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Best 3 ways to get a virtual debit card for your business

Having a virtual debit card for your business is very advantageous. In this article, we have explained the advantages of the virtual card and how you can easily have a virtual debit card.

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August 08, 2022

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The easiest ways to open a business account in Cyprus

If you need to open a new business to expand your business in Europe, Cyprus is a great option for you. After opening your company in Cyprus, you need to open a business account. You can find answers for all your questions about opening a business bank account in this article.

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August 04, 2022

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How to start a business in Malta as a foreigner

Malta has numerous opportunities for you if you want to expand your business in Europe. If you are considering starting a business in Malta, you can find out what you need to do to open a business account as a foreigner in our article.

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August 03, 2022

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How to get a UK International Bank Account Number (IBAN) for your business, as a non-resident

Do you want to start a company as a non-resident and need a UK IBAN? In this article, we explained how you can easily create an International bank account number for your business.

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August 01, 2022

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What banks are in Cyprus?

If you have opened a business in cyprus, you will need a business bank account. You can choose traditional banks or digital solutions for this. You can find all the options you have in Cyprus in this article.

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July 28, 2022

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How any business owner can open a business account in Malta in 10 minutes with wamo

Opening a business account in Malta and in all countries is difficult. It is much more difficult with traditional banking. Because traditional banks are not as fast as the new alternatives. Digital solutions allow business owners to quickly open business accounts in Malta.

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July 26, 2022

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The best countries to start a European business from outside the EU

There is a significant possibility to establish or expand your business in Europe. It accelerates as business owners establishing companies in Europe seize the opportunity to grow and increase profitability. You can find all your questions about establishing a company in Europe in this article.

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July 22, 2022

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Can a non-resident open a business bank account in Cyprus?

Are you looking for an answer to the question of can I open a bank account as a non-resident in Cyprus? The answer is yes! In this article, you can find everything you need to do to open a business bank account in Cyprus.

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Communication Team

July 20, 2022

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How to open a business bank account in Malta as a non-resident

Do you want to open a business bank account in Malta as a non-resident but do not know how? Do not worry. You can find everything you need to do to open a bank account in this article.

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Communication Team

July 18, 2022

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What is a EUR IBAN and why might your business need one?

If you are going to start a new business, you need an IBAN for your company. If you want to continue your business in Europe, buy and sell your products or services in the European market, you must have an EUR IBAN. You can find out why you need a European IBAN and more information about IBAN in this article.

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July 15, 2022

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Wise vs wamo: which is better?

When it comes to choosing a business account wamo and Wise have a lot of similarities and both are great options. Compare for yourself to help make the best decision for your business.

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July 12, 2022

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How to open a business bank account in Malta without going to Malta

You can easily have a business account in Malta without going to Malta. Grow your business with wamo!

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Communication Team

July 12, 2022

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Is Cyprus good for business?

If you want to open a business in Europe, you must have heard that Cyprus is one of the best options. Read our blog post for detailed information and the advantages of opening a business in Cyprus.

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Communication Team

July 07, 2022

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How to open a business account in Cyprus without going to Cyprus?

If you want to start a business in Cyprus, you'll need a business account. wamo makes it easy to open and manage a business account in Cyprus without being in Cyprus. You don't need a business bank account when you can have a smart business account.

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Communication Team

July 06, 2022

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What’s a digital QR code menu?

So many names for it: digital menu, QR menu, contactless menu… just pick your favorite and go with it! Navigating the choppy waters of the pandemic has required workplaces and businesses to make several quantum leaps in their everyday runnings in order to stay afloat. As we emerge from the restrictions the pandemic imposed, it becomes clear that many of these advancements are here to stay. One of them is the digital QR menu, now used in restaurants, bars, cafes and food stalls and vans (trucks) all round the world.

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July 06, 2022

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New pricing plans

Our subscription plans (pricing plans) are designed to grow with you and your business.

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July 05, 2022

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Top up - now it’s quick and easy to add money to your wamo account

Making the move from your other banks accounts to wamo? Or simply running low and need to add money to your wamo account? Topping up is just another way of saying ‘adding money’ and we’ve made it simple while giving you multiple options for how to do it. Read on to discover how to top up your wamo account.

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July 05, 2022

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Estonia's e-residency bank account is enabling non-residents to run a business in Europe

Estonia's e-residency bank account is enabling non-residents to run a business in Europe. Here's everything you need to know about the requirements and benefits of this program.

