Larry Diamond


Founder & CEO

Larry co-founded Zip in 2013 following 12 years’ experience in retail, IT, corporate finance and investment banking at Pacific Brands, Macquarie Capital and Deutsche Bank. He is a former consultant to lenders Prospa Advance, Money in Advance and payment operator Live TaxiEpay. Larry is a Qualified Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Information Technology and Master of Commerce (Finance).

Event Sessions Featuring Larry Diamond


Point of Sale Credit Providers

AltFi Australasia Summit 2018 - Monday 16 April 2018

  • This panel looked at core products, risk and the average loan size.

  • Jonathon Kelly said that their best product was the core product flexi and that the average borrower took in $2,000 – 5,000.

  • Larry Diamond said zipMoney is a mix between credit and payments company, offering effectively a digital credit card. He said $1,000 – 5,000 is his company’s sweet spot for borrowers.

  • For Daniel Foggo and RateSetter, it’s about amortizing personal loans.The loans RateSetter looks for are typically around $35k, mostly for cars. “We’re doing this more at the point of sale nowadays. Really about the consumer finding a convenient way of funding this.”

Articles Featuring Larry Diamond