Wirex’s Competitors, Revenue, Number of Employees, Funding, Acquisitions & News

Wirex is an online banking platform that allows users to make payment, buy and sell bitcoin. Read more

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Co-Founder & CEO

Dmitry Lazarichev

CEO Approval Rating

85/100

Founded:

2014

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CoinDesk is Wirex's top competitor. CoinDesk is headquartered in New York, New York, and was founded in 2013. Like Wirex, CoinDesk also operates in the Blockchain field. CoinDesk generates 300% the revenue of Wirex.

SpectroCoin is seen as one of Wirex's top competitors. SpectroCoin's headquarters is in London, England, and was founded in 2013. Like Wirex, SpectroCoin also works within the Blockchain industry. SpectroCoin generates 200% of Wirex's revenue.

Bitstamp has been one of Wirex's top competitors. Bitstamp was founded in 2011, and its headquarters is in London, England. Bitstamp is in the Diversified Financial Services field. Bitstamp has 8 fewer employees than Wirex.

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Acquisitions

No recent acquisitions found related to Wirex

Wirex Funding History

$186.6K$3.2M

Since Wirex was founded in 2014, it has participated in 2 rounds of funding. In total Wirex has raised $3.2M. Wirex's last funding round was on Mar 2017 for a total of $3.0M

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Series A
Mar 2017
$3M
Crowdfunding
Nov 2015
$186.6K
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Total Funding: $3.2M

Since Wirex was founded in 2014, it has participated in 2 rounds of funding. In total Wirex has raised $3.2M. Wirex's last funding round was on Mar 2017 for a total of $3.0M

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Wirex News

September 17, 2020FinanzNachrichten

Payments Innovator Wirex Launches First Phase of Revolutionary Product Overhaul and Mastercard Launch

LONDON, Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Next-gen payments company Wirex fired a warning shot at compet... See more »
September 14, 2020FinanzNachrichten

Star-Studded Line-Up on Judging Panel Announced for Wirex and The Fintech Times' 'Rising Women in Crypto Power List'

LONDON, Sept. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the recent announcement that leading payments platfo... See more »
August 26, 2020CoinDesk

Wirex Taps Railsbank to Replace Scandal-Struck Wirecard as Asia-Pacific Card Provider

According to the Wirex's announcement regarding the partnership, existing Wirex card customers in the... See more »
August 26, 2020The Block

Crypto debit card provider Wirex migrates from Wirecard to Railsbank in the APAC region

Crypto debit card provider Wirex has migrated away from disgraced German payment processor Wirecard t... See more »
August 10, 2020Finovate

Wirex Inches Toward U.S. Launch

2020 may be a tough year overall, but it has been quite good to the cryptocurrency space. PayPal anno... See more »
August 8, 2020Fintech Direct

Wirex has Georgia on its mind with first US licence

Crypto payments firm on a mission for money transmission. The post Wirex has Georgia on its mind with... See more »
August 7, 2020Crowdfund Insider

Receives Money Transmission License From State of Georgia Department of Banking & Finance.

Wirex, a UK-based payments platform, announced on Friday it has received its first money transmission... See more »

Wirex Blogs

January 21, 2019Wirex Blog

Wirex Security Update - 18.01.19

Transparency is one of our core values. Following the issues faced by some of our users over the week... See more »
January 18, 2019Wirex Blog

The case for Stablecoins

Cryptocurrencies pegged to a stable asset (often a traditional currency), are known as stablecoins. T... See more »
January 11, 2019Wirex Blog

December at Wirex

We ended 2018 with a stack of product improvements, extra security features, a smoother user journey ... See more »
January 10, 2019Wirex Blog

Waves in the fabric of Wirex

Kicking off 2019 on a high note, we're delighted to welcome a new token to Wirex. WAVES joins Bitcoin... See more »
January 4, 2019Wirex Blog

The great mystery of currency exchange

Most of us are familiar with the task of exchanging currencies, but understanding the intricacies inv... See more »
December 21, 2018Wirex Blog

Wirex 2018 Roundup

As 2018 draws to a close, we're taking a look back at everything that's been accomplished here at Wir... See more »
December 20, 2018Wirex Blog

Ho-ho-how to contact Wirex

With the Christmas break on the horizon, we want to make sure that you know exactly how to contact us... See more »

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Wirex is an online banking platform that allows users to make payment, buy and sell bitcoin. Wirex was founded in 2014. Wirex's headquarters is located in London, England, GB EC2M7PP. It has raised 3.2M in 2 rounds. The latest round was in Mar 2017. W...

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Wirex's Co-Founder & CEO, Dmitry Lazarichev, currently has an approval rating of 85%. Wirex's primary competitors are CoinDesk, SpectroCoin & Bitstamp.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Wirex

  1. When was Wirex founded?

    Wirex was founded in 2014
  2. Who is Wirex's CEO?

    Wirex's CEO is Dmitry Lazarichev
  3. How much revenue does Wirex generate?

    Wirex generates $ < 1M in revenue
  4. How much funding does Wirex have?

    Wirex has historically raised $3.2M in funding
  1. Where is Wirex's headquarters?

    Wirex's headquarters is in London England, GB
  2. How many employees does Wirex have?

    Wirex has 210 employees
  3. What sector does Wirex operate in?

    Wirex is in Blockchain
  4. Who are Wirex's competitors?

    Wirex's top competitors are CoinDesk, SpectroCoin, Bitstamp