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Communication Team

June 03, 2022

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5 reasons business owners prefer instant virtual debit cards

Instant online virtual debit cards are online versions of traditional debit cards that are linked to your bank account. These mobile payment solutions can be used anywhere and offer amazing innovative features that ensure security, risk mitigation and a check on the cash flow.

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May 17, 2022

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Case Study - A Grocery Store in Malta

Who’s loving wamo? This series of case studies gets feedback from real businesses who are enjoying the difference that wamo has made to managing their business finances.

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May 17, 2022

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We have a new referral program for May! €/£50 or €/£100 for every successful referral.

£100/€100 for every company you refer and we’re giving your referee the same amount for opening an account. £50/€50 for every sole trader, freelancer you refer and they get the same when they open their wamo account. If you’re not a wamo account holder yet, we look forward to you joining in May to start taking part in this programme.

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May 10, 2022

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Case Study - A Marketing Agency Based in Malta

Who’s loving wamo? This series of case studies gets feedback from real businesses who are enjoying the difference that wamo has made to managing their business finances.

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Communication Team

May 09, 2022

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Case Study - A Japanese Restaurant in St Julian’s, Malta

Who’s loving wamo? This series of case studies gets feedback from real businesses who are enjoying the difference that wamo has made to managing their business finances.

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Communication Team

May 03, 2022

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Top restaurant digital trends to follow in 2022

The restaurant industry is dynamic, always in flux, and is set to change even more in the next few years. The industry goes through numerous challenges and changes every day, which sometimes can be difficult to keep up with!

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Communication Team

May 03, 2022

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How we ended up making the world’s best* contactless menu

We launched our QR menu in April and it’s already a big deal, something we are pleased and excited about. QR menu provides a digitalised ordering and payment system that is customer-led and easily adapted to suit any business. We took some time to think back ‘that time we decided that a contactless menu was our next big step’.

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April 26, 2022

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Digital solutions to make your business easier to manage

Running a business can be difficult, but with the right digital solutions, it can be much easier to manage and grow. From accounting and bookkeeping to marketing and sales, these digital solutions can help you run your business more efficiently. Digital transformations are changing the way a business runs. The pandemic has further digitised many businesses as they turned to digital solutions to keep their businesses afloat.

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April 18, 2022

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What are virtual debit cards for business?

Think of a traditional payment device - say an old-school debit card: the card number, the cardholder name, the expiry date and for added security, the CVV code. And of course, the plastic. Other than being digital, a virtual payment card is in fact very similar and can be used in many of the same ways: payments can be made in person, online or over the phone.

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Communication Team

March 31, 2022

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7 best ways to manage your business expenses

Financial management is the oxygen for every small business. Here's a simple guide for you to manage your everyday finances to enable business growth. As a business owner, you always have something on your task list and managing everyday finance is easy to put off for another day. But, neglecting or mismanaging your finances can be costly because not only can it negatively impact your business’ revenue over time, but also your personal financial security.

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March 28, 2022

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10 ways sub-accounts can help you manage business finances

Your business, no matter how small, can benefit by managing your finances using sub-accounts that allow you to separate payment flows, which in turn give you a clearer picture of how money moves in and out of your business. While sub-accounts aren’t offered by traditional banks, they are a great feature of alternative business accounts and well worth diving into.

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Communication Team

March 25, 2022

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5 Things You Need To Know To Grow Your Small Business

You’ve done the hard work that goes with getting your business idea off the ground (well done you!) and now you’re up and running, or maybe you’ve been running for a while. Now you’re faced with what is perhaps the even bigger challenge of expansion.

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March 18, 2022

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We're e-Residents! And you should be too....

This month wamo became an e-Residency marketplace member. Which is excellent news for us and if you’re an entrepreneurial individual or a small business with big dreams… e-Residency is based in Estonia making it the first ever country to offer government-issued digital identities (e-residencies) and status making it possible to access Estonia’s e-services and transparent business landscape.

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Communication Team

October 11, 2021

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wamo has integrated Apple Pay, and will make contactless transactions easier and faster

Fintech startup wamo has integrated Apple Pay into its mobile app to expedite its customers' capability to perform contactless transactions.

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Communication Team

September 21, 2021

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wamo, now with added Apple!

In Malta there are two new favourite ways to pay for things: the first is through Revolut and the second is using Apple Pay. So we are very pleased to be able to offer both of these payment options to our customers, and especially to our micro and small business owners who we are so passionate about championing.

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Communication Team

September 02, 2021

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Thank You Malta!

