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Summer at Regalii

We're fast approaching the Labor Day weekend, and at Regalii it will give us a chance to take a breath and look back on an amazingly busy summer. The market for global bill payments is expanding, and it has been very kind to us. Read More...

Here's $5000 - Now You're A Recruiter

We will pay $5000 to anyone introduces us to a developer that we end up hiring. If it feels weird to make money off of your friends, we'll let you split the offer with your friend - $2500 to you for referring them and $2500 to them as a signing bonus. These are the details. Read More...

The Fastest Way to Send Money? Carrier Pigeon!

When it comes to sending money internationally, it is actually a better experience to stuff an envelope with money and send it in the mail than sending it with an international wire. This is why. Read More...

Why the Best Fintech Startups Start Outside the US

It is true! While the United States certainly enjoys an advantage as far as startup culture and venture capital funding is concerned, when it comes to fintech players, more players are starting out from outside the US rather than inside. Read More...

The 3 Percent - Why Tech Has A Diversity Problem

There’s a lot of talk today about income inequality in the US and the concentration of wealth among the top 1%. Rather than discuss the 1%, I want to take some time to discuss the 3 percenters and how this number relates to our diversity problem in tech. Read More...

The Top 10 People Revolutionizing Payments

Mobile payments and money transfer, both internationally and domestically, are a huge business, and there are a lot of money in the market -- the global remittance market is estimated to reach $636 billion in 2017, according to the World Bank. Between incumbents like Western Union and newer companies like PayPal, there are a lot of players and members involved in the market. Read More...

Our Unexpected Tale Of Stumbling Into A Trillion Dollar Market In Fintech

About a year ago today, we decided that would be defined by letting people to pay bills anywhere in the world. When our team founded the company 3 years ago, I never imagined to discover that cross border bill payment would define our legacy. Here’s the story of how we stumbled upon this realization. Read More...

5 Things We Got Wrong In FinTech

When we started our FinTech startup Regalii, over 3 years ago, I thought that we knew everything there was to know about remittances, FinTech and its customers. As a Mexican native living around the world, I had received and sent remittances for years. In Mexico, remittances are a part of our daily lives, as much as mariachis and our delicious tacos. Read More...

These 10 People Are Revolutionizing How We Send Money

The money transfer business is growing every single day. Global remittances topped $500 billion last year, and the World Bank estimates this number to reach $636 billion in 2017. At Regalii we know there are people behind these numbers, coming up with creative ways to get money to our loved ones around the world. We've identified 10 people who are shaping the way we send money. Whether they're used to being in the public eye, or remain anonymous, we dug up some info on these impressive leaders in order to pay tribute to their hard work. Read More...

5 Tips for Sending Money In the Cheapest Way Possible

We are lucky enough this week to feature a guest blog post by Laurent Oberholzer of tawipay.com. Laurent is an expert in the various ways to send money. Below, he provides us with a few tips for how to shop for the best way to send money. Read More...

The Bitcoin Remittance Myth

There are a lot of misconceptions about Bitcoin floating around. One of them is its potential role in revolutionizing the remittance industry. Read More...

10 Companies Making Finance Easier

As a follow-up to Our 10 Favorite Financial Startups post, the Regalii team decided to highlight the companies that make our everyday finances and budgeting easier. Although this list is by no means all-inclusive, we've narrowed it down to 10 services that everybody should be using. Read More...

Announcing: The Regalii API!

The Regalii API is now live! Via the Regalii API, money transfer businesses and app developers, all over the world, can now allow their customers to pay their bills between borders. Read More...

Who’s to blame for high fees?

Remittances have emerged as an indispensable source of money for developing countries; in some countries they generate more than entire sectors of the economy. In 2013, remittance money totaled three times the total global aid budget - and that’s a conservative figure! Remittances have more influence than international aid in determining global growth. Read More...

Why 90% of Remittances Happen Offline

Like many tech companies in the valley, when Regalii first launched, the plan was to focus most of our attention on online transactions. We quickly realized, however, that doing so would mean neglecting most of the industry. By our estimates, about 90% of all remittances currently happen offline. Read More...

Our 10 Favorite Financial Startups

In order to celebrate our recent expansion into the Philippines and India, our team here at Regalii has decided to compile a list of our favorite start-ups- which are paving the future of the finance industry. We assure you that, though our list may not be all-inclusive, the companies we’ve selected are based on innovation and sought to describe what these businesses bring to the table that rival finance norms. Read More...

Announcing: Bill Payment For India and the Philippines!

It's with great joy that I can announce we have expanded our bill payment platform to India and the Philippines. Read More...

Remittances: Sending Money Into A Black Box

Every year, 192 million immigrant workers around the world –about 3% of world’s population- send more than US$404 billion to support their families back home; this figure is expected to grow to more than US$516 billion by 2016. Remittances currently play an extremely important role in the economies of many countries by contributing to their economic growth and to the livelihoods of the recipient families. For some receiving countries, remittances can be as high as a third of their GDP. Read More...

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