Airwallex founders launch new venture capital fund, Capital 49
Airwallex announced plans to establish Capital 49, a new venture capital fund set up by Airwallex founders, that will invest into early stage, high-growth technology-enabled companies powered by Airwallex’s infrastructure.
Airwallex strengthens end-to-end offering in Australia with new online card payment acceptance solution
Airwallex launches its online card payments solution in Australia strengthening its capability to provide end-to-end financial products and services for businesses looking to grow without borders.
Airwallex partners with powerhouse entrepreneur Naomi Simson to empower Australian businesses to scale
Airwallex partners with renowned Australian entrepreneur and Shark Tank investor Naomi Simson to help SMBs build their businesses for scale and grow successfully.
Airwallex CEO recognised for engineering excellence by the University of Melbourne; plans to boost Australia’s tech talent pool with new engineering hub in Sydney
Airwallex Co-founder and CEO Jack Zhang has been awarded the University of Melbourne Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology’s Kernot Memorial Medal for engineering excellence.
Airwallex and Visa unveil Airwallex Borderless Cards for Businesses in Hong Kong
Airwallex and Visa unveil Airwallex Borderless Cards in Hong Kong allowing customers to instantly generate and issue multi-currency virtual payment cards that can be used to promptly pay third parties.
Airwallex rolls out online card payments solution in Hong Kong
Airwallex launches its online card payment acceptance solution in Hong Kong allowing local merchants to accept online card payments from around the world using Visa and Mastercard.
Airwallex secures EMI licence in the Netherlands
Airwallex secures Electronic Money Institution (EMI) licence from the Dutch Central Bank in the Netherlands.
Airwallex’s latest US$100 million capital raising puts valuation at US$2.6 billion
Airwallex’s latest capital raising of US$100 million lifts its Series D round to US$300 million. The extended Series D round was led by new investor US-based Greenoaks.
University of Melbourne honours Airwallex co-founder Lucy Liu with revered Rising Star for Young Alumni Award
Lucy Liu recognised for outstanding professional achievement and community involvement with award from the University of Melbourne.
Airwallex Receives Regulatory Approval and Completes Acquisition of UniCard
Airwallex's acquisition of UniCard boosts ability to offer new and innovative payment methods for Hong Kong businesses.
Businesses missing the benefits of fintech, say Airwallex and CPA Australia
Airwallex and Australia’s leading professional accounting body CPA Australia, launched the ‘The Role of FinTech in Modernising Businesses’ report which aims to educate businesses on emerging fintech solutions and drive fintech adoption.
Airwallex hires tech veteran and venture capitalist as new EMEA General Manager, joining global management bench
London-based tech veteran Jed Rose starts a new role as Airwallex’s General Manager for EMEA to lead the company’s UK and Europe team and drive significant growth across these regions.
Airwallex’s extended Series D fundraising brings total round to US$200M
Airwallex’s extended Series D funding round adds a further US$40M, bringing the total round to US$200M and total equity funding raised to date to over US$400M.
Airwallex debuts card payment acceptance in the UK and Europe to support surging ecommerce growth
Airwallex’s new card payment acceptance product allows merchants to accept card payments from anywhere in the world whilst avoiding unnecessary foreign exchange fees.
Airwallex launches major B2B rewards program in Australia
Airwallex Rewards will provide Australian SMBs exclusive access to A$20,000 worth of discounts and offers from world-leading business software platforms.