Mastercard has announced it will relocate its Sydney employees next year to one of five Global Tech Hub and Innovation C... Read more

Reinventure, Westpac's venture capital fund, has made an investment in shared property investment platform BRICKX. ... Read more

An ‘industry fintech sandbox’ has been launched by the ASEAN Financial Innovation Network to encourage collaboration... Read more

Delinquency rates in the US peer-to-peer loan market bear a “striking” resemblance to the pre-GFC subprime mortgage ... Read more

Ten of Australia’s fintech companies have been found to be among the world’s 100 best, according to a report. ... Read more

Fintech start-up IPO Wealth, which aims to help overseas companies list on the ASX, has raised $10 million from high-net... Read more

The Commonwealth Bank has revealed plans to create new innovation, analytics and data-based roles following rival NAB... Read more

Fintech firms are putting pressure on Australia's dominant institutions, but the dominance of Australia's big banks is n... Read more

As the major bank transitions towards digitisation, NAB is seeking to “immediately” fill 600 newly created positions... Read more

Sydney council is launching a two-week program that will give the local start-up community a chance to interact with i... Read more

Online broker SelfWealth has announced the launch of an initial public offering, hoping to raise $7.5 million and enhanc... Read more

Banks are willing to collaborate with and invest in innovative fintech, but entrepreneurs need to ensure they are pitchi... Read more

Median monthly revenue growth for Australian fintech companies jumped by 208 per cent over the year to June 2017, accord... Read more

The global fintech sector needs to avoid the traps of “power and greed” as it develops, says the so-called godfather... Read more

Treasurer Scott Morrison has today confirmed that the federal government will impose a mandatory credit reporting regime... Read more

The federal government has released draft legislation it says will ensure fintech start-ups can access venture capital i... Read more

The Australian National University has launched a new interdisciplinary institute that will focus on cyber security and ... Read more

ASIC has signed a new fintech co-operation agreement with the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority. ... Read more

The government released exposure draft legislation last week to “enhance” the fintech regulatory sandbox. ... Read more

SocietyOne has announced it will join a handful of lenders who are voluntarily reporting ‘positive’ credit data ahea... Read more

Westpac has announced the launch of a tap-and-go wearable payment technology line. ... Read more

The Australian government has removed the double taxation of digital currencies in a move that could make Australia the... Read more

New Stone & Chalk fintech Trade Ledger is looking to connect banks directly to business supply chain data in order t... Read more

Insurtech Australia, a new industry association with the stated goal of representing and advancing Australian insurance ... Read more

Australian financial institutions are ahead of their global peers in embracing fintech, according to KPMG. ... Read more

Australia’s trans-Tasman fintech collaboration will continue to grow after ASIC confirmed an existing memorandum of un... Read more

More than 100 financial institutions have now joined Ripple’s global payments network RippleNet, with AirWallex, Credi... Read more

ASX-listed regtech firm Kyckr has successfully raised $2 million via a share placement after the company added Bloomberg... Read more

Financial management platform Moneysoft has launched a ‘round-up’ feature that will allow users to invest their spa... Read more

Financial planning software start-up Map My Plan has signed an agreement with industry body the Association of Financial... Read more

Westpac’s $26 million gamble on an online brokerage is part of a global trend among venture capitalists and billionair... Read more

Myer has made Android Pay and Apple Pay available to its customers via its new credit card. ... Read more

Software-as-a-service employment solutions provider REFFIND has appointed blockchain industry expert Matthew Hamilton as... Read more

AMP-owned fintech platform MoneyBrilliant has entered into a new deal with Sydney-based financial advice firm Spring Fi... Read more

ANZ has acquired Australian property start-up REALas, which uses predictive analytics to model property prices. ... Read more

Ghostface Killah, a rapper and member of iconic 1990s hip hop outfit Wu-Tang Clan, has helped launch a new cryptocurrenc... Read more

Private equity firm Five V Capital has led a $10.5 million capital raising for peer-to-peer lender RateSetter Australia... Read more

Financial services software company IRESS has made a minority equity investment in regtech and data analytics provider... Read more

Australian fintech company and invoice financier Waddle has announced its expansion into the New Zealand market ... Read more

Australia is now the second-largest provider of alternative finance in the Asia-Pacific region behind China, having rece... Read more

Investing in bitcoin is “incredibly dangerous and very speculative”, warns Magellan’s Hamish Douglass – but the... Read more

Macquarie has become the first of the major banks to make its application programming interface (API) available to third... Read more

Incumbent banks are pouring money into artificial intelligence in an effort to reduce costs at the expense of the cons... Read more

ASIC has made public industry feedback on its innovation hub, revealing strong support for its proposed regtech liaiso... Read more

The government has tabled legislation that will extend equity crowdfunding to private companies, which could open up t... Read more

The release of the 22nd Global Financial Centre Index saw Sydney retain its position in the top 10 of the world’s fi... Read more

Artificial intelligence is fast becoming the best tool to detect cyber criminals, says security firm Aleron. ... Read more

Far from being just a “spike”, the uptick in investment in Australian fintech during the second quarter of 2017 repr... Read more

Fintech companies Assembly Payments and CurrencyVue are headed to Singapore to take part in the SWIFT gpi Industry Chal... Read more

Investment fintech Macrovue has appointed a chief technology officer as well as a new head of sales. ... Read more

Mike Cannon-Brookes has used his new venture capital firm, Grok Ventures, to lead a $4 million Series A raising for ener... Read more

Four hundred employees of Bankwest are participating in a wearable payment technology trial that could see the bank roll... Read more

Mobile app ‘Grei’ has been launched to provide online resources for Chinese-speaking Australians to allow better acc... Read more

Blockchain software provider DigitalX has signed an agreement with Stargroup to develop ‘two-way’ bitcoin ATMs acro... Read more

Robo-advice firm Ignition Wealth has appointed former Macquarie investment banker Simon Conroy to chair its investment c... Read more

NAB has launched the pilot version of its artificial intelligence virtual assistant that will answer commonly asked bank... Read more

UNSW has launched an $83 million private-public company that will seek to develop and commercialise a 10-qubit quantum i... Read more

RegTech should be seen as an opportunity as it will lessen time spent on regulation and compliance and allow financial p... Read more

The Coalition has announced a $100 million cap on government IT contracts, which is good news for smaller tech players... Read more

Customers have higher expectations of banks thanks to their engagement with new fintech players, according to a joint re... Read more

Term deposit marketplace Cashwerkz has merged with custodian and responsible entity Trustees Australia. ... Read more

CUA has announced it will be the Australian partner of US-based banking innovation fintech Pivotus Ventures. ... Read more

PricewaterhouseCoopers Australia has entered into an agreement with EFTsure to use the fintech start-up’s real-time pa... Read more

Mortgage brokers who use fintech referral service HashChing will now have access to detailed performance data analytic... Read more

The prudential regulator has proposed a restricted ADI regime that could see fintech start-ups providing banking service... Read more

The value of bitcoin broke new records over the weekend despite a turbulent week for the cryptocurrency, while the valu... Read more

Industry association FinTech Australia has welcomed the introduction of the government's open banking framework, calling... Read more

The number of ASX100 companies with technologists in executive level positions has quintupled since 2011, according to ... Read more

Antoinette Tyrell has joined Sydney-based fintech start-up Retirement Essentials as its new chief customer officer. ... Read more

Some of the financial services industry’s leading executives and professionals have been named as finalists in the Wom... Read more

zipMoney has secured a $40 million investment from Westpac as the bank looks to roll out the point-of-sale credit servic... Read more

Lombard Risk Management, a London-based regulatory firm, has built out its Australian team to meet the growing demand fo... Read more

While Sydney lags behind Singapore and the rest of the world as a fintech leader, it “could potentially challenge Sing... Read more

Wealth management software provider IRESS has updated its financial advice software Xplan by streamlining access for use... Read more

Bitcoin underwent its much-anticipated ‘hard fork’ this week and split into two cryptocurrencies: bitcoin and bitco... Read more

Half of Australian insurance industry executives are concerned about the effect of disruptive innovation on their busine... Read more

