Flywire CEO to discuss cross-border payments at Money20/20
BOSTON, MA (October 20, 2016) — Flywire CEO Mike Massaro will be a featured speaker next week at Money20/20, taking place October 23 – 26 in Las Vegas. Massaro will be part of a panel discussion on cross-border payments along with executives from Western Union, PayPal, Remitly and Earthport.
P2P X-Border Payments: New Approaches & Emerging Markets
Investors are doubling down on new mobile and online money transfer solutions as business models and technologies proliferate. New use cases for P2P cross-border transfers, such as tuition payments, and new technologies, such as digital currencies and real-time payments, are opening up new corridors for P2P payments and expanding existing ones. Panelists will discuss the next wave of P2P cross-border payments solutions and the implications for both startups and traditional remittance companies.
Date: Monday, October 24, 2016; 10:40 – 11:30am
Location: Palazzo Ballroom M, N, O – The Venetian, Level 5
Moderator: Jon Seitz – Partner, McKinsey & Company
Panelists: Odilon Almeida – President American & European Union, Western Union
John Kunze – VP Xoom, PayPal
Jonathan Lear – President, N.A., Earthport
Mike Massaro – CEO, Flywire
Matt Oppenheim, Co-founder & CEO, Remitly
Flywire, formerly peerTransfer, is a leading provider of high-ticket payment solutions, connecting educational and healthcare institutions with consumers on six continents. Introduced five years ago as a way for international students to pay their tuition for studies abroad, Flywire is now welcomed by almost 1,100 colleges and universities around the world and hospitals in North America. The company has processed billions in payments from 220 countries and territories, in 70 local currencies. Convenient, fast and secure, Flywire’s scalable platform accepts bank transfers, online banking, and credit and debit cards − providing currency conversion at exchange rates that can offer significant savings when compared to home-market banks and credit card providers. Committed to a great end-to-end customer experience, the company offers multilingual servicing via phone, email, and chat, as well as 24/7 online payment tracking.
Flywire is headquartered in Boston, MA with international operations in London and Manchester, UK; Shanghai, China; Tokyo, Japan; Singapore; and Valencia, Spain. For more information, visit www.Flywire.com.