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Jen Yu
August 7, 2018

Photo Credit: Remittly

Team Remittly is passionate about impacting the lives of immigrants. Founded in 2012, the Seattle-based startup is focusing on building the trusted digital money transfer platform that allows its customers to move money across the border quickly but with lower costs.

Matt Oppenheimer, Co-Founder and CEO of Remittly, spoke at Startup Global Seattle, co-hosted by GIF, in 2015.

Because the nature of its business, Remittly is eyeing on the global market from day one. The team uses Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, and other tools to run their business on the global basis. In addition, the company understands the value of early attention to compliance with regulations and is proactively looking for foreign government resources when entering new markets.

“The UK does a phenomenal job of helping companies understand how to get licenses and operate – the FCO even has an innovation department,” Oppenheimer shared during the Startup Global Seattle event.

Matt Oppenheimer