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Airwallex Launches US$200 Million VC Fund to Back Startups in Its Network

Airwallex, a cross border payment company, announced plans to establish a new venture capital fund set up by its founders named Capital 49 that will invest into early stage, high-growth technology-enabled companies powered by its infrastructure. The new fund aims

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Airwallex Launches Online Card Payment Acceptance Solution in Hong Kong

Airwallex, a cross border payment company, announced the launch of its online card payment acceptance solution in Hong Kong, allowing local merchants to accept online card payments made around the world using Visa and Mastercard. As a principal member of

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Airwallex Granted E-Money License to Expand Footprint to the Netherlands

Airwallex announced that it has secured its Electronic Money Institution (EMI) license from the Dutch Central Bank (DNB) on 30 April 2021 which gives it access to the European single market. This latest approval adds to Airwallex’s existing licenses in

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Airwallex Now Valued at Over US$2 Billion with Latest US$ 100 Million Funding Round

Continuing the momentum of its hypergrowth in 2020, Airwallex today announced that the company’s valuation has increased to US$2.6 billion with a capital raising of US$100 million in a further Series D extension. Lifting Airwallex’s Series D funding to US$300

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Airwallex Completes Acquisition of SVF Operator Unicard

Airwallex, a cross border payment company, announced that it has completed the acquisition of UniCard Solution Limited following the regulatory approvals from the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) to become a shareholder controller. Airwallex said that through its wholly owned

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Airwallex’s Closes US$ 200 Million Fundraising Round for Global Expansion

Airwallex, a cross border payment company, announced that the company has closed its extended Series D fundraising with an additional US$40 million from new and existing investors. This builds on the Hong Kong-based fintech unicorn’s US$160 milion Series D round

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Airwallex Partners Deutsche Bank for API-Enabled Forex Services

Deutsche Bank announced that it will enable fintech unicorn Airwallex to provide virtual account collections and API-enabled foreign exchange services in Japan and Hong Kong respectively. Already live in Japan, the solution will further allow Airwallex to process and convert

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HK-Based Fintech Unicorn Airwallex Bags US$160M In a Record Fundraising Round

Airwallex today announced that it has closed its Series D fundraising round at US$160M, marking its biggest capital raise to date. The round includes majority participation from a group of new top-tier global strategic investors, including ANZi Ventures (the corporate

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5 Fastest Growing Fintechs in Hong Kong According to IDC

IDC Financial Insights today released the 2020 update of its FinTech Fast 101 research which details a list of fast-growing FinTechs in Asia/Pacific excluding Japan (APEJ) from 11 key markets. IDC’s FinTech Fast 101 research refers to fast-growing fintech players

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Airwallex Partners Visa to Launch its B2B Cards Payment Solution

Visa and Airwallex today announced a global partnership to launch Airwallex borderless Card, a B2B card-based solution to help business pay and be paid securely and conveniently. The new offering will be available initially in Australia, with other markets around

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