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 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. […]
Two big-name Australian fintech startups, Tyro and Afterpay, have announced a new partnership that will see a “buy now, pay later” option rolled out to 17,000 retailers. Afterpay is an ASX-listed company that allows consumers to buy and receive products immediately but pay later without penalty or interest. Tyro has […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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