Advice

Nov
03

Automated advice aims to fill the void

Automated financial advice isn’t getting the recognition it deserves in Australia as we steam towards the Robo 2.0 era, says Clover chief executive Harry Chemay. Speaking to The Australian ahead of today’s FinTech Collab/Collide Summit in Melbourne, Mr Chemay said robo-advice — online wealth management ­advice based on automated algorithms — was ultimately com­plementary to […]

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Nov
03

EY FinTech Australia Census 2016

FinTech Australia and EY Sweeney release the most comprehensive analysis of Australia’s fintech ecosystem to date, the EY FinTech Australia Census 2016 FinTech Australia and EY Sweeney are today releasing the inaugural EY FinTech Australia Census 2016, the most comprehensive and detailed report on the Australian fintech industry to date. The research was formally launched […]

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Nov
02

Quantifeed makes key hires from leading banks as expansion in Asia Pacific continues

Quantifeed, a leading provider of digital wealth management solutions in Asia Pacific, today announced the appointment of Audrey Wong in the combined role of Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer, alongside several other key senior hires in Hong Kong and Australia. The Hong Kong based company is moving ahead with regional expansion after announcing […]

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Oct
20

BigFuture and Booster Launch Strategic Partnership

BigFuture Pty Limited and Booster Financial Services Limited are pleased to announce their strategic partnership.   Booster, a New Zealand based financial services company, will implement BigFuture’s current technology and work with BigFuture to create the next wave of technology for financial advisors. Booster will take up to a 20% equity stake in BigFuture, pay an […]

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Oct
18

InvestmentLink signs Harmonee as first data grant recipient

InvestmentLink, Australia’s largest independent financial data source, today announced financial planning software developer Harmonee as the first recipient of the company’s data grant. The grant is designed to support emerging companies in the Australian fintech sector and provides access to a feed of financial account and investment fund data at no cost for a period […]

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Oct
17

Can robots beat humans as financial advisers?

Jason Lim wants to save enough for a deposit on an apartment but was earning next to nothing by having his money with his bank. He wanted to get some advice on where to invest his money, but a traditional adviser was not for him. “I wanted to earn more than I could get with […]

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Oct
17

Morgan Stanley’s Jeffrey McMillan says collaboration is key in fintech

It makes more sense for a global banking giant such as Morgan Stanley to collaborate with innovative fintech start-ups than to try to be innovative itself, according to the bank’s chief analytics and data officer, Jeffrey McMillan. “Probably 75 per cent of our technology that we build is coming from the fintech sector,” Mr McMillan […]

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Oct
14

Statewide Super to offer robo-advice

Robo-advice provider Decimal has announced its Eqilize software has been chosen by Statewide Super to provide members with digital financial advice. The South Australia-based industry superannuation fund will roll the software out as part of “a broader system upgrade and expansion project” due to begin in November 2016, Decimal said. “One of our drivers was […]

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