FinTech Hubs

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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Nov
07

The lucky country for fintechs

A new report points to Australia as a leader in supporting the development of fintech solutions and exploring their potential. In a new research paper, the Alliance for Financial Inclusion has reviewed the varying approaches of some of the world’s developing, emerging and developed nations to cultivating fintech offerings. On regulatory attitudes, the report highlights […]

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Oct
23

Huge Sibos event shows surging clout of banking and fintech

More than 7000 global bankers have flooded into the International Convention Centre in Sydney on Monday for an unprecedented opportunity to download the latest cutting-edge thinking about global finance over the next four days. And by the looks of hundreds of booths representing the world’s biggest banks in the vast exhibition hall – which are […]

By Reposted by Australian FinTech | Banking . FinTech
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Oct
19

Fintech Bridge: UK sends large Fintech delegation to Australia for SIBOS, Intersekt

The UK Department for International Trade, along with the Prime Minister’s Fintech Ambassador Al Lukies, are heading to Australia as part of the “GREAT Britain showcase.” The group will be participating in Sibos 2018 taking place in Sydney. According to the UK government, the delegation’s aim is to identify and develop business opportunities with potential Australian […]

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Oct
18

New ‘sandbox’ to help fintechs compete for real-time payments

Start-ups seeking to develop services for the new, real-time payments system will be able to test their capabilities via a new “sandbox” created by its governing body NPP Australia and Swift, the network of global banks that helped build the infrastructure. The new test environment – which will allow connections with the “new payments platform” […]

By Reposted by Australian FinTech | FinTech . Payments
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Oct
15

“One of the strongest blockchain communities in Australia”: NEM Foundation opens blockchain hub in Melbourne

NEM Foundation is opening a new blockchain hub in Melbourne, to help startups understand how the technology could help their business, and to engage and educate the general public. The foundation, designed to promote the NEM blockchain platform and its cryptocurrency XEM, already has a hub in Brisbane, as well as in Westport, New Zealand, […]

By Reposted by Australian FinTech | Blockchain . FinTech
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Oct
09

AxeTrading expands across Asia Pacific

Stone & Chalk sat down with e-Trading expert Kem Husain, Head of Asia Pacific Sales of fintech firm AxeTrading, after winning the Fixed Income Trading System of the Year at the FOW and Global Investor Asia Capital Market Awards 2018.   Today, the startup has scaled to attract an international client base in over 20 […]

By Reposted by Australian FinTech | FinTech . Investing
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Oct
06

Australia and US strike deal to share fintech trends and developments

Information-sharing on fintech market trends will be easier between Australian and US companies as a result of a new agreement signed between the two nations. The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) and the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), which protects market users and their funds, consumers, and the public from fraud, signed the […]

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