Category: Community Post

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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Why 2017 was a turning point for Australian fintech

By Stuart Stoyan, Chair of FinTech Australia

Stuart Stoyan

Australia’s fintech industry had a strong finish to 2017 in a year that saw growth and change that our members can be bullish about.

We now make up about one fifth of the Australian startup industry (according to the latest Startup Muster report) and have among the best fintech market penetration in the world according to EY.

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