Going direct: a Wise decision
London Stock Exchange Podcast – Episode 5

Host: Brent Hoberman, Co-Founder and Executive Chairperson, Founders Forum

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Guest: Taavet Hinrikus, Co-founder and Chairperson, Wise

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Taavet Hinrikus started his tech career as one of the first employees of Skype and went on to successfully create scale and list Wise (formerly Transferwise) with his friend and co-founder, Kristo Käärmann. Wise took global capital markets by storm in July 2021, as the largest ever listing of a Tech company in London. In this episode, CEO & Chairperson of Founders’ Forum, Brent Hoberman, sits down to discuss the direct listing journey with Taavet. They dive into the listing process, how the team prepared for the transaction and who the leadership team turned to for advice and guidance to make key decisions.

 

 

 

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