TransferWise, a British financial technology company that provides cross-border remittance services, completed a financing of US$319 million. After the financing, the company’s valuation will reach US$5 billion. This round of financing was led by new investor D1 Capital Partners and existing investor Lone Pine Capital. TransferWise said it serves 8 million customers worldwide and processes approximately US$5.1 billion in cross-border payments every month. Chain News Note: TransferWise is a cross-border remittance company headquartered in London. It was co-founded by Taavet Hinrikus and Kristo Käärmann in 2011. Investors include American venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz, Virgin Group founder Richard Branson and IVP.