Wonga is an international finance company using technology to meet customers’ financial needs in a transparent, convenient and responsible way. The Company utilizes fully automated risk processing technology to provide short-term, unsecured personal loans online, including via tablet and mobile app.

HQLondon, GB
Size (employees)496 (est)-4%
Wonga was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in London, GB
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Key People/Management at Wonga

Andy Haste

Andy Haste

Group Chairman
Tara Kneafsey

Tara Kneafsey

Group CEO
Tarah Lourens

Tarah Lourens

Group CTO
Tommy Jordan

Tommy Jordan

Brett van Aswegen

Brett van Aswegen

CEO - Wonga South Africa
Marcin Borowiecki

Marcin Borowiecki

CEO - Wonga Poland
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Wonga Office Locations

Wonga has offices in Castelldefels, Warszawa, Dublin and London
London, GB (HQ)
88 Crawford Street
Dublin, IE
Blood Stoney Rd
Warszawa, PL
2 Stanisława Żaryna
Castelldefels, ES
335 Passeig del Ferrocarril
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Wonga Financials and Metrics

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Wonga total Funding

$158.6 m

Wonga latest funding size

$13 m

Time since last funding

2 months ago

Wonga investors

Wonga's latest funding round in August 2018 was reported to be $13 m. In total, Wonga has raised $158.6 m
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Wonga Revenue

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Wonga's revenue was reported to be £76.69 m in FY, 2016

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Wonga Online and Social Media Presence

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Wonga News and Updates

British payday lender CashEuroNet UK racks up more complaints than Wonga

Complaints about British payday lender CashEuroNet UK shot up by more than 200 percent in the first half of this year - more than double the rate that drove rival Wonga into administration, data published on Wednesday showed. Wonga, Britain's most well-known lender offering short-term, high in…

Wonga collapse leaves Britain's other payday lenders in firing line

The collapse of Britain's biggest payday lender Wonga is likely to turn up the heat on its rivals amid a surge in grievances by customers and calls by some politicians for tighter regulation.

Wonga enters administration

British payday lender Wonga has collapsed into administration, overwhelmed by a surge in customer co...

Struggling Wonga stops offering new loans

As it nears collapse, British payday lender Wonga has stopped accepting new loan applications and he...

Cash-strapped Wonga has stopped accepting new loans

UK payday loans firm Wonga, whose investors include high profile European VC firms Accel and Balderton, appears to be teetering on the brink of collapse as it’s stopped taking new loans. A spokeswoman for the company confirmed to TechCrunch it is not accepting new loan applications. She sent us the …

Regulation didn't wipe out Wonga - losing its reputation did

WHEN PAYDAY LENDER Wonga launched in 2007, it was tipped to become a £1bn success story. Today, the company is worth just £23m and has only managed to avoid insolvency thanks to a last-minute £10m boost from investors. So what went wrong?   Ultimately, it comes down to reputation. Wonga's publ…
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Wonga Company Life and Culture

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