Wave Overview

Work Here? Claim your Free Employer Profile
  • www.wave.com
  • Dakar, Senegal
  • 1001 to 5000 Employees
  • 2017
  • Company - Private
  • Financial Transaction Processing
  • Unknown / Non-Applicable

CompetitorsUnknown

In 2017, nearly 60% of adults in sub-Saharan Africa had no bank account. That's for good reason—the fees are too high, the closest branch can be miles away, and nobody takes cards. Without access to financial institutions, people are forced to keep their savings under the ...
Mission: We are deeply passionate about our mission of bringing great financial services to the people who need them most. We are mission-driven no matter what—we never want to forget why we’re in it. Our other values include 1) ruthless focus 2) embarrassing honesty 3) living our ...

The latest conversations about Finance

Join the conversation on

Finance

66.4K Members 

Ask candid career questions

Chat with the community.

-1 - https://www.fishbowlapp.com/bowl/finance/posts?cf=gd&utm_medium=Glassdoor&utm_source=glassdoor.com&utm_campaign=Overview&utm_content=Industry-content-integrated-Overview&utm_term=Wave~2277684
Join the conversation on

Wave Reviews

4.7
98%
Recommend to a Friend
97%
Approve of CEO
Drew Durbin
Drew Durbin
239 Ratings
5.0
Current Employee, more than 1 year

"Inspiring, mission-driven team with deep commitment to quality"

Jun 1, 2022 - Senior Software Engineer in New York, NY
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

* seasoned managers with strong emotional intelligence and knack for coming up with creative solutions to unconventional problems * genuinely shared moral conviction across organization to the

Cons

* remote work can be taxing with such a far-flung team, particularly without ability to meet in person as much due to COVID
See All 306 Reviews

Diversity & Inclusion at Wave

4.6
(243 Reviews)

Diversity & Inclusion FAQs

All answers shown come directly from Wave Reviews and are not edited or altered.

How is diversity at Wave?

...Not that much diversity on Top Management...Read More

Read 2 more responses

Wave Photos

+ Add Photo
Wave photo of: MISSING VALUEWave photo of: MISSING VALUEWave photo of: MISSING VALUEWave photo of: MISSING VALUEWave photo of: MISSING VALUEWave photo of: MISSING VALUE

Wave Interviews

Experience
Positive89%
Negative9%
Neutral1%
Getting an Interview
Applied online69%
Employee Referral14%
Recruiter8%
Difficulty
2.9
Average
HardAverageEasy

  1. Supervisor Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Bamako
    Declined Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview
    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Wave (Bamako)

    Interview

    I applied via a link to Orange Mali when I was a merchant payment supervisor and interim manager of supervisors at Orange Mali then after I did a series of 4 interviews in Bamako and outside Mali online or by phone
    Interview

    in the first step I am asked to introduce myself then questions about the position

    1 Answers

See All 300 interviews

Company Updates

March 30, 2022
KEY NOT FOUND: company-updates.categories.culture
At Wave, our remote teams meet 3-6 times a year for the perfect mix of work and play! Most recently, our employees congregated in Abidjan, Dakar, and Washington DC to shadow our operations, meet our users, plan for the coming cycle, and have fun. These pictures are proof that whenever we get together, wherever it is and whatever the size- it's all positive vibes, adventure and living our fullest lives now!
Wave Mobile Money on LinkedIn: #team #teambonding #people
www.linkedin.com
November 4, 2021
KEY NOT FOUND: company-updates.categories.company-news
This summer Wave raised $200 million in a Series A round of funding. The investment is the largest-ever Series A round for the region, and it values Wave at $1.7 billion. This fundraise made us officially francophone Africa's first ever unicorn! More importantly, over half of the adults in Senegal now are using our radically affordable mobile money service. . . .and we are just getting started. Four big-name backers jointly led the round — Sequoia Heritage, an endowment-style fund and a separate entity that operates independently under the Sequoia brand; Founders Fund; payments giant Stripe; and Ribbit Capital. Others in the round include existing investors Partech Africa and Sam Altman, the former CEO of Y Combinator and current CEO of OpenAI.
Shared image - Sequoia Heritage, Stripe and others invest $200M in African fintech Wave at $1.7B valuation
Sequoia Heritage, Stripe and others invest $200M in African fintech Wave at $1.7B valuation
techcrunch.com

Wave Awards & Accolades

Let us know if we're missing any workplace or industry recognition

Popular Careers with Wave Job Seekers

JobsSalariesInterviews

Wave FAQ

(41 Questions)

All answers shown come directly from Wave Reviews and are not edited or altered.

See questions about:

Does Wave offer relocation assistance?

...Great benefit package...

December 29, 2021

Read more

See 2 more answers

Work at Wave? Share Your Experiences

or