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Thunes (formerly known as TransferTo) provides a cross-border network that delivers smarter payment solutions for emerging economies. The Company offers a range of services to money transfer operators, mobile wallet providers, as well as merchants and corporates. 

HQSingapore, SG

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Employees (est.) (Apr 2021)124
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at Thunes

Peter de Caluwe

Peter de Caluwe

CEO, Director
Aik Boon Tan

Aik Boon Tan

Chief Commercial Officer
Mike Raath

Mike Raath

Chief Technology Officer
Allan Green

Allan Green

Pierre Vigier

Pierre Vigier

Chief Architect
Jenny Lee

Jenny Lee

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Thunes Office Locations

Thunes has offices in Singapore, New York and London
Singapore, SG (HQ)
72 Anson Rd, 06
London, GB
52-54 Stamford St, South Bank
New York, NY, US
199 Water St
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Thunes Financials and Metrics

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Thunes total Funding

$70 m

Thunes latest funding size

$60 m

Time since last funding

8 months ago

Thunes investors

Thunes's latest funding round in September 2020 was reported to be $60 m. In total, Thunes has raised $70 m
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Thunes Operating Metrics

Sep, 2020

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Thunes Cybersecurity Score

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Thunes Online and Social Media Presence

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Thunes News and Updates

RevoluGROUP Canada Inc. RevoluSEND Extends Remittance Reach with Thunes

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Nov. 24, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- RevoluGROUP Canada Inc. (TSX-V: REVO), (Frankfurt: IJA2) (the "Company") is pleased to announce that RevoluPAY EP S.L. has signed a Definitive Agreement ("DA") with Thunes on November 23rd, 2020. The DA, approved between RevoluPAY CEO …

Ria Money extends remittance reach with Thunes

Ria Money Transfer, a global leader in the money transfer industry and subsidiary of Euronet Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ: EEFT), and global cross-border payment provider Thunes announced today a strategic partnership to enable customers across the globe to send funds directly to millions of mobile wallet…

Ria Money Transfer Partners with Thunes, Expanding Its Global Reach Via Mobile Money and Bank Transfers

The partnership will significantly increase Ria’s customer base, adding more than 100m mobile account users through Thunes’ existing partners in the mobile payments sector The partnership will significantly increase Ria’s customer base, adding more than 100m mobile account users through Thunes’ exis…

Thunes appoints Tamer El-Emary as COO

Thunes, a leading cross-border payments network, today announced that Tamer El-Emary has been appointed as Chief Operating Officer.

Thunes is building a superhighway to unify the world’s payments systems

With payment and funds transfer options on the rise, integrating them will reduce the complexity and cost of cross-border payments.

Singapore’s Thunes nets $60m to expand in Africa, Asia, Latin America

The series B round was led by Helios Investment Partners, along with, GGV Capital, and Future Shape.
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Thunes Blogs

How Thunes Business Hub Can Power Your Global Growth Strategy

Conquering domestic markets alone is not enough for today’s growth-hungry business owners. Entering the global marketplace opens up vital new opportunities – not only do you grow revenue when you increase your customer base, but your brand itself grows in […]

Demystifying cross-border payments – Part One

Welcome to the world of cross-border payments Moving money successfully across borders is fundamental to international trade and commerce. It drives and sustains economies in developed and emerging markets. It allows large established corporations as well as ambitious startups to […]

How Embedded Finance Drives Growth

The rapid growth of ecommerce is shining a spotlight on payments ecosystems, and whether businesses can keep up with evolving customer demand. Customers expect multiple payments options and high-quality service. The market evolution pushes payment companies to deliver high-performance and […]

An Interview with Thunes SVP Sylvia Koh

2021 is an exciting year for FinTech as it continues its rapid transformation and growth. We speak to someone at the frontline of this industry, Thunes SVP Sylvia Koh, featured in The Financial Technology Report as one of Asia’s top […]

Cross-Border Payment Landscape 2020

The Covid-19 pandemic is radically reshaping the international financial landscape – and more change is on its way. The pace of change in the global cross-border payments arena has been building up steam over the past few years. That’s due […]

Co-operative Bank of Kenya partners with Thunes to rollout Co-opRemit – a New Global Money Transfer Solution

Nairobi, 15 December 2020 – Co-operative Bank of Kenya (“Co-opBank”), a leading financial institution in Kenya and the larger East Africa region, has partnered with Thunes, a cross-border payment provider, to launch an alternative global money transfer solution: Co-opRemit©. Co-opRemit […]
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Thunes Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Thunes founded?

    Thunes was founded in 2015.

  • Who are Thunes key executives?

    Thunes's key executives are Peter de Caluwe, Aik Boon Tan and Mike Raath.

  • How many employees does Thunes have?

    Thunes has 124 employees.

  • Who are Thunes competitors?

    Competitors of Thunes include AfterPay Touch, FSS and Paya.

  • Where is Thunes headquarters?

    Thunes headquarters is located at 72 Anson Rd, 06, Singapore.

  • Where are Thunes offices?

    Thunes has offices in Singapore, New York and London.

  • How many offices does Thunes have?

    Thunes has 4 offices.