ASIC announced on Wednesday that it has inked a co-operation agreement with Abu Dhabi to bring the two fintech communiti... Read more

Australians are making more payments by debit and credit card than by cash, new research by the Reserve Bank of Australi... Read more

Between 98 and 99 per cent of fintechs do not get considered for funding from investors, according to the ASX. ... Read more

Robo-adviser Stockspot has recruited former Australian rugby captain and NAB senior manager Stirling Mortlock as a consu... Read more

Stone & Chalk has announced it will open a new co-working space in Melbourne to be led by former Fintech Victoria ch... Read more

Melbourne-based Bitcoin Australia has announced it has completed a Series A funding round, raising $815,000 to grow its... Read more

Australian robo-adviser Ignition Wealth has announced its plans to to expand into Europe, appointing a senior executive... Read more

Sydney start-up incubator Fishburners has announced its chief executive Murray Hurps will step down on Friday. ... Read more

One in four finance professionals are worried that automation could cost them their jobs, according to a new LinkedIn su... Read more

The first wave of digital transformation has ground to a halt, according to digital consultant SapientRazorfish, and com... Read more

The price of bitcoin has plummeted over the past week amid infighting about the future structure of the digital currency... Read more

Geelong will be the first city to showcase FoundX, a Crowe Horwath-backed national program aimed at giving regional st... Read more

MyState Bank is now offering Samsung Pay to its 100,000 customers, adding to its previous roll-outs of Apple Pay and And... Read more

The NSW government has announced the launch of a $35 million Sydney Startup Hub, which will become the new home of Ston... Read more

Zagga, a peer-to-peer lender formerly known as LendMe in New Zealand, has launched its secured lending platform in Austr... Read more

Westpac-backed marketplace lender SocietyOne has originated $312 in loans since it launched in August 2012. ... Read more

Westpac has been named among 22 global banks that will join Swift’s proof-of-concept to test whether blockchain techn... Read more

Former Barclays chief executive Antony Jenkins has repeated his claim that fintech will substantially disrupt the tradi... Read more

DomaCom has reached an agreement with a property developer to help launch a residential community land project in regi... Read more

Singaporean fintech investment platform Fundnel has set up shop in Adelaide, establishing close ties with the South Au... Read more

The Australian corporate regulator has signed an agreement with its Malaysian counterpart, providing a co-operation fram... Read more

More than one-third of consumers are now using a fintech product, putting Australia in the top five adopters of fintech ... Read more

Chinese banks are in an unusually strong position, although you wouldn’t know it to look at their shares. ... Read more

APRA has appointed Westpac's head of risk analytics to take up a new executive general manager role at the prudential re... Read more

Paul Rogan, former chief financial officer of annuities provider Challenger, has announced the launch of his new fintech... Read more

The Victorian government has announced plans to establish a fintech hub at the Goods Shed North in Docklands, Melbourne.... Read more

FinTech Australia has published a new infographic mapping out its 119 members by category, providing a current ‘snapsh... Read more

Financial planning dealer group Infocus Wealth Management has updated its financial practice management software with ... Read more

Over 90 per cent of users want biometric systems such as fingerprint scans to replace passwords, according to a new Oxf... Read more

Thirty-eight financial institutions will now offer Samsung Pay as part of an agreement between Samsung Australia and pay... Read more

ASIC has reached an agreement with the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) on financial innovation. ... Read more

Gerd Schenkel, the chief executive of Tyro Payments, has resigned after just eight months in the job. ... Read more

Industry body FinTech Australia has appointed six new board directors in line with newly-instated gender and state repre... Read more

ASX-listed RegTech company Kycker has entered into a distribution arrangement with US company The Mizen Group. ... Read more

NAB Ventures has been the lead investor in a $32 million Series D funding round for Wave, a Toronto-based cloud fintech ... Read more

After two years operating in Australia, Spotcap has now lent $50 million to small businesses across the country. ... Read more

Fintech software SuiteBox will be rolled out across Aon’s Australian financial adviser network in a new deal announced... Read more

Fintech start-up MoneyMe has broken through the $100 million mark with 100,000 loans provided since the company's incept... Read more

The corporate regulator has announced it will form a new body to promote the application of regulatory technology, or 'R... Read more

BPay’s real-time payments service Osko will eventually supersede the ‘pay anyone’ option within online banking, sa... Read more

The winners of FinTech Australia’s inaugural ‘Finnies’ have been unveiled at a ceremony in Sydney. ... Read more

Peer-to-peer lender RateSetter has received a $20 million cornerstone investment from the Clean Energy Finance Corporati... Read more

Retail payments platform Afterpay has announced a partnership with New Zealand classifieds website Trade Me. ... Read more

The corporate regulator has outlined a number of steps it will take to support the development and adoption of regtech w... Read more

Financial advisers must start collaborating with the likes of Google and Facebook or risk becoming irrelevant “prett... Read more

Big four bank Westpac has moved its core processing to an offsite private cloud as the bank looks to become more “agil... Read more

Ulric Ferner has been appointed as a new associate to Sydney-based technology venture capital firm Right Click Capital. ... Read more

Ripple’s digital currency and payments solution XRP will be added to six blockchain exchanges in countries such as Ja... Read more

Automated advice provider Ignition Wealth has signed a major deal with big bank platform BT Panorama. ... Read more

H2 Ventures-backed start-up Goodments has targeted July 2017 as the ‘go live’ date for its sustainability-focused ... Read more

NAB’s online-only banking subsidiary UBank has launched an artificial intelligence ‘chatbot’ for home loans called... Read more

KPMG has acquired the fintech matchmaking platform Matchi, which connects financial institutions with fintech companies ... Read more

The fintech community has welcomed a number of initiatives contained in the federal budget handed down this evening. ... Read more

Micro-investing firm Acorns has launched a new service that uses machine learning to provide users with an overview of t... Read more

Robo-advice provider Stockspot has closed a $3 million capital raise, with the funds intended to build the company’s d... Read more

Fintech start-ups that collaborate with major establishment players are simply providing “digital lipstick” and rest... Read more

Shadow treasurer Chris Bowen has used a speech to fintech incubator Stone & Chalk to launch a blistering attack on ... Read more

Robo-advice services are more likely to maintain existing business models used by banks rather than be a disruptive inno... Read more

Tyro Payments co-founder and former head of sales Andrew Rothwell has been named as the new chief operating officer of ... Read more

Australian cross-border payments company Airwallex has completed a US$13 million series A funding round, one of the larg... Read more

Financial messaging service provider Swift has launched a proof-of-concept in conjunction with a number of banks to test... Read more

Melbourne-based fintech start-up Gobbill has received backing from Microsoft and the federal government’s Stay Smart O... Read more

Westpac-backed venture capital fund Reinventure has participated in a seed funding round for debt management start-up In... Read more

Australian payment provider Tyro Payments has announced co-founder and head of sales Andrew Rothwell will leave the busi... Read more

Recent changes to Australia’s 457 visa program for skilled workers are a “grave misstep” for the country’s inn... Read more

Instreet is looking to raise $5 million in early-stage funding for Australian start-up companies from wholesale investor... Read more

Online commerce company Amazon has confirmed it is planning to bring its retail offering to Australia. ... Read more

The largest US robo-advice companies are introducing humans into their advice models or launching ‘hybrid’ automat... Read more

Heritage Bank has launched a customer trial of a new wearable payment device that links directly to users’ transactio... Read more

Deloitte has ranked Sydney as the eighth strongest fintech hub in the world, a marked improvement on last year’s ranki... Read more

The Commonwealth Bank has unveiled a quantum computing simulator it will use to develop applications ahead of the releas... Read more

Investment app Acorns Australia has accused the Commonwealth Bank of attempting to stifle competition by preventing the ... Read more

Suncorp Group has participated in a $59.44 million Series D funding round for on-demand insurance platform Trov. ... Read more

Large financial institutions across the world could lose 24 per cent of their revenues to financial technology companies... Read more

Marketplace lender SocietyOne has set a new record for marketplace lending, following steady growth in the first quarter... Read more

Australia's competition watchdog has determined that Australia's largest banks cannot collectively bargain with Apple an... Read more

