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Helping Kids Become Financially Savvy

It’s rare to meet a person who has never experienced anxiety about money, at least once in their lifetime. For many of us, it all comes down to a lack of knowledge. But imagine if you were well-educated in the basics of money, from childhood? That’s the intention behind fintech start-up Piggy – a digital piggybank (pre-paid debit card) for 8-18 year olds. Piggy is the brainchild of former investment banker Mario Hasanakos, and Alex Badran, a recent PhD USyd graduate in mathematics. Piggy is a financial education product for families, built around a pre-paid debit card for kids, aged 8-18. They get a card which is useable for wherever […]

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Jan
20

Shift grows merchant team

Shift, an Australian provider of credit and payment platforms, has announced the expansion of its merchant team.

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Dec
13

Big banks slammed for ‘de-banking’ fintech rivals

In “de-banking”, fintechs that compete with banks are denied core banking services due to regulatory concerns.

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Dec
10

Blockchain-powered fintech platform Block Earner raises $6.4m to give savers access to higher yields

Blockchain-powered fintech Block Earner has just closed an $6.4 million seed funding round, taking its valuation to $56.4 million post-money.

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Dec
08

New DiviPay report reveals 2 in 3 CFOs will reduce or maintain spend in 2022 as Omicron threat looms

The survey conducted just before the arrival of Omicron, reveals 68% of businesses will reduce or maintain the same level of spend in 2022 as this year.

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Dec
03

American Express and Openpay’s U.S. brand Opy to offer differentiated Buy Now, Pay Smarter to US Merchants and Card Members

Global diversified payments and POS lending fintech Openpay Group has signed an agreement with American Express.

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Nov
17

Regional businesses growing faster than metropolitan: Square study finds

According to the report from Square, regional businesses in Australia have been outpacing their metropolitan counterparts.

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Nov
15

Smart wealth platform Tanggram appoints Chief Product Officer and Head of Marketing

Smart wealth platform Tanggram has stepped up its growth strategy by appointing a new Chief Product Officer and Head of Marketing.

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