Fintech Movers & Shakers – Global Payments appoints Brent Schmidt

Payment technology services provider Global Payments has appointed payments and finance professional Brent Schmidt as Specialist Acquiring Lead.

Smartpay (ASX:SMP) raises $13M to strengthen balance sheet

ASX-listed IT service management company Smartpay has raised $13 million and will use the money to strengthen its balance sheet.

Global Payments steps in to support payment facilitators as Big Banks retreat

Global Payments has access to a global network of payments platforms that allows payment facilitators to tap into many resources to grow their business.

Raiz launches new Bitcoin investment portfolio

Raiz will offer investors exposure to Bitcoin with the launch of its seventh investment portfolio that will have a 5% target allocation to this asset class.

Mortgage fintech Funding.com.au raises $5 million warehouse to bring alternatives to cautious investors

Funding.com.au has raised a $5m warehouse from Equity Venture Partners to bring its secured lending platform to cautious investors seeking higher returns.

Looking for a Kyckr: fintech biz launches placement

Regulatory tech outfit Kyckr are on the hunt for $8 million through a two tranche placement and have tapped Bell Potter to give it a hand.

AU regtech industry rallies for govt support to kickstart economy

There’s no better time to use Australia’s ‘smart economy’ to get the country back on its feet and regtech can help the government with its economic plan.

Banks will need to change the way they assess risk: Volt CEO

Volt’s CEO noted that major banks make decisions that are “data-based” and that mainstream lenders will need to learn new skills in order to assess risk.

Verimoto gets into business with expanded automated asset finance portfolio

Verimoto, the automated secondhand asset finance verifier, announce the integration of commercial assets into its asset finance verification platform.

The Australian ETF industry is still going strong

The latest Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) sector report from ETF Securities shows that the Australian ETF industry is still going strong.

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