The winners of seven supported places in a fintech mission to the UK have been announced by the Australian British Chamb... Read more

ANZ will introduce voice biometrics as a security measure for transactions greater than $1,000 made through mobile devic... Read more

Collaboration between established financial services firms and innovative fintech start-ups has the potential to be incr... Read more

A number of Australian companies have launched an association to advocate for the use of regulatory technology, or ‘Re... Read more

The ASX listed “many more” companies than its global peers throughout 2016, says the company’s chief executive –... Read more

Venture capital firm H2 Ventures has added seven new start-ups to its accelerator program, including three fintech busin... Read more

Australian fintech start-up Investfit has released a new financial advice application aimed at financial advisers in the... Read more

Regulators from across the globe have admitted that laws and regulation governing fintech have not moved in sync with te... Read more

Swiss fintech firm Avaloq has agreed to a deal that will see private equity player Warburg Pincus take a 35 per cent sta... Read more

The Turnbull government’s crowdfunding bill has passed through Parliament’s upper house, establishing the framework ... Read more

The fintech sector is still too small to threaten the financial stability of Australia’s economy, says the RBA, so th... Read more

Many Australian fintech companies are more interested in “speaking the industry language” than constructing a solid... Read more

Applying quantitative screens to thematic robo-advice portfolios can improve results without increasing risk, according ... Read more

New research from KPMG has found that existing financial products are not well suited to the needs and goals of Gen Y pr... Read more

The volume of cyber attacks on businesses is set to increase as more clients share data with organisations through digit... Read more

Australians can now co-invest with angel investors and VC funds via a new Equitise platform. ... Read more

Australian fintech firm Simply Wall St has expanded its market reach to Canada and New Zealand. ... Read more

Data management provider GoldenSource has been selected by the ASX to provide automation in the futures and options mark... Read more

Former ING Direct chief executive Vaughn Richtor has been appointed to the RateSetter Australia board of directors. ... Read more

Managedaccounts.com.au, a managed discretionary account provider with $1.979 billion in assets under administration, has... Read more

Standards Australia, the Australian member body of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), will host ... Read more

Australian foreign exchange fintech OFX, formerly known as OzForex, has announced it will provide funds transfer service... Read more

Retail financing and payments start-up zipMoney has announced a partnership with a big four Australian bank that will es... Read more

Banks will benefit from the increased competition brought to the Australian finance sector by innovative fintech start-u... Read more

Software is capable of providing better financial advice services to clients than human advisers can, according to robo-... Read more

Seed stage venture capital fund Artesian has announced an $85 million investment from super fund Hostplus. ... Read more

IBM and global custodian Northern Trust have launched a commercial blockchain solution for the private equity market. ... Read more

The adoption of new fintech services is being stifled by the difficulty of integrating them with pre-existing apps and i... Read more

Fintech businesses should grow their business incrementally rather than scale rapidly early to avoid overstepping regula... Read more

Share registry and analytics company Link Group has announced a partnership with fintech hub Stone & Chalk. ... Read more

The winners of the inaugural Fintech Business Awards have been announced at a ceremony that recognised outstanding innov... Read more

Investment in Australian fintech companies remained strong in 2016, despite an almost 50 per cent decline in global inve... Read more

While there is plenty of talk of fintech impacting financial institutions, we are still in the early stages of disruptio... Read more

Most wealth management fintech products are unsuited to smaller financial advice practices, according to InvestmentLink... Read more

Ongoing negotiations with market participants about a potential blockchain replacement for the CHESS settlement system ... Read more

Queensland bank Auswide has announced it is increasing its equity stake in peer-to-peer lender MoneyPlace as part of it... Read more

Financial services software company knowIT has made four new hires, including Rob Lavery as the business’ new technica... Read more

The annual government-backed survey of the start-up ecosystem has uncovered a number of positive findings for the fintec... Read more

Members of Generation Y are looking to supplement their careers by ‘moonlighting’ as micro-entrepreneurs in the shar... Read more

Australia’s sharing economy is expected to grow to $55 billion in the next five years, according to RateSetter. ... Read more

A new agreement between Australia Post and Chinese online retailer Alibaba has the potential to help Australian busines... Read more

Financial services companies must not neglect the maintenance of their core technology in favour of “shiny new [finte... Read more

The Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) has signed on as the principal partner of the inaugural Fintech Business Awards... Read more

The UK Department for International Trade is assembling a delegation to visit Australia next month and investigate the s... Read more

Personal loan marketplace SocietyOne is considering offering mortgages through its lending network. ... Read more

Tyro Payments has announced the appointment of a new head of brand and marketing. ... Read more

Online lender Spotcap has announced a new $20 million funding deal as well as the launch of operations in New Zealand. ... Read more

Robo-adviser Ignition Wealth has appointed a new head of advice and created a new division to offer XPLAN support and ... Read more

Start-up ventures in specific sectors like fintech need to ensure they are exposed to entrepreneurs and initiatives in u... Read more

New entry restrictions in the US will damage the technology industry and the Australian government should oppose them, s... Read more

Minister for Foreign Affairs Julie Bishop has announced plans to open a new CSIRO office in the US. ... Read more

Federal Treasurer Scott Morrison has pledged to utilise technology to reduce the compliance burden on financial services... Read more

Former PayPal executive Kareem Al-Bassam has joined fintech company Tyro Payments as head of product. ... Read more

The established format for fintech accelerator programs will likely give way to a new and more collaborative model, says... Read more

The outgoing Obama administration has published a statement of principles intended to guide a future policy framework fo... Read more

Robo-adviser Decimal has secured significant funding from IFM Investors, following a successful $2.29 million capital ra... Read more

US-listed fintech lender OnDeck has announced that the former CFO of SocietyOne will soon join its ranks. ... Read more

A new report by consulting firm KPMG has found the rapid rate of technological innovation is putting infrastructure asse... Read more

Australian politicians and regulators need to allow equity crowdfunding platforms to thrive or risk continuing to fall b... Read more

Academics from Warwick Business School have identified three factors that drive the rapid scaling of successful fintech... Read more

Canadian fintech business Merchant Money Company has announced it has rebranded as Lendistry. ... Read more

Australian fintech company InPayTech has received patent approval in Singapore. ... Read more

Digital currencies could replace gold and the US dollar as portfolio staples within the next 20 years, according to a Si... Read more

The financial services sector is likely to release commercial pilots of blockchain services in the coming year, accordin... Read more

Investors could be set to benefit from immersive virtual reality technology as early as the end of the decade, according... Read more

Automated investment management provider and Fintech Business Awards finalist Six Park has completed a significant capit... Read more

High-net-worth individuals are increasingly investing their wealth through robo-advisers as these services expand their ... Read more

The finalists for the inaugural Fintech Business Awards have been announced, following an overwhelming number of high qu... Read more

The relative lack of fintech start-ups in the life insurance space has made the incumbent players complacent about using... Read more

The National Australia Bank has launched an API developer portal, which will make selected NAB APIs available to third p... Read more

Online home loan marketplace HashChing has appointed Siobhan Hayden as the company’s new chief operating officer. ... Read more

KYC compliance, communications monitoring and automated regulatory reporting are set to dominate 2017 as global regulato... Read more

The corporate regulator has announced that eligible fintech businesses will be able to test certain services without hol... Read more

The federal government’s proposed framework for equity crowdfunding is counter-productive to the aims of internet-enab... Read more

Payment software company InPayTech has launched a new digital service aimed at speeding up the settlement process for el... Read more

Sydney Angels has launched its second co-investment fund, aiming to raise between $10 million and $20 million to invest ... Read more

The question of blockchain technology’s impact on financial markets and stock exchanges shouldn’t be one of ‘what... Read more

Accounting software firm Xero has integrated with Apple Pay through online payment provider Stripe. ... Read more

The NSW government has pledged $10 million towards the state’s network of start-up incubators and accelerators, along ... Read more

Saxo Bank has chosen Australian-based software company Fix8 to provide financial information exchange protocol services.... Read more

Despite experimenting with robo-advice, ANZ chief executive Shayne Elliott says it is unlikely his bank will have a comp... Read more

The CSIRO has launched a new fund under the National Science and Innovation Agenda to provide early stage investment in ... Read more

