Our story

Parpera - par  / pa: / pera / ˈpɪərə / Latin noun, translates to "fair wallet"

Parpera makes it easy for you to do business so you can focus more on what you love.

We're an Australian fintech that's building an ecosystem of fair and transparent solutions to make it easier for people to set up, manage, and grow their business.

Founded in April 2020, we've raised AUD3.7m in equity funding and have a high-performing and experienced team across Australia to deliver on our purpose.

We partnered with Wise to launch our Parpera App on 29 June 2023 to better serve hundreds of Aussie businesses (read more) through providing easy, fast, and secure access to a digital business account, business debit Mastercard, earn-returning and saver wallets, invoicing, payments, cash flow, and tax management capabilities, all in the one app.

Want to make business easy do more of what you love? Join us.

Team

DANIEL CANNIZZARO

Founder and CEO

Daniel is driven by the belief that innovative, fairer and transparent financial services can help people build better businesses, and ultimately lead to stronger communities and living better lives.

Daniel has global financial services and management consulting experience and holds an MBA from London Business School, with executive level education from Columbia Business School, and a Bachelor of Information Systems from the University of Melbourne.

Daniel loves skiing, adventure, and all things business and fintech!

Cindy Cui

Product

Cindy has 6+ years of financial services experience, holding product and software engineering roles across several industries.

Before Parpera, Cindy worked as a Technical Project Manager at Funraisin and Full Stack Engineer and Client Relationship Manager within the Commodities and Global Markets division at Macquarie Bank. Cindy holds a Bachelor of Computer Science from the University of New South Wales.

Cindy loves bonsais (she runs a community for bonsai lovers!), birds, playing tennis, and enjoys coding on the weekends.

Awon Thapaliya

Engineering

Awon has 7+ years of software engineering experience across startups and SMEs, solving challenging and complex problems and specialising in systems architecture, big data, and conversational Artificial Intelligence.

Before Parpera, Awon was at Fusemachines, a New York based software engineering firm specialising in democratising access to AI. Awon holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science from the NITTE University, Karnataka, India.

Awon loves hiking, playing table tennis with friends and is now located Sydney, Australia!

felicity Lucas

Member & OPS

Felicity joins us after recently moving back from the UK, where she spent 7+ years in Fintech in various roles including product and customer success. She will be focused on helping us drive member growth and operational excellence.

Before Parpera, Felicity worked as a Product Manger at Tide, a UK fintech that's building a modern business account that helps 500K+ SMEs to spend less time banking and more time doing what they love.

Felicity loves pilates, drinking iced coffee, and travelling.

Strategic advisors

Andrew Davis

Non-Executive Director and advisor

Andrew is a globally recoginised fintech expert and serves as a digital financial services advisor to the World Bank and is a key supporter of Australia’s fintech ecosystem development.

Andrew loves spending time with his family and relaxing by the pool.

Create value for our members

people, businesses and communities

People first

our members are people first, businesses second

Honesty and integrity

do the right thing,
be open and transparent

Challenge the impossible

it’s only impossible until it’s done

Focus on quality

go above and beyond expectations to execute quickly but diligently

Deliver win-win outcomes

fair is fair, everyone needs some margin of gain

We're hiring! - if you’re inspired by our mission, get in touch, we’d love to hear from you!

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