FinTech Australia, the peak industry body for the financial services, technology and innovation industry today expressed growing concern that further delays in securing the passage of the comprehensive credit reporting bill would hurt consumers and small businesses.
The policy head who helped Uber to launch in Australia has been appointed CEO of the association representing fintechs disrupting Australia’s traditional financial services industry.
Brad Kitschke has been appointed as CEO of FinTech Australia.
Australia’s fintech industry has welcomed an Australian Government decision to put the customer first by pushing back against big bank delaying tactics and introducing open banking reforms from mid-next year.
Australia’s fintech industry will benefit from a number of important support measures in tonight’s 2018-19 Australian Budget but will be forced to wait for the big news about the details of Australia’s open banking framework.
The first phase of Australia’s open banking regime should be designed to assist Australians get a better deal on mortgages and credit cards, as well as help overcome responsible lending problems highlighted in the Financial Services Royal Commission, Australia’s fintech industry said today.
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.
Australia’s 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.
After nearly two years driving the rapid growth of Australia’s fintech industry, Danielle Szetho today announced her resignation as CEO of FinTech Australia.