FinTech

Dec
12

The world’s first cryptocurrency recruitment agency has opened in Sydney

A recruitment agency specialising in finding cryptocurrency and blockchain talent has opened in Sydney. Crypto Recruit has set up shop with the belief that it is the first in the world to offer such niche IT recruitment services, said founder Neil Dundon. “The idea was to get some first mover advantage in the market,” Dundon […]

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Dec
12

Invoice2go reaches $2bn milestone and launches tap & go payments

Invoice2go, the world’s number one invoicing app, is today launching a tap and go payments feature with PayPal Here, enabling Australia’s smallest businesses to be paid in person, wherever they are. The new product is unveiled as Invoice2go announces its customers are now sending $2bn worth of invoices through the app – a significant milestone […]

By Australian FinTech | FinTech . Payments
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Dec
12

Sydney fintech Avoka completes $16m capital raising

Avoka Technologies, the global leader in digital customer acquisition software for financial services, today announced the completion of an approximately A$16 million equity raising from existing institutional and professional investors.   The latest financing follows a similar equity raising in June 2016 and reflects substantial confidence in Avoka’s growth plans based on the recent announcement […]

By Australian FinTech | FinTech . Investing . Venture Capital
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Dec
12

Payments startup Sniip announces national Australia Post partnership

Mobile payment technology company Sniip is today announcing a new nation-wide partnership with Australia Post to explore the use of Sniip to enable consumers to pay bills using the Post BillPay barcode anytime, anywhere.   Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Sniip, Damien Vasta, said the company was excited to be working with Australia Post […]

By Australian FinTech | FinTech . Payments
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Dec
12

Hyperwallet facilitates AUD transfers for Amazon sellers

Hyperwallet, a top global payout provider to digital marketplaces, today revealed that it will support international seller disbursements from Amazon’s new Australia-based marketplace. Hyperwallet’s multi-currency payout solution enables Amazon Marketplace sellers from across the globe to quickly and easily accept payment to their bank account across a wide range of local currencies.   Hyperwallet is […]

By Australian FinTech | Currency . FinTech . Payments
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Dec
11

The time is now for financial advisers to embrace fintechs

Advisers need to think about fintech services as more than just potential competitors for their market and start thinking about how to capitalise on the sectors’ strengths, writes Sharesight’s Douglas Morris. Recently, the Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) released a white paper on fintech titled Mapping Fintech to the Financial Planning Process – Why […]

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Dec
11

Sydney co-working institution Tank Stream Labs to open Perth office

One of the country’s oldest and most well-respected co-working space providers Tank Stream Labs has announced it will be expanding into Perth in a bid to help link the startup ecosystems on Australia’s east and west coasts. Faced with many alluring prospects when considering which Australian capital cities to launch TSL’s first every non-Sydney co-working […]

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Dec
11

Traders brace for volatile bitcoin futures launch

The newest way to bet on bitcoin will arrive when futures of the cryptocurrency that has taken Wall Street by a storm begin trading. The first bitcoin future trades are set to kick off at 6pm New York time on Sunday (10AM AEDT Monday) on CBOE Global Markets Inc’s CBOE Futures Exchange. This has given […]

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