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Tyro has snagged former Tatts boss Robbie Cooke as its new CEO

Australian business bank Tyro has chosen Robbie Cooke as its new CEO. Cooke previously held the position of Managing Director and CEO of Tatts Group, a role which concluded upon the successful merger with Tabcorp last month. It is expected that Cooke will join Tyro at the end of March […]
Tyro has snagged former Tatts boss Robbie Cooke as its new CEO
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Tyro’s CEO just resigned after just 8 months in the job

The chief executive of Sydney fintech Tyro, Gerd Schenkel, has left the company after just 8 months in the job. Tyro announced that Schenkel, who was appointed last October to take over from major shareholder and board member Jost Stollman, had resigned to work on “other business opportunities” and for […]
Tyro’s CEO just resigned after just 8 months in the job
Tech

Tyro co-founder is joining Data Republic as its new chief operating officer

Tyro Payments co-founder Andrew Rothwell will join Data Republic this month as chief operating officer. Rothwell will start in the new role on May 23, according to Data Republic’s announcement this morning. He established fintech Tyro in 2003 – a company which last year became the first startup to attain […]
Tyro co-founder is joining Data Republic as its new chief operating officer
Tech

Tyro now lets customers make payments with voice commands via Apple Siri

Tyro has claimed an Australian-first in fintech with the launch of functionality that allows customers to make payments with voice commands through Apple Siri. The company, which last year became the first Australian startup to attain a banking licence, has put the Siri payment functionality into its Tyro Smart Accounts. […]
Tyro now lets customers make payments with voice commands via Apple Siri
Tech

A UBank co-founder has joined Australian fintech startup Tyro

Tyro, the first-ever fintech startup to get an Australian banking licence, has continued on its high-powered recruitment spree, nabbing financial industry veteran Natalie Dinsdale to its leadership team. Dinsdale, who was one of the founders of NAB’s online-only brand UBank, has been appointed Tyro’s head of brand & marketing. “Tyro […]
A UBank co-founder has joined Australian fintech startup Tyro
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A PayPal exec just defected to Australian fintech startup Tyro

Kareem Al-Bassam has worked all over the world as an expert in payment systems, including the last four years serving as general manager for PayPal in Sydney. Now the first Australian fintech startup to receive a banking licence, Tyro, has signed him up as its new head of product. Tyro […]
A PayPal exec just defected to Australian fintech startup Tyro
Markets

Major Australian fintech Tyro just hired the UBank founder as its CEO

UBank founder Gerd Schenkel has been hired as Tyro Payments’ new CEO to build the fintech company’s next-generation bank. Schenkel has been hired by Tyro, Australia’s fast-growing nextGen banking institution, to run an ambitious growth plan and a strong public advocacy campaign. “When someone of Gerd’s talent becomes available you […]
Major Australian fintech Tyro just hired the UBank founder as its CEO
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Tyro raises $100 million to become a bank

Australian payments company Tyro has raised $100 million from prominent investors, including US Asset manager Tiger Global and Atlassian’s Mike Cannon-Brookes. The cash will be put towards the company’s move into small business lending, after Tyro spent the last 12 years growing its payments business. Tyro has more than 14,000 […]
Tyro raises $100 million to become a bank