Like many good stories, this one starts with two friends.
They’re both from Estonia. Taavet, who was the first employee at Skype, lived in London but got paid in euros. Kristo worked for Deloitte, also lived in London, and got paid in pounds. But he had a mortgage in euros back in Estonia.
They both moved their money with their banks — which had expensive fees and bad exchange rates. They knew there had to be a better way. So they put their heads together and invented a beautifully simple workaround.
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There was no waiting, no stress, and no extra cost. ‘There must be others like us…’ they thought. So they started a company, called it TransferWise, and hired a team to build the best way to send money between countries.
As we grew, we realised that people needed more than just money transfers. So we added a multi-currency account, a debit card, and a business account, and changed our name to Wise.
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Millions of people and businesses trust us to move their money, saving them bank fees and time. With the Wise account, they hold balances in over 50 currencies, and use our debit card to shop and spend while abroad.
We’ve partnered with banks and companies like Monzo, Bolt, and GoCardless, to bring their customers better international banking. And people like Richard Branson, and PayPal co-founder Max Levchin, among others, have invested in our vision.
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The fees you pay. The money you keep with us. It’s yours. And we’ll never forget it.
Unlike others who may charge you more, we dream smaller — always looking for ways to cut down our fees and earn you a return.
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We’re upfront about our fees. No asterisks. No small print. No hidden fees.
We’re setting a standard that pushes financial institutions to be honest, creating true transparency for customers, whether you use Wise or not.
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Moving country? Setting up a new business? Sending money home? Get it done with smoother service and fewer taps. No stress. Woah.
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