Brazilian Fintech Pismo Launches in Australia

By Dexter Cousins on 07/08/2023

"We are the most modern financial services platform on the planet."

Vishal Dilal, Pismo

Dexter is joined by Vishal Dalal, CEO International Business for Brazilian Fintech, Pismo. Pismo hit the headlines recently after it was announced Visa is acquiring the business for US $1bn.

Pismo offers Next-gen banking and cards technology through a truly cloud-native API platform. Pismo was founded in 2016 by experienced entrepreneurs and techies. They are a global company headquartered in São Paulo, Brazil, with offices in the United States and the United Kingdom. Vishal shares Pismo's plans for the region after they recently announced details of a partnership with Australian SME lender Grow Finance.

Dexter and Vishal also discuss:

- Pismo's rapid growth 🚀
- The rise of Brazilian Fintech 🇧🇷
- The attraction of Australia to Fintechs like Pismo 🤝
- How Australia is perceived as a Fintech nation 🇦🇺
- Does Australia have the best coffee in the world ☕️

About Vishal Dalal

☕️ According to Vishal, Australia has the best coffee in the world! As an Australian resident himself, he can confirm that nothing beats the coffee here. #FintechChatter

Vishal has a distinguished career in global financial services including stints with Citi and Barclays in London.

Vishal spent 5 years in Australia with McKinsey on major banking transformation programs. He joined Pismo in 2021 and is passionate about bringing Pismo's innovative technology to the Australian market.

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Article written by Dexter Cousins
Founder of Tier One People and host of the Fintech Chatter Podcast.

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