Airwallex launches card payment acceptance in the UK and Europe
Sep15

Airwallex launches card payment acceptance in the UK and Europe

Global fintech leader Airwallex has launched its card payment acceptance solution in the United Kingdom and Europe allowing merchants to accept card payments around the world seamlessly and securely. The solution will initially support Visa and Mastercard card payments, with more payment methods planned. In the UK alone, ecommerce sales are expected to grow by 17.6% compared to last year in light of COVID-19. Airwallex has seen double...

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Global fintech Airwallex hires former Adyen, Barclays, RBS as new SVP Sales of Europe to drive expansion and UK presence
Aug03

Global fintech Airwallex hires former Adyen, Barclays, RBS as new SVP Sales of Europe to drive expansion and UK presence

Airwallex is pleased to announce the hiring of its new SVP Sales of Europe, Nigel Thacker, to drive the company’s expansion in Europe and the UK. This comes after Airwallex’s recent record US$160million Series D fundraising in April. A proportion of the funds are being used to support its growth in the UK and mainland Europe; with plans to hire 50+ new talent in the region by 2021, Thacker’s hire being one of many to come....

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The best fintech services and offerings for businesses and consumers during COVID-19
Apr29

The best fintech services and offerings for businesses and consumers during COVID-19

With the unprecedented changes to the workforce, business closures, and sudden cuts to finances, organisations and consumers alike have had to adapt fast to meet the demands of the current climate. Many fintech companies have been quick on the uptake and have recognised new needs for their impacted customers, providing free services, discounted access to their platforms, or new offerings to help tackle the business effects of...

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Airwallex closes $160 million Series D funding round and accelerates worldwide growth
Apr16

Airwallex closes $160 million Series D funding round and accelerates worldwide growth

AIRWALLEX CLOSES US$160M IN RECORD FUNDRAISING ROUND TO DATE, ANNOUNCES WORLDWIDE GROWTH PLANS Airwallex has raised a Series D round of US$160M, its largest to date, with participation from a group of new investors, including ANZi Ventures and Salesforce Ventures, and several existing investors, including DST Global, Tencent, Sequoia Capital China, Hillhouse Capital and Horizons Ventures The new funds will be used to accelerate...

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Airwallex closes $160 million Series D funding round and accelerates worldwide growth
Apr16

Airwallex closes $160 million Series D funding round and accelerates worldwide growth

AIRWALLEX CLOSES US$160M IN RECORD FUNDRAISING ROUND TO DATE, ANNOUNCES WORLDWIDE GROWTH PLANS Airwallex has raised a Series D round of US$160M, its largest to date, with participation from a group of new investors, including ANZi Ventures and Salesforce Ventures, and several existing investors, including DST Global, Tencent, Sequoia Capital China, Hillhouse Capital and Horizons Ventures The new funds will be used to accelerate...

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AI RegTech Deal Boosts Compliance Speeds for Airwallex
Sep20

AI RegTech Deal Boosts Compliance Speeds for Airwallex

Melbourne headquartered fintech startup Airwallex today announced a partnership with AI-driven RegTech ComplyAdvantage. The partnership will allow Airwallex to conduct real-time screening and monitoring of transactions for sanctions, anti-money laundering (AML) and counter-terrorism financing (CTF), following a US$13 million Series A funding round from Tencent, Sequoia and Mastercard that has spurred rapid growth into new regions....

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Airwallex raises US$13m Series A investment from Tencent, Sequoia and Mastercard
May02

Airwallex raises US$13m Series A investment from Tencent, Sequoia and Mastercard

Melbourne headquartered fintech startup Airwallex has raised US$13 million in a Series A funding round to fuel international expansion and enable more businesses to make faster, easier and cheaper payments worldwide. Chinese internet giant Tencent Holdings, one of the earliest Chinese investment institutions Sequoia Capital China, and Mastercard all participated in the round. Airwallex was the first Australian startup to join the...

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MPE 2017: Joe McGuire, Airwallex
Mar20

MPE 2017: Joe McGuire, Airwallex

Joe McGuire from Airwallex speaks to us at MPE.

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