News & Analysis

Digital bank Up strikes TransferWise deal for overseas payments

- October 15, 2019 < 1 MIN READ

Up co-founder Dom Pym and TransferWise head of banks Murali Akella. App-based neobank Up is partnering with fellow fintech TransferWise to offer international payments in 52 currencies. More than 130,000 Up users will be able to make overseas payments from their transaction account under the deal. Up co-founder Dom Pym said the integration with TransferWise… Read more »

Opinion

Marketing is not magic: the real secret to the global growth of fintech unicorn TransferWise

- September 2, 2019 2 MIN READ

TransferWise Vice President of Growth Nilan Peiris had one major not-so-secret to the $3.5 billion company’s growth to reveal at the recent launch of Intersekt in Melbourne. Customer evangelism drives growth. In real terms: over 80% of their customers use TransferWise’s service after hearing about it from a friend. TransferWise now has over 5 million… Read more »