Melbourne fintech Airwallex is launching a new global payments product for business in a partnership with credit card giant Visa. The fintech says the Airwallex Borderless Card for businesses will save companies time, cost and hassle on international transactions. “The collaboration focuses on innovative multi-currency cross-border payment solutions for businesses, bringing together Airwallex’s market-leading international… Read more »
Fintech Australia board members at The Finnies (l-r), Lauren Caplin of Reinventure, Simone Joyce of Paypa Plane, chairman Alan Tsen, GM of Stone & Chalk Melbourne, Carla Harris of Longevity, Melissa Mack of MoneyPlace, GM Rebecca Schot-Guppy, and Tim Dean of Credi.com. Up Bank, Airwallex and Afterpay are among the major winners of the 2019… Read more »
Melbourne-founded fintech Airwallex is the latest Australian startup to hit unicorn status following the closing of a US$100 million ($141 million) Series C round led by DST Global.
Melbourne-based fintech startup Airwallex has raised US$80 million ($109 million) in a Series B funding round, the second largest for an Australian startup to date.
Airwallex has secured a further US$6 million ($8.73 million) in follow-on Series A funding from local VC firm Square Peg Capital.
Australia is the top nation, alongside Brazil, facilitating the largest fintech deals outside the global core markets, according to a CB Insights report.
Airwallex has announced that it has closed a US$13 million Series A round to help fuel the release of new API and expand internationally.
Airwallex, which looks to give individuals and small businesses access to interbank mid-market exchange rates, has raised $4.5 million in a pre-Series A funding round.