Company Database - Airwallex

Airwallex is the leading financial technology platform for modern businesses growing beyond borders. With one of the world’s most powerful payments and banking infrastructure, our technology empowers businesses of all sizes to accept payments, move money globally, and simplify their financial operations, all in one single platform. Airwallex has a global footprint across Asia-Pacific, Europe, and North America.

Find out more at www.airwallex.com/uk.

Year founded 

2015

Head office 

N/A (fully distributed, operating in the cloud)

Core solution 

A cloud-native solution that allows a simple, seamless, and efficient way to move and manage money globally.

Offering 'one-stop shop' solution - accept payments, move money internationally, and simplify financial operations – in one single platform.

Target market 

Ecommerce, travel, tech, SaaS, marketplaces, etc.

Geographical presence 

150+ countries and 50+ currencies are covered by Airwallex payments. We have offices in 19 global locations (Australia, Greater China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Lithuania, Malaysia, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Singapore, the UK, and the US).

Licence type 

50+ relevant licences around the globe.

In EMEA, Airwallex holds Electronic Money Institution (EMI) licences in the Netherlands, the UK and Lithuania.

Payment methods supported 

Airwallex’s platform has four distinct payment products:

  • Local Collections: collecting funds in local bank accounts globally

  • Acquiring: direct members of Mastercard, Visa, American Express and c. 50 alternative payment methods (full list at airwallex.com)

  • Payouts: local payouts globally

  • Issuing: spend with our Virtual and Physical Visa cards

What is unique about your company? 

Airwallex has built the financial infrastructure to power any business working internationally, and is now building an operating system on top of that. 

Whether you are selling overseas, setting up a new entity, or managing expenses, the suite of products at Airwallex enables businesses to work locally as they scale, and supports them on their day-to-day financial needs.

Future developments 

Strengthen and scale business in existing markets, including in the US and EMEA.

Main clients/references 

More than 20,000 customers spanning areas like ecommerce, tech/SaaS companies, and professional services:

  • Customers: Papaya Global, Qantas, Stake, Plum, ZipHQ, TripActions, Clearco, Young Goat

  • Partners: Shopify, Amazon, Xero, Hubspot