Robo-adviser Stockspot has announced a new partnership with superannuation software company Class. ... Read more

The wealth management platforms of the future must develop 'bionic' advice that is geared towards accumulator clients, ... Read more

Online home loan marketplace HashChing has built a digital identity verification system to satisfy know-your-customer re... Read more

For the second year in a row, London has topped the European Digital City Index (EDCi), a composite index designed by in... Read more

The fintech lending sector will eventually be cannibalised by the activities of the major banks, argues PwC. ... Read more

Investment platform and online stockbroker SelfWealth has been named the Fintech Business of the Year at the Optus My Bu... Read more

Fintech has reached a “tipping point” where it is beginning to effect real change within the financial services in... Read more

Customer experience and lead conversion fintech firm Flamingo has listed on the ASX following its acquisition by Cre8tek... Read more

Citi has announced the launch of a new digital platform designed to give developers access to a number of application pr... Read more

Decimal Software has appointed global regulatory compliance firm Promontory Australasia to conduct a review of its autom... Read more

Momentum Media, the business behind Fintech Business, has appointed a managing editor, wealth and innovation, as Fintech... Read more

Innovation is being ‘squashed’ within the financial sector by the big banks’ determination to maintain the status... Read more

Australia’s major banks will be “invisible” by 2030, with both branches and call centres made obsolete by new tech... Read more

Due to declining demand for cash-handling services, Citi has announced it will cut the service entirely from its branche... Read more

Micro-investment company Acorns Grow has launched a new feature that allows users to make contributions to their superan... Read more

More than half of Australian fintech companies are now collecting revenue but only one in seven are profitable, accordin... Read more

ASIC and the Ontario Securities Commission have entered into an agreement to support fintech companies that are looking ... Read more

Australia-based fintech company A.S.A.P. has released a digital advice tool geared for use by SMSF trustees and their ac... Read more

Lately, those saying that fintech lenders have been overvalued are being vindicated by an across-the-board slashing of v... Read more

Treasurer Scott Morrison says the Australian financial services sector needs to embrace open access data to reap the mos... Read more

Recent changes to Australia’s ‘know your customer’ rules are set to make life easier for fintech companies in t... Read more

The federal government has proposed a number of changes intended to make employee share schemes more “user-friendly”... Read more

Property media firm REA Group has announced the launch of REALABS, an innovation hub to develop new technologies for con... Read more

Robo-advice provider Ignition Wealth has named The Fold Legal managing director Claire Wivell Plater as the newest membe... Read more

One could argue that we are living in a period of renaissance when it comes to developing new financial technologies. ... Read more

Following a successful $16 million capital raise in June 2016, front-end developer Avoka is hoping to be in a position t... Read more

The Australian regulator has signed an agreement with the Capital Markets Authority of Kenya, with hopes of promoting in... Read more

Fintech company and fund manager AtlasTrend has announced the completion of a $2.8 million capital raise to help the bus... Read more

Tyro Payments has announced the appointment of a new chief executive, with company founder Jost Stollmann to continue in... Read more

The American Bankers Association has released a guide to help bank executives develop and implement a strategic fintech ... Read more

Advisers need to be proactive in the delivery of websites and technology solutions in order to capture a broader market,... Read more

Melbourne-based crowdfunding platform Vestabyte has made its first offering, a residential property development, availab... Read more

Mobile banking service ChimpChange has announced the appointment of Teresa Clarke as a non-executive director to the com... Read more

Financial software provider Midwinter has joined forces with InvestmentLink to offer financial advisers access to the Re... Read more

Decimal’s Eqilize software has been chosen by South Australia-based industry super fund Statewide Super to provide its... Read more

KPMG’s fintech accelerator program with the mutual bank sector, mLabs, has resulted in 18 active commercialisation opp... Read more

APX Settlement, a joint venture between the Sydney Stock Exchange and venture production firm Bit Trade Labs, says it ha... Read more

The answers and defences during last week’s banking inquiry revealed several interesting points that relate to the fin... Read more

Sunsuper has partnered with start-up accelerator BlueChilli to fund the SheStarts program for female entrepreneurs. ... Read more

Australian payment software provider InPayTech has lodged a prospectus with ASIC and intends to list on the ASX, with it... Read more

A new off-the-plan property sale platform has been launched to cater for foreign investors who are looking to on-sell th... Read more

Financial technology firm IRESS has entered into an agreement to acquire superannuation software provider Financial Syne... Read more

Sydney fintech hub Stone & Chalk has been ranked ninth in a review of global fintech hubs. ... Read more

Millinium’s Alternatives Fund has made a “significant investment” in robo-advice firm Ignition Wealth.  ... Read more

The disruption by fintechs has “the potential to shrink the role and relevance of today’s banks”, according to a n... Read more

New goals-based advice tool FinCoach has integrated with the MoneySoft platform to help advisers streamline engagement w... Read more

Melbourne fintech start-up Airwallex has been selected as the first Australian company to participate in Mastercard’s ... Read more

As digital currencies such as bitcoin expand their reach and more people use their smartphones to make payments, there a... Read more

The number of Australians using technology companies for services normally provided by banks is set to increase signific... Read more

A new fintech start-up can have the best technology in the world, but it won't get off the ground if it doesn't keep the... Read more

Australian stock market and investment forum HotCopper has successfully listed on the ASX, the company has said. ... Read more

Assets under management in the robo-advice channel of the American wealth management industry have risen sharply in the ... Read more

A Macquarie University review of industry surveys has found that a ‘blended’ approach to automated and face-to-face... Read more

H2 Ventures has announced the launch of H2Ocean, a listed venture company investing in early and growth stage fintech bu... Read more

SMSF software developer Class has collaborated with Simply Wall St to launch a new integration that will provide users... Read more

Digital banking app ChimpChange has seen a 42 per cent month-on-month increase in account openings in August. ... Read more

Australian banks are “very progressive” when it comes to fintech, which means local start-ups are well-placed to cr... Read more

Technology company Data Republic has launched an Open Data Marketplace, a governance platform that allows businesses to ... Read more

Fintech groups from more than 20 cities across the world plan to form a federation of fintech hubs this year in what wo... Read more

A new home loan distribution platform that bypasses mortgage brokers aims to replicate the success it has achieved in So... Read more

Internet banking is already "starting to die" due to the popularity of fintech banking apps, according to Rubik – an... Read more

The recent Brexit vote in favour of Britain leaving the European Union has so far had mixed consequences, and while a fe... Read more

Robo-advice tools are re-shaping the financial services industry, offering new opportunities for advisers and clients al... Read more

Innovate Finance and the Swift Institute have announced the launch of the Global Fintech Hubs Federation (GFHF), a new n... Read more

Financial technology company Dion has announced the launch of a new app designed to deliver Chi-X equities market data t... Read more

Capital Markets CRC off-shoot Digi.cash has announced the launch of a digital version of the Australian dollar. ... Read more

Fintech start-ups are founded on new, exciting ideas, but they often succumb to the same, avoidable problems. ... Read more

Australia has dropped two places to 19th spot on the Global Innovation Index, falling behind France, New Zealand and Can... Read more

HashChing has rolled out a new home loan product, with no credit score requirements, aimed at the founders and owners of... Read more

Payment fraud in Australia increased in 2015, rising from 58.8 cents to 66.8 cents per $1,000, according to a new report... Read more

Inefficiencies within the banking system are costing Australian small businesses almost $7 billion a year, according to... Read more

Investment app Acorns has announced it will launch its rewards program Found Money in Australia. ... Read more

A new period of small business financing is here and it’s by entrepreneurs, for entrepreneurs, says the chief executiv... Read more

Robo-advice firm Ignition Wealth has unveiled a new-look financial ‘wellness’ profile that aggregates all of a clie... Read more

Ratings agency Canstar has launched an online platform for investors to access and compare fintech services. ... Read more

Peer-to-peer small business lender TruePillars has successfully funded its third loan as the fintech start-up progresses... Read more

Brokers are most likely set to benefit from growing fintech trends in Australia given the ‘unique’ relationship betw... Read more

Equip super has announced the trial of a new robo-investment service with select members, with the full service to be ma... Read more

