The Benzinga Global Fintech Awards May 11, 2017 in New York, is the premier event in Fintech, celebrating financial innovation from around the world. The Benzinga Awards is a competition to showcase the companies with the most impressive technology, who are paving the future in financial services and capital markets! Applications are still open, so apply now before the March 17 deadline. At the event, you’ll get a first look at groundbreaking technology, innovative platforms, and the chance to network freely with top industry professionals. Over 550 FinTech CEOs, C-suite executives of financial institutions, VCs, press, and others attended the 2016 Benzinga Fintech Awards. 45 exclusive exhibitor spots on the show floor […]
The winners of Momentum Media’s Fintech Business Awards 2017 have been announced, acknowledging the achievements of the industry’s leading lights. The premier awards night for the fintech industry, the Fintech Business Awards is dedicated to celebrating the accomplishments of the disruptive businesses and innovators reshaping the way Australians access financial services. This year, Daniel Foggo of RateSetter Australia was recognised with the Fintech Business Excellence Award for individuals, beating out the other individual winners awarded at the event, with financial planning software firm Midwinter taking out the Fintech Business Excellence Award for companies. Over 300 nominations were received for the 18 awards, with the winners selected by a panel of […]
The team behind the highly successful AustralianFinTech.com.au, this week launch their International platform, InternationalFinTech.com, aimed at connecting the FinTech industry on a global scale. Founder and CEO, Cameron Dart, says International FinTech has been born on the back of the highly successful Australian FinTech platform and growing demand from the global community to have a dedicated online presence for their sector. “International FinTech mirrors the Australian FinTech platform, including a dedicated industry newsfeed and a comprehensive directory of FinTech companies globally. “The site also aims to educate users of new financial technologies such as peer to peer lending and cryptocurrency, all presented in simple terms with no financial jargon” says […]
Quest Events are excited to announce the launch of the APAC Blockchain Conference, developed in partnership with the Australian Digital Currency Commerce Association (ADCCA) and supported by Australian FinTech, set to take place from 7-9 March 2017 in Sydney. The event will focus on identifying the opportunities and overcoming the challenges to make revolutionary blockchain technology a reality. By bringing together over 40 blockchain leaders from across Australia and further afield, the event aims to deliver a comprehensive insight into how blockchain can be commercially implemented and the challenges that still need to be overcome. Key speakers that can be highlighted include: Joseph Lubin, Co-Founder, Ethereum and Consensys Ahmed Fahour, Chief Executive Officer, […]
Congratulations to those Australian FinTech companies that appeared on the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Australia winners list and taking out the Top 3 places! #1 – Cashrewards #2 – MoneyMe Financial Group #3 – OpenMarkets #6 – Prospa #12 – DigitalX #24 – Mobile Embrace #42 – Class Read all about it here.
Pocketbook, one of the most popular apps in the personal finance sector with over 250,000 users, is pleased to announce that it has received a major industry award. The 2016 Finder Innovation awards named Pocketbook as the “Best Personal Financial Management App for 2016.” The award represents a significant industry endorsement of the Pocketbook app and is a testament to the Pocketbook founders for their continued innovation. Pocketbook prevailed over a range of heavy global app developers, including tier one banks. Finalists included Acorns Grow Australia ‘Acorns’ App; American Express ‘Amex AU’ App; and CommBank’s ‘CommBank’ App The award criteria was based on originality, technological Innovation, usability, impact (in terms […]
SelfWealth has been honoured with the title of Fintech Business of the Year at the Optus My Business Awards 2016, hosted by My Business, Australia’s longest-running publication tailored to the small business community. Founded in 2012 SelfWealth offers Australian investors a social network and only flat fee brokerage solution. We believe paying higher fees and commissions if you have more to invest is an unfortunate legacy in the Australian Financial system. SelfWealth has created a unique solution, which empowers self-directed investors. For the first time in Australia, investors can now compare their portfolio’s performance against those of Peers, Professionals and the market. Members of the SelfWealth community can make investment […]
A leading Brisbane-based cyber security provider is the only Australian company to have been selected to take part in a prestigious Hong Kong-based accelerator program, which aims to help promising start-ups and scale-ups grow in Asia. On Monday night, Entersoft was selected as one of eight finalists from 200 applicants located in 33 countries who wanted to be part of the SuperCharger FinTech 2.0 initiative in 2017. Each of the finalists will now participate in a 12-week program, to be held in early next year, which includes bespoke learning and working closely with a network of industry partners and mentors. It’s a significant win for Entersoft, which was founded by […]