For much of the past decade, received wisdom has been for startups to achieve hypergrowth by burning through cash, profitability a problem for another day. TransferWise bucks this trend. Not only has the UK-headquartered technology platform built a long term sustainable company that has been profitable for four years, but it has done so at internet speed and scale. Today TransferWise customers can send funds from over 40 countries to 80 countries around the world. Matt Briers, CFO at TransferWise breaks down why and how the company has eschewed conventional “internet” wisdom to scale as rapidly 一 and as profitably 一 as it has.