Tag "remittances"

7 Top Money Transfer Companies from the UK

The UK, and most particularly London, is undeniably one of the leading fintech hubs in the world. In 2015, VC-backed fintech investment reached an all-time high in the UK with US$962 million through 61 deals, according to KPMG and CB Insights. London

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b-Sharpe, the Transferwise of Switzerland

Incorporated in 2006 and based in Geneva, b-Sharpe is a fintech startup providing currency exchange services at a lower cost – an average saving of 70% compared with traditional exchange services providers. The company aims to make currency exchange cheaper

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WB21 Raises 2M € in Seed Capital to Reinvent Online Banking

Swiss fintech startup WB21 GmbH has raised 2M € in seed capital for its online banking service set to be fully operational later this year. Founded in August 2014 and with offices in both Palo Alto and Zurich, WB21 seeks

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Yacuna Closes Cryptocurrency Trading Platform, Swiss Tawipay Signs Partnership with IOM

In case you missed these two news: London-based Yacuna will close its cryptocurrency trading platform next month, and Swiss Tawipay has partnered with the International Organization for Migration to work toward the lowering of global remittances costs.   Yacuna to

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