Australian Fintech 
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FinTech Talent Hot Spots in 2019

 2019 is shaping up to be a HUGE year for FinTech in Australia. But where is all the FinTech Talent to help you grow your business? Together with our partners, clients and good old market research we have compiled a list of the most in demand skills. FinTech startups can’t match the salaries of well […]

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Making a Career Move to FinTech

Fintech is one of the hottest employment sectors. With banking and financial services facing HUGE disruption and so many banking and financial services execs entering the Fintech job market, there is increased competition for opportunities. Lean Startup Approach To Job Hunting. When Tier One People does advertise a role, we receive 150 – 200 applications […]

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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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