Meet Matt Oppenheimer -
Matt Oppenheimer

Matt Oppenheimer

Co-Founder and CEO Remitly


Matt Oppenheimer co-founded Remitly in 2011 to transform the $600 billion global remittance industry. Remitly is now transferring nearly $6 billion a year, which makes us the largest independent international money transmitter in the USA.

They have raised over $300 Million in funding from industry leaders such as Generation Investment Management, Stripes Group, Naspers's PayU, the International Finance Corporation, DFJ, DN Capital, Bezos Expeditions, Founders’ Co-op, QED Investors, and Trilogy Partnership.

Before starting Remitly, he was head of mobile and internet banking initiatives for Barclays Bank Kenya based out of Nairobi. Prior to that, he worked for the Barclays Corporate Bank in London.

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