FinTech Disruptors

Dec
12

Invoice2go reaches $2bn milestone and launches tap & go payments

Invoice2go, the world’s number one invoicing app, is today launching a tap and go payments feature with PayPal Here, enabling Australia’s smallest businesses to be paid in person, wherever they are. The new product is unveiled as Invoice2go announces its customers are now sending $2bn worth of invoices through the app – a significant milestone […]

By Australian FinTech | FinTech . Payments
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Dec
12

Sydney fintech Avoka completes $16m capital raising

Avoka Technologies, the global leader in digital customer acquisition software for financial services, today announced the completion of an approximately A$16 million equity raising from existing institutional and professional investors.   The latest financing follows a similar equity raising in June 2016 and reflects substantial confidence in Avoka’s growth plans based on the recent announcement […]

By Australian FinTech | FinTech . Investing . Venture Capital
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Dec
12

Payments startup Sniip announces national Australia Post partnership

Mobile payment technology company Sniip is today announcing a new nation-wide partnership with Australia Post to explore the use of Sniip to enable consumers to pay bills using the Post BillPay barcode anytime, anywhere.   Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Sniip, Damien Vasta, said the company was excited to be working with Australia Post […]

By Australian FinTech | FinTech . Payments
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Dec
12

Hyperwallet facilitates AUD transfers for Amazon sellers

Hyperwallet, a top global payout provider to digital marketplaces, today revealed that it will support international seller disbursements from Amazon’s new Australia-based marketplace. Hyperwallet’s multi-currency payout solution enables Amazon Marketplace sellers from across the globe to quickly and easily accept payment to their bank account across a wide range of local currencies.   Hyperwallet is […]

By Australian FinTech | Currency . FinTech . Payments
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Dec
11

The time is now for financial advisers to embrace fintechs

Advisers need to think about fintech services as more than just potential competitors for their market and start thinking about how to capitalise on the sectors’ strengths, writes Sharesight’s Douglas Morris. Recently, the Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) released a white paper on fintech titled Mapping Fintech to the Financial Planning Process – Why […]

By Reposted by Australian FinTech | FinTech . Investing
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Dec
11

Why most Australians don’t invest in shares

The vast majority of Australians have never invested in shares, and there’s no great mystery why – they can’t afford it. But the rise of fintech solutions such as Acorns has made share trading more accessible to everyday Australians, a survey by comparison site Finder suggests. The online survey of 2017 Australians aged 18 to […]

By Reposted by Australian FinTech | ASX . FinTech . Investing
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Dec
11

Bank rules get tougher so technology’s importance grows

Borrowers who embrace apps and budgeting technology that tracks their spending are giving themselves a better chance of grabbing a good loan amid a crackdown by regulators. Stricter rules around loan serviceability means people able to prove what they spend are getting the upper hand. Financial regulator APRA last month called for more realistic living […]

By Reposted by Australian FinTech | Banking . Borrowing . FinTech . Lending
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Dec
08

2nd Annual APAC Blockchain Conference 2018

The APAC Blockchain Conference, developed in partnership with the Australian Digital Commerce Association (ADCA), looks beyond the hype at the real impacts and potential of blockchain technologies in Australia.   The 2nd annual event will be held from 13 – 15 March in Melbourne and bring together blockchain innovators, business leaders and regulators to help […]

By Australian FinTech | Blockchain . FinTech
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