From the offices of venture capital firms to the financial services districts, you may not be able to escape the promisi... Read more

Mortgage broking service provider AFG has announced an alliance with New York-based fintech company Biz2Credit. ... Read more

A UBS survey of bank management worldwide reveals fintech will help boost bank revenues by 3.8 per cent over the next t... Read more

A new report from NAB highlights the importance of technology in businesses adopting innovative behaviours and improving... Read more

A closer look at the big bank’s latest beneficiary signals a growing appetite for innovative lending platforms. ... Read more

Australian peer-to-peer lender ThinCats has partnered with DomaCom, a fractional property investment crowdfunder. ... Read more

Business advisory services will be a major focus of fintech companies over the next few years, says an accounting soft... Read more

Just as the face of the financial services sector has been changed by innovative fintech services, the regulatory space ... Read more

Mortgage brokers have nothing to fear about the current fintech surge shading the mortgage landscape, according to a res... Read more

The Australian version of Acorns Grow, a fintech app that allows people to invest their small change in the stock market... Read more

In this century of exponential growth of new enterprises, finance has been a driver of global economy, says Oddup’s Ja... Read more

KPMG Australia has announced the launch of mLabs, a Sydney-based fintech accelerator that aims to connect start-ups with... Read more

Superannuation funds are likely to incorporate automated advice as a core part of their strategy in the coming years, a... Read more

Android Pay, a contactless payment system available to phones using the Android operating system, has been launched in A... Read more

Global consultancy firm EY has announced a corporate partnership with Sydney-based fintech hub Stone & Chalk. ... Read more

Peer-to-peer lending platform RateSetter will integrate with cloud administration software provider Class. ... Read more

Melbourne-based foreign exchange start-up Airwallex has received $4.5 million in a pre-series A investment. ... Read more

London’s role as Europe’s financial services centre has been called into question as a result of the UK’s decision... Read more

With new tax incentives in place since 1 July 2016 for sophisticated investors in early-stage start-ups, the onus is on... Read more

The self-regulatory body for the Australian payments industry, the Australian Payments Clearing Association (APCA), has ... Read more

A number of industry bodies are calling on the re-elected Coalition government to make good on their promises and suppor... Read more

Australian bank customers must be allowed to share their transaction data with third parties, Tyro Payments has argued i... Read more

Australian robo-advice company Future Penny has announced a partnership with employee benefits company Super-Advice. ... Read more

Virtual advice software provider SuiteBox has said it is prioritising Australasian growth for the second half of 2016, b... Read more

The professional services firm’s Australian arm has signed an agreement with IBM and plans to “increase its cognitiv... Read more

Singapore is rushing to reinvent itself as Asia's fintech hub to fend off a regulatory threat to its wealth management i... Read more

US-based transactional bank account provider ChimpChange will raise $15 million when it lists on the ASX this Thursday. ... Read more

Australian fintech start-up Avoka has received $16 million in funding from a number of Australian investors. ... Read more

Clover has become the first robo-advice platform in Australia to be given an AFSL with managed discretionary account (... Read more

Consensus among the technology community is that Brexit will topple London from its position as the most favoured fintec... Read more

The ASX will increase its stake in US-based Digital Asset from 5 per cent to 8.5 per cent, investing a further $7 millio... Read more

The corporate regulator has entered into an "innovation agreement" with the Monetary Authority of Singapore to facilitat... Read more

Consumer lending fintech start-up MoneyMe has launched a new $10,000 loan product aimed at the Millennial market. ... Read more

Robo-advice platform QuietGrowth has announced a new feature designed to enable investors to more regularly adjust their... Read more

Australia’s SME lending marketplace has seen a new addition with the launch of Bigstone Capital. ... Read more

Business loan marketplace Valiant has raised $800,000 in its seed round capital raising. ... Read more

Artificial intelligence (AI) software can help financial services companies extract richer data from client conversation... Read more

Former finance minister Lindsay Tanner has joined the advisory board of new robo-adviser Six Park. ... Read more

Proquo, a digital marketing platform created by NAB and Telstra, will be officially launched in July 2016 and will ena... Read more

Suncorp’s office in Brisbane Square will play host to the Fintech Brisbane Startup Weekend, an event designed to bring... Read more

A fintech firm for capital markets has launched a new system that will give advisers institutional-level trading capabil... Read more

Robo-adviser Stockspot is calling on ASIC to apply the same rules to both face-to-face and automated advice, saying it h... Read more

Former Labor federal politician Bernie Ripoll has taken a position as a director on the board of automated-advice finte... Read more

Phone-based platform Square has announced the launch of its invoice service in Australia. ... Read more

New York State’s financial regulator, which recently launched a probe into Lending Club, is preparing to look into th... Read more

In March, funding for fintech start-ups fell dramatically. In retrospect, it looks like that quarter was more akin to a ... Read more

The strength of the financial services sector in Australia has prompted a number of global IT firms to set up shop in Sy... Read more

Fintech start-up CashWerkz is targeting self-directed investors with a system that automates term deposit transactions a... Read more

Robo-adviser Ignition Wealth has announced it has partnered with SMSF administrator Triple A Super to provide more servi... Read more

Peer-to-peer lending was supposed to be a major theme in how individuals borrow money, while also presenting a compellin... Read more

Fintech start-ups may have raised billions from investors, but Wall Street banks are still well-positioned, Moody's says... Read more

The 'grey-suited' civil servants who oversee business registers around the world are fully behind AML/CTF compliance fi... Read more

Decimal has announced it has struck its first enterprise robo-advice partnership with a "leading global professional ser... Read more

The Chinese government is now struggling with the duality of the fintech revolution. Bloomberg reported that about 1,000... Read more

Singaporean officials and fintech companies gathered with UK fintech companies at Downing Street to celebrate the launch... Read more

Venture capital firm H2 Ventures has invested in five more start-ups as part of its fintech accelerator program, known a... Read more

The federal budget has confirmed ASIC will soon consult on a new 'regulatory sandbox' framework under which certain fi... Read more

Suncorp will launch an on-demand insurance platform in partnership with US-based technology developer Trōv that will pr... Read more

The concept that small causes can have major effects is not only useful for weather prediction, but also for fintech and... Read more

Australian investors are among the world's least willing to take up new investment technology, according to new research... Read more

Software developer Atlassian has been named Australasia's top fintech pioneer with the release of the inaugural Investec... Read more

Computershare has teamed up with blockchain start-up SETL to create what it claims is "Australia's first working blockch... Read more

CXi Software has announced it will pay superannuation contributions to its staff members who go on maternity leave. ... Read more

While most start-up sectors have historically been dominated by the western world, particularly Silicon Valley, the fint... Read more

Workflow management platform Coredination has launched a mobile solution for financial advisers. ... Read more

The hurdles and limitations of blockchain technology mean that bank, custodian and market infrastructure profits will no... Read more

A new report by ING Direct has found that Gen Y is unimpressed with robo-advice, with 80 per cent preferring to have a... Read more

Banking as we know it is in the midst of its first fundamental remaking in centuries. What’s driving this transformati... Read more

Global real estate marketplace Wealth Migrate has officially launched its permanent presence in China, amid signs the Ch... Read more

We’ve entered the most profound era of change for financial services companies since the 1970s brought us index mutual... Read more

The mining company Star Striker, which will soon transform into a fintech provider, has appointed former FPA chief execu... Read more

Robo-advice start-up Future Penny is set to launch in the Australian market, focusing on financial education as well as ... Read more

UK-based global remittance provider WorldRemit has expanded its operations into Australia as it looks to capture more of... Read more

Investments in Asia-Pacific fintech companies increased during the first quarter of 2016, totalling $2.7 billion, accor... Read more

The uncertainty investors currently face is being intensified by the increasingly disruptive impact of technology, says... Read more

TruePillars, a marketplace for SME business loans between $15,000 and $250,000, has been launched by a former career ban... Read more

Australian investment platform Simply Wall St has acquired US-based fintech start-up Capp.io. ... Read more

The Australian fintech industry needs a broad range of standardised data solutions, without which the sector will conti... Read more

