FinTech Startups

Mar
26

New FinTech platform Ontoma set to foster cooperation between regulators, compliance professionals and financial advice licencees

Award-winning software company Dexterous Pro partners with leading financial experts Lifewealth Group to launch the robust financial services platform Ontoma, to provide a FinTech solution for Australia’s financial advice licensees and their Future of Financial Advice obligations (FoFA). Ontoma is the first software response to relieve the compliance burden following the Royal Commission recommendations that […]

By Australian FinTech | FinTech
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Mar
25

TildaTravel launches Australian first consumer travel and travel money one stop shop

Mark Tarring, founder and CEO of TildaTravel, has announces the launch of a new Australian traveltech and fintech platform, under the travel and travel money brand TildaTravel. TildaTravel’s proprietary API-based technology platform efficiently aggregates multiple digital travel and financial services. Within one easy to use site tildatravel.com.au the intuitive customer journey will include inspiration and […]

By Australian FinTech | FinTech . Insurance
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Mar
21

Interview: Anthony Thomson, 86 400 – roaming numerals

In an exclusive interview, Anthony Thomson, chairman of Australian challenger bank 86 400, tells FinTech Futures about what makes it different from its rivals, and why the big four Down Under got what they deserved. Most people don’t want to be the same as others and strive to be different and stand out. For challenger […]

By Reposted by Australian FinTech | Banking . FinTech
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Mar
21

Do start-ups stand a chance in the face of ‘crypto winter’?

Cryptocurrencies have lost more than $400 billion from their global market cap over the past 12 months, but despite this Australian start-ups remain determined to weather the fallout from “crypto winter”. “The best time to build something is where there’s a lull in the market,” says co-founder of cryptocurrency investment app Amber, Aleks Svetski. Market tracker […]

By Reposted by Australian FinTech | Bitcoin . Blockchain . FinTech . Investing
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Mar
19

How Lakeba Group uses AI to identify business opportunities – and when it lets humans take over

Rather than picking a single problem and solving it, Australian technology company Lakeba Group is hedging its bets, using AI to unearth a range of business opportunities, commercialising the underlying technology components as well as applying it to industry-specific use cases. So far the Manly-based company has identified seven commercial ventures, including the Shelfie, a […]

By Reposted by Australian FinTech | FinTech
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Mar
19

What’ll Waddle do with $4m injection?

Small business lender fintech start-up Waddle will step up its efforts to crack overseas markets and take a larger share of the big four bank’s local market share after closing a $4 million series A funding round. The funds, sourced from tech venture capital firm Allectus Capital, will be used to grow the fintech’s footprint […]

By Reposted by Australian FinTech | Borrowing . FinTech . Investing . Lending . Venture Capital
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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
18

Regulatory regime for initial coin offering on the cards

The federal government is considering regulating initial coin offerings, a niche form of private fundraising for the technologically sophisticated developer community, in a move that could give blockchain-based start-ups an alternative to traditional capital raising. With ICOs around the world largely unregulated, they are considered the “wild west” of capital markets where scams and fraud […]

By Reposted by Australian FinTech | Bitcoin . Blockchain . FinTech . Investing
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