FinTech

Feb
18

Five Steps to Being a Confident and Smart Bitcoin Investor

The crypto-economy may seem like a dangerous place with little to no guarantees and many traps one can potentially fall into, but that’s actually not true at all. Everyone can choose what kind of investor they want to be and how much risk they’re willing to accept. In this article, we explain how you can […]

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Feb
18

Will Amazon and Google change the fintech game? Global regulators think so

A new report says markets could change quickly if large technology companies offer more fintech products. A report from the Financial Stability Board (FSB), an international body that monitors the global financial system and financial stability, has found that the entry of large technology companies such as Amazon, Apple and Google into financial services could […]

By Elizabeth Barry | FinTech . Payments
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Feb
15

Peppermint collaborates with BancNet on Mobile Banking

Peppermint Innovation Ltd (ASX:PIL) advises it has teamed up with BancNet to provide their mobile banking technology and services that facilitate electronic fund transfers (EFT’s) in real time to BancNet member outsourcing banks. BancNet is the Philippines single Automated Teller Machines (ATM) switch operator connecting the networks of local and offshore banks. It is a […]

By Australian FinTech | Banking . FinTech . Payments
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Feb
15

What is micro-investing and is it worth exploring?

Back in the day, if you were looking to save up your spare change, you’d look to the ol’ faithful piggy bank. But, nowadays, as cash is slowly becoming obsolete, some are turning to micro-investing as the modern-day answer to the piggy bank. And with micro-investing apps, not only can you save up your chump […]

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Feb
15

Listed Aussie fintech iSignthis acquires 100% of Lithuania’s Baltic Banking Service

iSignthis Ltd (ASX: ISX | FRA: TA8) announces that it has acquired 100% of the share capital of UAB Baltic Banking Services. BBS is located in Lithuania, and has developed specialised banking software that allows rapid connectivity to the SEPA Core and SEPA Instant networks, together with the development of specialised core banking modules on […]

By Australian FinTech | Banking . FinTech
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Feb
15

Square and MYOB team up to help small businesses

From today, global payments provider Square is teaming up with MYOB, one of Australia’s leading providers of online accounting solutions, to help time-poor business owners better manage their payments. The new partnership will completely automate the payment process for business owners, ensuring they no longer have to waste time manually rekeying their sales or customer […]

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Feb
15

JPMorgan Chase to create digital coin using blockchain

JPMorgan Chase plans to launch its own digital coin, called “JPM Coin”, that customers will be able to use for instant transfer of payments over a blockchain network. The largest US bank by assets said customers, on depositing money at the bank, will be issued the cryptocurrency that can be used for transactions over the […]

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Feb
14

Valentine’s Day for start-ups: The perils of dating the co-founder

Aleks Svetski and Chantelle de la Rey, co-founders of digital currency exchange Amber, observe a rule: they don’t call each other babe at work. The pair had been dating for four months when they founded their company in late 2017. While scaling the business in a highly volatile market, the couple agreed to a series […]

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