Brisbane-based credit union CUA has become a corporate partner of Sydney fintech hub Stone & Chalk. ... Read more

The digital revolution sweeping the world has, as is to be expected, not spared the financial services industry. ... Read more

By reducing “friction” from the financial services market, the blockchain has different implications for clearing ho... Read more

US fund manager BlackRock is getting ready to export its robo-advice platform FutureAdvisor around the world – and o... Read more

NAB’s innovation fund, NAB Ventures, has appointed Todd Forest as its inaugural managing director. ... Read more

Afiniation's Melbourne Showcase has announced 12 new fintech start-ups that will be presenting later this month. ... Read more

Padua Financial Group has launched a new online advice request system, Roma Online, in an effort to respond to the advic... Read more

The arrival of global tech start-up Capital Preferences at Stone & Chalk could signal a shift away from standard cli... Read more

Last week, KPMG released its 2015 Pulse of Fintech report, chronicling the year’s global fintech investment and expans... Read more

The national bank regulator is taking steps into the emerging world of financial technology, weighing its first-ever cha... Read more

New research in the UK has found that investors are happy to use robo-advice, but only for investments that are less tha... Read more

Australia’s alternative finance market has grown by 320 per cent in 2015, providing businesses with more access to aff... Read more

There is plenty of private money available to fund Australian start-ups that can "tell their story well", says local ven... Read more

Wealth-tracking fintech start-up BigFuture has launched a second version of its wealth management application.  ... Read more

Investors poured a record $4.5 billion into financial start-ups in Asia last year, four times as much as the previous ye... Read more

ASX-listed app provider Crowd Mobile has launched a financial services Q&A app, allowing users to ask financial advi... Read more

After a tumultuous end to 2015 which saw Decimal replace its executive team and rethink its strategy, the ASX-listed rob... Read more

As the big financial services firms continue to move into robo-advice, it will become obvious that most start-ups in the... Read more

Fintech may, or may not, be the one-horse race the financial commentators are claiming. But it’s certainly where the s... Read more

AMP's venture capital arm AMP New Ventures has wholly acquired personal finance management platform MoneyBrilliant. ... Read more

The likes of Apple and Google are "not interested" in entering the regulated financial services space, and the dominatio... Read more

Platform provider Netwealth has partnered with financial advice software firm IRESS to offer straight-through processin... Read more

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has launched a fintech advisory group to help establish Australia as a leading financia... Read more

The Turnbull government has committed $150,000 to the Stone & Chalk Asia Fintech Program in an effort to establish ... Read more

Lending Club's new arrangement with its partner bank is a reminder that fintech can't disrupt everything. ... Read more

Global regulators may propose rules to prevent “fintech” innovations from destabilising the broader financial system... Read more

International money transfers could take hours rather than days if financial services companies overcome their fears and... Read more

Financial-technology companies are supposed to fundamentally disrupt the business of banking. Unfortunately for investor... Read more

Over the past year, the fintech industry has transformed from a hypothetical hotspot to an actual hotspot. ... Read more

Robo-advice firm BetaSmartz has launched today, offering institutional and retail investors an automated investment plat... Read more

The fintech sector has taken aim at the government's proposed legislation on equity crowdfunding, with particular ire f... Read more

Fintech start-up eSMSF Advice has developed a platform that it says will help accountants meet the requirements of th... Read more

US-based fintech start-up Acorns Grow has released its micro-investing app, Acorns, to the Australian market, allowing u... Read more

Cloud-based financial management platform Moneysoft has integrated the data aggregation capabilities of Yodlee and eWis... Read more

Technology companies spearheaded the initial public offering (IPO) market in 2015, making up 20 per cent of all listing... Read more

Online SME lender Spotcap has received a $50 million funding injection from private equity firm Finstar Financial Group... Read more

Chinese police arrested 21 employees at China’s largest online finance business on suspicion of fleecing 900,000 inves... Read more

One segment that I think has the potential to survive, if not thrive, in the expected volatility this year is financial ... Read more

Peer-to-peer SME lender InvoiceX has followed in the footsteps of RateSetter by making its loan book public. ... Read more

Software provider Omnium has launched a new needs analysis function for its research tool, OmniLife, which the company... Read more

An abundance of tech talent, a responsive regulatory environment, and the kudos of being an international hub for financ... Read more

New technologies such as blockchain threaten a veritable revolution in financial services, breaking the big banks' grip ... Read more

The Australian Securities Exchange has invested $14.9 million in a US blockchain firm as it looks to "replace or upgrad... Read more

Since the industrial revolution, society has witnessed two more revolutions (advances in electronics and IT, respectivel... Read more

Software provider Intiger Asset Management has announced it raised $2.4 million to go towards enhancing its software aft... Read more

High-income young people are the biggest group of early adopters of the products and services on offer from fintech comp... Read more

Sydney-based mortgage broker N1 Finance has lodged a prospectus to list on the ASX this year, with plans to acquire fint... Read more

A former major bank executive will launch a new fintech business this year to compete directly with the third-party chan... Read more

Fintech is arguably one of the hottest areas of investment and start-up activity at the moment, with billions flowing in... Read more

What will be the next household-name app-based service like Uber? Where are the next “unicorns” – start-up busines... Read more

Major investment and growth punctuated London’s fintech scene in 2015, while this year the sector is expected to see i... Read more

The fastest-growing smartphone seller on the planet is now Chinese multinational Huawei, which saw its revenue increase ... Read more

Big banks are battling to get ahead of the technology disruption unfolding in the banking industry, with financial techn... Read more

The meteoric rise of fintech firms in recent years coupled with the surge of interest by established technology compani... Read more

This year will see the first failed fintech company as more start-ups must begin to prove their worth, according to shar... Read more

The 'information revolution' will be at least as transformational as the industrial revolution, but this time white-coll... Read more

In 2016 robo-advice is likely to become a channel that further expands the vertically integrated banking system in Austr... Read more

According to Pitchbook, it looks like 2015 will close with nearly $8 billion worth of venture capital invested in finan... Read more

Portfolio management start-up Sharesight has raised $1.8 million in a funding round led by the company’s clients. ... Read more

Despite opportunities lost and having a relatively smaller fintech market than that of the US and the UK, Australia rema... Read more

ANZ has announced it will provide its customers with access to Google’s mobile payment platform, Android Pay. ... Read more

Peer-to-peer lender MoneyPlace has entered into a strategic relationship and equity deal with Auswide Bank. ... Read more

Israeli finance technology has taken giant leaps in the last few years. ... Read more

The start-up community may be disappointed with the government's equity crowdfunding bill, but one of the crowdfunding ... Read more

Accenture has warned local banking communities in Asia to wake up: it took just nine months for investment in the region... Read more

Australian fintech company Fincast has launched a new application aimed at proving financial advisers access to institut... Read more

Wealth tracking fintech start-up BigFuture has successfully raised $520,000 in capital from senior executives in the fin... Read more

Financial services regulators are likely to incorporate fintech companies into their "regulatory perimeter" throughout 2... Read more

  The federal government has announced two major tax incentives for investors in eligible Australian start-ups as part... Read more

The federal government's innovation statement, to be announced at midday today, will include generous tax incentives to ... Read more

Privacy, and related concepts trust, transparency, security and anonymity are the starting point for a whole slew of fin... Read more

The Australian Payments Council has released a strategic plan for the digital payments industry to help navigate issues... Read more

SocietyOne co-founder Greg Symons is confident that marketplace lenders will enter the home loan market within the next ... Read more

The government has introduced a bill that would make equity crowdfunding possible for Australian fintech start-up compa... Read more

Financial technology, from peer-to-peer networks through to crowdfunding, is transforming the industry. ... Read more

The former Group CEO of Barclays, Antony Jenkins, predicts a future within the next 10 years where fintech will substan... Read more

Online payments provider PayPal has partnered with eftpos, with plans to join the company’s centralised payments hub ... Read more

The Commonwealth Bank must adopt a stance of “constructive paranoia” in the face of digital disruption, according to... Read more

Robo-advice solutions are not only growing their share within the start-up space, they are set to become more comprehens... Read more

Robo-advice firms may need to brand their advice as "general" in order to comply with best interest duties, according t... Read more

