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Australia's Open Banking Revolution

When Will Australia's Open Banking Revolution Begin? With Open Banking reforms set for July 2019 we have seen the launch two new Digital Banks in Australia, 86 400 and UP Bank. Cuscal backed 86 400   has serious funding and weight behind it with Anthony Thomson, founder of Atom Bank in the UK, as Chair for […]

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3rd Annual Fintech Awards

3rd Annual Fintech Awards, Scott Morrison MP guest of honour.   Tier One People sponsored the awards and presented CTO of the year. Congratulations to Jins Kaduthodil of Incent Loyalty on winning the CTO of the year award. Fintech Startup of the Year went to Trade Ledger. Congratulations to Martin McCann and Matt Born who are taking their open banking solution global. Fintech Leader […]

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Eric Wilson - Xinja

"This is what I love about true Neobanks. Turning the banking model, a full 360 degrees, back to when banks were for the community by the community. Entire communities, towns and cities were built with the help of a bank." Eric Wilson - Xinja. Eric Wilson is CEO and Co-Founder of Xinja one of a […]

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Mandeep Sodhi - HashChing

Hashching launched in August 2015 as an online marketplace connecting borrowers to a local mortgage brokers. It is a pure Fintech play operating an Uber style model where consumers are connected to a mortgage broker who comes direct to their home.  Dexter Cousins of Tier One People caught up with HashChing CEO, Mandeep Sodhi. He […]

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Chris Bayley - Cover Genius

We were extremely focused and spotted an opportunity in a sizeable niche that was being overlooked by the large insurers. The niche we identified was car rental insurance. It's worth US$7 billion globally, US$6 billion of which is profit. Chris Bayley - Cover Genius. Cover Genius is an Aussie success story and is on course […]

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Artificial Intelligence - Is your job at risk?

Artificial Intelligence  and machine learning have advanced to a point where almost everyone in the Insurance industry is asking – 'Is my job at risk?’ The answer? Nobody knows for sure. However, based on our extensive research and the daily discussions with insurance industry experts, expect to see the beginning of changes in 2018. The […]

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Sydney Fintech jobs update

Sydney Fintech Jobs At Tier One People, we get to work with some amazing startups in Fintech. January has got off to a flier, so here is the first Tier One People Sydney FinTech jobs update of 2018. There is an air of optimism that Fintechs will be a success. But the two challenges facing […]

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Fintech recruiters tips to find the best talent

The Fintech Recruiters Guide to Hiring: How to attract the best talent to FinTech. Without a doubt, the most rewarding aspect of being a recruiter is working with the best talent. Seeing the positive impact a great hire can have in a business is a privilege. And I have been fortunate to play a small part […]

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Ben Webster - Insured By Us

Ben Webster is CEO and Founder of Insured By Us, an insurtech connecting travel insurers with customers. Insured By Us has 15 brands on the platform and close to $150m GWP in only the Fifth year of operation. Ben describes himself as a tech nerd (although he is anything but a nerd). Make no mistake, […]

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