Ep 47: Daniel Wearne, Up

Oct 5, 2020

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Dexter Cousins is joined by Dan Wearne, Head of Design at Up in celebration of Up’s 2nd Birthday.

It’s been an incredible two years since I attended the Up Bank launch party in October 2018. I was greeted at the door by Dan who instantly transferred $50 onto my Up account.

What I then witnessed was the birth of the Neo Bank in Australia. Since launch Dan has been instrumental in some world leading innovations in mobile banking. ‘Pull to save’ and giving Up Bank users their own API’s are just two innovations we discuss.

While Dom Pym is a great front man for the Up Band, he’ll be the first to tell you how talented his team are. And so it felt only right that with Up celebrating 2 years we shine the spotlight on Dan.

Find out more https://up.com.au

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