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.
Fintech startup Study Loans, which looks to help students finance their tertiary education, has secured a $50 million finance facility from an ‘ASX200 finance company’ and launched a $5 million capital raise.
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.
In Melbourne to celebrate Square’s second birthday in Australia, the company’s cofounder and CEO Jack Dorsey also announced Square is set to build out an engineering hub down under, its first outside North America.
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.
Raiz Invest, the micro investment platform formerly known as Acorns Grow Australia, has lodged its prospectus with the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC), looking to raise $15 million through an initial public offering (IPO). Priced at $1.80 a share with shares scheduled to begin trading on June 21, the IPO will value the company […]
APRA has authorised fintech Volt as a restricted authorised deposit-taking institution, making Volt the first of the digital banks to secure the licence.
First launched as an app through which uni students could easily buy things from merchants, QPay is now moving into the digital banking space.
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.
Three years in the making, Judo Capital is launching into the market today with a focus on building real relationships with its SME customers.
As fintech lenders come to dominate the lending landscape for small business, FinTech Australia is leading the charge for more transparency in the industry.