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Remitly Grabs Cash ($38.5 Million) and Heads to Canada

Remitly Grabs Cash ($38.5 Million) and Heads to Canada

by April 26, 2016 at 12:21 pm 0 comments

Global remittance startup Remitly has a history of helping send money across borders. Now Remitly itself is crossing the border – just a few miles north of its Seattle headquarters. The company announced a successful Series C raise of $38.5 million today, which will help the company set up aRead More

The Call for ‘Trust’ in Fintech Startups

The Call for ‘Trust’ in Fintech Startups

by March 4, 2016 at 10:45 am 0 comments

SEATTLE — The Silicon Valley model for its startups is well-known. Heck, there’s a Wikipedia for it. It centers on a simple principle: build a business that scales, no matter the initial profitability. And then scale it like mad. Or, in technical terms, build a business that has the potentialRead More

Remitly CEO Matt Oppenheimer to Speak at Bank Innovation

Remitly CEO Matt Oppenheimer to Speak at Bank Innovation

by January 15, 2016 at 11:03 am 0 comments

Matt Oppenheimer, co-founder and CEO of Remitly, one of the most successful remittance startups in the U.S., has joined the Bank Innovation 2016 speaker faculty. Remitly is based in Seattle, where the conference will take place. “Successful” is actually a bit of an understatement when it comes to Remitly. In a competitive market that has seen several remittance ventures fail, Remitly has thrived, and is on pace to reach $1 billion in annual transferred funds.

Remitly Makes It Free to Send Money to the Philippines

Remitly Makes It Free to Send Money to the Philippines

by November 13, 2013 at 10:37 am 0 comments

P2P player Remitly is doing its best to help out those affected by the superstorm that hit the Philippines last week. The news coming out of the Philippines in the wake of the disaster is horrific. One of the strongest storms ever recorded, Typhoon Haiyan, known as Typhoon Yolanda in theRead More

Six More Startups Take Flight at Money2020

Six More Startups Take Flight at Money2020

by October 10, 2013 at 9:51 am 1 comment

Day 2 of LaunchPad360, Money2020’s Finovate-like event-within-the-event featuring startups and new fintech ventures, showcased six more companies Wednesday. Matt Harris of Bain Capital Ventures again MCed, and even did a bit of standup that was lost on the sober and serious audience hungry only for innovation. Read about the firstRead More