A new report released by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) creates a strong platform to help Australia become a world leader in regulatory technology, two industry groups said today. Read more
The head of a trail-blazing agricultural supply chain solutions company and the joint CEOs of an influential Australian small business lender have been crowned by their peers as Australia’s fintech industry leaders for 2017.
As part of the Finnies, we’ve opened voting for our Global FinTech Leader of the Year award. This award recognises an individual from the Global FinTech community who has demonstrated a commitment to innovation that directly and positively impacts Australia, and also improves the delivery of a financial service to businesses or consumers using technology. Read more
Open financial data reforms, reduced barriers for banking licences, an expanded regulatory sandbox and digital currency tax cuts are among the major initiatives in the 2017-18 Australian budget welcomed by Australia’s fintech industry body. Read more
– Leading robo-advice firm raises a further $3 million
– Powerhouse investors back Australia’s leading digital investment adviser
– Funds will be used to continue developing the product and grow clients
AUSTRALIA’s fintech industry today welcomed news that major international investors, including from China, had backed a $US13 million capital raising for a Melbourne-based payments company. Read more