Australian Fintech 
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David Washbrook - Look Who's Charging

Look Who's Charging had a stellar 2018 with numerous awards, accolades such as featuring in KPMG's FinTech 100 and commercial success with two of the Big 4 Aussie banks becoming customers. Sibos and Money 20/20 helped put Look Who's Charging on the global FinTech map. Tier One People's Dexter Cousins talks with Co-Founder David Washbrook […]

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George Lucas - Raiz Invest

Raiz Invest (previously Acorns Australia) launched in 2016, quickly amassing close to one million users. George Lucas, CEO is one of the more experienced founders in the FinTech NextGen series. Many CEO’s in financial services struggle to relate to the Millennial market, not so George and his Raiz Invest team. Discover his secrets in this interview with […]

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Alex Badran Spriggy

Spriggy is a financial education product for families that helps parents teach their kids about money. The app has become so important in the 'Cousins' house hold that the kids now call 'pocket money', 'Spriggy money.' Dexter Cousins of Tier One People talks with Co-Founder and Co-CEO, Alex Badran, to talk about the Spriggy journey. […]

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Sibos 2018 - The Rise of FinTech

  FinTech comes of age in Australia at Sibos 2018. As Sibos 2018 comes to a close and the worlds biggest players in banking head home the event can be considered a huge success, especially for FinTech. Sibos is the worlds premiere financial services event and what an event it is. 7000 banking and financial […]

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FinTech Summit 2018

Tuesday 16th October 2018. The 5th FinTech Summit took place in Sydney. An all-star line-up of FinTech leaders and a sell-out crowd made this the best FinTech Summit yet. The topics of open banking, the rise of challenger banks, the recurring themes of raising capital and hiring talent were all debated. But the prominent themes […]

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Up Bank Launch

October 9th 2018 will go down in history as the day Australian Banking stepped into the future, with the official launch of Australia's first Next Gen NeoBank. Up is a partnership between Australia's 5th largest bank, Bendigo and Adelaide Bank, and Ferocia, the software team behind Bendigo's award winning banking platform. Tier One People Founder, […]

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Katherine McConnell - Brighte

From corporate career to FinTech leader of the year.The amazing story of Katherine McConnell. Katherine McConnell is CEO and Founder of Brighte. In 2015, Katherine was in a comfortable corporate job. Today she is Fintech Leader of the year, running a successful, rapidly scaling business and has the backing of Mike Cannon-Brookes. I have been recruiting leadership talent for […]

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Daniel Foggo RateSetter

If we are to compete with the large incumbents and other financial services businesses, and we want to continue to grow at the rate we're growing, we need to be doing things better than what they've been done previously, all the time. It is a constant challenge to each member of our team. Daniel Foggo […]

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Fintech Investment Figures 2018

Fintech investment on the rise in 2018. Another excellent report by KPMG has just been released, providing some interesting insights on global Fintech investment. US - In H1’18, US fintech companies received $14.2 billion in investment, including over $5 billion in venture capital investment EUROPE - In H1’18 investment in fintech companies in Europe hit […]

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