Digital Banks

Jan
09

Millions looking to leave major banks

New research has found that over two million Australians are currently seeking new banking providers, with many currently customers at one of the big four. The research produced by Nielsen found that 2.1 million Australians are seeking new providers and 67 per cent of them are currently customers at one of the big four. The […]

By Reposted by Australian FinTech | Banking . FinTech
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Dec
18

Australia’s banking regulator grants Xinja a restricted banking licence

Xinja said today it is ready to revolutionize the way Australians think about banking after receiving a restricted banking licence from the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA). Xinja said it has now become a bank, a digital ‘neobank’ designed entirely for mobile, which is already challenging Australia’s entrenched major banks by showing people how innovation […]

By Australian FinTech | Banking . FinTech
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Dec
07

Data Action to underpin Australian banking disruptor 86 400

Data Action (DA), a leading Australian provider of Digital and Core Banking solutions, is pleased to announce that it has partnered with banking disruptor and neobank 86 400, to deliver its Core Banking platform. The cloud-based platform has been operational for several months with all payment rails (including real-time payments) established and money already flowing […]

By Australian FinTech | Banking . FinTech
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Dec
06

86 400 marks completion of key milestones on road to public launch in 2019

86 400, a genuine alternative to Australia’s Big Four Banks, can today disclose that it has successfully achieved a number of key milestones as part of its mission to give Australians a better banking experience. The major milestones that the aspiring bank has completed since unveiling include: Product: Field testing of the beta 86 400 […]

By Australian FinTech | Banking . FinTech
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Dec
03

Xinja to launch second equity crowdfunding

Xinja, which is building a 100% digital bank or ‘neobank’ designed for mobile, is inviting potential investors to register their interest in its second equity crowdfunding, which will get underway early in 2019. The offer, through Equitise (with whom they partnered for the first round), is targeting a raise between $500,000 and $5 million. Shares […]

By Australian FinTech | Banking . FinTech . Investing
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Nov
30

iSignthis plans Australian neobank licence in 2019

Payment and identity technology firm iSignthis is on course to get a neobanking licence from the Australian regulator next year. John Karantzis, iSignthis CEO, says the company is “well progressed” with its Australian ADI (deposit taking / (neo)banking) licence via the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) and “anticipate” licensing in late Q1 2019. The licence […]

By Reposted by Australian FinTech | Banking . FinTech
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Nov
30

‘We’re tech companies’: The neobanks’ advantage

A big advantage that “neobanks” have over the big four is that they are nimble and highly scalable technology companies focused on customer experience, according to the co-founder of Up. After hearing Stephen King from the Productivity Commission (PC) claim that challenger lenders do not have a realistic chance at competing with the major banks […]

By Reposted by Australian FinTech | Banking . FinTech
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Nov
15

Xinja live with SAP Cloud for banking

Xinja today announced that it is live on SAP Cloud for Banking, after a rapid three-month implementation. While this is a global first for SAP, it also allows Xinja to accelerate development of innovative solutions for customers to make banking as easy and engaging as possible. Xinja has implemented SAP Cloud for Banking which comprises: […]

By Australian FinTech | Banking . FinTech
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