Send money, with love

LOCATION New York City, NY

COMPANY SIZE Between 10 and 25

# OF ENGINEERS Between 5 and 10

FUNDING $10M - $25M




TAGS Finance, Mobile, Payments, YC Winter 2012

What do we do?

Wave provides instant, no fee money transfers from the US and Canada to East Africa with the best rates. Immigrants use our app to help their families with everything from school fees to emergency medical bills to weddings, saving tons of money and time in the process.

We're a distributed team of 20 people, 8 engineers, all incredibly excited about how useful Wave is for our users. We value:
- Making a product that really helps people
- Focusing on the most important things
- Transparency and communication
- Personal growth
- Working with the best people, no matter where they live

Why join us?

The best things about working at Wave are...
- How much our users love us and how much Wave touches their lives!
- Tons of responsibility for an important product as part of a small engineering team.
- Freedom to work from the place on Earth that makes you the happiest, wherever that may be.
- The most passionate, smart and generally kickass colleagues you'll ever get to work with!

Technical challenges

- Keeping up with our growing user base and international expansion.
- Making our systems robust to all the dependency downtime, crazy errors, and weird corner cases that come with doing instant international money transfer.
- Doing high-touch, trust-building customer support and communication in a scalable way.

Our tech stack

  • Flask
  • PostgreSQL
  • iOS
  • Swift
  • Java
  • Python
  • Heroku
  • Objective C
  • Android