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Can’t keep up: Wise halts new UK and EU business customers amid capacity strains

13 noiembrie 2023

London-listed fintech firm Wise has been forced to freeze onboarding all new business clients across the UK and Europe due to “high demand”, City A.M. can reveal, in the latest hiccup to face the firm after it “deactivated” all US business cards last week, due to “operational changes”. The two incidents are unrelated.

Wise, which provides money transfer services and accounts to people and companies, has posted an update on its website saying it has “temporarily paused onboarding” for new businesses across the EU and UK, where it makes over half of its revenues.

“We’re temporarily pausing onboarding new Wise Business customers in a few markets due to high demand,” the firm told City A.M. in a statement.

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Anders Olofsson – former Head of Payments Finastra

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In 23 septembrie 2019, BNR a anuntat infiintarea unui Fintech Innovation Hub pentru a sustine inovatia in domeniul serviciilor financiare si de plata. In acest sens, care credeti ca ar trebui sa fie urmatorul pas al bancii centrale?