FinTech Startups

Oct
01

ASK Crowe Horwath new FinTech platform launched

Findex, one of Australasia’s largest accounting and financial advisory groups today announced the launch of online platform, ASK Crowe Horwath. ASK Crowe Horwath, an obligation-free, online financial problem solving service for business and individuals, allows questions to be posed by the general public and answered by Crowe Horwath advisers. There are no boundaries to the questions that can […]

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Sep
29

Equip Super teams up with fintech start-up | Money Management

Multi-sector industry superannuation fund, Equip Super, has partnered with an automated investment service to provide digital advice to the younger demographic that rarely seeks face-to-face financial advice. The super fund has teamed up with Melbourne-based financial technology start-up, Clover.com.au, which will use a goals-based approach to advice and portfolio construction, and algorithms to create portfolios […]

By Australian FinTech | FinTech . Investing
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Sep
25

Optus Business behind fintech startup hub Stone & Chalk – ARN

Great to see other big Australian businesses getting behind Australian FinTech Hubs and Companies to help in their growth. Optus Business is the founding communications partner for new fintech startup hub Stone & Chalk, a Sydney-based, not-for-profit Innovation Centre that houses 41 fintech start-ups. The telco will supply ICT services to a 2300 square metre […]

By Australian FinTech | FinTech . Investing . Sydney FinTech
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Ex-NAB MD launches fintech disruptor to take on majors

An ex-NAB managing director has launched a new fintech disruptor to take on the major banks, which he says could do what Aussie Home Loans did to the mortgage market in the 1990s. Officially launching on 28 September, Banjo is an online lender providing secured and unsecured loans to the 51% of SME’s who have […]

By Australian FinTech | Banking . Borrowing . FinTech
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Sep
18

Super funds back biggest-ever Australian tech venture fund worth $200 million | afr.com

This is certainly great news for the Australian tech start-up industry. It also shows great faith in what is to come out of the Australian tech sector in the coming years. Leading entrepreneurs and two major superannuation funds will combine forces to launch Australia’s biggest-ever technology start-up venture capital fund, with more than $200 million […]

By Australian FinTech | Investing . Venture Capital
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Sep
11

Third time lucky for Bitcoin Group at an IPO?

All the best to Australian FinTech company Bitcoin Group for their launch on the ASX this November. Bitcoin Group are certainly pioneering into the future and the future is now! Bitcoin Group, slated as the second digital currency company to list on the ASX, is set to finally float after twice revising its listing date […]

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Sep
08

ANZ vows to take fight to fintech start-ups | The Australian

ANZ has hit back at suggestions that banks only innovate for short-term gains, declaring other industries should be worried about being put out of business by the banking sector. Meanwhile, Westpac chief Brian Hartzer said it was actually important for banks to not get too “mesmerised” by innovation and “inventing cool new stuff”, remembering that […]

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Sep
02

AMP invests in fintech start-ups Macrovue and MoneyBrilliant | afr.com

Here is yet another article on a well-established financial institution investing in some fantastic Australian FinTech companies like Macrovue and MoneyBrilliant. It seems the ‘sleepy giants’ of the Australian finance industry are starting to wake up and realise the importance and positive effect that Australian FinTech companies are having and going to have on the […]

By Australian FinTech | FinTech . Investing . Venture Capital
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