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Nov
17

Looking to Hire in Fintech? Australian FinTech Jobs is the answer

Since launching just over 10 weeks ago, Australian FinTech Jobs, the only dedicated Fintech employment platform in Australia, is already achieving the goals it was designed for. “Our intention for Australian FinTech Jobs is for quality, not quantity. The other large behemoth job sites can and will provide the quantity, but as we’re proving, we’re […]

By Australian FinTech | FinTech
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Nov
22

Startup Muster report outlines Australia’s fintech strength

Fintech has strengthened its position as Australia’s most popular startup sector among company founders, according to a major survey released today. The Startup Muster 2017 report is based on responses from 2,214 people to an August 2017 survey, including 1,184 people who identified themselves as a startup founder. The report finds that 19.7% of startup founders […]

By Australian FinTech | FinTech
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Nov
22

Loan fintech launches recruitment drive

Digital mortgage service uno has embarked on a new recruitment drive to expand the firm’s staff by 50% over the coming six months. This initiative has been the result of recent insights gained from consumers – learnings which have grown the business rapidly over the past few months, uno founder and chief executive officer Vincent […]

By Australian FinTech | Borrowing . FinTech . Lending . Mortgage
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Nov
22

Collaboration with industry and regulators key to enhancing RegTech innovation

Industry delegates gathered at a high-level event in Singapore on the 16th of November, calling for financial institutions and regulators to work more collaboratively with start-ups to enhance RegTech innovation across the region. Hosted by Deloitte, Austrade and The RegTech Association, the event was held as part of Singapore’s inaugural FinTech Festival, and was attended […]

By Australian FinTech | FinTech
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Nov
21

Australian fintech Study Loans signs on three big name heavyweights

Student loan provider Study Loans bolsters its advisory stocks by adding Ryan Meyer, Jim Cock and Marcus Oakley to its advisory panel. Australia’s first dedicated provider of student loans has recently signed on three big-name corporates to their Advisory Panel. Ryan Meyer, the APAC boss for global education startup General Assembly is one of the three advisors […]

By Australian FinTech | Borrowing . FinTech . Lending
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Nov
21

Bitcoin speeds past $US8000 as its white-knuckle rollercoaster ride accelerates

Bitcoin’s relentless and volatile rally shows no sign of abating, with the world’s largest cryptocurrency defying growing bubble fears to hit yet another milestone. Bitcoin rose as much as 6.7 per cent to a record $US8224 ($10,898) as of 9.27am in New York. It’s been a tumultuous year for the virtual currency, with three separate […]

By Reposted by Australian FinTech | Bitcoin . Blockchain . FinTech . Investing
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Nov
21

Fintech start-up Douugh scores partnership with US mutual bank Choice

Sydney-based fintech start-up Douugh has scored a partnership with US mutual bank Choice Financial, as it readies to launch its smart banking personal assistant, Sophie. As part of the open banking partnership, Douugh will launch an integrated bank account and debit card with the bank, giving it the ability to accept deposits. Choice Financial has […]

By Reposted by Australian FinTech | Banking . FinTech . Investing . Venture Capital
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Nov
20

Facebook’s Messenger payments looms over Australia’s big banks

Facebook’s challenge to Australia’s big banks is coming as early as next year, when the social media giant is expected to introduce peer-to-peer payments within its Messenger service, hot on the heels of local banks’ expected launch of their own P2P payments network. In July, The Australian Financial Review revealed Facebook had been awarded a […]

By Reposted by Australian FinTech | Banking . FinTech . Payments . Peer-to-Peer
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Nov
20

Blockchain will change finance forever

Blockchain is the technology behind the phenomenon that is bitcoin – and it may end up changing how the finance industry operates forever. From payment processing that bypasses the banking system to cryptocurrencies launched by central banks, its impact could be significant. However, this technological disruption is unlikely to happen overnight, as regulators will want […]

By Reposted by Australian FinTech | Bitcoin . Blockchain . FinTech
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