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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.

15 million people and businesses use Wise, which processes over £9 billion in cross-border transactions every month, saving customers over £1 billion a year.

Latest Wise news

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

Wise sets a new standard for holding money: Introducing “Interest” product in Wise Assets

New fund will track the interest rate offered by major central banks, allowing UK customers to earn in line with local interest rates. 99.99% of money held will be instantly accessible, making it c...

1 in 10 Brits will host Christmas on Zoom this year as cost of living keeps families apart

With 48% of Brits having family abroad, a ‘global’ Christmas is common for many in the UK As the cost of living soars, 12% are opting for a “Zoom Christmas” this year instead of seeing family in pe...

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