Having been chosen as one of the World Economic Forum's tech pioneers 2015, TransferWise co-founder Taavet was invited to Davos.
FinTech became a 'bankers buzzword' at Davos 2016 resulting in debate around the future of finance, blockchain technology and FinTech disruptors. Taavet met Jonathan Shieber from TechCrunch to chat all of the above, you can watch the full interview here:
TransferWise was chosen as a tech pioneer by a jury of 68 academics, entrepreneurs and investors from hundreds of candidates. Candidates were judged on innovation, potential innovation, viability and leadership.
Fulvia Montresor, Head of Technology Pioneers at the World Economic Forum:
“We’re glad to see TransferWise make it to the selection. TransferWise is part of a group of entrepreneurs who are more aware of the crucial challenges of the world around them, and who are determined to do their part to solve those challenges with their company.”
Taavet also sat on TechCrunch panel with Ann Cairns, MasterCard's President of International Markets, and TechCrunch's Matt Burns - watch the full interview here: