FinTech Disruptors

Nov
19

ASX-backed Digital Asset plans to power banking with new DAML programming language

For fintech entrepreneurs, it might pay to get on top of a new programming language soon to be released by Digital Asset. DAML (the Digital Asset Modelling Language) is a core part of Digital Asset’s plans to roll its private blockchain beyond equities settlement and clearing to other parts of the financial services industry such […]

By Reposted by Australian FinTech | ASX . Banking . FinTech
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Nov
19

Why your kids want cryptos for Christmas

In 1975, the most popular children’s toy was ‘The Pet Rock’. There was no false advertising to speak of when it came to this toy. It was literally a smooth rock housed in a box with the label: ‘genuine pedigreed pet rock’. Its selling point was that it was the perfect pet — it required […]

By Reposted by Australian FinTech | Currency . FinTech
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Nov
19

Bendigo embraces fintech to offer instant home loans

In its bid to improve its services for potential mortgage clients, Bendigo Bank has partnered with fintech provider Tic:Toc to offer instant home loans starting early next year. The partnership enables Bendigo to utilize Tic:Toc’s platform in offering an automated assessment on home-loan applications. The bank was the first Australian lender to offer a digital […]

By Reposted by Australian FinTech | Banking . Borrowing . FinTech . Lending . Mortgage
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Nov
19

IvyPay to let Australian cryptocurrency owners pay bills or transfer funds

The time-saving, cost-cutting, ultra-secure promise of bitcoin and its cryptocurrency peers is some way off given low rates of adoption, but a new service is aiming to take Australians a step closer. IvyPay, a partnership between Australian cryptocurrency brokerage HiveEx.com and Australian-owned blockchain-based tech company Ivy, will let crypto owners use their assets to pay […]

By Reposted by Australian FinTech | Bitcoin . Blockchain . Currency . FinTech . Payments
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Nov
18

Vietnam banks fight fraud and keep compliant with GBG and FPT

GBG, global identity data intelligence specialist, has announced a new partnership with FPT, the leading IT services provider in Southeast Asia, to deliver fraud and compliance solutions to the Vietnam market. The partnership marks an important step in GBG’s expansion into Vietnam and is indicative of the organisation’s commitment to grow its portfolio in Asia […]

By Reposted by Australian FinTech | FinTech
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Nov
16

Prospa recognised in the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Australia awards for Leadership

Prospa, Australia’s number one online small business lender, has ranked 5th for Leadership and 20th overall in the 2018 Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Australia Awards. The awards rank Australia’s fastest growing public or private technology companies based on their percentage revenue growth over the last three years (2016-18). To qualify, each company must have minimum […]

By Australian FinTech | Borrowing . FinTech . Lending
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Nov
16

Avoka enters another winners’ circle in a year of super-charged growth

Consulting giant Deloitte has again recognised the impressive growth trajectory of software-as-a-service company Avoka, naming the global fintech leader in this year’s Technology Fast 50 list. A unique provider of digital customer acquisition and onboarding journeys for banks, Avoka has registered three consecutive years of dynamic growth, leveraging the enthusiasm of local and offshore financial […]

By Australian FinTech | FinTech
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Nov
16

How one fintech is changing the mortgage industry

Customers choosing home loans have traditionally either negotiated directly with banks or worked with a broker to secure the best loan that particular broker could find them. But with hundreds of lending products on the market and many brokers working with panels that limited them to a small subset of loans, consumers lacked the information […]

By Reposted by Australian FinTech | Borrowing . FinTech . Lending . Mortgage
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