About Us

XE. Powering you.

We give you the power of our most up to date, reputable currency information and offer you secure, reliable, easy to use products and services dedicated to making your life easier.

A Proud Part of Euronet

We are proudly part of the Euronet Worldwide (NASDAQ: EEFT) family, who are recognized as formidable leaders in currency exchange. Together, we form the third largest money transfer business in the world. We strive to offer the most simple, reliable, and friendly money transfer service.

Our History

August 1993

Xenon Laboratories Incorporated (what will later become XE) is founded by two high school friends, Steven Dengler and Beric Farmer.

January 1995

The company moves from the basement of a house in the country just outside of Newmarket, Ontario, to the financial district of downtown Toronto.

May 1995

The Universal Currency Converter is launched on the site. Within a few years, XE.com becomes the world’s most popular currency site.

September 2000

Xenon Laboratories begins to focus on its currency and foreign exchange tools and services full time. 

April 2001

The company officially changes its name to XE.com Inc.

October 2002

The "Universal Currency Converter" and "XE" trademarks are registered in Canada. Both eventually become registered in the USA, EU, and around the world. 

March 2005

The XE headquarters moves from the financial district in downtown Toronto to 1145 Nicholson Road, Newmarket. Our office continues to expand as we grow to meet the changing and increasing demands of our customers.

February 2007

Currency charts and graphs are introduced to the site. They later become dynamic and are currently offered on the homepage of XE.com.

September 2007

XE introduces a brand-new logo.

May 2009

The XE Currency App for iPhone is launched. It is downloaded a million times in the first year. In a few years, it becomes the world's favorite currency app.

November 2010

XE is named a Greater Toronto Top Employer and is repeatedly selected in subsequent years. 

August 2012

XE embraces cloud computing to enhance its services which allows XE to continue to be nimble, agile and provide our customers with the best possible experience even in times of high information demand from our servers.

August 2013

XE Celebrates its 20th birthday as the world's favorite currency site and a top 500 global site.

December 2013

Responsive Website Launch – In order to provide an improved customer experience across all devices and platforms used by our customers, we launched a fully responsive site with an experience based on varying screen sizes, platforms and orientations. 

December 2014

To meet the ongoing needs of our corporate clients to have accurate and reliable exchange rates for businesses, XE launches XE Currency Data. Today it is the trusted choice for thousands of organizations worldwide.

June 2015

Acquisition by Euronet Worldwide - XE became part of the Euronet family, a global provider of electronic payment and transaction processing solutions for financial institutions, retailers, service providers, and individual consumers. 

October 2016

In our quest to become the world’s trusted currency authority, XE proudly serves 280 million visitors (and counting).

August 2017

Alexa Bot Launch – XE launches a bot to allow customers to access XE Currency information with Alexa, a device that allows customers to interact in a more intuitive way using voice in their home or office. 

January 2019

HiFX joins forces with XE. By combining XE’s 25 years of authority in currency exchange and HiFX’s comprehensive range of money transfer services, we become an even more powerful XE for you.

Our Culture

Our culture reflects our philosophy of respect, simplify, and solve. Success is a result of our talented and dedicated team who live and exemplify our philosophy. The XE team expects great things of each other, treat each other well, and are committed to creating the best foreign exchange solutions for the world. A 40-hour work week with flex time and health benefits, plus an on-site gym and games room, and catered lunches every Friday supports XE employees with a relaxed but fun and motivated atmosphere.

Work With US

Looking to work with the amazing people at XE? View our open positions on the career page.

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Giving Back

Being responsible means engaging with our community. XE strives to make a positive impact in both our local and global communities and so, every XE team member gets to pick a charity to which we donate $1000 annually. To reduce our ecological footprint, XE is powered by Bullfrog power. We are also proud sponsors of the Matoto Multicultural Arts Society!