Year: 2015

TransferWise gets its 1st Money Transmitter License

Update: Turns out Transferwise also has its Texas License… TransferWise, the online money transfer company started by ex-Skype cofounders: Taavet Hinrikus and Kristo Käärmann and has the venture capital backing of Sir Richard Branson got its first money transmitter license, issued by the State of Maine. TransferWise was previously piggy-backing on PreCash’s license, until PreCash decided …

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Government of Pakistan to invite PayPal, Amazon and Ebay into Pakistan

PayPal in Pakistan At a recent conference in Islamabad, Pakistan’s Minister for State for IT and Telecom: Anusha Rehman cites that the government will soon invite the likes of PayPal, Amazon and Ebay into Pakistan to start operations. This news first popped up on my timeline by a post carried out by ProPakistani and then one …

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Silicon Valley Bank Survey

Silicon Valley Bank Survey Silicon Valley Bank Survey is out. The Innovation Economy Outlook 2015 is a brief survey that discusses the US Public Policy: Innovation leaders ask government to support, not hinder, progress. [Read summary here]. — This page was last updated on November 25, 2015.

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