Brighte founder and CEO Katherine McConnell has been named Australia’s fintech leader of the year and Afterpay the fintech organisation of the year at the second annual Finnie Awards.
Melbourne coworking community YBF Ventures has launched Lift Off, a program aiming to boost diversity in the fintech space.
Just a few weeks on from securing a $20 million debt funding facility from National Australia Bank, fintech startup Brighte has raised $18.5 million in a Series B round led by Airtree Ventures.
VC firm Reinventure Group has closed its third $50 million fund, with Westpac once more backing the firm as it looks to expand its focus to Asia-Pacific.
Fintech startup Brighte has secured a $20 million debt funding facility from National Australia Bank (NAB).
Open banking will be phased in with all “major banks” to make data on credit and debit card, deposit and transaction accounts available by 1 July 2019.
Westpac has partnered with Melbourne fintech company Assembly Payments to launch Presto, a payments solution for small businesses, to its business customers.
On this episode of Startup meet Corporate, we explore innovation in the financial services space, sitting down for a chat with Melissa Witheriff, head of digital innovation at Credit Union Australia.
With a day to go until its offer closes, digital-only bank Xinja has raised $2 million through equity crowdfunding platform Equitise.
Though Australian consumers believe the value of the benefits garnered from loyalty or rewards programs is diminishing, their favourite loyalty program still has an influence on their behaviour, a report has found.
Cohort Go enables students to pay in their own local currency, and offers them rates usually only available to large corporates.
Tyro has announced Robbie Cooke, the former managing director and CEO of Tatts Group, will take on the role of CEO at the end of March.
Insurtech Australia has partnered with a number of international counterparts to launch the Global InsurTech Alliance (GITA), an international network looking to facilitate global collaboration and connectivity in the insurance technology space.
Data registries and analytics business Illion, formerly Dun & Bradstreet, has acquired Adelaide fintech startup Proviso as it gears up for the arrival of Australia’s open banking regime.