Australian fintech Waddle has secured $4 million in Series A funding from technology investor, Allectus Capital.
Australian-listed fintech company Identitii has renewed an agreement with global tier one bank, HSBC Global Services (UK), to undertake phase two of a project to support HSBC’s plans to roll out Identitii’s intelligent information solution into multiple geographies.
Amazon was the most purchased stock by Australians on the US stock market in 2018, with many Aussie investors indicating they had turned to US trading in fintech stocks due to being increasingly limited to traditional industries like mining and banking on the Australian market.
The Lazarus group, an advanced persistent threat actor that is claimed to have North Korean links, has broken into a number of banks and cryptocurrency exchanges and fintech companies over the last few months, the security firm Kaspersky Lab claims.
Billed as the "largest gathering of Australian Fintech start-ups, scale-ups, hubs, accelerators, policymakers, regulators, investors and advisers", Intersekt 2018 is "devoted to examining, discussing and unlocking the potential of the Australia's Fintech market".
A new phone app, Beem It, allows people to "effortlessly" send payments to each other via their mobile phones.
Experts converge to discuss what the future of business technology will look like in Australia. A highlight of CeBIT Australia 2018, the FutureTech Stage will feature a host of the world's most renowned industry experts on matters relating to the Internet of Things (IoT), FinTech, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning.
The SWIFT Institute research group has launched its third annual 2018 Challenge competition focusing on data protection, for Australian students to come up with solutions to current global industry challenges in the financial sector.
A South Australian fintech firm given a $900,000 govt grant says its "world-first" online home loan brings the approval process down from 22 days to 22 minutes.
New construction-tech start-up, Assignar, and Australian fintech EFTsure, have secured a combined $5 million Series A funding through a new venture capital firm Our Innovation Fund (OIF).
Singapore fintech platform Fundnel has opened operations in Australia, with operations to be based in Adelaide
Fintech is now becoming the first choice for financial services for many Australians, according to Fintech Australia which has welcomed a new report that shows Australia has among the best fintech market penetration.
The Australian federal budget has opened the door for new entrants into the banking sector by changing the limitation on closely-held ownership in the relevant act, removing the Prohibition on the use of "bank" by some authorised deposit-taking bodies, and changing the bank-licensing process.
China has overtaken the US in investment in financial technology, according to a report on digital disruption from Citigroup.
Prospa has proffered up the company’s prosperous ride to prosperity with a preposterously good $200 million loan origination milestone.
An alliance of start-up organisations is pressuring the federal government to introduce enhancement to the R&D Tax Incentive scheme to facilitate greater investment in innovative, high-growth businesses.
There is a new app industry growing out of FinTech – it is called RegTech and as you might have guessed it is aimed at apps to help ensure compliance with government, financial, information technology, and even ethical regulations and expectations under which companies operate.
If you’re a business in the commerce and fintech sector, and you think you’re worthy of winning an award, then Juniper Research wants you to apply now!
Australia’s national fintech association, FinTech Australia, has appointed a former Fairfax Media banking and financial industry head as its chief executive officer.
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