Technology Pioneers 2019

The Technology Pioneers of 2019 bring together 56 early to growth-stage companies from around the world that are pioneering new technologies and innovations ranging from the use of artificial intelligence to fight human trafficking, driverless trucks, quantum computing systems, compostable packaging, and blockchain solutions to tackle disinformation.

By joining this community, Technology Pioneers begin a two-year journey where they are part of the World Economic Forum’s initiatives, activities and events, bringing cutting-edge insights and fresh thinking to critical global discussions.

Financial System

Remitly

remitly.com

Digital remittance services helping immigrants send money overseas

We help immigrant communities worldwide by disrupting financial services in new and exciting ways. We are inspired by our customers – people who move to a different country in search of a better life, driven by a dream and anchored by a commitment to those they left behind.

Remitly is an independent digital remittance company that transfers over $6 billion in annualized volume through its proprietary global money transfer network across Africa, Asia, Central Europe and South America. Its reliable and easy-to-use mobile app makes the process of sending money faster, easier, more transparent and less costly for immigrant communities by eliminating the forms, codes, agents, extra time and fees typical of the traditional, century-old money transfer process.