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Sep 28th 2020 - Oct 14th 2020

Wirex is a UK financial technology company that aims to bring crypto & fiat currencies together on one simple payments portal. The company is building a platform where buying, holding, saving and spending any digital and traditional currency is quick, easy and accessible. The Wirex app supports 12 fiat and 10 crypto currencies, operates in 130 countries, and has more than 3.1 million registered users. Wirex launched the first Visa crypto-enabled payments card in the world. It has a £3 billion cumulative transaction volume and plans to expand to the USA by end-2020. Wirex will use the investment to allow millions of its users to own a share of the brand.

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Rated on 02/10/2020

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Wirex is led by experienced founders who brought together a passion for creating a sustainable business model with diverse backgrounds and global experiences. The CEO/Founder is skilled in business strategy, financial modelling, project management, business valuation, startups and venture capitals, management consulting, due diligence, mergers and acquisitions and reconstruction. The Co-CEO is a blockchain entrepreneur with substantial financial/trading knowledge and skilled in bitcoin, cryptocurrencies, and scaling of organisations. The CTO has expertise in FinTech, blockchain solutions, cryptocurrencies, payment solutions, banking, neo banks, artificial intelligence, strategic planning, product development, IT processes, enterprise agility, growth of startups and tech companies. The CMO has skills to build the brand and increase brand awareness through communication, PR, B2B, digital and consumer marketing, public relations, marketing strategy and social media marketing. Also, the finance head of the company is an ACA qualified accountant who has expertise in taxation, audit and assurance, preparing financial statements, management accounts, VAT returns and book-keeping.


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