ANZ has released ‘Wallets@ATM’, a feature allowing customers to withdraw cash from the bank’s ATM using their mobile device rather than their plastic card.
Pearler believes that many an average Aussie would like to learn more about investing and how to do it, but the barrier to entry often feels insurmountable.
The average Australian carries less than $60 in their wallet, with 80 percent of consumers preferring to pay by card, a new report from Square has found.
We had a chat with Ben Pfisterer about the growth of Square in Australia, how it has gone about forming its partnerships, and its place in the local fintech landscape.
Kogan.com has continued its expansion beyond electronics, partnering with Adelaide Bank and Pepper Group to offer home loan products.
Just a few months on from raising $15 million in a Series A, Athena Home Loans has announced a strategic partnership with non-bank lender Homeloans Ltd.
Melbourne fintech company Credit Clear, which automates the process of requesting payments from customers, has raised $8.5 million in funding from investors including Regal Funds Management.
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.