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Sep
19

Brave fintech MoneyMe to test the market

Trying to list a financial services company while a royal commission into banking is going on is not for the faint-hearted, but it does not appear to be preventing small financial technology lender MoneyMe from attempting the move. Moneyme.com.au offers personal loans, cash loans, short-term loans and fast cash advances and is attempting to launch […]

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Sep
17

ASX gears up for fintech era as data foundation for financial services industry

The Australian Securities Exchange will push ahead with attempts to establish itself as a global technology pioneer, despite criticism of its governance, with its operations boss pledging to balance risk with the flexibility required to thrive in the fintech era of blockchain and artificial intelligence. Speaking to The Australian Financial Review following the release of […]

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Sep
05

ASX pushes back the start date for its blockchain

ASX has pushed back the “go live” date for its blockchain to clear and settle the Australian equities market by around six months, after market participants expressed concerns about meeting an ambitious timeline given the complexity of the technological change. Market players used a consultation process to express “a strong interest in better understanding the […]

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Sep
04

FinClear captures 50% of market with Dion acquisition

FinClear, the Australian clearing, settlement and wealth management technology and service provider, has captured approx. 50% of the Australian retail clearing and settlement market with a transformational acquisition of the Australian assets of financial technology company Dion Global. Managing Director David Ferrall said the acquisition, which will complete in September, would support the firm’s rapid […]

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Sep
03

The $4b buy now pay later startup built on a legal loophole

“I’m pretty bad when it comes to shopping,” Amanda*, a 23-year-old disability worker based in Melbourne tells Fairfax Media. “If I liked it, I’d Afterpay it”. It’s been said that the ultimate goal for a tech startup is to become a verb. If that’s the case, then Sydney-based Afterpay has well and truly made it. […]

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Sep
03

Neo-lender raises $4m in capital

A neo-lender has raised more than $4million from shares, saying the investment acknowledges the transformation of the business. Wisr, which has also released its figures for the last financial year, provides personal loans and technology products to help borrowers. It will use the funds to take a more innovative approach on how loans are funded […]

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Aug
23

Afterpay to raise equity for UK acquisition

Payments company Afterpay will launch a $110 million equity raising. It is understood the company has hired brokers Citi, Bell Potter and Wilsons to manage the offer. The deal is expected to be underwritten by Citi at a floor price of $15.75 a share, with the deal to be done via a placement. Funds raised would […]

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Aug
21

BetaShares to launch three new ETFs to the ASX

The new ETFs will track international companies and offer exposure to blockchain and artificial intelligence technologies. Australian exchange traded funds (ETF) manager BetaShares has today announced its plans to launch three new ETFs on the ASX. The ETFs will track international markets and will provide exposure to new technologies such as blockchain and artificial intelligence […]

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