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Swan integrates Wise Platform to bring faster, cheaper and more convenient international payments to European clients

The integration reduces implementation timelines and costs, while keeping the all-in-one user experience that makes Swan so successful.

Wise unveils new look as it reaches 16 million customers served worldwide and continues global expansion

New look reflects Wise’s global community, as the company doubles down on expansion, revealing new product and global growth plans

Wise enters 2023 with 15 new partners in 4 new markets, bringing total to over 60 partners worldwide

10 million people and businesses gained access fast, cheap international payments powered by Wise in 2022

“Balance cashback”: Wise offers European customers a return on money held in multiple currencies

Wise extends its commitment to transparency and fairness beyond money transfers and now shares interest income from money it holds for customers

Greener than green: Wise launches eco cards

Wise (LON: WISE), the global tech company building the best way to move money around the world, has today launched its first eco card.

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...

Wise Business launches new, cheaper than ever, international expense cards

Wise Business, the business account for going global, has today announced the launch of its new employee expense card, which is set to save businesses and their employees time, hassle and money on ...

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...

Consumers and SMEs lost £5.6 billion in cross border fees last year: Fintechs demand Chancellor address the problem a...

Today, some of London’s biggest fintech companies and interest groups have come together to demand an urgent review of legislation regarding hidden fees for international payments. Fifteen companie...

IBAN Discrimination: Stop Breaking the Law

IBAN discrimination happens when your bank, gym, internet provider, tax authority, employer etc refuse to accept your (bank) account because it isn't from the "right" country.

Underwhelming progress: Wise launches 2022 remittance report

Millions of us financially support friends and family abroad. But getting that money - so-called remittances - to the other side is much more expensive than it has to be.

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.

Change the law: tell the European Commission what you think

Help us end hidden fees in the EU. Call on the European Commission to put an end to financial providers hiding fees in inflated exchange rates. Share why transparency in international payments is i...

Transparency & PSD2 - here we go again!

Financial providers hide fees whenever people send money abroad. They can continue to rip people off because the rules are too vague. You now have the chance to tell the European Commission that th...

Hidden fees continue, despite EU transparency law: An open letter from the tech community to the European Parliament

We came together with a group of tech companies in Europe to call on the European Parliament to take notice. As long as CBPR2 isn’t applied and enforced, European consumers will continue to lose out.


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