This is how
we are making history

2009

November 2009

Walutomat becomes the first peer-to-peer currency platform. A new market of Polish e-commerce is born – online currency exchange.

2010

April 2010

Internetowykantor.pl starts its operations, becoming the first website in Poland that offers transactions based on the currency exchange model. Customers are able to buy currencies using exchange rates that are more favourable than the ones available through the banks and traditional exchange bureaus.

2011

August 2011

Due to the introduction of the “anti-spread law”, Polish people may pay off their currency loans in a much cheaper way, by purchasing currencies on Walutomat or Internetowykantor.pl instead of using the exchange rates offered by their bank – the creditor.

January 2011

2011 marks a significant year of intensive growth for both our websites. The number of banks that agree to free-of-charge and express transactions with us systematically increases, as well as the range of currencies we offer. New functions are implemented in order to make our websites even easier to use. Internetowykantor.pl wins its first nominations and awards.

December 2011

Both our websites double the number of registered users. The year ends with an increase of nearly 300% in total transactions compared to 2010.

2012

September 2012

Internetowykantor.pl introduces a new version of the customer panel. The panel is built using our customers’ feedback, addressing their suggestions to make our product even better.

December 2012

Internetowykantor.pl continues to develop rapidly and expand the number of its staff. For this reason, the firm converts to a joint-stock company and moves its registered office to a new modern office block. The Szyperska Office is located in the centre of Poznań.

November 2012

Walutomat celebrates its third anniversary. The transactions so far have reached 5 billion PLN, and our users have saved as much as 140 million PLN by exchanging currencies online.

2013

July 2013

Internetowykantor.pl registers its 100,000th customer. The website becomes a founding member of the Chamber of E-Commerce in Poland – an initiative that embraces the biggest brands of Polish e-commerce.

June 2013

According to a report by the Internet portal Kurencja.com, Walutomat reaches a leading position among online exchange bureaus and platforms that offer the most favourable terms of online currency exchange.

September 2013

Internetowykantor.pl and Walutomat.pl combine forces, resulting in the establishment of the biggest company dealing in online currency exchange in Poland.

November 2013

The founders of Internetowykantor.pl are awarded the prestigious title of Entrepreneur of the Year by Ernst & Young (EY). The award is part of a new business category.

2014

January 2014

Our platforms close the year with very good results. Internetowykantor.pl reports an 80% increase in the number of users and transactions when compared to the previous year, while Walutomat reports a 50% increase. The estimated transactional value in 2013 reaches 8.2 billion PLN.

April 2014

Internetowykantor.pl starts accepting money transfers from foreign banks in the Euro Zone.

March 2014

Internetowykantor.pl launches its first TV campaign. Its main themes are savings and dreams.

April 2014

Opineo.pl sites Internetowykantor.pl and Walutomat.pl as the best online exchange platforms according to a new ranking. Opineo.pl is the largest portal for consumers’ opinions in Poland.

May 2014

Currency One SA wins the ‘Poznan Enterprise Leader’ contest in the small business category, a competition organized by Poznań City Hall and the Poznań District Office (Starostwo Powiatowe).

August 2014

Walutomat.pl introduces a new version of its website. New functions and usability improvements are implemented in cooperation with our users. Changes are also applied to the logo.

September 2014

‘Currencies like moves’ – is the title of the new online campaign launched by Walutomat. Its main character is a cute border collie named Kursor.

September 2014

We set a new record in the online currency exchange market. In the three summer months our clients exchanged more than 2.7 billion PLN.

October 2014

Our two platforms set the monthly record in online currency exchange. For the first time in the history we close October exchanging over 1 billion PLN. This result is later passed in December 2014.

October 2014

Currency One SA wins the prestigious Deloitte Technology Fast 50 CE 2014, ranking the fastest-growing technology companies in Central Europe. We are ranked in the 10th position in the Rising Stars category.

December 2014

Our users exchange around 10.4 billion PLN in 2014. The estimated number of transactions increases by one-third, when compared to the previous year. 164,000 users of Internetowykantor.pl exchange 4.2 billion PLN and 132,000 users of Walutomat.pl exchange 6.2 billion PLN.

2015

April 2015

We welcome the 100th employee to the Currency One team.

January 2015

Valutomat.cz becomes the newest brand introduced by Currency One and is a natural evolution of the group’s already wildly successful currency exchange platforms – internetowykantor.pl and walutomat.pl. In order to cater to the new market we open a new office in Prague.

July 2015

Currency-One is granted a Payment Institution license by the Polish Financial Supervision Authority (KNF). Under Article 13 of the Payment Services Directive (PSD) the register of Currency One as a Payment Institution will be made publicly available in all EU Member States within 30 days.

September 2015

Implementation of SMS Verification Codes relates to clients of Internetowykantor.pl. The new service improves the security of transactions taking place on our platform.

November 2015

200 000 customers in Internetowykantor.pl

2016

April 2016

400 000 cutomers in Currency One

2017

February 2017

450 000 cutomers in Currency One

June 2017

Przelewy24 and Currency One connected by a strategic alliance

December 2017

Half a million cutomers in Currency One!

2018

February 2018

Quick transfers (pay by link), for the first time in Poland, in Walutomat