FinTech Hubs

May
07

How Australian investors should navigate Asia’s fintech race

Australian ultra high net worth regional investors remain wary of this recent spate of incentivisations by regional competing markets.

By Reposted by Australian FinTech | FinTech . Investing
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May
02

Future of FinTech launches

Future of FinTech is looking to grow rapidly and build recognition within the industry quickly and to foster a strong FinTech community within Australia and drive conversations that ideally help to grow the industry.

By Australian FinTech | FinTech
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Apr
30

British fintechs set sights on Aussie market

Australia’s big four banks had better watch out: the British fintech cavalry is coming!

By Reposted by Australian FinTech | FinTech
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Mar
18

New landing pads for Irish fintechs in Sydney and Melbourne

Stone & Chalk has partnered with Enterprise Ireland to “bridge the Aussie-Irish fintech gap”. Irish fintech companies looking to enter the Australian and Asia Pacific markets will be able to take advantage of landing pads at Stone & Chalk’s hubs in Melbourne and Sydney, according to an announcement made today. The landing pads have been […]

By Elizabeth Barry | FinTech
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Mar
08

Stone & Chalk supports Indigenous startup initiative

Fintech hub Stone & Chalk has partnered with not-for-profit Barayamal to provide Indigenous entrepreneurs with co-working spaces and access to investors, as part of its Indigenous Accelerator program in Victoria. The initiative, happening for first time in Victoria, will see five Indigenous startups receive a funding total of $50,000 in grants, also receiving support through […]

By Reposted by Australian FinTech | FinTech
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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 […]

By Reposted by Australian FinTech | FinTech
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Feb
20

Techboard data shows the startling growth of the Australian fintech sector

US-based data company CB Insights recently reported that VC investment in Australian Fintech had grown from $67m in 2017 to $343 million in 2018. While this does show massive growth in funding for Australia’s fintech sector, data from Australian Startup Data Company Techboard indicates that this represents a significant understatement of the sector’s growth. Techboard […]

By Reposted by Australian FinTech | FinTech . Investing . Venture Capital
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Nov
12

Mastercard shifts tech hub to Sydney

Payment cards giant Mastercard has moved to shift a significant portion of its research and development work to Sydney, announcing today it will combine a new ‘global tech hub’ with its corporate and operations offices in St Leonards. The launch of the new facility, which will house more than 550 Mastercard employees, comes as card […]

By Reposted by Australian FinTech | FinTech . Payments
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