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Wise is a global technology company, building the best way to move money around the world. With the Wise account people and businesses can hold over 40 currencies, move money between countries and spend money abroad. Large companies and banks use Wise technology too; an entirely new cross-border payments network that will one day power money without borders for everyone, everywhere. However you use the platform, Wise is on a mission to make your life easier and save you money.

Co-founded by Kristo Käärmann and Taavet Hinrikus, Wise launched in 2011 under its original name TransferWise. It is one of the world’s fastest growing, profitable technology companies and is listed on the London Stock Exchange under the ticker, WISE.

16 million people and businesses use Wise globally, which processes £9 billion in cross-border transactions every month, saving customers around £1.5 billion a year.

Latest Wise news

Hidden Costs, Complexity of International Payments Threaten Small Business Expansion, New Research Reveals

American small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) looking to expand abroad face harsh logistical realities, shows new research commissioned by global technology company Wise.

Widespread Consequences of Junk Fees Uncovered, With Financial Transactions Showing Most Impact on Americans

New research from Wise reveals more than half of Americans say junk fees are negatively affecting their financial and emotional well-being, and nearly three-quarters say junk fees are a key issue i...

Food, Money, and Travel Among the Top Ways First-, Second-, and Third-Generation Americans Show Holiday Love

The holiday season is packed full of events, traditions, and quality time with loved ones. But how are Americans whose ties extend abroad celebrating?

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