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Fintech Insider Australia

Our friends at 11:FS approached us recently to help them put together a special show on Australian Fintech. It was a thrill to finally be asked, having politely and persistently promoted Australian Fintech to David M. Brear, Simon Taylor and the 11:FS crew for four years! And now it's here, the world's most listened-to Fintech […]

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92: World Nomads, Simon Monk

In episode 92 of Fintech Chatter Podcast Dexter Cousins is joined by a very special guest, Simon Monk co-founder of World Nomads, Australia’s first Insurtech. In this new feature show, Dexter interviews a Fintech pioneer from a time before the word even existed.  Guests share their journey and how they launched, scaled and successfully exited a Fintech […]

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Matt Baxby of Revolut. His role as Global CEO

Tier One People helps Fintech companies hire leadership talent with the potential to make an impact. One of those great hires is Matt Baxby, Australian CEO for Revolut. Matt shares his experience over the first 18 months. There are some great tips here for any Fintech founder looking to expand overseas. Or for country managers […]

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Mobiquity appoints Gus Quiroga as VP APAC.

Tier One People supports the launch of another world-class company in Australia. Mobiquity, a full-service digital transformation enabler, announced its expansion into Asia-Pacific with the appointment of former Microsoft and IBM Watson Director, Gustavo Quiroga, as Vice President of Business Development Financial Services, APAC. Tier One People were behind the hire, cementing our position as […]

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Top Fintech executive search firm

Celebrating 5 years in business, here is a message from Tier One People's founder, Dexter Cousins. Tier One People launched on 2nd June 2016 to provide executive search expertise to the Fintech industry. As Joanne and I celebrate 5 years of Tier One People we wanted to take the opportunity to say thank you to.... […]

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Intersekt festival 2021

Dexter Cousins chats to Rebecca Schot-Guppy, CEO of Fintech Australia to talk about the upcoming Intersekt festival 2021. The Australian Fintech industry will gather in Melbourne on Wednesday 19th May. What's the big occasion? The premier Australian Fintech event, Intersekt Festival 2021. It’s the first Intersekt since Oct 2019. In true FinTech Australia fashion they've […]

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UK Aus Fintech Bridge 3rd Anniversary

Tier One People founder, Dexter Cousins recently attended an exclusive event in Sydney to celebrate the third anniversary of the UK/Aus Fintech Bridge. The Fintech Bridge is a partnership between Austrade and the UK DIT (Department of Industry and Trade.) Set up to encourage Fintech to expand and grow both ways, Tier One People has […]

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Fintech Masterclass Podcast - Hiring

Welcome to the first of our Masterclass podcast series. Every month we bring together experts from the Tier One People network to discuss a particular aspect of scaling a Fintech. In this episode Dexter Cousins is joined by two special guests from the world of Talent and People to discuss hiring. Emma Jones of Project […]

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Will technology replace people in banking?

An opinion piece by Dexter Cousins, Managing Director of Tier One People. Will technology replace people in banking? It is a question I am asked everyday. Now if you had asked me three years ago my answer would have been 'no.'  Today I am not so sure, in fact I am convinced technology will replace […]

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