AI

Apr
16

Emerging technologies are changing the future of financial services

Emerging technologies such as blockchain, data and artificial intelligence (AI) are disrupting the landscape of the financial services industry, participants at Swinburne’s Financial Technologies (FinTech) panel discussion have heard. Renowned FinTech leaders came together to discuss the trends, challenges and opportunities of FinTech in Australia. The event’s panel discussion was moderated by Director of the [...]
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Apr
15

NAB board member to float AI start-up on ASX

An artificial intelligence start-up founded by NAB board member Geraldine McBride has raised $3 million, led by Perennial Value Management, ahead of an anticipated float later this year. The company, which was founded in 2013 by mother-daughter duo Ms McBride and Amy Johnson, utilises customer data within big energy companies, banks and insurers that has [...]
By Reposted by Australian FinTech | ASX . FinTech
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Apr
01

Is the future of Artificial Intelligence tied to the future of Blockchain?

Since the beginning of modern times, each industrial revolution was driven by different automation. While factory machines and fossil fuels drove the previous industrial revolutions, the on-going automation revolution is based on data-driven artificial intelligence (AI). Understanding its impact and what will be required to support the AI-driven automation revolution is a fundamental necessity. So, […]

By Australian FinTech | Blockchain . FinTech
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Mar
27

Cutting through the fog: FinTech and the future of financial services

Emerging technologies such as blockchain, cryptocurrency and artificial intelligence are disrupting the landscape of the financial services industry, participants of Swinburne’s Financial Technologies (FinTech) panel discussion will hear. Renowned FinTech leaders will come together at Swinburne University on April 5 to discuss the trends, challenges and opportunities of FinTech in Australia, moderated by Director of […]

By Australian FinTech | Blockchain . FinTech
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Mar
20

Super funds look to AI to improve member engagement

Tech giants like Apple, Amazon, Facebook, and Google are driving members’ expectations of customer experiences which presents a major headache for superannuation funds. Georgie Obst, HESTA’s general manager – campaigns and customer growth –  told CFSM delegates on Friday that funds need to do whatever they can to exploit new technologies to help cement their […]

By Reposted by Australian FinTech | FinTech . Investing
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Mar
19

How Lakeba Group uses AI to identify business opportunities – and when it lets humans take over

Rather than picking a single problem and solving it, Australian technology company Lakeba Group is hedging its bets, using AI to unearth a range of business opportunities, commercialising the underlying technology components as well as applying it to industry-specific use cases. So far the Manly-based company has identified seven commercial ventures, including the Shelfie, a […]

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Mar
13

AI-driven lending platform won’t be the end for brokers

A new Artificial Intelligence-powered lending platform won’t be the end of human loan brokers, the technology’s creators say, because a broker’s ability to understand the intricacies of the application cannot be replicated by a machine. That’s the explanation given by Challis Capital Partners managing director Bill Salouris and Global Capital Commercial sales director Andrew West, […]

By Reposted by Australian FinTech | Borrowing . FinTech . Lending
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Feb
25

IRESS CEO Andrew Walsh tips widespread automation of financial advice

Financial services software company IRESS is tipping a burgeoning role for the automation of financial advice in the aftermath of the Hayne royal commission as the sector looks to rebuild trust. The business, which is valued at $2.2 billion, ​provides a full suite of software services ranging from client relationship management to portfolio tracking for […]

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