FinTech Startups

Sep
06

Peppermint signs agreement with Philippines’ electronic payment service provider, ECPay

ASX-listed Peppermint Innovation Limited announced it had signed a Memorandum of Agreement with Electronic Commerce Payments, Inc. (“ECPay”), a leading electronic payment service provider in the Philippines. Under the agreement, customers can use Peppermint’s Bizmoto website (www.bizmoto.com.au) to directly pay a variety of bills for their family and friends living in the Philippines, such as […]

By Australian FinTech | FinTech . Payments
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Sep
06

NAB Ventures secures another $50 million to invest in fintech startups: Here’s what the fund is looking for

Australian big-four bank NAB has allocated another $50 million to its corporate venture capital fund NAB Ventures, doubling the funds available to bring the total to $100 million. The fund was launched in 2016 with an initial $50 million to invest over three years. It has backed 12 businesses to date, including property investment startup […]

By Reposted by Australian FinTech | Banking . FinTech . Investing . Venture Capital
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Sep
06

CoinJar exchange lists Zcash (ZEC) offering world first ZEC/AUD order book

CoinJar has expanded its offering by listing Zcash (ZEC) in its portfolio, meaning that for the first time in Australia, cryptocurrency traders and investors will have access to a ZEC/AUD trading pair using an order-book through CoinJar Exchange. Zcash (ZEC) is a leading privacy coin and will be listed alongside Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Litecoin […]

By Australian FinTech | Currency . FinTech . Investing
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Sep
05

The new automated way BrickX is helping people save for a house deposit

What do you do when you win $250,000 and it’s still not enough to buy a home? This was the situation My Kitchen Rules winners Alex and Emily found themselves in when they won the 2018 season of the show. After moving from Sydney to the Gold Coast to get access to a more affordable […]

By Elizabeth Barry | FinTech . Investing . Mortgage
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Sep
05

“It takes an army”: Co-founder of pocket money app Spriggy Alex Badran on growth, getting some perspective, and securing backing from Mike Cannon-Brookes

Pocket money app startup Spriggy has seen a 380% increase in its customer base, quadrupled its headcount, and secured funding from Atlassian co-founder and Australian startup legend Mike Cannon-Brookes — and that’s all in the past 12 months. Founded in 2015 by Alex Badran and Mario Hasanakos with an initial $300,000 investment, Spriggy provides a […]

By Reposted by Australian FinTech | FinTech . Investing
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Sep
05

Understanding Australia’s fintech ecosystem

Bankers today know that most fintech companies aren’t out there to take away a share of the market. Instead, their raison d’être is to create disruptive solutions that banks can leverage in order to deliver on customer expectations and improve customer experiences. In Australia, the fintech ecosystem has been burgeoning for a few years now, […]

By Reposted by Australian FinTech | FinTech
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Sep
05

Max ID launches Australian-first digital technology that provides ‘safe harbour’ identity verification for property transactions in less than 10 minutes.

Max ID, an Australian Fintech facilitator and RegTech specialist, has today publicly launched a technology solution that it believes will bring a broad range of industry players a step closer to their aim of delivering simple, efficient and inexpensive same-day ‘safe harbour’ identity verification for mortgages and property services transactions. Financial institutions and non-bank mortgage […]

By Cameron Dart | FinTech . Lending . Mortgage
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Sep
04

A fireside chat with Evan Wong, CEO of Australia’s leading Regtech – Checkbox.ai

Evan Wong is CEO and Co-founder of Checkbox. At only 25 he already has two successful startups under his belt. Checkbox is a Regtech solution that enables business people to build software without any sort of coding. Checkbox is to business applications what WordPress is to Web Design. Used by lawyers, accountants and bankers Checkbox […]

By Reposted by Australian FinTech | FinTech
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