CEO:  Kristo Käärmann

Founder(s):   Taavet Hinrikus, Kristo Käärmann

Founded: 2010

Sectors: FX

Latest funding: $280m Series E - November 2017

Total funding: $396.4M

HQ: London, UK

In the Hall of Fame ... for Services to the Revolution

TransferWise is a money transfer service allowing private individuals & businesses to send money abroad without hidden charges. One of the original FinTech revolutionaries, TransferWise continues to innovate, opening up services to China and forging a partnership with Germany’s Number26.  During the last 12 months TransferWise has introduced new mobile platforms, including iOS 8 (iPhone +iPad) and Android.  The business also rebranded, redesigned their payment flow and launched their first national TV campaign. The company has been valued at close to $1bn.