digital banking

Mar
29

Archa joins list of new neobanks aiming to transform Aussie banking

Australian banking is changing rapidly and a new wave of digital banks are hitting our shores, with companies like volt, Xinja and 86 400 set to launch this year, but there is another player coming to town soon that may be worth your attention. Archa is a new Melbourne-based neobank that is scheduled to launch […]

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Mar
28

Future of banking is personal and personalised

The future of banking will involve delivering a “goodie bag” of solutions tailored to Millennial customers. Steve Weston, chief executive of “neobank” Volt Bank, said banks traditionally helped customers by dealing with them face to face but provided no additional help on a day-to-day basis. “From the moment you walked outside of the door of […]

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Mar
21

Interview: Anthony Thomson, 86 400 – roaming numerals

In an exclusive interview, Anthony Thomson, chairman of Australian challenger bank 86 400, tells FinTech Futures about what makes it different from its rivals, and why the big four Down Under got what they deserved. Most people don’t want to be the same as others and strive to be different and stand out. For challenger […]

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Mar
15

UBank launches world’s first consumer Green Term Deposit certified by the Climate Bonds Initiative

UBank is now offering Australians with a sustainable way to invest with today’s launch of the world’s first Green Term Deposit in the customer space certified by the Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI). UBank’s Green Term Deposit is matched to a portfolio of renewable energy projects such as wind and solar power, and low carbon transport […]

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Mar
12

Digital bank Volt eyes business customers as fintechs chase data

Neobank Volt has small business in its sights as it develops data-driven products, acknowledging that startup founders are the most likely to take up digital banking options first. The startup, which secured a fully fledged banking licence in January and is preparing to launch a consumer offer in coming months, joins other financial technology firms […]

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Feb
05

Bank sector transformation will come with open banking, competition: Xinja

Australian neobank Xinja said transformation of the financial services sector, described by Royal Commissioner Kenneth Hayne as often driven by greed, will only happen when consumers have clear choice, and can move easily and quickly between banks and other providers within the banking sector. The final report from the financial services Royal Commission paints a […]

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Jan
31

Revolut partners with ClauseMatch prior to the expansion in Australia, Singapore and Japan

Revolut, a digital-only bank and UK’s fastest growing FinTech, announced today that it has signed an agreement with ClauseMatch. Following a successful trial period, Revolut is adopting the innovative regulatory technology from a London-based RegTech to streamline management of internal policies, controls and regulatory compliance. Revolut has experienced significant growth since it was founded three […]

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Jan
23

Collection House acquires $8.5m stake in Volt Bank

A pathway set up by regulators to incentivise new entrants in the banking sector is starting to gather momentum, with Volt Bank receiving an $8.5 million investment from listed company Collection House (ASX: CLH). The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) yesterday granted Volt a licence to operate as an authorised deposit-taking institution (ADI) without restrictions, […]

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