After nearly two years driving the rapid growth of Australia’s fintech industry, Danielle Szetho today announced her resignation as CEO of FinTech Australia.
The FinTech Association of Hong Kong (FTAHK) and FinTech Australia have signed a memorandum of understanding to strengthen the ties between each other’s FinTech industries and lift support for businesses seeking investment, partnerships and expansion into each other’s markets. Read more
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.
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.
Fintech has strengthened its position as Australia’s most popular startup sector among company founders, according to a major survey released today.
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
Australia’s financial technology (fintech) industry is rapidly maturing and growing, with companies enjoying a 200 per cent annual median revenue jump and increasingly planning to expand overseas, the 2017 EY FinTech Australia Census has found.
Two Melbourne-based app developers have won a small business-focused open data hackathon which kicked off Australia’s Intersekt fintech festival and illustrated the strong benefits of collaboration between major banks and the fintech community.
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.