedcamp Week 2011 – meet the finalists, the winners and one good Samaritan

    As I wrote last week when Seedcamp made a flurry of announcements, including fresh funding and ambitious plans for international expansion, I spent some time in London last week to get acquainted with a bunch of interesting European startups. Below is an overview of all 20 Seedcamp Week 2011 finalists, starting with the 3 (well, actually, 4 winners). But first, it’s worth noting that… Read More

  • TransferWise sees $1m in transactions, opens up to businesses

    TransferWise, the peer-to-peer online currency exchange that aims to give banks a run for their money with its flat-fee exchange rate, has announced that it’s seen $1m worth of transactions in three months since launch. These have come from consumers-only since until now TransferWise wasn’t available to business customers. Today that changes after the company responds to the fact… Read More

  • TransferWise Sees $1M In Transactions, Opens Up To Businesses

    TransferWise, the peer-to-peer online currency exchange that aims to give banks a run for their money with its flat-fee exchange rate, has announced that it’s seen $1m worth of transactions in three months since launch. These have come from consumers-only since until now TransferWise wasn’t available to business customers. Today that changes after the company responds to the fact… Read More

  • TransferWise wants to be the Skype of currency exchange

    TransferWise launches its online currency exchange today, which hopes to give the banks a run for their money, along with disrupting the consumer-end of the money exchange market as a whole. The headline proposition is that the platform gives anyone access to the same mid-market exchange rates that banks get on their interbank market, with TransferWise charging a flat fee of £1 for each… Read More

  • Skype Employee Number One Launches TransferWise To Disrupt Currency Exchange

    TransferWise launches its online currency exchange today, which hopes to give the banks a run for their money, along with disrupting the consumer-end of the money exchange market as a whole. The headline proposition is that the platform gives anyone access to the same mid-market exchange rates that banks get on their interbank market, with TransferWise charging a flat fee of £1 for each… Read More