Melbourne edges closer to Sydney in world financial centre rankings

Melbourne is edging closer to Sydney in the world financial centre rankings, according to the just-published March 2018 Global Financial Centres Index (GFCI).

The GFCI – produced by London-based commercial think-tank Z/Yen – is regarded as the pre-eminent ranking index for financial centres across the globe.

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FinTech Australia members clean up at the FinTech business awards

FinTech Australia members and partners were among the big winners at the Momentum Media FinTech Business awards held on 22 March in Sydney.

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FinTech Australia members are ready to use the newly-signed UK-Australia FinTech bridge

Fintech firms from across Australia have welcomed a new agreement between the Australian and UK Governments, stating that they are keen to use it as a platform to expand overseas and drive best practice innovation and industry growth.

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Message from the interim CEO

In just my first week as interim CEO, I thought I would write a quick note to members and the broader fintech community.

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Member showcase March 2018

It’s been another particularly busy few weeks, with some very exciting announcements from our members.

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FinTech Australia welcomes new report which outlines growth in fintech business lending and finance

Australias fintech industry association today welcomed a new report which finds that small to medium enterprises (SMEs) are continuing to turn to fintech and other non-bank lenders for their growth fund needs.

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FinTech Australia supports proposed sandbox expansion and calls for further improvements

FinTech Australias chair Stuart Stoyan has supported proposed Australian Government legislation to expand Australias fintech regulatory sandbox, however called for further improvements to make the sandbox more robust and fintech-friendly.

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Fintech Australia starts recruitment for new CEO as Danielle Szetho announces resignation

After nearly two years driving the rapid growth of Australias fintech industry, Danielle Szetho today announced her resignation as CEO of FinTech Australia.

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Are you FinTech Australia’s next CEO?

After two years of helping to drive the rapid growth of the Australian fintech industry, FinTech Australia is looking for a new CEO to lead the charge.

FinTech Australia aims to serve the national fintech community through a range of services and programs aimed at advocacy, support, education and network development. We have successfully driven the fintech agenda across the nation, resulting in real, positive change in areas such as Crowdfunding, Digital Currency regulation and Open Data.

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Finnie awards launched for 2018

Australias 600+ fintech companies have been given the opportunity to get official recognition for their success, with entries opening for Australias only industry-backed awards.

FinTech Australia and the NSW Governments Jobs for NSW today came together to launch the 2018 Finnie awards.

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