Australian FinTech company profile #179 – Breezepay

Australian FinTech company profile #179 – Breezepay

1. Company Name: Breezepay

2. Website:

3. Key Staff & Titles:

  • Ryan Bogatez – CEO/Founder
  • Sushant Nyachhyeon – Lead Developer
  • Max Mamo – Head of Marketing

4. Location(s): Sydney, Australia

5. In one sentence, what does your fintech do?: Breezepay is the easy breezy payment gateway that lets users and merchants transact in stablecoins.

6. How / why did you start your fintech company?: There are nearly 2 billion people around the world without access to a bank account. There are even many with a bank account but, but only have access high inflation currencies. Ryan Bogatez envisioned a company which allowed these people to not only own stable, digital currency, but also transact with it.

Ryan then started Breezepay in January of 2022 with a goal to improve the way we interact with finance and payments.

7. What is the best thing your company has achieved or learnt along the way (this can include awards, capital raising etc)?:

Breezepay was accepted into the XRPL Grants accelerator program in the UK. It was the only Australian company to be accepted and to secure funding from this current round and one of only seven worldwide.

8. What’s some advice you’d give to an aspiring start-up?:

Start with the problem and speak to others with that problem. They will likely assist with product development and be your first customers.

9. What’s next for your company? And are you looking to expand overseas or stay focussed on Australia?:

Breezepay is in a private beta and looking to test operations in Australia before expanding overseas.

10. What other fintechs or companies do you admire?:

Atlassian in the early days scaled their products very well and have been an inspiration to us and other Australian start-ups.

11. What’s the most interesting or funniest moment that’s happened in your company’s lifetime?:

Being Australian means mastering the art of having meetings while everyone else is fast asleep!