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Look Who’s Charging recognised for innovative use of data in defining best practice banking & finance

Look Who’s Charging won the award for the ‘Best Use of Data’ at the 2019 RFI Group Australian Banking Innovation Awards


The finalists of the 2019 Fintech Business Awards have been announced

The finalists of the 2019 Fintech Business Awards have been announced. Congratulations and good luck to all the finalists – both individuals and companies.


Australian Fintech finalists at the 2018 Optus My Business Awards

Congratulations to the Australian Fintech companies nominated for the 2018 Optus My Business Awards: Fintech Business of the Year Airwallex AtlasTrend BGL Corporate Solutions Curve Securities Huddle Insurance Moneycatcha MoneyMe SocietyOne Tic:Toc Home Loans Wisr Business Leader of the Year Anthony Nantes, Wisr Young Business Leader of the Year Chaz Prezident, Start-up Business of the Year Trade Ledger   Winners of the 2018 Optus My Business Awards will be announced at The Star, Sydney on Friday 9 November 2018.


Neo-lender raises $4m in capital

A neo-lender has raised more than $4million from shares, saying the investment acknowledges the transformation of the business. Wisr, which has also released its figures for the last financial year, provides personal loans and technology products to help borrowers. It will use the funds to take a more innovative approach on how loans are funded and to potentially increase margins. The capital will also assist in helping the company’s ongoing growth initiatives as part of its customer acquisition and retention strategy. Commenting on the capital raise, Anthony Nantes, chief executive officer, said, “We are delighted with the strong support we received from the capital raise. “This investment acknowledges the transformation […]


Fintechs tell Labor a credit report delay will entrench bank power

Labor’s push to delay a law requiring the major banks to put more customer data into credit reports will entrench the big four’s market dominance and keep the cost of personal loans unnecessarily high, five of the nation’s leading marketplace lenders have said. In a letter to shadow treasurer Chris Bowen, the CEOs of SocietyOne, RateSetter, MoneyPlace, Harmoney and WISR said a further delay to mandating big bank participation in the ‘comprehensive credit reporting’ (CCR) regime will “continue to entrench a fundamental competitive imbalance between the big four and other lenders”. The letter is a response to Mr Bowen’s move last week to call for a delay to CCR by […]