103 Finance Monthly FinTech Awards 2022. Aus t r a l i a About Aris Allegos Aris co-founded Moula to provide Australian SMEs with a better way to access finance. Growing up around a family business, he experienced first-hand the challenges faced by SMEs. Before Moula, Aris spent over 15 years working in banking in London and Hong Kong, including roles with Credit Suisse and Nomura. He holds an MBA from London Business School, and a Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Law from Monash University. Firm Profile Moula is an Australian fintech empowering good businesses with solutions across lending and payments. We’re democratising access to smart business finance. Integrating a business’ cloud accounting and banking data, we use artificial intelligence and machine learning to deliver decisions within 24 hours. We take a ‘heads and hearts’ approach to improve every customer’s experience, which means balancing the data, automation and tech, with the personal, human touch. Over the years, tens of thousands of businesses have benefitted from Moula, accessing more than half a billion dollars in growth capital. Moula was founded in 2013 to help hard-working business owners in Australia access the business finance they need to grow. In the past, getting a business loan meant going through weeks of paperwork, hassle, and hurdles. We use data to assess your business loan application, which means we can keep things fast and painless. Our founders are finance industry experts who are passionate about using technology to simplify small business finance and backing good businesses.