Taavet Hinrikus

Taavet Hinrikus is a co-founder and chairman of London-based money transfer firm TransferWise.

Taavet Hinrikus.

The power of asking “what if?”: five ways to encourage innovation in Europe – Taavet Hinrikus

Taavet Hinrikus, a co-founder of the Estonian startup, TransferWise, proposed five ways to encourage innovation in Europe in a speech at the EU informal meeting of ministers responsible for competitiveness in Tallinn, Estonia, on 25 July 2017. I’m here to give you the view from on the ground as a …

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The founder of TransferWise, Taavet Hinrikus: how to make it in business

Courage, conviction and brute force: TransferWise co-founder Taavet Hinrikus explains what you need to venture into the world of entrepreneurship. But can you find it in business school? When I was 20 years old, I quit my undergraduate degree to become Skype’s first employee. It was an easy choice – …

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