big data

Sep
25

Sexiest Job of the 21st Century: Data Scientist

Data miner? Web analyst? Information wrangler? Harvard Business Review[1] labelled it the “sexiest job of the 21st Century” and the opportunities are exploding and salaries rocketing for astute professionals choosing “data science” as their career. As industries and governments worldwide race into the era of Big Data, James Cook University (JCU) is giving its students a head start with a […]

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Sep
04

Westpac creates data accelerator

Westpac Banking Corp has created a “data accelerator” to build new technology businesses from anonymised data sets, and will offer access to it to institutional banking clients seeking to turn data into assets. FUELD, which has been set up in partnership with Stone & Chalk, will provide early-stage start-ups access to the Data Republic data-sharing […]

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Aug
31

A beginner’s guide to behavioural fintech for super funds

Advancements in technology, notably artificial intelligence and big data, and an increasingly sophisticated appreciation of how behavioural strategies affect funds’ understanding of, and influence on, their members are two mega-trends set to reshape the superannuation industry over the next decade. In short, there will be a synergistic collision of behavioural finance and technology to create […]

By Reposted by Australian FinTech | FinTech . Investing
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Aug
24

Sydney fintech Hyper Anna closes $16 million funding round from big-name investors

Sydney-based fintech startup Hyper Anna has closed a $16 million Series A funding round led by venture capital giant Sequoia China, with the funding earmarked to fuel the startup’s international expansion. Billed as “Siri for analytics”, Hyper Anna combines artificial intelligence with fintech in its “virtual data scientist” offering ‘Anna’, which answers questions about business performance and […]

By Reposted by Australian FinTech | FinTech . Investing . Venture Capital
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Aug
22

The future will be fuelled by data

The digital disruption rippling through business and government today is merely a curtain raiser for what comes next. The combination of artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain technologies and quantum computing will usher in new operating models, new industries, new possibilities. The future will be fuelled by data and technologies that harvest, protect, analyse and take action […]

By Reposted by Australian FinTech | Banking . Blockchain . FinTech
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Aug
16

Australian FinTech Launches Australia’s Only Dedicated FinTech Jobs Platform – Australian FinTech Jobs

The team behind the highly successful Australian FinTech website have soft-launched their FinTech employment marketplace platform, Australian FinTech Jobs. Founder and CEO, Cameron Dart, says AustralianFinTechJobs.com.au has been born on the back of the highly successful Australian FinTech website and growing demand from the local FinTech community to have a dedicated employment platform for the […]

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Aug
07

Wealth begins its blockchain reaction

Ambitious financial services firms are driving Australia’s global leadership in the development of blockchain technology, which is already delivering productivity and innovation benefits to the nation’s trillion-dollar wealth industry. BNP Paribas Securities Services has progressively stepped up its blockchain expertise in the Australian market because it sees a nation filled with opportunities. BNP Paribas global […]

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Jul
25

Search for 2017 Fintech 100 innovators kicks off

Nominations are now open for the 2017 KPMG & H2 Ventures Fintech 100, the annual list designed to recognize leading fintech innovators.   Visit www.fintechinnovators.com by Thursday, 31 August 2017 and nominate your company, or any fintech you think should be considered for the Fintech 100.   The Fintech100, available at www.fintechinnovators.com, is compiled by […]

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