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Taavet Hinrikus

Taavet Hinrikus

CEO of TransferWise

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Steve O'Hear
March 11, 2021
TechCrunch
Taavet Hinrikus, the first employee of Skype and co-founder of fintech giant Wise (formerly TransferWise), is teaming up with Teleport co-founder and current Topia CPO Sten Tamkivi to create a new investment vehicle. Both are already seasoned investors -- Hinrikus is one of Europe's bona fide super angels, with over 100 investments to his name [...]
Steve O'Hear
March 11, 2021
TechCrunch
Taavet Hinrikus, the first employee of Skype and co-founder of fintech giant Wise (formerly TransferWise), is teaming up with Teleport co-founder and current Topia CPO Sten Tamkivi to create a new investment vehicle. Both are already seasoned investors -- Hinrikus is one of Europe's bona fide super angels, with over 100 investments to his name [...]
Isabel Woodford
February 24, 2021
Sifted
Since stepping aside as TransferWise's CEO, Taavet Hinrikus has turned his attention to investing in startups -- and he's on a roll.
Isabel Woodford
February 17, 2021
Sifted
Just as PayPal's Elon Musk and Chad Hurley founded their own companies, Transferwise has produced some of the brightest founders out there.
Steve O'Hear
July 9, 2020
TechCrunch
Radix, a U.K. startup that's building a decentralised finance protocol on which new financial apps can connect and be built on top of, has raised $4.1 million in new funding. Backing the company, which counts the Ethereum network and a number of other "DeFi" projects as competitors, is London-based seed-stage VC LocalGlobe and TransferWise co-founder [...]
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