Category: Announcement

Credible’s big capital raise illustrates hunger for fintech exposure by Australian investors

A successful AUD$67 million capital raise by US-based consumer finance marketplace Credible on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) illustrates the strong and growing appetite for exposure to fintech by Australian investors.

Credible was founded as a student loan refinancing marketplace in San Francisco in 2012 by Australian-born entrepreneur Stephen Dash.

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Australian fintech industry welcomes passage of anti-money laundering legislation for digital currencies

Australia is set to further grow its world-leading blockchain and digital currency industry following the Australian Parliament’s approval of anti-money laundering legislation last night, according to Australian fintech leaders.

The Australian Senate passed legislation extending anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing regulation to digital currency exchanges.

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Australian fintechs among the world’s best in global Fintech100

Australia has a record ten companies in this year’s highly-regarded Fintech100 report, putting it second only to the United States and ahead of other key markets such as Singapore and the UK when it comes to mentions on the list.

FinTech Australia – the nation’s association for Australia’s fintech industry – today congratulated fintechs listed in the 2017 Fintech100. Read more

Highlights of day one of the Collab/Collide Summit

On Thursday, 2 November, it’s finally showtime at the Collab/Collide Summit and there’s a great line-up of speakers and panel sessions to attract the attention of delegates on day one.

If anything, there’s too much choice on offer, making it difficult to decide which session to attend or which speaker to absorb.

So we’ve made it easier and published our inside tips on the day.

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