FinTech Disruptors

Feb
28

Labor to boost ASIC’s fintech capability in Perth

Labor will provide fintechs based in Perth with more regulatory support, pledging an increase in funding for the corporate regulator so it can extend its “innovation hub” to the city and help start-ups connect with the Asian region. Shadow minister for the digital economy Ed Husic and Clare O’Neil, shadow minister for financial services, will […]

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Feb
28

Wealth managers deliver $90m for Aussie fintech

  Wealth management has been a key driver for an Australian financial services technology firm, which boosted group net profit after tax by 15 per cent over the six months to 31 December 2018. ASX-listed Bravura Solutions Limited increased group revenue by 24 per cent to $127.4 million over the half, while the company’s NPAT […]

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Feb
27

Bitcoin crash gives way to steady growth

The price of bitcoin has crashed in early 2019 but some experts in the field argue that the news is not all bad, with the future for cryptocurrencies looking fairly strong. At the end of January 2019, the price of bitcoin was US$3525, having slumped from a peak of over US$19,000 in late 2017. This […]

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Feb
27

Australia’s digital disruptors are invited to enter the Finder Awards 2019

Entries have now opened for the 2019 Finder Awards which celebrate the cutting-edge innovations of Australian businesses. Now in their fourth year, the Finder Awards shine the spotlight on Australia’s disruptors across a range of industries including banking, insurance, property, technology, retail, travel and, for the first time, sustainability. There are 12 categories open for […]

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Feb
27

St.George customers can now use Google Pay to withdraw cash

St.George, BankSA and Bank of Melbourne customers can select cheque or savings when using Google Pay to withdraw cash at the checkout. EFTPOS has today announced it’s expanding its service to Google Pay with St.George, BankSA and Bank of Melbourne. The partnership means that customers of these participating banks can use Google Pay on their […]

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Feb
27

Identitii joins BIAN to help banks digitise information exchange using Blockchain

Identitii Limited  (ASX: ID8), an Australian FinTech enabling the secure overlay of transaction-level detail on top of financial messages using a private blockchain, is pleased to announce it has joined the Banking Industry Architecture Network (BIAN). BIAN is a collaborative network of leading banks including ABN-AMRO, Nomura, Commonwealth Bank, Rabobank, Société Générale and UBS. In […]

By Australian FinTech | Banking . Blockchain . FinTech
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Feb
26

Australian regulator trials Blockchain to Automate Transaction Reporting

An Australian financial regulator is trialing blockchain technology to automate reporting of cross-border transactions by institutions. ZDNet reported Sunday that the Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC) has partnered with the Swinburne University of Technology in Melbourne to build a prototype for the trial. The two partners will specifically examine how blockchain and smart […]

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Feb
26

The Samsung Galaxy S10 has a cryptocurrency wallet built in

Samsung is one of the first major smartphone makers to include a cryptocurrency wallet in its latest flagship Galaxy S10 phones. The wallet lets users store bitcoin, Ethereum, and a beauty-related cryptocurrency called Cosmo Coin. It’s a cold storage wallet, meaning it’s not connected to the internet. The Galaxy S10 phones also support select decentralized […]

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