NY Founder Fireside: TransferWise CEO Taavet Hinrikus

Latham and Watkins 885 3rd Avenue, New York, NY

Join us for our July FinTech Meetup, a Fireside Chat with Taavet Hinrikus, Co-founder & CEO of TransferWise, the international money transfer platform with valuation over $1 Billion.

Over one million people use TransferWise to send more than $1.2 billion every month from 60 countries. It’s attracted $117m from investors such as Andreessen Horowitz, Sir Richard Branson and Max Levchin, the co-founder of PayPal.

Prior to starting TransferWise, Taavet was Skype’s director of strategy until 2008, starting as its first-ever employee. One of the World Economic Forum's Tech Pioneers, Taavet is an adviser to Prime Minister of Estonia on the digital agenda. He’s also a mentor and angel investor; his investments include Tweetdeck, Mendeley, OMGPOP, Property Partner, Sunrise, Improbable and Mapillary. Click here for more info.