FinTech Disruptors

May
20

Payments the ‘latest victim of disruption’ – consumers modernising wallets

Afterpay originally launched in 2015 and merged with payments technology company Touchcorp in mid-2017. Afterpay now services more than 3.1 million active users

By Reposted by Australian FinTech | FinTech . Payments
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May
20

Why your bank is set to offer ‘lifestyle services’

Open banking has forced the UK’s big banks to use financial services from other players and to offer lifestyle services such as sourcing mobile phone or energy plans

By Reposted by Australian FinTech | Banking . FinTech
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May
17

Australian FinTech company profile #14 – GBG

GBG offers a series of innovative and intelligent solutions that help organisations quickly validate and verify the identity and location of their customers

By Australian FinTech | FinTech
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May
17

Banks to join forces for blockchain-based settlement project

Several of the world’s largest banks are in the process of investing around US$50 million to create a digital cash system using blockchain technology

By Reposted by Australian FinTech | Banking . Blockchain . FinTech
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May
17

From Xero to $1 billion: Aussie tech company’s founder joins global big time

Accounting platform Xero has chalked up its first ever half year profit on the back of strong global growth sparking a sharp shareprice rally.

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May
17

The ID Co. secures seed funding for international growth

Global fintech The ID Co. announces it has received $2m seed funding from global technology investor Amadeus Capital Partners, SixThirty and other investors

By Reposted by Australian FinTech | FinTech . Investing
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May
17

RBA warns of ‘lock-out’ risk from rise of phone payments

The Reserve Bank has warned that growth in payments driven by smart phones, watches and other wearable devices must not stifle competition.

By Reposted by Australian FinTech | Banking . FinTech . Payments
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May
17

Global digital payments solution company, Splitit’s securities at a trading halt

The securities of Splitit Payments were placed in a trading halt at the request of the company, pending the release of an announcement.

By Reposted by Australian FinTech | ASX . FinTech . Payments
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