Mercer has transformed its super administration business, following investments in new technology, product innovation an... Read more

Capital markets fintech firm Dion Global Solutions has launched in the Australian market, offering its mobile trading so... Read more

Online payments provider eWAY is set to provide its 21,000 Australian customers with access to mobile payments service A... Read more

The World Economic Forum recently reported that the fintech industry can close a $2 trillion funding gap for small busin... Read more

Online financial advice provider SuperEd has raised $800,000 in its first funding round and is in the final stages of a ... Read more

Macquarie Group has said it will launch a computer-generated advice service that will offer "customised advice" to consu... Read more

Several global universities are currently collaborating to survey the size and potential economic impact of the alterna... Read more

Startupbootcamp has launched an accelerator program in New York, allowing global fintech start-ups access to funding, m... Read more

MLC has teamed up with Intel to offer customers the chance to lower their premiums by exercising and leading a healthier... Read more

ASIC must ensure that innovative robo-advice business models don't "fail before they hit the showground floor”, accord... Read more

Financial warfare has started to form a central part of international security strategies, according to former US Treas... Read more

Fintech is absolutely exploding around the world right now, with new businesses springing up doing everything from onlin... Read more

Technology-focused stockbroker OpenMarkets will now have access to the IRESS network, including its trading platforms an... Read more

Investments in fintech across Asia Pacific are set to at least quadruple in 2015, according to a new report by Accenture... Read more

The corporate regulator has defended its approach to peer-to-peer lending, which has seen most players in the market ado... Read more

Although it is clear to everyone that the financial services industry is finally transforming itself, said transformatio... Read more

There are four policy mechanisms every Australian state and federal government should be "majoring in" to build a global... Read more

SuiteBox has boosted its virtual advice solution with the addition of new tools that allow advisers to record and store... Read more

There is a "huge opportunity" to disrupt the wealth management space, but robo-advice won't be the technology that does ... Read more

Recent reports have warned the tech sector is in a bubble, as valuations rise to stratospheric levels and competition in... Read more

The Economist wrote a recent special report detailing how incumbent banks continue to dominate day-to-day banking but, w... Read more

Online credit provider start-up zipMoney is gaining traction in the lending space, with the number of businesses using t... Read more

Budgeting and cash flow provider Moneysoft has teamed up with financial modelling start-up Prospera to create an 'end-t... Read more

Financial tech firms are after the big three: speed, ease and industry disruption. Financial tech companies want to be ... Read more

Peer-to-peer invoice discounting and SME lending platform FundX has received a $150,000 investment from ASX-listed firm ... Read more

Australian fintech company GetCapital has partnered with Alibaba.com to provide Australian importers and exporters with ... Read more

Finance start-up Acorns Grow Australia is ready to start beta testing on its micro investing app, with plans for a soft ... Read more

Momentum is building within Melbourne’s fintech community, but further support from all levels of government and cor... Read more

Financial services firm Thomson Reuters has opened up its financial desktop Eikon to third-party developers. ... Read more

Even though I worked at a bank for years before founding Coinsetter in late 2012, it's incredible how little I ultimatel... Read more

Online lending platform Waddle has recently launched in the Australian market with the aim of providing cheaper financ... Read more

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has promised to make as much government data as possible available to developers to be u... Read more

Global non-cash transaction volumes continue to accelerate, with Australia recording the fourth highest number of non-ca... Read more

Peer-to-peer lender RateSetter has made its loan book public, revealing that the platform's typical borrower is a "port... Read more

Using proprietary technology is a significant gamble, and may leave companies vulnerable to manipulation, says Sharesig... Read more

Fintech is beginning to disrupt the financial world as we know it. The financial industry is now more focused than ever... Read more

Fintech start-up FinancialAsk has partnered with advice group Findex to offer a new online financial advice platform. ... Read more

Financial advisers from nearly 20 of the top 50 financial planning groups have integrated cloud-based money management t... Read more

CBA-owned start-up Credit Savvy is looking to follow in the footsteps of Credit Karma in the US and disrupt the credit r... Read more

The two-sided marketplace has created some of the fastest-growing startups of the last twenty years. ... Read more

Automated investment service Clover.com.au has completed a funding round that includes investment from industry fund Equ... Read more

Morningstar's financial guidance subsidiary HelloWallet has been recognised at the FinovateFall 2015 conference in New... Read more

Financial technology – also known as fintech – is one of the hottest areas of investment at the moment, and Britain... Read more

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has announced the creation of a department of Industry, Innovation and Science that wi... Read more

Saxo Bank will provide stakeholders with access to its trading infrastructure through a new REST-based application progr... Read more

Peer-to-peer (P2P) lender RateSetter has announced it has grown its overall lending volumes to more than $10 million sin... Read more

Industry super fund First State Super has made a $110 million investment into venture capital firm Blackbird Ventures. ... Read more

Mortgage-focused fintech company dfinanz has partnered with Australian lenders, allowing them to offer lending rates to ... Read more

Personal budgeting start-up MoneyBrilliant plans to launch a premium subscription service by the end of the month as it ... Read more

StockLight has launched a new version of its app to help investors better navigate and understand the sharemarket. ... Read more

Fintech has brought about rapid development and innovations in payments, financing and currency exchange globally in rec... Read more

NAB is set to launch a free-to-use digital advice platform for its internet banking customers as a way to tap into the ... Read more

Four Australian entrepreneurs under the age of 40 will have the chance to take part in an innovation tour of Israel spon... Read more

The "real" fintech disruptors do not talk about partnering with the incumbent players, says Tyro Payments CEO Jost Stoll... Read more

Fintech hackathons and competitions occur globally. Just this year, I counted 18 fintech hackathons and start-up compet... Read more

There’s an age old question in wealth management and investment advice: man or machine. Today the battle has begun. ... Read more

BlackRock has followed in the footsteps of Vanguard to become the second major US asset manager to enter the robo-advice... Read more

Around this time last year, the payments industry waited with much anticipation as Apple prepared to announce a move int... Read more

The payday lending industry is poised to become cheaper and more efficient as digital finance companies break into the... Read more

As investments into fintech start-ups quadrupled from 2013 to 2014, and continue to grow, I recently shared Top Trends... Read more

Minister for Communications Malcolm Turnbull has announced the Digital Transformation Office is on the hunt for tech tal... Read more

Nearly 20 years ago, the launch of online payments giant PayPal shook the financial services industry.  ... Read more

Sydney fintech hub Stone & Chalk has opened its doors at 50 Bridge Street, revealing 35 of the 41 companies that hav... Read more

Registrations are now open for the Citi Mobile Challenge in Asia Pacific, which CEO Stephen Roberts says will tap into t... Read more

American Express Australia will be looking to build on the experience of its Palo Alto-based venture capital fund when i... Read more

As competition for the next big fintech hub heats up, governments and businesses are realising there is growing importan... Read more

Adelaide-based start-up Accodex has raised $180,000 in a seed funding round to enable the firm to expand in Australia a... Read more

Robo-advice firm Ignition Wealth has appointed a former executive chairman of investment bank Nomura Australia as its i... Read more

Silicon Valley-based crowdfunder Propel(x) is determined to make angel investing possible for everyday investors as well... Read more

The devaluation of the Chinese yuan and Japanese yen may spell trouble for South Korean exporters, but another growth in... Read more

UBS has shown particular interest in fintech developments, creating an innovations lab to explore potential applications... Read more

Over 800 brokers have registered their interest in a new fintech start-up that connects them to borrowers in their local... Read more

Financial services software company Envestnet has acquired financial data mining and technology company Yodlee in a cash... Read more

Stone & Chalk will unveil a diverse range of fintech start-ups when it opens its doors at the end of the month, say... Read more

Fintech is hotter than ever with investment tripling to $12.21 billion in the past year, according to Accenture’s 2015... Read more

We have entered a golden age for fintech. LendingClub and OnDeck recently exited through massive IPOs, and global invest... Read more

In order to deal with the legal and regulatory challenges facing fintech businesses, the legal teams representing them ... Read more

ASIC has established an advisory board made up of well-known industry professionals to boost its engagement with the fi... Read more

