Ep41: Brendan Malone, Raiz Invest

Sep 17, 2020

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Dexter Cousins is joined by Brendan Malone, Co-Founder and COO of Raiz, an investment app that helps people save in the background of life.

Over 270,000 monthly users can invest in crypto and a range of investment funds using their spare change.

Launched in 2015 as Acorns, the app pioneered ’round-ups’.  The name change to Raiz and listing on the ASX happened in 2017 before expansion to SE Asia in 2019. It’s been a 🚀🚀 5 year ride for Brendan and the team.

CEO, George Lucas (not the Star Wars dude) is one of the sharpest entrepreneurs in Fintech and a pioneer. Some might call him a Maverick.

Brendan shares what it’s like working with George, his tips for building an international Fintech, how to manage different cultures and how to get the best out of your people.

If you’d like to find out more about Raiz go to – https://raizinvest.com.au/

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