Call for comments on Personal Property Securities Register (PPSR) Reform

FinTech Australia has been invited to represent the Fintech industry as a member of the Personal Property Securities Register (PPSR) Stakeholder and Operations Forum. With a Government response to a review of the Personal Property Securities Act under development, now is the ideal time for FinTech Australia to bring the voice of the Fintech sector to the discussion. (more…)

PRESS RELEASE: FinTech Australia Welcomes the Treasurer’s response to the FinTech Australia Reform Priorities

Today Federal Treasurer Scott Morrison MP formally announced the governments response to FinTech Australias Reform Priorities Paper. FinTech Australia is thrilled to see the government boldly committing to support FinTech Australias ambition of making Australia the leading market for FinTech innovation and investment in Asia by 2017. (more…)

ANNOUNCEMENT: FinTech Australia seeks its founding CEO – Applications Close April 4th 2016

FinTech Australia is a national not-for-profit organisation with a vision to make Australia the number one market for FinTech in Asia. Founded in November 2015, our membership base comprises over 50 startups, venture capital funds, hubs and accelerators across Australia that specialise in FinTech. We have seven committee members based in Sydney, Melbourne, Perth and Brisbane. (more…)

PRESS RELEASE: FinTech Australia elects its founding Committee

FinTech Australia, a national association for the Australian FinTech Startup community, has announced the election of its founding Committee:

  • Simon Cant, Co-Founder and Managing Director of Reinventure, has been appointed President
  • Charlotte Petris, Founder and CEO of Timelio, has been appointed Vice President
  • David Ball, Australian Director and Country Manager of Yodlee, has been appointed Secretary
  • Nick Motteram, Co-Founder and Managing Director of On-Market BookBuilds, has been appointed Treasurer
  • Alex Scandurra, CEO of Stone and Chalk; Stuart Stoyan, Founder and CEO of MoneyPlace; and Jack Quigley, Founder and CEO of CrowdFundUp have been appointed to the governing Committee

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PRESS RELEASE: Announcing the launch of FinTech Australia, an Association for Australian FinTech Startups

Today Federal Treasurer Scott Morrison MP formally announced the launch of a FinTech Advisory Group to work with the government on financial services policy reform. This represents the culmination of many months of effort by members of the FinTech community, who have worked with the government, and Treasury in particular, to make FinTech a national priority. (more…)

FINTECH AUSTRALIA SUBMISSION: Fintech Australia policy discussion paper on Tax Incentives for Early Stage Investors

Fintech Australia Incorporated (Fintech Australia) provides this submission to support the policy development work of the Australian government following the release of the above noted policy discussion paper. (more…)

FINTECH AUSTRALIA SUBMISSION: FinTech Australia Recommendations for Reform of the Australian Financial Services

The following document has been prepared in consultation with Fintech Australia, the national financial services technology industry body, for the purposes of providing the Department of Treasury with clear recommendations for financial reform that would improve the operating environments for Fintech companies, in turn boosting the Australian economy.

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Making Australia Lucky by Design; A Call to Action to Support FinTech

The Financial Services industry is on the cusp of disruption. Technological innovation, rapidly changing consumer expectations, and the attractiveness of large profit pools have made this disruption imminent as FinTech ventures gather pace. (more…)