Fireside Chat: TransferWise CEO and Co-Founder, Kristo Käärmann

Fireside Chat: Kristo Kaarmann, CEO and Co-Founder of TransferWise

Kristo Kaarmann is the Co-Founder and CEO of TransferWise, a new kind of financial company for people and businesses that travel, live and work internationally.It’s the fairest, easiest way to manage your money across borders.

Agenda:

6:30 PM – Doors Open: Drinks & Mingling
7:00 PM – Host Introductions
7:10 PM – Fireside Chat Begins
8:00 PM – Q&A From Audience
8:30 PM – More Drinks & Mingling

Speaker:

Event Description:

Join us on April 23rd as we learn more about Kristo’s fascinating story from Estonia to consulting to the Co-Founder of the company changing the way you manage your money across borders.

Speaker Biography:

Kristo Kaarmann is the Co-Founder and CEO of TransferWise, a new kind of financial company for people and businesses that travel, live and work internationally.It’s the fairest, easiest way to manage your money across borders.

Prior to starting TransferWise, Kristo was a management consultant with Deloitte Consulting and PricewaterhouseCoopers. He worked with European banks and insurers to modernise their processes and systems. Stunned by their inefficiency, he teamed up with Taavet Hinrikus, then Skype’s director of strategy, to develop an entirely new system for moving money across borders. Kristo was selected as one of the World Economic Forum’s Technology Pioneers 2015.


Organized by Columbia Venture Community and FinTech Investors

About the Organizers:

About CVC: Columbia Venture Community (CVC) is a private community of 5,000+ Columbia affiliates interested in all aspects entrepreneurship. If you are not a Columbia affiliate, but would like to get involved (by either partnering, volunteering, or applying to join) – please visit this link to learn more: http://bit.ly/CVC-Application-Meetup

About FinTech Investors: This group brings together the most exciting new companies, ideas and investors who are at the forefront of the ongoing disruption in the financial industry. Providers of capital (angel investors, venture capitalists, investment bankers), financial industry professionals, entrepreneurs, start-up employees and anyone who is interested in the nexus of finance, markets and technology are encouraged to attend.

About our Host: More Info Coming Soon!

Go to Top