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="" 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 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="" 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="">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="">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

Developing a global financial architecture

The movement of capital around the globe is of paramount importance to an increasingly globalized society. As companies, workers and jobs become more fluid across permeable borders, it will become inc

Money transfer company TransferWise raises further $26M at a $1.1B valuation

After months of rumours, TransferWise, the London headquartered money transfer startup and fintech darling, has confirmed that it has raised a further round of funding.

Number26 Now Uses TransferWise For International Transfers

<a target="_blank" href="">Number26</a> is trying to reinvent your bank account. One by one, the company is looking at the traditional bank features and using more modern options to

Meet The Startups Vying For The Crunchie For Fastest Rising Startup Of 2015

The 9th Annual Crunchies are almost upon us. On February 8, people from some of the best and brightest startups around will descend upon San Francisco’s War Memorial Opera House to take part in an e

Yoyo Launches Mobile Wallet In The U.S.

UK-based mobile wallet app Yoyo Wallet has quietly brought their mobile payment technology to the U.S. and has been stealthily rolling out services with select partners in a private beta. The compan

Families Get Screwed Sending Dollars To Mexico. TransferWise Does It 4X Cheaper

Money transfers are a crooked racket. They’re designed to hide just how much cash they steal from immigrant workers sending funds to family back home. Western Union, Moneygram, even PayPal&#8217

TransferWise Wants To Take Over The World

<a target="_blank" href="">TransferWise</a> co-founder and CEO <a target="_blank" href="">Taavet Hinrikus</a> took the
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