FinTech Startups

Apr
09

Cape awarded MVP Grant to kickstart new wave of Open Banking powered business finance tools

Australian fintech company Cape has been awarded a prestigious Minimum Viable Product (MVP) grant by the NSW Government.

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Mar
31

ACCC’s Sims warns big banks’ fintech deals could be blocked

The ACCC’s Rod Sims has warned he could block innovative fintechs from merging with big four banks, after giving approval for NAB’s takeover of 86 400.

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Mar
26

Airwallex’s latest US$100 million capital raising puts valuation at US$2.6 billion

Airwallex announced that the company’s valuation has increased to US$2.6 billion with a capital raising of US$100 million in a further Series D extension.

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Mar
25

Australian fintech Earnd acquired by the UK’s Wagestream

UK-headquartered Wagestream has acquired Australian fintech startup Earnd.

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Mar
22

Senate steps up fintech work

The Australian Senate last week voted to “expand the scope and length” of the Fintech Select Committee to further strengthen the country’s position.

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Mar
21

How Australia rose to become the third largest Regtech Hub

Australia has emerged as a major regtech hub with 80 firms in the country, sitting only behind the US and the UK in global standings.

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Mar
18

Social enterprise Little Phil plans to supercharge Australia’s charities with new initiative

Social enterprise Little Phil is planning to help kickstart public support for good causes as part of the United Nations International Day of Happiness.

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Mar
18

Cape hires former Pepper Money & Westpac exec Tanya Ward as its first finance chief

Sydney-based fintech Cape has appointed former Pepper Money & Westpac executive Tanya Ward as the company’s first Chief Financial Officer.

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