Building the new payment infrastructure

Thunes is a cross-border payments platform.

We have built a proprietary global network of direct connections to local payment brands for an improved and more connected cross-border payment experience.

We connect the old systems with the new ones, allowing businesses and consumers instantly send and accept payments anywhere in the world, no matter which payment method they choose.

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Our mission.

To connect every corner of the world,
And make the global economy accessible to all.

Who we serve

We Power Payments for the World’s Fastest-growing Businesses

We help you and your customers make and accept payments, simply, securely and fast – anywhere in the world.

Mobile Wallet Operators

Expand your payment features smoothly, compliantly and cost-effectively

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Payment Service Providers

An end-to-end cross-border payment suite with unparalleled reach

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Platforms and Marketplaces

Create a better experience for buyers and sellers with fast, transparent, local payment options

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Fast, modern global payments for your business and retail customers.

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Money Transfer Operators

Faster, more transparent, and more cost-effective transfers

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Accept Payments Globally and Settle at Home

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Creator Economy

Frictionless payments for content creators around the world

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Meet our leadership team

  • Peter De Caluwe

    Chief Executive Officer

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    Peter is the Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Thunes. Under his leadership, Thunes has transformed into a world-leading fintech that powers payments for the world’s fastest-growing businesses. 

    Peter drives Thunes through rapid business and geographical expansion, challenging the status quo for cross-border payments. Previously, he was CEO of Payments at Naspers and also Ogone (now Ingenico ePayments).

  • Kian Bin Teo

    Chief Financial Officer

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    KB, who is a CFA Charterholder, leads our Finance, Treasury, Tax, Legal, Compliance and Strategy departments, to ensure that our operations are robust. Prior to joining Thunes, KB was Chief Financial Officer for various technology companies in China and also worked as an investment banker for 10 years.

  • Mike Raath

    Chief Technology Officer

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    Mike is the Chief Technology Officer at Thunes. He leads our Technology divisions, to ensure that we deliver a robust platform with strong support for customers as they integrate with us. Mike is an experienced technology executive with previous roles at Fox Networks Asia and Naspers portfolio companies (DStv and Showmax).

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  • Christophe Bourbier

    Managing Director, Thunes Collections

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    Christophe joined Thunes through the acquisition of Limonetik, a startup he founded in 2007. He leads the global Thunes Collections offering, which was enabled by this acquisition. He is a serial entrepreneur and a seasoned technology executive.

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  • Malini Kannan

    Chief Revenue Officer

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    Malini is the Chief Revenue Officer at Thunes. She is responsible for the global go-to-market and sales strategy for Thunes. Prior to this appointment, Malini was the Chief of Staff to the CEO of Thunes and the TransferTo Group. In this role, she was in charge of several high-impact strategy and operations projects originating out of the CEO’s office. She has held several strategy and operations roles at the operating companies within the TransferTo Group, and is deeply passionate about emerging markets’ fintech infrastructure.

  • Irina Chuchkina

    Chief Marketing Officer

    Irina is the Chief Marketing Officer at Thunes, and an accomplished fintech and technology marketer. Before joining Thunes, Irina led Global Brand & Communications at Rapyd, headed Partner Marketing at Southeast Asia’s #1 super-app Grab, and spent eight years with Visa, where she led marketing projects across CEMEA and APAC. 

    Irina has an MBA from INSEAD, and serves as an Executive Committee Member of the Singapore Fintech Association.

  • Matt van Geldere

    Chief People Officer

    As Thunes’ Chief People Officer, Matt plays a key role in recruiting, developing, and nurturing top talent from around the world, as well as building a scalable HR operating model to support Thunes’ rapid growth. 

    He is a seasoned HR executive and transformation expert, with more than 20 years’ international professional experience across the digital advertising and telecommunications industries. Prior to joining Thunes, Matt held different global and regional HR and transformation leadership roles at Criteo and Easynet Global Services.

