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Feb
22

Seasoned Executive is appointed CEO of leading Fintech Macrovue

AMP-backed fintech Macrovue is pleased to announce today it has appointed Rod Bristow as CEO. Rod is a former Chief Operating Officer and alternate Managing Director of Australia’s largest online stockbroker CommSec. Most recently he was Managing Director and CEO of Infocus Wealth Management – a national financial advice, asset management and technology group.  In […]

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Feb
22

Bank-in-an-app startup Pelikin has launched a crowfunding equity raise

Pelikin, a banking alternative designed for digital natives, today launched a $400,000 equity raise on crowdfunding platform Birchal. The fintech startup is founded by 28-year-old Sam Brown, who wants to disrupt traditional retail banking with a more efficient way to manage money in Australia and while travelling abroad. Pelikin users will be able to control […]

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Feb
22

Peer to Peer lending increasingly popular in Australia

Australian investors and borrowers are increasingly adopting peer to peer lending platforms according to the results of survey undertaken by ASIC. The results of the survey suggest that as much as $300 million of personal and business loans were underwritten by peer to peer lenders over the course of the last fiscal year. That represents […]

By Reposted by Australian FinTech | Borrowing . FinTech . Investing . Lending . Peer-to-Peer
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Feb
21

Acorns to launch its own superannuation product

The micro-investment app’s new super product, Acorns Grow Australia Super, will be available from March. Micro-investment platform Acorns has today announced it will launch its own super product to sit within its existing app. The Acorns app is popular with Australians, particularly millennials, for its simple approach to investing by rounding up everyday transactions and […]

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Feb
20

Anonymous Bitcoin investor buys $400 million worth of crypto

An anonymous cryptocurrency trader has snapped up $400 million worth of Bitcoin as the digital currency continues to recover the heavy losses experienced in 2018. Recorded on the blockchain, the unknown investor snapped up the inordinate purchase sometime between February 9 and 12. Because every transaction made in Bitcoin is recorded on a digital ledger […]

By Reposted by Australian FinTech | Bitcoin . Blockchain . FinTech . Investing
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Feb
20

Crowdfund laws frozen in time

Much-anticipated reforms extending equity crowdfunding to private companies have yet to move through the Parliament, nearly six months after the bills were first introduced. The Corporations Amendment (Crowd-sourced Funding for Proprietary Companies) Bill 2017 would let private companies undertake an equity crowdfunding round without first converting into an unlisted public company. The bill was introduced […]

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Feb
20

Banks tackle fintech challengers as they struggle to be preferable to a dentist visit

According to the Millennial Disruption Index, 71 per cent of young people would rather go to the dentist than listen to what their bank is saying, and new research from Viacom’s research arm, Scratch, finds a third of Millennials expect to be bank-free in the near future. Meanwhile 75 per cent say they would prefer […]

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Feb
19

Bitcoin: Westpac, NAB and ANZ hold off on CBA-style credit card ban

ANZ, Westpac and NAB have confirmed they do not currently plan to emulate the Commonwealth Bank’s ban on the use of its credit cards to purchase Bitcoin and similar cryptocurrencies. “Due to the unregulated and highly volatile nature of virtual currencies, customers will no longer be able to use their CommBank credit cards to buy […]

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