With one billion people now using Facebook Messenger, we saw an opportunity to make our customers’ lives easier and change money transfer forever. From today, making an Azimo transfer will be as simple as sending a Facebook message.

Using Azimo with Facebook Messenger, you’ll be able to send money at brilliant rates to over 190 countries. Best of all, you won’t need your friend’s IBAN number or contact details. You won’t even need to know how they want to receive the cash, whether it’s to their bank account or one of our 290,000 pick up locations.

How does it work?

When you open the Azimo app in Google Play or the Apple App Store, and choose to request someone’s details via Messenger, you’ll be prompted to choose one of your Facebook friends. Your friend will then receive a message. They’ll simply need tap a button, fill out their details and hit “reply”.
When that reply arrives in your inbox, you just need to tap it! You can send them money immediately, and you won’t have to worry about filling in a form ever again.

Why is this so great?

We think our co-founder, Marta, hit the nail on the head:

“This is about making money transfer better. It brings peace of mind to both you as a sender and your friends and family as recipients. The recipient can guarantee that their details are correct, the sender doesn’t have to worry about entering the wrong numbers or hassling their recipient for further information. Everyone wins!”

Show me more!

We’ve included a video tutorial below to run you through how it all works. Take a look and let us know what you think in the comments section!