Our board of directors

  • Allan Green


    Allan Green is a seasoned entrepreneur and technology investor, with more than 20 years’ experience. He has transformed numerous companies in his capacity as advisor, investor, and board member, including industry leaders such as Gemalto and Ingenico.

  • Peter De Caluwe

    Chief Executive Officer, Thunes

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    Peter is the Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Thunes. Under his leadership, Thunes has transformed into a world-leading fintech that powers payments for the world’s fastest-growing businesses. 

    Peter drives Thunes through rapid business and geographical expansion, challenging the status quo for cross-border payments. Previously, he was CEO Payments at Naspers and also Ogone (now Ingenico ePayments). 

  • Jenny Lee

    Jenny Lee

    Managing Partner, GGV Capital

    Jenny Lee

    Jenny Lee is a Managing Partner at GGV Capital. She helped to set up GGV Capital’s first office in China in 2005, and its Singapore office in 2019. 

    Jenny’s previous operation and finance work experience with ST Aerospace, Morgan Stanley, and JAFCO Asia enhanced her role as a preferred board mentor and investor to many entrepreneurs in China. 

    Jenny graduated from Cornell University with a Masters and B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering, and an M.B.A. from Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University.

  • Lee Kheng Nam

    Deputy and Chairman, Vertex Venture

    Lee Kheng Nam holds several distinguished senior positions as the Deputy and Chairman of Vertex Venture, Director of Creative Technology, Chairman & Director of Heptagon Oy, Director of Innomedia, and Director of Infocomm Investments.

  • Sunil Sabharwal

    Sunil Sabharwal


    Sunil Sabharwal

    Sunil Sabharwal has spent more than two decades as a board member and C-suite executive for global companies including GE Capital, First Data Corporation, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), and Coopers & Lybrand. He has also invested in, and worked with, leading global fintech corporations such as European payment services company Ogone (now part of Ingenico), Paysafe, and IRIS Analytics.

  • Ali Mazanderani

    Ali Mazanderani


    Ali Mazanderani

    Ali Mazanderani has years of experience in leading landmark fintech investments globally, and heading strategy in banks. A fintech investor and entrepreneur, Ali co-founded and currently serves as chairman of Salt Pay.

  • Tope Lawani

    Tope Lawani

    Co-Founder, Helios Investment Partners

    Tope Lawani

    Mr. Lawani is Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Helios Investment Partners (‘Helios’) and has 25 years’ principal investment experience. He has a B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering (with a Minor in Economics) from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a Juris Doctorate (cum laude) from Harvard Law School, and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Our investors

Our locations


Thunes Financial Services Inc.

Thunes Financial Services Inc.
3350 SW 148th Ave, Suite 110,
Miramar, FL 33027, USA

Tel: (954) 874-1667

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TransferTo Mobile Financial Services Ltd.

35 New Broad St,
New Broad Street House, Room 246

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TPAS / Thunes Collections
5 Rue Bouchardon,
75010, Paris, France

Thunes Financial Services S.A.S.
4 Avenue Hoche
75008, Paris, France

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Dubai Silicon Oasis,
Dubai, UAE

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TransferTo Thunes Africa Ltd.

Kofisi Square, 8th floor,
Riverside Square, Riverside Drive,

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Thunes Shanghai Business Consulting Co., Ltd.

Rom 136, Floor 4, Tower C, Fuhui Building, 16 Qixia Road, Pudong New District,
People’s Republic of China

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Singapore (HQ)

TTMFS Singapore Pte Ltd.

1 Raffles Place,
One Raffles Place Tower 2,
#28-61, Singapore

Tel: +65 6983 2501

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Hong Kong

Thunes Hong Kong Limited

Office 48-112, 48/F.,
Lee Garden One,
33 Hysan Avenue,
Causeway Bay,
Hong Kong

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Carrer de la Riera de Sant Miquel,
1 BIS, Unit 5A,
08006 Barcelona,

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