Brokers

Sep
06

Macquarie and broking firms unite to launch fintech platform

Macquarie Business Banking and four commercial broking firms have joined together to launch a “first-to-market” technology platform that could “revolutionise commercial broking in Australia”. Allfin Financial Services, BKK Finance, Heritage Property Finance and Stamford Capital have joined Macquarie Business Banking to form Kubio, a group that provides a cloud-based business origination platform “built from the […]

By Reposted by Australian FinTech | FinTech . Investing . Lending
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Aug
26

Fintechs ‘on the front line’ for brokers

A recent meeting has highlighted that when it comes to serving customers in the third-party channel, “there’s a space for everyone”, and that fintechs can act to bolster and expand the businesses of their broker counterparts. The meeting last week was attended by both brokers and fintechs in Sydney and asked the question: “Disintermediation and […]

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Aug
08

Brokers in ‘unique position’ to benefit from fintech: CEOs

The heads of an Australian lending business and an industry association believe forward-thinking mortgage brokers are poised to benefit from the growing fintech trend. Marketplace lender FundX says the symbiotic nature of the broker/fintech relationship will serve both channels well, provided brokers are open-minded about new technology. FundX founder and CEO David Jackson believes the […]

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Aug
03

Major mortgage group partners with US-based fintech player

One of Australia’s largest providers of mortgage broking services has formed a strategic alliance with an international fintech company. AFG today announced that it has partnered with New York-based Biz2Credit. The exclusive agreement will enable AFG brokers to deliver an innovative lending experience for small businesses in Australia. AFG will leverage Biz2Credit’s patented analytics and […]

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Jul
20

Fintech lender launches unique broker portal

An alternative online lender has launched a free digital marketing portal for mortgage brokers as it looks to strengthen its relationships with the third-party channel. Small business lender Prospa recently launched the Prospa Uplift Marketing Portal (PUMP) an online marketing resource of its partners. PUMP enables brokers to download application forms and fact sheets, send […]

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Jul
20

HashChing surpasses $1billion of home loans

Australia’s first marketplace for home loans, HashChing has today announced it has surpassed its $1 Billion of home loans milestone as momentum builds for the Sydney FinTech.   The team also welcomes corporate heavyweight, Claire Wivell Plater of The Fold Legal to its Advisory Board, further strengthening its position in the market.   Dubbed the Mortgage […]

By Australian FinTech | FinTech . Mortgage
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Jul
15

ThinkForex rebrands to ThinkMarkets and launches ThinkTrader

ThinkForex, the leading provider of financial derivatives trading, has rebranded to ThinkMarkets and has launched ThinkTrader, its own multi-asset trading platform. With several thousand clients around the world – the new brand represents ThinkMarket’s ambition to become the world’s largest provider of foreign exchange, contracts for difference and spread bets. Essential to this development is […]

By Australian FinTech | Currency . FinTech . Investing
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Jun
24

Australian FinTech Company Profile – HashChing

FINTECH COMPANY:  HashChing FINTECH SECTOR:  Online Mortgages WEBSITE:  www.HashChing.com.au CONTACT:  info@HashChing.com.au PHONE:  1800 464 338 FOUNDED:  2015 FOUNDER(S) / CEO:  Mandeep Sodhi & Atul Narang DESCRIPTION: HashChing is Australia’s first online marketplace allowing consumers to access great home loan deals without having to shop around. ABOUT: Completely FREE to consumers, HashChing connects you directly to […]

By Cameron Dart | Borrowing . FinTech . Lending . Mortgage
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