We just want to give Malta a big warm hug! Thank you for supporting us, for welcoming wamo onto your phones and into your businesses as you have. It has given us the launch pad we needed to get wamo flying - and now flying we are!

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Communication Team

August 27, 2021

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B2B payments – the future is here.

As things stand, B2B payments are a buyers market. That is, with all the current B2B payment options available the buyer is the one who benefits – the merchant must wait from days to weeks for a payment to arrive in their account while the buyer enjoys more time with the cash in theirs.

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Communication Team

August 04, 2021

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wamo starts operations in Europe, expecting to sign up 10.000 new SME clients in 2021

Digital financial institution wamo has started operations in Europe where it expects to attract 10,000 customers before the end of 2021.

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Communication Team

July 19, 2021

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What are the main problems of small businesses for payments and cash flow?

The global pandemic made touching cash, POS machines - and each other in the exchange – hugely problematic almost overnight. Small businesses that didn’t yet take contactless payments had to move quickly to keep their businesses viable. Luckily, crisis breeds innovation and agile fintech companies moved swiftly to meet these new and urgent needs.

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Communication Team

July 12, 2021

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What’s the fuss about QR payments?

When was the first time you used a QR code to pay for something? Our guess is, recently, and maybe you’ve started to notice the little squares all over the place. The humble QR has been around for 26 years, waiting in the wings for its moment – which certainly came with a bang in 2020.

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Communication Team

June 28, 2021

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How to Open a Bank Account in Malta

Whether as an individual or a business, you will need a bank account in order to be in Malta long-term. For individuals who have a satisfactory credit rating and have not ever been declared bankrupt, opening an account is straightforward if time-consuming.

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Communication Team

May 03, 2021

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How to start a business in Malta

Malta is not only a beautiful place to live with a high quality work force and a balanced work-life culture, it is also very business-friendly – after all, it’s one of the fastest growing economies in Europe. It promotes professionalism and regulation and offers very attractive tax benefits.

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April 26, 2021

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Send money from Malta now, with wamo.

You’ve been asking for it and so we are super pleased to say, international convert and send is here! Ready for you to send your money wherever in the world you want it to go, from the safety of your phone.

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Communication Team

March 01, 2021

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Dream about starting a business or owning property in Malta? This changes everything…

Buying property or starting a business in Malta (or both) is hugely appealing for many reasons: low set up costs, attractive tax rates and incentives and a flexible, resourceful work force.

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Communication Team

February 03, 2021

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Brave the new world for small businesses, with wamo.

A lot can happen in a year. Since March the way we live and work has changed dramatically. Working from home is the new normal with many companies taking the decision to continue having employees work from home post-COVID. In fact, according to some reports, a quarter of British employees could end up with no commute required going forward. That’s huge. Remember when it was “working” from home, with a wink and air quotes?

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January 22, 2021

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Yes, you should have a separate business banking account. Here's why.

When you’re starting your own business or if you’re a freelancer or small business owner, it’s tempting to use your personal bank account rather than opening a separate one.

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Communication Team

January 12, 2021

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Happy New Year’s Resolution!

It’s fair to say that most of us can’t wait to see the back of 2020. It’s been a challenging time, but let’s resolve to focus on the positives.

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Communication Team

December 31, 2020

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Are we withdrawing from ATMs?

There are 405 ATMs in Malta which may not sound like a lot but is 47% more ATMs per capita than the rest of the Euro area. Malta is a small country, 27km long and 14.5km wide, in fact.

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Communication Team

December 22, 2020

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8 ways to save money and raise spirits this Christmas.

In a year that has really brought home the importance of connection, of family and friends, of kind gestures and looking out for one another, celebrating the Christmas spirit is perhaps a bit more meaningful this year. It’s a good year to take the focus away from money and spending and onto the other pleasures the season offers.

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Communication Team

December 15, 2020

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wamo.io LTD incorporated and registered in the United Kingdom under the company registration number 12352849 and the operational office of which is at WeWork, 199 Bishopgate, London EC2M 3TY. wamo operates the wamo.io website and the app. wamo is not a bank, the current account is an e-money account. Issuance of Electronic Money and payment services is provided by PayrNet Limited. PayrNet holds an amount equivalent to the money in the wamo current accounts in a safeguarding account which gives the customers protection against insolvency. We are authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority under the Electronic Money Regulations 2011 (register reference 922901) for the issuing of electronic money. wamo is an EMD agent of PayrNet.

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