There's lots of talk about unicorns, but in reality we're building something even more rare - guided by a mission to build money without borders. It's a long journey, but nine years in, we've built a financially sustainable company to get there.
Here's how we're getting on with our mission of money without borders: - instant, - convenient, - transparent, - eventually free. Check out our Q2 Mission Update - the quarterly update to our 8 million-strong community of customers.
Having an idea for a new global product is one thing. Running with it is a completely different story. Here’s how our debit cards went from 💡to 🚀 to the 🌎, as told by one of our engineering leads Erik Kaju.
At TransferWise, we deal with a lot of data. As in, 7 million customers’ worth. And we’re looking for some help managing it all - from New York to Tallinn, and from financial crime to customer experience. Sounds intriguing? Here's a behind the scenes look at the daily work in our analytics teams. 👇
Sifted ranked London's top fintech employers, based on employee satisfaction on Glassdoor — and we came out second! 💪🚀
TransferWise 20 Under 20 returns, searching for Europe's best young entrepreneurs. We're inviting standout CEOs aged 16-19 to showcase their businesses, receive world class mentoring from the best in business, and a chance to pitch for £25,000 prize money. Applications are now open 🙌
“Let’s not beat ourselves up about not having the most innovative creative thing in every single space right now.” Ross, our Chief People Officer, talks about how we’ve navigated through the last few months — looking after the health and culture of our team, and making sure we’re protecting TransferWise for our customers in a time of need.
During the Covid-19 pandemic, we’ve been looking for ways to help out local communities. Some of our employees have been sharing their tech knowledge by hosting online video classes for Estonian students. Kids can watch them either with classmates or individually to learn more about tech subjects 🚀 We’ve also donated 100 laptops to an initiative supporting local families in need and given tech equipment to schools. Read more on our blog 👇
“We have lots of open roles and new people joining us on our mission. It’s important for us to make sure we set everyone up for success from day one. This has meant coming up with creative ways to onboard newbies remotely and stay connected with each other.” In the past month we’ve been adapting our hiring and onboarding to the current situation. Find out more from our Head of Recruitment, Ben’s blog. 👇
2010: two Estonians, transferring money between each other. 👬 Now: a 7 million strong community, moving money in more than 1600 currency routes, saving themselves £3 million every day. 💪💙