Vincent is the founder & CEO of uno, Australia’s first digital mortgage service which helps people to broker a better home loan from just about any lender in the country. The service operates nationally and completely digitally with ‘technology + people’ approach.
Prior to creating uno, Turner spent more than 15 years developing and running fintech companies focused on leveraging software in the real estate and financial services space. He started by founding a software outfit at age 17 which created the first map-based real estate site in Australia.
In 2000, Turner founded software provider Pisces Communication where he designed and patented messaging technology, raised venture capital, and attracted Westpac, American Express and National Australia Bank as clients. In 2002, Turner shifted his focus at Pisces to an enterprise mortgage platform which was subsequently adopted by 90 per cent of the banks in Australia, processing close to $50 billion a year in applications. He helped author mortgage industry standards and created one of the first direct-to-consumer mortgage application Macquarie Bank
In 2011, Turner moved to Silicon Valley where he set up Planwise, a consumer-facing fintech company designed to help people make better financial decisions about property investment.
After returning from Silicon Valley, he set out to design a consumer-facing, digitally-led mortgage service that would reshape how Australian’s get a home a loan. uno launched in May 2016 and has raised a total of $21.5 mil, with Westpac as the largest investor.
As well as running uno Vincent advises and has invested in a number of early stage companies and also set up a the SF fintech meetup, now merged with NY Fintech to become the largest fintech group in the world.
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