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Best young entrepreneurs in 2022 revealed: Gen Z goes to space

On a mission to support the growing number of young talented entrepreneurs, Wise has identified the most promising young founders across Europe. Now in its 5th year, the 20 Under 20 competition hel...

1000 reports of IBAN discrimination submitted via Accept My IBAN

Accept My IBAN, a coalition of companies that came together to combat the illegal practice of IBAN discrimination, announces today that it has received 1000 complaints of IBAN discrimination just f...

Wise lists on the London Stock Exchange

Wise releases independent research* revealing £150 billion is unknowingly spent in hidden fees on foreign currency transfers each year, to coincide with its direct listing on the London Stock Excha...

Wise Confirms Intention to Float on the London Stock Exchange

Following the announcement on 17 June 2021 of its expected intention to float, Wise today confirms its intention to undertake a direct listing.

Wise announces its first direct access integration in the EU, gets settlement account with the Central Bank of Hungary

Wise has been granted direct access to Hungary’s payment infrastructure, a first in the European Union for the company. The Central Bank of Hungary (Magyar Nemzeti Bank, MNB) has provided the compa...

Wise statement on the European Commission's instant payments proposal

We hugely welcome the Commission’s proposal to make instant payments mandatory. It is the only way to make instant the norm. Banks have had the opportunity to implement SCT Inst since 2017, so it's...

PSD2 - we had our say, now have yours

The European Commission has started a review process of the PSD2. They are asking how they can improve PSD2 so it works better for people and businesses across the EU. We believe that three key cha...

Nothing To Hide

A global grassroots campaign striving to bring transparent pricing to international payments to help achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal of reducing remittance prices below 3% b...

IBAN discrimination: How to ignore the law and get away with it

In 2014, the European Union passed a law that made it illegal to discriminate against a bank account number (IBAN) from another European country.

Pride at Wise: An open letter

During this year’s Pride, we’ll be celebrating all the people that have gone before us, because long before it was a party Pride was a very real protest at the discrimination that LGBTQ+ community ...

Remittances: why they matter to me and millions more around the world

Today, we celebrate the International Day of Family Remittances. Wise was founded by immigrants, built by immigrants, and is used by immigrants.

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