Government visa changes a disaster for innovation agenda and startup community

The Australian Governments changes to the skilled visa policy are a disaster for Australias startup community, stopping small innovative firms from overcoming yawning skills shortages, an industry group said today. (more…)

Announcing the 2016 FinTech Australia Census

FinTech Australia and our great partners, EY Sweeney, are pleased to launch the inaugural FinTech Australia Census.

This Census is the first of its kind – a National, in-depth survey of FinTech Startups, examining FinTech-specific challenges such as licensing, bank partnerships and effectiveness of FinTech-specific Government initiatives. (more…)

NSW Opportunity: Israel Calling

FinTech Australia is supporting this great collaborative initiative by the NSW Government and Austrade.

Up to 10 NSW fintech and cyber security start-ups have the opportunity to take part in an intensive accelerator program in Tel Aviv, Israel. This is perfect for start-ups who are ready to go global, looking to build networks, access Israeli Mentors or solve deep tech problems that might help their start-up in its next phase of growth. You’ll also help build Sydneys reputation as a leading Asia Pacific innovation hub. (more…)

Kids Bank wins Brisbane's inaugural FinTech Startup Weekend

Brisbanes inaugural FinTech Startup Weekend has just been completed with 11 teams pitching their new products to a panel of judges on Sunday night. (more…)

PRESS RELEASE: FinTech Australia appoints Danielle Szetho as CEO to connect and support Australia's FinTech Ecosystem

FinTech Australia, Australias national FinTech Association, is pleased to announce the appointment of Danielle Szetho as its Chief Executive Officer. The appointment was made by the Associations Committee. (more…)