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Nilan Peiris

VP Growth, TransferWise

SPEAKER IN 2017 / INNOVATE ABROAD

 

TransferWise is the low cost and fair way of transferring money internationally. Using peer-to-peer technology and without any hidden fees, it makes sending money abroad up to eight times cheaper compared to using a bank. TransferWise customers send £800m every month using the platform, and it’s attracted $117m from investors such as world’s largest VC firm Andreessen Horowitz and Sir Richard Branson.

Prior to TransferWise Nilan was VP Growth at HouseTrip, in charge of scaling the company’s growth in the European market. He’s also worked as Chief Marketing Technology Officer at Holiday Extras, where he was responsible for all areas of technology, marketing and customer acquisition. Nilan also advises a number of early stage startups on growth and getting to traction.

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