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Transfast Executives To Speak at Remittance and Mobile Money Expo, Nigeria
Finalist for "Best Remittance Service" Award

NEW YORK, Jan. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Transfast, the global funds transfer company, announced that two of its executives will speak at the 6th Annual Remittance and Mobile Money Expo, to be held Feb. 2-3 in Lagos, Nigeria.

Komal Rathi, COO of, will speak on "Remittance 2.0: The Digital Customer's Journey for Value," and Global Marketing Director Jay Vix will address attendees on the topic of "Digital 2.0: Be Social, Think Global and Respond Local."

Transfast is a finalist for the Remittance and Mobile Money Expo's Kalahari Awards, in the category of "Best Remittance Service." Winners will be announced at the Expo.

"We're extremely pleased to be named a finalist in this competitive category," says Rathi. "We look forward to the opportunity to meet our industry peers, bank partners and other attendees at the Expo."

Transfast is a leading omni-channel provider of multi-currency cross-border payments solutions to consumers around the world, and has a proprietary bank network that covers 23 African nations – the most extensive of its kind on the continent. Transfast's Africa network enables people in the U.S. and Canada to send remittances directly into recipients' bank accounts at nearly 600 banks in Africa or to 6,000 cash pick-up locations inside African banks. 

Transfast has recorded a number of innovations, including the first international instant bank deposits, in 2009. This product has enabled millions of customers to send money instantly to recipient bank accounts around the world.

Transfast has an especially strong African bank network, which is available to 90 percent of adult bank account holders in the 23 nations it serves. Partner banks include African Banking Corporation, FirstBank of Nigeria, Fidelity Bank, First Atlantic Bank, HFC Bank, Merchant Bank and UT Bank.

Customers can easily send money transfers to Africa from a mobile device or desktop. For more information and to access the service, visit

About Transfast:

Transfast is a leading omni-channel provider of multi-currency cross-border payments solutions to consumers around the world. The company operates a best-in-class network across over 120 countries in the Americas, Asia, Europe, Australia and Africa with multi-product capability, including a leading, one-of-a-kind instant bank transfer offering.

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