WeTransfer creates arts scholarship in partnership with visionary Central Saint Martins’ course, MA Material FuturesFor the first time, WeTransfer is creating two ground-breaking bursaries, as part of a long-term collaborative partnership with Central Saint Martins. Beginning with September’s intake, two students on the visionary postgraduate course, MA Material Futures, will receive funding for the full two-year course for the first time in the programme’s history.
WeTransfer to launch anniversary edition of seminal book Trip City in fresh partnership with PledgeMusic25 years after its original launch, file-sharing service WeTransfer is today partnering with Trevor Miller, author of Trip City; seminal E-D-M recording artist, A Guy Called Gerald, and PledgeMusic, to celebrate 1234 Records' publication of a limited 25th anniversary edition of Trip City and its soundtrack, that was described as the 'On the Road of Acid House’ by the London Evening Standard.
WeTransfer launches new video series 'The Creative Class', featuring Damon Albarn and Stefan SagmeisterFresh from sponsoring the Digital Young Lions award at Cannes, WeTransfer today launches creativeclass.tv, an ongoing video series, to illustrate how some of the most influential people in the global creative industries marry technology with their passion and skills across music, art, fashion, design, and beyond.
WeTransfer launches the Politics! seriesToday, WeTransfer partners with Head of Experiences and collaborator, Nelly Ben Hayoun, to launch Politics!, a series of cartoons and illustrations, which will feature the work of at least one satirical cartoonist from each European country. The weekly illustrations will comment on the recent European elections and the state of European politics in general through art and creativity.
Snowden Anniversary shows Brits distrust big business’ use of their data• Over half of people (52%) state they've been put off a service because of the information they've been asked to share • While two thirds (65%) confirm they worry about how much data online services collect from them • But nearly half (47%) of 18-24 year olds have confessed to reading someone’s messages without permission A year on from Edward Snowden’s famous leaks, a study by the file-transfer service, WeTransfer, finds that data capture continues to be at the top of Brits’ minds. Peo...
Penguin Books collaborates with WeTransfer to showcase covers by leading designers and artistsA new creative partnership between Penguin Books and free file-transfer service, WeTransfer, announced today, will see unique Penguin book covers from leading designers and street artists showcased on WeTransfer’s full-screen backgrounds.
Bootstrapped, profitable and proudFile-sharing service, WeTransfer, announced today that it has broken through the 2 million transfers a day milestone. Since its launch three years ago, WeTransfer has transformed into an trust-worthy, global service with 18 million monthly active users, who enjoy the simplicity the service provides without having to sacrifice speed or efficiency. Based out of Amsterdam and San Francisco, WeTransfer saw 46 million transfers take place in October alone.
WeTransfer hits 1.5million transfers a day!WeTransfer, announced today that it has broken through the 1.5 million transfers a day milestone and is still growing. Since its formation in October 2010 the business has seen 127% year on year growth with 17 files transferred every second. This milestone comes at a time of increased popularity for the company which now has 15 million monthly active users worldwide.
Introducing the New WeTransferWeTransfer is excited to introduce the new version of their service. The new WeTransfer still offers the simple and free 2GB transfers millions of people have come to love, all without needing to register. The service has a new design, and offers Plus features that includes file transfers of 5GB storage up to 50GB, an address book, and the ability to password protect your files.
WeTransfer is the simplest way to send your files around the world. The service was founded in 2009 in Amsterdam by Bas Beerens and Nalden, who wanted to create an easy platform for people to send big files without any sign-up. Today, 40 million active users across 195 countries transfer one billion files every month. It is WeTransfer’s mission to enable the effortless transfer of ideas from one creative mind to many. We want to help our users get in, and stay in, their creative flow – that strange and beautiful state where everything comes together and great things happen.
WeTransfer has a dual revenue model, split between advertising and premium subscriptions. With WeTransfer Plus, customers benefit from bigger transfer sizes, storage and personalization options. WeTransfer also works with the world's biggest brands, including Google, Samsung, Netflix and Squarespace, to develop and deliver beautiful, full-screen advertisements on our background wallpapers.
Since day one, WeTransfer has proudly supported the creative communities by giving away 30% of the advertising space to showcase projects we love. With WeTransfer Studios, creative partnerships have been launched with some of the world's most interesting individuals and organizations, including FKA twigs, Rankin, Anderson .Paak, McSweeney's, World Press Photo, The Royal Academy of Arts and the Ace Hotel Group. On our content platform This Works, we tell the stories behind the creative work we curate and create. WeTransfer also supports tomorrow’s creative leaders by offering free premium accounts to all arts students in the United States.
Following a $25 million investment from Highland Capital in 2015, WeTransfer opened a US office in Venice Beach, Los Angeles, to add to the Amsterdam headquarters.