WeTransfer is one of the cloud-based file transferring services. It is one of the simplest way of transferring your files around the world. More than one billion files are sent through our platform in a month by the users. WeTransfer is founded in 2009 and our team are based in the Netherlands and the US. The core of this service is free and it has more features which is available for premium accounts. Free users are allowed to send files that are up to 2GB. WeTransfer plus supports sending files of 20GB and it offers features like password protection, 100GB and channel customization.
History of WeTransfer
WeTransfer was released in 2009. It was also developed from Beerens’s frustration at not being able to transfers larger files easily. WeTransfer had made it very simple for parent’s uses. After the potential of service became apparent, WeTransfer was turned into a stand-alone business.
In 2012, WeTransfer applied a re-design and it introduced its premium ‘Plus” offering. It includes bigger file transfers as well as storage, an address book, and the ability to password protect your files. WeTransfer reached profitability in 2013 from its self-funded launch in 2009.
WeTransfer launched creativeclasstv in 2014 which is an ongoing video series. This has been brought up to illustrate how influential people in the global creative industries associate with technology with their passion and skills across music, fashion, design, art and beyond. WeTransfer also began its first bursaries through a collaborative partnership with the Central Saint Martins that same year. It gathered a $25 million Series a funding round from Highland Capital Partners Europe in the year 2015. Theyannounced that the investment would be used to continue product innovation and further its brand across Europe, the United States and beyond.
They set to announce the acquisition of digital design and innovation studio Present Plus, to progress the commitment to design-driven products and technology. Established in 2010 by Damian Bradfield and the co-founder Nalden, the Present Plus is focused on making technology simple and it is very useful and also creates content that worth sharing.
Their mission is to allow the effortless transfer of ideas from one creative mine to as many as possible. We are very much concerned about helping our users get in, and remain in. The premium Plus service is for our users who wants to get more out of provided services. With the plus, you will be allowed to send bigger files, you can also remove transfer delete dates and customize your profile.
Features Of WeTransfer
WeTransfer Experience: You can present your files in styles as the Plus would allow you personalize WeTransfer by choosing your own background images. You can as well customize your URL. Also you can shape the emails that are sent with your files.
20GB transfers: You can transfer up to 20GB at a time on the Plus account, whether it’s a lot of small files or one huge one. This is ten times more than our normal service and that opens up a whole new world of possibilities.
Transfer Overview: With the Plus, files are yet to be deleted after a set period of time. It is simple to manage your transfer, you can also see what you have sent and when, and easily forward, resend or delete transfers.
Protected Transfers: options have been provided for the Plus users to protect their transfers with any password of their choice. This gives them extra peace of mind when sending sensitive of confidential files.
Sign up for WeTransfer
To place your order or perform more actions on plus account, you need to sign up and these few steps helps in doing that;
- Visit the main site with wetransfer.com
- Click on Plus by the top right
- Scroll down to input your details
- Input your full name and email address
- Choose a password and confirm it
Move on to your billing information
- Company name (optional)
- Address and city
- Zip code and select you country.
- VAT (optional)
- Agree to the terms of the service and click on complete order.