WorldRemit News

WorldRemit scoops $40 million investment from Accel Partners

WorldRemit today announces that it has closed a $40 million investment from Accel Partners, representing one of the largest Series A venture capital funding rounds completed in Europe. ...Read More...



WorldRemit Named Best Money Transfer Company Europe

WorldRemit, the leading online money transfer service, has been named the best European money transfer company by the International Association of Money Transfer Networks (IAMTN) in this year’s annual awards ...Read More...



WorldRemit Launches Online Money Transfer in New Zealand

WorldRemit, the leading online money transfer service, has now launched its service in New Zealand. Customers in New Zealand will now be able to send money safely from the comfort of their own home to family and friends back home using a variety of payment methods including debit cards, credit cards and POLi. ...Read More...



WorldRemit Expands Online Money Transfer Services to Ghana

WorldRemit, the leading online money transfer service, has expanded its online money transfer services to Ghanaians in mainland Europe. Diaspora members in 15 countries including UK, Canada, Australia, Netherlands, Germany, Italy and Spain will now be able to send money to family and friends back home using their online service. ...Read More...



WorldRemit Expands Payment Options with sofortbanking

WorldRemit, the leading online money transfer service, now offers a new way for customers to pay for money transfers directly from their bank accounts. The sofortbanking payment option allows customers in the UK, Germany, Austria, Belgium, Netherlands, Switzerland, Spain, Italy and Poland to make payments online without using their debit or credit cards ...Read More...



WorldRemit Launches Online Money Transfer in Australia

WorldRemit, the leading online money transfer business, has now launched its service in Australia. The service enables migrants to send money to family and friends back home using a variety of payment methods including debit cards, credit cards and POLi. ...Read More...



WorldRemit Launches Instant Online Money Transfer to Bangladesh

WorldRemit, the online money transfer system, has added Bangladesh to its network of 38 recipient countries as the country's dependence on migrant-senders increases. ...Read More...



WorldRemit Launches Instant Online Money Transfer to Philippines

WorldRemit, the leading online money transfer company, has launched a new online money transfer service offering a full range of pay-out options including instant cash pickup, bank deposits to any bank, nationwide door-to-door delivery and transfers to mobile accounts. ...Read More...



WorldRemit Offers Bank Deposit Option in Zimbabwe

WorldRemit Money Transfer, an international online money transfer business, today announced a new service offering same-day bank deposits into bank accounts of all major Zimbabwean banks. ...Read More...



WorldRemit Launches Online Money Transfer to Nigeria

WorldRemit, an international online money transfer business, has launched a new online money transfer service that enables the Nigerian diaspora to send money back home using a wide variety of payment options including debit cards, credit cards and Interac Online (Canada). ...Read More...



WorldRemit Launches Online Money Transfer to Ethiopia

WorldRemit, a leading online money transfer business, has launched an online money transfer service that enables the Ethiopian diaspora to send money back home using a variety of payment options including debit cards, credit cards and Interac Online (Canada). ...Read More...



WorldRemit Launches “Send Money to Yourself” Service in Somaliland

WorldRemit, a leading online money transfer business, has launched “Send Money to Yourself” service that enables diaspora members travelling to Somaliland to collect cash from local agents using their cards. In the absence of cash machines, the new service enables customers to use their debit/credit cards and pick-up cash from WorldRemit’s extensive agent network. ...Read More...



WorldRemit Launches Online Money Transfer to South Africa

The innovative online money transfer service now enables South Africans to wire funds to any bank account back home for fees as low as £2.99 from the convenience of their home or office, eliminating the need to queue up at a bank and fill out forms. ...Read More...



WorldRemit offers Interac® Online payment option in Canada

The leading Internet-based money transfer service has added Interac Online to its portfolio of payment options, allowing customers to transfer money directly from their bank accounts. ...Read More...



Online service bids to transform African money transfer

Official figures show that the African Diaspora sends over $40 billion every year back "home". The founder of WorldRemit, Ismail Ahmed talks to CNN's Nima Elbagir about how WorldRemit makes this process easier. Featured on CNN Marketplace Africa on Friday 8th April 2011. ...Read More...



Money Transfers from Canada to Zimbabwe

WorldRemit Money Transfer has now launched its service in Canada, allowing customers to send money to a number of countries in Africa safely and from the comfort of their own home. The ability to pay online and use of text messaging makes the whole process very convenient for both senders and recipients. ...Read More...



WorldRemit Launches in Canada

WorldRemit online money transfer launches its service in Canada. The innovative award-winning service will enable Africans living abroad to send money online from the comfort and safety of their own home. It will be the first time an "online" money transfer service is available to many people who regularly send money to many corridors in Africa. ...Read More...



New Internet-Based Money Transfer Service For Zimbabwe & Zambia

WorldRemit has recently launched an award-winning internet based money transfer service which makes sending money much easier for Zimbabweans and Zambians living abroad. By partnering with Barnfords Financial Services in Zimbabwe and Runnymede Money Transfers in Zambia, it now offers a convenient way to make transfers to Harare, Mutare, Bulawayo and Lusaka. ...Read More...



London Business School Business Plan Competition 2010

AfricaRemit (now WorldRemit Ltd) has won the prestigious London Business School business plan competition. One of six finalists who presented business plans at the 12th entrepreneurship conference on 7 May 2010, WorldRemit was awarded this year’s prize. London Business School was ranked number one in this year’s Financial Times global rankings of business schools. ...Read More...



Why Sending Money Online Makes Sense

Traditionally, sending money to the Horn of Africa involved visiting a money transfer agent, which is often an internet café or a small convenience store, completing a registration form, providing identification documents, and handing over cash to the agent. The WorldRemit Online Money Transfer makes this easy with a safer online service. ...Read More...



Sending Money To Mobile Phones

The new mobile money transfer service recently introduced by WorldRemit allows migrants from the Horn of Africa to send money from the comfort of their home or office directly to mobile phones of friends and relatives back home. ...Read More...



New Online Money Transfer Service For Africa

WorldRemit has launched a new online money transfer service set to revolutionize the way people send money home to friends and relatives in Africa. ...Read More...