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TransferWise CEO Kristo Käärmann says being honest with customers is the key to success – and he’d be happy to show Australia’s big four banks how

Kristo Käärmann, CEO and co-founder of foreign exchange platform TransferWise, says it makes perfect sense for Australia’s big four banks to integrate the company’s platform in order to get their customers back. Käärmann told Business Insider Australia that after its successful partnership with Up, TransferWise had a number of other […]
TransferWise CEO Kristo Käärmann says being honest with customers is the key to success – and he’d be happy to show Australia’s big four banks how
Strategy

5 services you can use to transfer money overseas from Australia

While banks usually offer foreign currency transfers, there are plenty of websites and apps which can provide the service at cheaper prices. We rounded out a list of 5 websites you can use to transfer money overseas, including Airwallex, World Remit and TransferWise. Their fees vary depending on where you’re […]
5 services you can use to transfer money overseas from Australia
Markets

The big four banks have been rorting Aussies of hundreds of million of dollars every year in foreign currency fees – now the government is cracking down

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has completing its inquiry into foreign exchange (FX) service providers, finding that Australians are paying far too much in exorbitant fees and poor exchange rates. The main reasons FX providers had managed to get away with charging both were a significant lack of […]
The big four banks have been rorting Aussies of hundreds of million of dollars every year in foreign currency fees – now the government is cracking down
Markets

Australians lose $2.14 billion a year in currency exchange — now TransferWise’s new debit card promises to slash overseas fees by a tenth

London-headquartered currency exchange platform TransferWise has launched a new debit Mastercard in Australia and New Zealand that promises to be 11 times cheaper on average than other providers. The card allows users to spend their money overseas, converting currencies instantly without any of the hidden fees that other providers normally […]
Australians lose $2.14 billion a year in currency exchange — now TransferWise’s new debit card promises to slash overseas fees by a tenth
News

PRESENTING: The 15 European fintechs VCs think will blow up in 2019

Business Insider spoke with some of the most prominent voices in venture capital to pick out the most exciting companies in the European financial technology industry this year. The experts also highlighted what to look out for going forward. Major fintech names to date have mostly been challenger or neo-banks […]
PRESENTING: The 15 European fintechs VCs think will blow up in 2019
Tech

The 9 best technologies to share with your significant other

Tech can make your life easier and more enjoyable. Some tech is also perfect to share with a significant other, or loved one. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. If you have a significant other – be it a boyfriend or girlfriend, husband or wife, a best friend, or […]
The 9 best technologies to share with your significant other