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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 50 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

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Ever watch a show set overseas and get the sudden urge to up and move? Us, too! In this article, we’ve ranked foreign locations of some of the most popular TV shows on the air now and in recent yea...

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

Two new products just launched for US customers, the Wise Business card and the ability to send money with a link New look reflects Wise’s global community, as the company doubles down on expansio...

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