international money transfers

international money transfers

Facebook Users Can Now Transfer Money All Over The World Using An App

www.businessinsider.com
Azimo today said it had become the first player to allow users to "swiftly, securely and cheaply send money around the world" using social media. Facebook users can transfer money via the social network for the first time from today. Azimo said it had become the first player to allow...
Facebook Users Can Now Transfer Money All Over The World Using An App

5 Startups to Watch from Seedcamp’s 2012 US Demo Day [TCTV]

techcrunch.com
Seedcamp, the European seed funding network and startup accelerator, came through San Francisco this week as part of its annual multi-city trip to the United States. On Tuesday afternoon in downtown SF, 18 Seedcamp startups pitched a roomful of industry investors, advisors, executives, and general startup enthusiasts. Each company was...
5 Startups to Watch from Seedcamp’s 2012 US Demo Day [TCTV]

Sir Richard Branson, Peter Thiel join in $100M campaign for international startups

venturebeat.com
Skype founders Taavet Hinrikus and Niklas Zennström have teamed with uber-investor Peter Thiel, Virgin magnate Sir Richard Branson, and a handful of heavyweights from around the world in a new $100 million initiative to help startups. The gist of the campaign: The partners will give away $100,000,000 in free...
Sir Richard Branson, Peter Thiel join in $100M campaign for international startups

Xoom Soars in Trading Debut

allthingsd.com
Investors banking on the latest advances in international money transfers bid up shares in the IPO of Xoom Corp., which lets customers wire cash across borders using the Web. The stock jumped 45 percent. Xoom’s shares opened at $21 on the Nasadaq Stock Market, up 31 percent from their $16...
Xoom Soars in Trading Debut

TranserWise To Pay It Forward With $100M In Free Money Transfers For European Startups

techcrunch.com
TransferWise, the online currency exchange, has been pitching itself as the preferred method of money transfer for European startups for a while now. And today, borne out of its co-founder Taavet Hinrikus‘s own experience, the company is putting its money where its mouth is by launching a campaign to wave...
TranserWise To Pay It Forward With $100M In Free Money Transfers For European Startups
Mobile Payments Startup Beamit Raises $2.4M From Founder’s Co-op, Jeff Bezos & Others

P2P Currency Exchange TransferWise Raises $6M Led By Peter Thiel's Valar Ventures, With Participation From SV Angel, Others

techcrunch.com
Here’s some encouraging news for the European startup scene, and London in particular. TransferWise, the online currency exchange that uses the crowd to undercut traditional money transfer services, has announced that it’s closed a $6 million series A round led by Peter Thiel’s Valar Ventures — the first investment in...
P2P Currency Exchange TransferWise Raises $6M Led By Peter Thiel's Valar Ventures, With Participation From SV Angel, Others

ZOOM! Xoom Shares Up 59% After Market Debut, Kicking Off A Year Of IPOs (XMCM)

www.businessinsider.com
Xoom, a payments company focused on international money transfers, saw its shares jump 59 percent to $25.49 from its offering price of $16 in its debut on the Nasdaq market. The San Jose Mercury News notes that it's Silicon Valley's first tech IPO of the year. Xoom was cofounded in...
ZOOM! Xoom Shares Up 59% After Market Debut, Kicking Off A Year Of IPOs (XMCM)
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?