Insurance

Jul
05

H2 Ventures Fintech Expo 2016

H2 Ventures Fintech Expo 2016 H2 Ventures are hosting its third annual Fintech Expo, an opportunity to hear from some of the most talked about and exciting Fintech companies in Australia. Tuesday 19th of July 2016 Get your tickets here: http://h2vfintechexpo.eventbrite.com.au/   Save Save

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Jun
29

Which fintech innovations are really adding value to customers?

Financial services, of all sectors, has seen some of the most significant technology innovations in recent years. Banks and insurance companies have been very keen to leverage technology in such a way that is mutually beneficial to both vendor and consumer, and now even superannuation is getting involved in the technology revolution. While there is […]

By Reposted by Australian FinTech | Banking . FinTech . Insurance . Payments
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Jun
23

Examining the fintech appeal of business lending in Australia

A question often asked in the fintech space is, “Which area of fintech has the greatest potential?”  The answer invariably sticks with the obvious – insurtech, blockchain, mobile payments, peer-to-peer lending and banking – and while focus to these areas is deserved, business lending has been exponentially gaining steam. Lenders are flocking to the market […]

By Elizabeth Barry | Banking . Blockchain . FinTech . Insurance . Payments . Peer-to-Peer
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Jun
21

Huddle Money raises $6m to create peer-to-peer bank

Sydney-based fintech start-up Huddle Money will emerge from so-called stealth mode this week after securing $6 million backing for its bid to take on traditional banking services with peer-to-peer offers. The company, founded by expat Brits Jonathan Buck and Jason Wilby has been self-funded for the last year, but has closed its first funding round, […]

By Reposted by Australian FinTech | FinTech . Insurance . Investing . Peer-to-Peer
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May
30

Swipe right to protect: Trov launches world-first on demand insurance

  Trōv, a company that is reinventing insurance for the mobile generation, and leading insurer Suncorp Group, today announced the limited launch of on-demand insurance in Australia, beginning with coverage for common electronics. For the first time ever, people can now turn insurance on – or off – for individual items entirely from their mobile device. […]

By Australian FinTech | FinTech . Insurance
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May
09

Fintech a $US1 trillion fight

Consultants Oliver Wyman has been talking to banking clients all around the world over the past few months about the concept of “modular financial services”. It’s the coverline adorning one of the firm’s latest research pieces on the impact of information technology on the future of banking. Even as the equity prices of US fintech […]

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Mar
29

Reinventure backs Flare HR to disrupt default super

Westpac Banking Corp’s venture capital fund Reinventure Group has taken a stake in Flare HR, a start-up that has built software that promises to enhance company engagement with employees and disrupt the $9 billion default superannuation market. Reinventure Group has invested more than $1 million in a recent seed fundraising round by Flare, which has […]

By Cameron Dart | FinTech . Insurance . Venture Capital
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Mar
25

Insurers brace for mega fintech shake up

The insurance industry has largely remained the same in the past 100 years, but the sector is in for its biggest shake up as investors continue to pump billions of dollars into “insurtech”, fuelling sweeping changes through technology. Insurance is the second most disrupted industry today thanks to a growing number of start-ups and technology […]

By Cameron Dart | FinTech . Insurance
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