Author: Fintech Australia Newsroom

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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Australia opens its doors to UK fintech collaboration with mayoral visit

City of London Lord Mayor Charles Bowman with the participants in a Committee for Sydney roundtable held in Sydney on 12 February 2018

Fintech ties between Australia and the United Kingdom were strengthened last week when the London Lord Mayor Charles Bowman travelled down under with a fintech business delegation.

Mr Bowman met with various government and business leaders, regulators, and trade bodies in Sydney, Canberra and Melbourne. He discussed his plans for the City of London to be a home away home for Australian fintech startups.

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Open banking regime will empower customers, enhance competition and drive Australian innovation

FinTech Australia today welcomed news that the Australian Government will legislate to empower customers by requiring banks to allow these customers to access their own data.

An open banking regime is key to giving consumers more choice of financial services providers, a greater understanding of their financial standing and overall more control over their financial future,” said FinTech Australia chair Stuart Stoyan.

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