banking

Nov
19

New deal connecting Australian businesses to Chinese visitors

Australian businesses are set to benefit from a collaboration between NAB and Alipay which will revolutionise how Chinese tourists pay for products and services. NAB Executive General Manger of Deposit and Transaction Services Shane Conway said more than 1 million Chinese tourists visit Australia each year spending more than $11 billion. “By making China’s number […]

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Nov
19

ASX-backed Digital Asset plans to power banking with new DAML programming language

For fintech entrepreneurs, it might pay to get on top of a new programming language soon to be released by Digital Asset. DAML (the Digital Asset Modelling Language) is a core part of Digital Asset’s plans to roll its private blockchain beyond equities settlement and clearing to other parts of the financial services industry such […]

By Reposted by Australian FinTech | ASX . Banking . FinTech
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Nov
19

Bendigo embraces fintech to offer instant home loans

In its bid to improve its services for potential mortgage clients, Bendigo Bank has partnered with fintech provider Tic:Toc to offer instant home loans starting early next year. The partnership enables Bendigo to utilize Tic:Toc’s platform in offering an automated assessment on home-loan applications. The bank was the first Australian lender to offer a digital […]

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Nov
15

Xinja live with SAP Cloud for banking

Xinja today announced that it is live on SAP Cloud for Banking, after a rapid three-month implementation. While this is a global first for SAP, it also allows Xinja to accelerate development of innovative solutions for customers to make banking as easy and engaging as possible. Xinja has implemented SAP Cloud for Banking which comprises: […]

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Nov
14

Xinja appoints Tesla Senior Engineer Thomas Vikstrom to Board

Xinja, which is building an independent, Australian, 100% digital ‘neobank’, today announced that Tesla senior engineer, Thomas Vikstrom, has been appointed to the Xinja Board. Mr. Vikstrom is an engineer with nearly 20 years of experience leading product development and engineering programs at Tesla, Ford, Noble Metal Processing and SSAB HardTech, Inc. Vikstrom is currently […]

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Nov
13

Eftpos gets Square as battle for mobile payments escalates

Mobile tradies and small businesses seeking to bypass steep credit card fees extracted by bank-owned payments terminals have scored a significant victory, with challenger payments provider Square revealing it has now ported eftpos functionality to its Australian machines. Made official on Monday, the tie-up between Twitter founder Jack Dorsey’s global payments play Australia’s 30-something electronic […]

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Nov
12

How the open banking API could transform financial services to benefit consumers

Until recently, the idea of waiting a day or two for a bank transfer to reach your account was normal, however consumers are starting to demand immediate and seamless payment alternatives. With upcoming developments in the Australian financial services sector, we should start to see these demands met – if not by banks, then by […]

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Nov
09

Would you bank with Google, Amazon, Facebook or Apple?

Soon, going into a bank branch to speak to the manager about getting a loan will be as outdated as driving to Blockbuster to rent a VHS cassette. Banking in Australia will increasingly be digitised over the coming years, as neo-banking looks set to disrupt Australia’s financial industry. What’s a neo-bank? Neo-banks are digital-only banks […]

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