venture capital

Oct
04

Millennial super fund Spaceship has raised $19.5 million – and tackled the biggest criticisms it faced

Millennial superannuation app Spaceship has responded to critics by cutting fees, increasing its exposure to tech stocks, launching a new investment option and forming an advisory board. Some in the finance industry argued the 1.6% fee that the startup charged was not competitive. Another criticism of Spaceship, which opened to applications early this year, was […]

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Oct
03

Distributed monetary platform Havven raises USD$250,000 in Seed Round

Distributed Monetary Platform, Havven, Confirms Private Seed Round Closed 29th September 2017, raising over USD$250,000 (AUD$312,000).   Cryptocurrency platform Havven, announces its seed round closed two days early due to achieving its fundraising target more quickly than expected.   Founder Kain Warwick said, “We had great support from our network, it demonstrates there is significant […]

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Oct
03

How Crowdfunding has influenced start-ups

You have a great idea that you would like to bring to the market. However, you have little to no capital in kick-starting product development. Furthermore, you don’t really have the business acumen and the research and development needed to make a solid business presentation to a group of investors. So, how do you go […]

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Sep
26

Australian fintech Study Loans launches with $5 million for student loans

Australian students can look forward to it becoming easier to apply for a student loan as a new startup focusing on responsible student lending hits the market. Study Loans is the first dedicated credit decisioning engine in Australia that has been specifically built to provide loans to education. The offering is available online and will […]

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Sep
25

PE titan Adrian MacKenzie backs RateSetter to disrupt bank lending

Private equity heavyweight Adrian MacKenzie says the financial services industry is “ripe for disruption” and “poised to see a technology revolution”, after his Five V Capital fund invested $8.5 million in RateSetter Australia in a deal that values the peer-to-peer lender at more than $100 million. RateSetter, which has matched $150 million of loans on […]

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Sep
22

No reason why Australia should not be a global leader in the fintech sector

by Scott Morrison MP, Federal Treasurer Digital disruption in financial services is changing the world. The opportunities that spring from this disruption, in a region with an Asian middle class increasingly empowered by choice, are there for our taking. Recently I travelled to Beijing to lead our representation at the Strategic Economic Dialogue with the […]

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Sep
20

‘Banking for blockchain’ platform raises AUD$37m in pre-ICO round

ASX-listed blockchain solutions company DigitalX has announced Bankera has successfully closed its Pre-Initial Coin Offering (ICO) round by raising €25m (AUD$37m). Bankera, a digital fintech solution platform based in Europe, has closed €25m via the sale of 2.5 Billion Banker (BNK) tokens at €0.01 each. Bankera is building a regulated bank for the blockchain era, […]

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Sep
20

Digital banking has way to go: neobank Xinja’s Eric Wilson

The way neobanks see it, digital banking has barely scratched the surface, with newfangled banking apps nothing more than digitised versions of analog capabilities. It’s a view strongly endorsed by former National Australia Bank executive Eric Wilson, who is the co-founder of Australia’s first neobank Xinja — a 100 per cent digital bank (presently under […]

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