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Mar
22

Why more Aussies are turning to peer-to-peer loans

The Royal Commission into the banks and financial services unveiled a series of disturbing, infuriating and unsurprising truths. Australia’s response to the findings could send tremors through the financial services sector as the search for alternatives to the incumbent providers becomes more urgent. It means peer-to-peer loans – which have already seen significant gains – […]

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Mar
20

Virgin launches new digital portal for mortgage applications

The lender has announced the launch of a new digital platform designed to improve the efficiency of the home loan application process for mortgage brokers. Virgin Money Australia has revealed that it plans to issue the majority of its home loan applications via its new Digital Acceptance Document Portal. The online delivery and signing platform […]

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Mar
19

What’ll Waddle do with $4m injection?

Small business lender fintech start-up Waddle will step up its efforts to crack overseas markets and take a larger share of the big four bank’s local market share after closing a $4 million series A funding round. The funds, sourced from tech venture capital firm Allectus Capital, will be used to grow the fintech’s footprint […]

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Mar
18

Five ways to better manage cashflow for your business

Did you know, according to the Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC), 46% of all company failures occurred due to inadequate cash flow in 2015/16? Cash flow is vital to a business, and management should be priority number 1. So how can you better manage cash flow in a business, whether you sell products, provide […]

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Mar
13

Prospa momentum continues as loan originations surpass $1 billion

Prospa, Australia’s number one online lender to small business, is pleased to announce its pro-forma results for H1 FY19. Total loan originations for H1 FY19 were $225 million, up 10% on the forecast of $204 million and up 44% on a pcp basis. Total loan originations for CY18 were $436 million, up 13% on the […]

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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, […]

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Mar
13

An accountant’s guide to comparing Fintech business loans

How can you objectively compare the loan pricing metrics between the different online business lenders and make the most informed decision possible? Assisting your small business clients with finance can be challenging with so many options out there from both banks and newer alternative finance providers. As traditional lenders have tightened their credit conditions and […]

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Mar
11

SocietyOne and Loan Market collaborate to broaden customer offering

Australia’s leading marketplace lender, SocietyOne, and Australasia’s largest family owned mortgage brokerage, Loan Market Group, have joined forces in a new partnership through which Loan Market will distribute SocietyOne personal loans. The partnership indicates a growing trend of brokers embracing alternative lenders in the wake of the banking Royal Commission, according to SocietyOne, as consumers […]

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