Future Talks with Taavet Hinrikus (TransferWise)
Future Talks with Taavet Hinrikus - Co-founder/CEO, TransferWise
Do you want to get into the minds of the best disruptors in the startup ecosystem?
The Hub Singapore brings you FUTURE TALKS - a fireside chat series with industry leaders and disruptors sharing their insights, tips and lessons from innovations that have shaken up the business world.
TransferWise is a great example of combinatorial disruption, and why disruptors pose such a treat to incumbents. It’s an online money transfer platform headquartered in London and with offices around the world including in Singapore. TransferWise has over a million customers, sending 1 Billion USD a month, supporting 645 currency "routes" across the world.
Join us as we speak with Taavet Hinrikus, Co-founder and CEO of TransferWise on Thursday April 27th at 6.30pm! Drinks and light bites provided!
6.30pm: Welcome drinks + bites
7.00pm: Fireside chat with Taavet Hinrikus and Joachim Vandaele
The session will be curated by Joachim Vandaele, Managing Director at Impact Hub Singapore.
About Taavet Hinrikus
Taavet is co-founder and CEO of TransferWise. Prior to starting TransferWise, Taavet was Skype’s director of strategy until 2008, starting as its first-ever employee. One of the World Economic Forum's Tech Pioneers, Taavet is an adviser to the Prime Minister of Estonia on the digital agenda and a member of the European Innovation Council's High Level Group (HLG) of Innovators. He’s also a mentor and angel investor; his investments include Tweetdeck, Mendeley, OMGPOP, Property Partner, Sunrise, Improbable and Mapillary.
Joachim has been building businesses for 2 decades in the technology, financial services, family office, and media space. He is a Board Member and the former CEO of Trusted Family, a global business providing technology and advisory solutions for cohesion within Business Owning Families.