foreign exchange

May
10

Peppermint launches international remittance business Bizmoto

Peppermint Innovation Limited announces the launch of its new online international remittance portal, Bizmoto, aiming to leverage off its burgeoning Philippines mobile-banking platform. Bizmoto, which roughly translates into “Your Business” in Filipino language, allows money to be transferred from Australia to the Philippines and is initially focussing on enabling ex-pat Filipinos living in Australia and […]

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Apr
23

FinTech startup Pelikin looks to recruit Gen Y investors

After a highly successful expression of interest campaign on equity crowdfunding platform Birchal, Melbourne FinTech startup Pelikin is continuing to rally millennials to invest in Pelikin. Encouraging Gen Y Professionals to invest in the banking alternative with as little as $100, Pelikin is hoping to get as many users as possible over the next month […]

By Australian FinTech | Currency . FinTech . Investing . Payments
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Apr
12

Solving the problem of accessing money overseas

With big plans to disrupt the international payments industry, Australian fintech start-up Pelikin is looking to cash in on our dissatisfaction with the banks. Sam Brown’s own difficulties in accessing his funds while travelling in Europe and Asia inspired him to found Pelikin in 2015 with the goal of first becoming a multi-currency debit travel […]

By Reposted by Australian FinTech | Currency . FinTech
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Apr
06

How Fintech is changing the way we do business?

Although it seems ubiquitous, Fintech is actually still a very young industry. That said, there are certainly distinctly common threads across those within it, which could largely be considered increased accessibility, and speed. Fintech is responsible for the introduction and rise of peer-to-peer payments, mobile banking, and omnichannel payments processing which benefit not only individuals […]

By Reposted by Australian FinTech | Currency . FinTech . Payments . Peer-to-Peer
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Mar
20

The Global Money Transfer Industry: A Case For Collaboration

Evolving with disruption The money transfer industry globally has entered a period of significant change, spearheaded by the evolution of mobile technology and growing demand for digital tools that help us manage our money faster and smarter. Digital disruptors such as peer-to-peer lending services, mobile apps and blockchain have shifted the market, offering borderless accounts […]

By Reposted by Australian FinTech | FinTech . Payments
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Mar
15

International transfer provider OFX launches developer portal with international payments API

ASX listed foreign currency exchange company OFX (formerly OzForex) today announced the launch of a developer portal, designed to provide the global developer community with turn-key access to the company’s new Payments API, with access to a 24/7 support team. OFX continues to lead the Australian Fintech industry by launching an International Payments API on […]

By Australian FinTech | Currency . FinTech . Payments
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Feb
22

Bank-in-an-app startup Pelikin has launched a crowfunding equity raise

Pelikin, a banking alternative designed for digital natives, today launched a $400,000 equity raise on crowdfunding platform Birchal. The fintech startup is founded by 28-year-old Sam Brown, who wants to disrupt traditional retail banking with a more efficient way to manage money in Australia and while travelling abroad. Pelikin users will be able to control […]

By Reposted by Australian FinTech | Banking . FinTech . Investing
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Dec
21

Putting the service back into ‘Financial Services’

Founded in 1998, well before Fintech had emerged as a moniker for disruptors in the finance industry, OFX (formerly OzForex) has been at the forefront of international money transfer services for nearly 20 years. From humble beginnings in a garage in Dee Why, the company has grown from an information only facility, providing up to […]

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