Matt Oppenheimer (Co Founder, CEO Remitly)

General Assembly - 1218 3rd Ave. 3rd Floor Seattle, 98101
Seattle
Tue, Jun 28, 2016, 6:00 PM (PDT)

About this event

Matt Oppenheimer is co-founder and chief executive officer of Remitly, a mobile remittance company that is redefining money transfers to the developing world. After receiving his MBA from Harvard Business School, Matt worked for Barclays Bank first in London and then Nairobi, Kenya where he oversaw mobile and internet banking initiatives. It was there that he became passionate about solving the difficulty in sending and receiving money from overseas.

He began working on the problem immediately as Entrepreneur in Residence at Highway 12 Ventures in Idaho. He moved the company to Seattle, Washington in order to participate in the TechStars program and has since launched Remitly as a successful and innovative financial services firm. 

Speaker

  • Matt Oppenheimer

    Matt Oppenheimer

    Remitly

    Co Founder, CEO

    Matt, the co-founder, CEO of Remitly, the largest independent digital money transmitter in the USA, whose customers transfer more than $6 billion annually. Remitly is disrupting the broken $588 billion remittance industry with its mobile-first money transfer service that is easy, affordable and secure. To date, Remitly has raised more than $150 million from leading venture capital firms.

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  • When

    Tuesday, Jun 28
    6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (PDT)

    Where

    General Assembly
    1218 3rd Ave. 3rd Floor Seattle98101

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