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Co-Founder, CEO @
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11 Investments in 9 Companies
Gender:
Male
Location:
London
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Taavet Hinrikus is co-founder and CEO of TransferWise, the international money transfer platform. At TransferWise, he looks after marketing, product development, PR, and investor relations. Mr. Hinrikus also serves as an Advisor at Ambient Sound Investments OÜ and RedMart Pte. Ltd. As Skype's first employee, he helped build a company that has changed hundreds of millions of lives. He’s since helped various companies as an angel investor and advisor.

He is also a digital advisor for the Prime Minister of Estonia and an angel investor. His investments include Tweetdeck, Mendeley, OMGPOP, Betaworks, Sunrise and Mapillary among others.

Jobs (4)

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Co-Founder & CEO

Co-Founder, CEO

Mar, 2010 - Current   (over 6 years)
Past
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Company
2002
Dec 31, 2008
Director, Strategy
Feb, 2002
Dec, 2002
Product Manager

Board & Advisor Roles (4)

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DateInvested InRoundDetails
Jun, 2016$7.5M / SeedPersonal Investment
Apr, 2016$2.2M / SeedPersonal Investment
Dec, 2015$2M / SeedPersonal Investment
Apr, 2015$10M / Series APersonal Investment
Jun, 2014£200k / UndisclosedPersonal Investment
May, 2014$2.65M / SeedPersonal Investment
Sep, 2013$2.4M / SeedPersonal Investment
Sep, 2013£100k / SeedPersonal Investment
Jun, 2012$910k / SeedPersonal Investment
May, 2012$1.61M / SeedPersonal Investment
Jan, 2009$300k / SeedPersonal Investment

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TechCrunch Disrupt London 2016

December 05, 2016 - December 06, 2016

The Copper Box Arena, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London, England, United Kingdom

TechCrunch Disrupt is the world’s leading authority in debuting revolutionary startups, introducing game-changing technologies.

Past Event Appearances (11)

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