Venture Capital

Oct
22

Fintech startup raises $12.5m

Sydney-based fintech startup Valiant Finance received an investment boost from ANZ and software giant Salesforce in its latest fundraising efforts.

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Oct
21

Mortgage disrupter sets new funding record

Mortgage disrupter Athena Home Loans has set a local record, closing the largest capital raise ever led by local venture funds, raising $70 million.

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Oct
09

“Here for the long term”: Why Brighte is using its latest $15.5 million raise to make an unexpected pivot

Fintech Brighte has secured $15.5 million in Series C funding, as it prepares to make a move into Australia’s home improvement sector.

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Oct
08

Global fintech investment drops, but APAC deals stand strong

While Asia Pacific fintech investment slowed down, there were still plenty of deals taking place. The value of deals across Australia reached US$401 million.

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Sep
13

Salesforce makes an open banking move

Salesforce is seeking to exploit Australia’s “consumer data right”, investing alongside Westpac and NAB in open banking platform Basiq.

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Sep
11

Aus fintech sees strong H1 2019, despite global decline

Australia’s fintech start-ups raised US$401 million in H1 2019, compared US$122 in H1 2018, an increase of 229%, according to Accenture research.

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Sep
10

ANZ, NAB, Westpac-backed Reinventure and Scentre Group invest $4m in smart receipt start-up Slyp

The Slyp Smart Receipt is automatically linked to a customer’s bank card and then displayed inside their banking app.

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Aug
01

Australian fintech investment subdued in H1’19, as market pauses ahead of future growth: KPMG Pulse of Fintech

While IPOs are not tracked by the Pulse of Fintech report, it noted Australia has been an exception when it came to fintech IPOs.

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