Media & Press

"Comparing prices of different international money transfer services to foster competition"
"Financial intermediaries charge up to 12% to transfer funds internationally. [...] At last, there is a solution that will dramatically reduce these costs."
"[Monito] concerns everyone, from the cross-border workers using a bank account to the Romanian migrant worker sending cash to his family."


Press clippings

Until the 22nd of August 2016, Monito was known as TawiPay. Consequently, many of the press clippings listed on this page refer to us as TawiPay and not Monito.


  • Forbes Poland - The End of a Great Ripoff Link (EN) Link (PL)
  • Swissinfo - Hefty charges for transferring money abroad Link
  • Kenyans Europe – Money Transfer fee comparison website launches in Switzerland – Link
  • Startup Ticker Switzerland – helping migrants to save dramatically on money transfer fee – Link
    Monito presented with the Social Impact Award in Zürich - Link
  • TechMoran- launches to help the diaspora save dramatically on money transfer fees – Link
  • Techpost Uganda - Monito, the money transfer search engine opens to the public – Link
  • Westinfo - A tool against extortionate remittances fees Link


  • 20minutes - Traque aux frais d’envoi d’argent à l’étranger Link
  • RTS - VD: Monito est une entreprise qui pourrait faire gagner des milliards de francs aux migrants – Link
  • Bilan - Un site romand s’attaque au géant Western Union – Link
  • Le Temps – La start-up lausannoise Monito a développé un outil pour faciliter la vie des migrants - Link
  • Rostigraben - Comment Monito bouleverse le business des transferts de fonds - Link
  • Jeune Afrique - Monito veut faire jouer la concurrence Link
  • L’Hebdo - La cyberfinance au service du peuple Link
    Pascal Briod, François Briod et Laurent Oberholzer: partis à 10 ans pour changer le monde Link
  • PME Magazine - Les atouts suisses du fintech Link
  • Le Temps - La téléphonie mobile, moteur de l’innovation bancaire en Afrique Link


  • Repubblica online - Rimesse dei migranti, arriva una start-up a sfidare i colossi come Western Union - Link
  • RSI Telegiornale - Tecnologia al servizio dei migranti - Link


  • NZZ Campus - Startup als Entwickungshelfer Link
  • Wirtschaft - Teure Geldtransfers vergleichen Link

Interested in covering remittance trends?

At Monito, our mission is to help the general public understand and navigate the jungle of international money transfers. Are you covering the topic of remittances and are looking for an expert opinion? Interested in getting access to our database to back up your story with facts and data, or to design an infographic?

For any press inquiries or to request an interview, please contact us!

François Briod, CEO
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