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Our History

2023

December We held our first client event at IBV International Vaults.

June Turnover increased 66% year on year.

March We became Interpolitan Money PLC.

 

February Founder and CEO Rishi Patel won Entrepreneur of the Year at the Political & Public Life Awards.

2022

April We launched the Interpolitan Money rebrand.

March We moved our London HQ to Lansdowne House, Mayfair, to accommodate recent growth.

February We processed over $1B of transactions in 2021.

January We opened our office in Mumbai. 

2021

December We opened our first international office in Dubai.

 

April Interpolitan Money is launched. The Interpolitan Money service is provided by Wirepayer Limited (Wirepayer).

2019

November We signed an agreement with a UK tier one global banking partner, allowing us to offer segregated client accounts and foreign exchange liquidity.

 

​Wirepayer signs an agreement with Open Banking Implementation Entity (OBIE).

 

​Wirepayer obtains a non-connected BIC WIRPGB22 through SWIFT.

June FSCom is appointed as our external Compliance Auditor.

2018

October We become an official member of the Association of Foreign Exchange and Payment Companies (AFEP).

 

May We are re-authorised by the UK Financial Conduct Authority under PSD2.

2017

January We become a member of the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

2016

December We are accredited as a Principle Member of MasterCard Europe.

 

August We sign an agreement with The Royal Bank of Scotland for global banking, segregated client accounts and foreign exchange liquidity.

February Carter Backer Winter is appointed as our Auditors.

2015

December We partner with Worldpay for secure card processing and global payments.

Wirepayer becomes accredited as an Authorised Electronic Money Institution by the UK Financial Conduct Authority.

November We become the UK’s first regulated financial institution approved to leverage cloud technology partnering with Amazon Web Services.

July Soft launching The Currency Account online platform and completing our first international payment.

January The Currency Account comes to life by opening its first office in London, Fleet Street, UK.

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