Company of the Week: WorldFirst

May 16 2019

WorldFirst is a FinTech business that was launched in London in 2004, that specialise in making foreign exchange simple, fast and fuss-free for people and businesses with global ambitions. They combine technology with award-winning customer service and have helped over 160,000 people, small businesses and online sellers transfer over $90 billion since launch in 2004.

They have recently been acquired by Ant Financial, the financial services behemoth affiliated with Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba in a deal rumoured to be around $700 million.

WorldFirst helps businesses, consumers and e-commerce retailers move money between countries at prices that are lower than regular banks.

They have offices all over the world in London, Sydney, Hong Kong and Singapore.