Focusing on improving international money transfers, TransferGo, has announced that it has closed $50 million Series C funding round. This latest fundraise, led by Elbrus Capital Fund III and Black River Ventures, follows consistent 80% year-on-year growth for the fintech company since its launch, and brings the total raised to-date for TransferGo to $77 million.
The round also includes funding from new investor Unlimint, and continued backing from existing investors that includes Hard Yaka, VEF, SmartHub and Milano Investments. Royal Park Partners acted as the exclusive financial and strategic advisor to TransferGo and its shareholders throughout the transaction.
Founded in 2012, TransferGo’s customer base is predominantly made up of migrants who send money home to their families as it positions itself as offering one of the fastest international money transfer services on the market.
Daumantas Dvilinskas, founder and CEO of TransferGo commented about the funding raise : “At TransferGo, we believe that everyone has the right to move money quickly, securely and cheaply. Despite a challenging economic environment for migrant workers, we have seen prolific, sustained growth during the pandemic. Since its launch in 2012, we’ve grown the company from an acorn of an idea to a workforce of over 200 people based all around the world. With the additional funding, our next chapter of growth will see us in an even stronger position to keep innovating and developing our product offering, for hardworking migrants all across Europe.”
Alexander Savin, Senior Partner of Elbrus Capital Funds added: “TransferGo’s growth over the past few years is testament to its focus of putting its customers first. When money transfer stores on the high street were closed due to lockdown, TransferGo’s technology proved vital – helping migrants across the world continue to send money. The demand for online money transfers remains high and we’re delighted to be part of TransferGo’s journey to supporting its customers.”