big data

Jul
04

Privacy fears fuel a fintech pioneer

A rebellion is stirring against our digital overlords, as seed and venture capital investors place bets on new business models that feed on privacy concerns in the post-Snowden era. Perversely, large-scale data breaches only benefit fintech companies like the Stone & Chalk resident Meeco, which aims to disrupt the likes of Google and Facebook by […]

By Reposted by Australian FinTech | FinTech
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Jul
04

Disruptive big data company Quantexa furthers global expansion

Quantexa, the disruptive big data and analytics company backed by HSBC and Albion Ventures, has furthered its international expansion by opening a new office in Sydney, Australia. This builds upon their accelerated growth this year, which has seen the opening of their Brussels office in April and the doubling in size of their Global Headquarters […]

By Australian FinTech | FinTech
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May
25

Winners at The Finnies!

Congratulations to those Australian Fintech companies and their fearless leaders who won awards last night at the inaugural Finnies Fintech Awards:   Female Fintech Leader of the Year: Emma Weston, AgriDigital Co-Founder & CEO   Joint Male Fintech Leaders of the Year: Greg Moshal & Beau Bertoli, Prospa Co-Founders   Fintech Organisation of the Year: […]

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May
08

Scott Morrison hints at open data green light to boost banking competition

Treasurer Scott Morrison has hinted strongly that the government will give banking customers power over their own data so they can shop around for a better deal from other financial institutions. The change could be announced as early as budget night on Tuesday, at the same time the Treasurer launches a Productivity Commission inquiry into […]

By Reposted by Australian FinTech | Banking . FinTech
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Apr
26

UK’s open banking revolution has lessons for Australia

There’s a revolution going on in British banking. The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) issued its final order on “open banking” in February. The new regime – on track to come into force next year– is set to have a profound impact on the sector in the coming decades and beyond. Banks have been […]

By Reposted by Australian FinTech | Banking . FinTech
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Apr
10

CBA and QxBranch position for the Quantum Revolution

QxBranch, the quantum computing and data analytics software company, today announced the release of a quantum computing simulator for the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA).   The tool emulates the functions of future quantum computers, enabling software and algorithm development to proceed in parallel with the race to create breakthrough hardware.   Commonwealth Bank of […]

By Australian FinTech | Banking . FinTech
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Mar
16

zipMoney shows how far fintech could come with open data

by Elizabeth Barry at Finder.com.au Open data remains at the forefront of the Australian fintech industry’s agenda, with the issue even being addressed in the recent parliamentary inquiry into the Big Four banks. While the big banks have said they are for data sharing, their hesitance due to security and privacy issues will likely push […]

By Elizabeth Barry | FinTech . Payments
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Feb
14

Dart aims for a United States of Fintech

Australian tech entrepreneurs have launched a new digital home for the global fintech community, providing an agnostic platform that founders hope will one day become the seat for an inclusive and encyclopaedic fintech commonwealth. Founder and CEO, Cameron Dart, told AB+F that the International FinTech platform, combines a web portal and directory to meet growing demand […]

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