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TransferWise partners with Dutch challenger bank Bunq

TransferWise, the European fintech unicorn that enables low-cost international money transfer, has always had ambitions of being a platform in the truest sense. In addition to its direct-to-consumer a

Industrial robots startup Gideon Brothers raises $765K led by TransferWise co-founder

Gideon Brothers, an ambitious startup out of Croatia that is building autonomous robots to put to work in warehouses and other industrial logistics, has quietly raised $765,000 in funding. The round i

Fintech friends: Monzo partners with TransferWise for international payments

“So what’s going on here then?” I ask. “Two good friends just got even better [friends],” replies TransferWise co-founder Kristo Käärmann laughing, while Monzo co-found

TransferWise’s next partnership could be with U.K. challenger bank Monzo

Hot on the heels of announcing that it has partnered with France’s BPCE Groupe, TransferWise could be about to unveil another partnership with a bank. According to sources, the international mon

TransferWise partners with France’s second largest bank BPCE Groupe

TransferWise might be best known for its international money transfer app, but the European fintech unicorn has always had ambitions of being a broader platform play entirely agnostic of how you acces

Starling Bank raising another £80M, ends partnership with TransferWise

Starling, the U.K. challenger bank founded by banking veteran Anne Boden, is in the early stages of raising a significant new funding round as part of plans to double down on its newly launched busine

Uber’s European rival Taxify raises $175M led by Daimler at a $1B valuation

There’s a new unicorn in the global ride-hailing space after Taxify, a startup born in Estonia that does battle with Uber across Europe and Africa, closed $175 million in new funding that takes

Digital banking startup Revolut raises $250M at a valuation of $1.7B

Revolut, the London-based fintech that offers a digital banking account and sprawling set of other financial services, is disclosing that it has raised a whopping $250 million in Series C funding, les

TransferWise begins private launch of its consumer borderless account and bright green debit card

Money transfer company TransferWise has begun a private launch of its "Borderless account" for consumers. It marks the first time the European unicorn has offered a debit card, a move that is bound to

A look through TransferWise’s early pitch deck

Nearly seven years ago, TransferWise was readying the launch of its international money transfer service with bated breath. Co-founder Taavet Hinrikus would later tell me that he wasn’t entirely sur

Crunch Report | Bitcoin Passes $7,000… Oh My!

Bitcoin passes $7,000, VMware acquires VeloCloud and TransferWise closes on a $280 million investment. All this on Crunch Report.

TransferWise announces whopping $280M investment as early shareholders cash in

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.transferwise.com/" rel="noopener">TransferWise</a>, the international money transfer company and one of Europe's better-known unicorns, has announced $280 million i

TransferWise changes fees for GBP transfers, introduces complicated flat transaction fees

Fintech startup TransferWise has built a solid reputation when it comes to transparency. The startup just announced new fees for transfers initiated from the U.K. And it’s quite hard to understand i

Moneytis is like a travel fare aggregator, but for sending money abroad

If you don’t care too much about loyalty programs, chances are that you’ve been relying on platforms like Booking.com and Expedia to find the cheapest flights and hotel rooms. Moneytis wants to do

Taavet Hinrikus hands over CEO reins at TransferWise to cofounder Kristo Kaarmann

A changing of the guard at TransferWise, the unicorn startup based out of London that specialises in providing money-transfer services, typically with better rates than banks and other incumbent provi

TransferWise launches ‘Borderless’ account for businesses, sole traders and freelancers

Having already <a target="_blank" href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2017/05/16/fintech-unicorn-transferwise-reaches-profitability-planning-new-financial-services/" rel="noopener noreferrer">taken a si

Fintech unicorn TransferWise reaches profitability, planning ‘new financial services’

What's more mythical than a unicorn? A unicorn that is profitable. Six years after launch, <a target="_blank" href="http://www.transferwise.com/">TransferWise</a>, the London-headquartered internation

TransferWise moves into Asia Pacific with opening of regional HQ in Singapore

TransferWise, the billion-dollar valued startup that reduces the cost of cross-border payments, has taken a big step to globalizing its service after it opened an Asia Pacific office in Singapore. Th

Seedcamp sells part of its stake in European unicorn TransferWise

<a target="_blank" href="http://seedcamp.com/">Seedcamp</a>, an early backer of TransferWise, has sold part of its stake in the London-based money transfer startup, in a Secondary dealing that may we

TransferWise co-founder Taavet Hinrikus to speak at Disrupt London, Dec 5-6

TechCrunch Disrupt in London is fast coming up on December 5-6, and the speakers just keep coming. Today we’re delighted to say Taavet Hinrikus is also joining. Hinrikus is co-founder and CEO of Tra
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