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Dec
12

Sydney fintech Avoka completes $16m capital raising

Avoka Technologies, the global leader in digital customer acquisition software for financial services, today announced the completion of an approximately A$16 million equity raising from existing institutional and professional investors.   The latest financing follows a similar equity raising in June 2016 and reflects substantial confidence in Avoka’s growth plans based on the recent announcement […]

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Dec
11

Traders brace for volatile bitcoin futures launch

The newest way to bet on bitcoin will arrive when futures of the cryptocurrency that has taken Wall Street by a storm begin trading. The first bitcoin future trades are set to kick off at 6pm New York time on Sunday (10AM AEDT Monday) on CBOE Global Markets Inc’s CBOE Futures Exchange. This has given […]

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Dec
11

Why most Australians don’t invest in shares

The vast majority of Australians have never invested in shares, and there’s no great mystery why – they can’t afford it. But the rise of fintech solutions such as Acorns has made share trading more accessible to everyday Australians, a survey by comparison site Finder suggests. The online survey of 2017 Australians aged 18 to […]

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Dec
08

Bitcoin shakes off bubble warnings in race past $US16,000 mark

Bitcoin touched $US16,000 for the first time on Thursday, extending its advance this month to almost 70 per cent as concerns mounted the cryptocurrency’s rapid rise masks risks. The world’s biggest cryptocurrency is surging on expectations that new bitcoin derivatives products expected to begin trading this month will boost mainstream demand. Some of the world’s […]

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Dec
06

Commonwealth Bank to deliver ‘world-first’ issuance of a bond on the blockchain

The bank’s head of blockchain has revealed the Commonwealth Bank is currently implementing with a large world issuer in what will be a ‘world-first’ issuance of a bond on the blockchain that it hopes to bring to market in 2018. The Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) is expecting to be the first to implement the […]

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Dec
05

TruePillars launches innovative automatic investment capability

TruePillars, the online marketplace lender allowing everyday Australians to part fund loans to small businesses, today announced the launch of their automated investment capability, AutoInvest. AutoInvest is their new automated investment tool and the next chapter in a long line of innovations added to their 100% owned technology platform. The tool, which they believe is […]

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Dec
05

Aura Venture Fund backs fintech Integrated Portfolio Solutions as it targets SMSF and investors

Integrated Portfolio Solutions, a start-up that has built a platform to help investors keep control of self-managed super and investments, has raised $3 million to fuel ambitious growth plans, which it says will lead to it having $5 billion in funds under administration within the next five years. Aura Group’s $30 million venture fund led […]

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Dec
05

Australian fintech launches alternative fund

Australian fintech and fully licensed marketplace lender, Zagga has launched its Alternative Growth Fund aimed at wholesale investors, including self-managed super funds (SMSFs), which will target net returns of 6.5 per cent per annum. The fund, which would have the minimum investment for wholesale investors of $50,000, was designed to add scale to the Zagga […]

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