Insurance

Oct
25

Australia publishes draft laws for relaxed fintech regulation

The Australian government published draft laws on Tuesday that would let financial technology companies operate without a full licence, a measure it said would encourage innovation without compromising existing levels of consumer protection. The draft laws would let companies test “a broad scope of activities…without the need to meet all the existing licensing requirements of […]

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Oct
24

Lakeba’s disruption potential attracts global investor

Sydney tech firm Lakeba Group has welcomed a heavyweight global investor to its board. The man responsible for taking global investment manager T. Rowe Price global, Todd Ruppert, is now part of the team. Lakeba has positioned itself as a start-up studio focused on the development and rapid commercialisation of digital solutions and the company’s […]

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Sep
18

Evari’s success is all about having its head in the cloud

Australian business insurance is about to be turned on its head with Insurtech, Evari, set to create waves with its integrated, online insurance platform that makes obtaining and managing insurance quick and easy for small business. Evari’s cloud-based insurance platform is the first of its kind in the world, with no other provider offering fully […]

By Australian FinTech | FinTech . Insurance
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Sep
13

Four areas Australia should focus on to lead in the coming fintech boom

If Australia wants to lead the next wave of fintech innovation, it needs the next generation of start-ups to be successful. Although the federal government and the corporate sector are on board, it will take more than general support for Australia’s fintech scene to mature competitively. Sydney start-up hub Stone and Chalk’s CEO Alex Scandurra […]

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Aug
24

Industry newcomer, Huddle, tackling insurance fraud with Australian-first technology

Insurance industry newcomer, Huddle, is taking significant steps to tackle fraud within the sector while dramatically increasing the speed at which claims are approved and paid. The Insurance Council of Australia currently estimates the cost of fraud is up to $2bn per year – most of which gets passed on to the end consumer. With […]

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Aug
16

Australian FinTech Launches Australia’s Only Dedicated FinTech Jobs Platform – Australian FinTech Jobs

The team behind the highly successful Australian FinTech website have soft-launched their FinTech employment marketplace platform, Australian FinTech Jobs. Founder and CEO, Cameron Dart, says AustralianFinTechJobs.com.au has been born on the back of the highly successful Australian FinTech website and growing demand from the local FinTech community to have a dedicated employment platform for the […]

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Aug
03

YTML: ASIC’s example SoA ‘not balanced’

Customer take up of life insurance advice could be adversely effected if Statements of Advice (SoA) for life insurance do not take a more balanced approach to the information they communicate. This is the feedback YTML General Manager Advice Delivery, Terri Ho submitted to the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) on the example SOA provided in […]

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Jun
28

Insurance solutions lead Australia’s adoption of fintech

Current global adoption levels for insurance fintech solutions are standing at an all-time 24 per cent with Australia recording a higher than average interest due to the upswing in telematics and wearable technologies, according to the EY Fintech Adoption Index. While money transfers and payments services still lead the fintech charge with an adoption rate […]

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