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Video: Kristo Käärmann from TransferWise speaks about FinTech disruption

I recently spoke with Kristo Käärmann, founder of the Estonian unicorn TransferWise, at a great business event #Latitude59 in Tallinn (Estonia). Kristo speaks about how Transferwise disrupts the finance industry. He expects a boom in P2P lending, more disruptions in insurance … Continue reading

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Top deals seen in central and eastern Europe in January

Here is my list of some interesting deals from Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), seen in January. The CEE has a lot of cheap and skilled talent. Often overlooked by big US and European investors, the region offers many good … Continue reading

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Andreessen Horowitz backs London start-up TransferWise with $58m

Andreessen Horowitz, the venture capital firm created by Netscape and Opsware founders Marc Andreessen and Ben Horowitz, has led a Series C $58m round in Europe’s leading financial tech start-up TransferWise.

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Tech startup TransferWise marks the end of traditional bank fees for Halloween

Halloween is approaching and over a hundred skeletons marched yesterday through the City of London to mark the end of hidden bank charges.

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TransferWise overhauls itself in the quest for the mainstream customer

After hitting its £1bn milestone and raising $25m from Sir Richard Branson and others this year, TransferWise is now moving beyond the ‘early adopter phase’ to challenge the banks for the mainstream customer.

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TransferWise now transferring about €1.2 million a day

TransferWise, the international money transfer platform, has today revealed it is transferring over £1m a day for consumers and small businesses determined to bypass banks and their “hidden fees”. TranserWise was founded in 2010 by the two Estonian entrepreneurs Taavet Hinrikus … Continue reading

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Money transfer: TransferWise raises $1.3 million

TransferWise, a London based startup in the field of online currency exchange and money transferring, has just raised $1.3 million in a seed round. The round was led by IA Ventures from New York and joined by Index Ventures, Kima Ventures, Seedcamp … Continue reading

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Worth reading: SwiftKey, Transferwise, JolieBox, Gidsy

There are so many interesting stories out there and unfortunately we don’t have the time to cover all of them. With our new section “Worth reading” we provide you (once in a while) with some links to interesting articles of … Continue reading

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