The top 11 fintech start-ups have been identified at the inaugural Startupbootcamp Fintech Demo Day in Singapore. ... Read more

National Australia Bank has established a $50 million fintech fund, known as NAB Ventures, following in the footsteps of... Read more

International money transfer provider OzForex has launched a money transfer app that enables users to transfer funds int... Read more

The Commonwealth Bank has added a new feature to the CommBank app that will allow users to store all of their loyalty c... Read more

The City of Sydney’s Draft Tech Startups Action Plan is being presented today as part of an effort to make Sydney "a v... Read more

Software provider Financial Synergy has revamped its Acurity platform to include new efficiencies for fund administratio... Read more

A new mobile-first website will give Raine & Horne agents their own profile pages and deliver more information to co... Read more

Decimal Software has secured a commercial services contract with Centrepoint Alliance. ... Read more

More than 23,000 members of the Retirement Planning Association of Australasia (RPAA) will now have access to robo-advis... Read more

As disruption cements itself as commonplace, financial services – and particularly financial advice – must innov... Read more

Software developer CaseWare has developed a new web-based program that produces SMSF audits. ... Read more

Brokers need to embrace technology so they can increase the diversification of their business operations, says Connecti... Read more

Small- and medium-sized businesses are tapping into the digital boom by increasing their investment in technology, accor... Read more

One of the biggest challenges facing financial planners is being able to integrate different support systems, research b... Read more

New Australian venture capital firm Sapien Ventures is in talks with fintech start-ups looking to create an online marke... Read more

A good payments platform allows the user to make a purchase with one hand while standing up on a bus, says Braintree's T... Read more

Australian peer-to-peer lender DirectMoney is actively seeking partnerships within the third-party channel as it prepare... Read more

Australian stock portfolio manager Sharesight has announced its plans to move into the Canadian market. ... Read more

Fintech offers users an array of financial services that were once almost exclusively the business of banks. ... Read more

Falling technology costs and layoffs during the financial crisis created a boom in financial startups after 2008, and in... Read more

Australian wealth management is undergoing a technology-led ‘step-change’ that recalls the early 2000s, says Bell Di... Read more

Australian-based bitcoin mining operator Bitcoin Group has announced it will launch an IPO later this year to raise $20 ... Read more

The Reserve Bank of Australia has gone to tender to find a supplier for the central bank's new core banking solution. ... Read more

The world’s top banks and insurers are seeing their business models challenged by fintech start-ups, which are reshapi... Read more

It has been almost 2 months since I relocated to Singapore. During this time I saw about 100 fintech projects at differe... Read more

Australian financial services provider Spring Financial Group is set to launch a new fintech platform in July. ... Read more

Peer-to-peer ThinCats Australia is weighing up listing on the Australian Securities Exchange. ... Read more

Until recently, the paths of venture capital investors and private equity funds rarely crossed. ... Read more

Ten Australian fintech companies have been chosen to take part in a delegation to the UK to coincide with London Fintec... Read more

The Australian Government needs to make peer-to-peer lending more attractive to yield-hungry retirees, says RateSetter's... Read more

In the world of distributed ledgers, bitcoin may grab the lion’s share of attention and headlines. ... Read more

I have good news and bad news. Let’s start with the latter, essentially we’re still recovering from a rocky economic... Read more

New York-based fintech start-up Third Party Trade Group (TPT) has launched a new low-cost, API-driven US brokerage servi... Read more

Tech has wrought plenty of changes in the economy, some of which we saw coming, some of which no one saw coming; but h... Read more

The best opportunity for venture capital firms within financial services is currently at the Series A level, according ... Read more

While the spotlight may be shining on the fintech market, it is not a new phenomenon. Over the past five years, investme... Read more

As the rise of financial technology is being touted as a game-changer for the world's financial industry, many cities ar... Read more

Finance is littered with the graves of startups that have tried to do social. Remember, Kaching, Cake Financial, Robinho... Read more

ANZ has announced it will roll out contactless EFTPOS payment for UnionPay cardholders in Australia and New Zealand. ... Read more

Sydney has all the necessary ingredients in place for a thriving fintech ecosystem, according to an ambassador for Londo... Read more

"Overwhelming demand" has prompted Sydney-based fintech hub Stone & Chalk to secure larger premises before it offic... Read more

Commonwealth Bank customers will be able to view live share market information on their wrist with the release of a new ... Read more

Small business lending platform Moula Money has closed a $30 million investment round led by Liberty Financial. ... Read more

Deutsche Bank aims to launch three technology innovation labs in Berlin, London and California this year designed to acc... Read more

It's hard to see anything new in Android Pay, but it’s the things you don’t see that may finally push mobile paymen... Read more

Ingogo, the Australian taxi-booking app and payment platform, announced on Thursday it had closed $12 million in a new f... Read more

Venture capital firm H2 Ventures has announced it will invest $100,000 in 100 Australian fintech start-ups as part of it... Read more

Seven start-ups will have the opportunity to pitch their businesses to early stage investors at the RiverPitch event in ... Read more

Legal firm Allens has launched Allens Accelerate, a new practice aimed at helping start-up companies. ... Read more

European online credit provider Spotcap has expanded its operations to Australia. ... Read more

The Australian Payments Council is inviting submissions from the community on the future of the payments system, which i... Read more

Fintech start-ups have to decide if they want to work with the banks or disintermediate them, says Tyro Fintech co-foun... Read more

US start-up Acorns Grow has entered into a joint venture with Instreet Investments to launch its savings investment app ... Read more

Online broker Bell Direct has developed an app for the Apple Watch that will allow clients to monitor the progress of th... Read more

ASX-listed digital payments firm digitalBTC has completed a $3.5 million placement to fund the rollout of its global rem... Read more

New Zealand fintech firm SuiteBox has launched its video and live document collaboration app into the Australian financi... Read more

The New York Stock Exchange has launched an exchange-calculated and disseminated bitcoin index. ... Read more

Sydney’s new fintech hub, Stone & Chalk, has received twice as much interest as it has available seats – and the... Read more

The federal Budget contains measures that will make crowdsourced equity funding readily available to fintech start-ups. ... Read more

Sydney-based fintech hub Tyro has joined forces with US fintech company Yodlee. ... Read more

VentureCrowd has signed a memorandum of understanding with Mirvac Group in order to offer property to investors. ... Read more

Australian firm OneVentures has recruited an experienced technology investor from Silicon Valley. ... Read more

Ignition Wealth has partnered with Melbourne-based online stockbroker OpenMarkets. ... Read more

DigitalBTC has announced plans for a new global remittance product that it claims will disrupt the likes of Western Unio... Read more

Edwin Smith takes a look at 25 of the hottest financial technology companies in the world. ... Read more

Coronis will now be able to deliver faster settlements for its buyers after becoming an early adopter of electronic conv... Read more

The Financial Services Institute of Australasia (Finsia) has launched a new digital platform that it says will “put it... Read more

Financial services platform provider Netwealth has launched a managed account offering which provides the opportunity fo... Read more

Firstmac has attracted 650 brokers to its new video series that shows brokers how to make money using digital technology... Read more

Mortgage lender Firstmac has attracted 650 brokers to its new video series that shows brokers how to make money using di... Read more

Stone & Chalk, the new Sydney fintech hub set to open its doors in May, has revealed the identity of its inaugural c... Read more

SMSF administrator Justsuper has now been added to the panel of service providers under DomaCom Property SMSF. ... Read more

The disruptive fintech space is being closely monitored by the big banks as they plan their next moves against the secto... Read more

Financial services technology providers may be operating without an AFSL or credit licence, which could make them a targ... Read more

Reforms like FOFA represent 'evolutionary' changes to financial advice, but wealth management is now facing a 'revolutio... Read more

Commonwealth Bank has launched a new EFTPOS tablet set to transform the sales experience between businesses and customer... Read more

The Financial Planning Association's call for enhanced regulation of automated investment products is unnecessary, says... Read more

The Financial Planning Association has called for clearer regulation of robo-advice, arguing automated investment tools ... Read more

FIIG Securities has launched an online corporate bond portal for participants in the over-the-counter market. ... Read more

The ATO has stressed the importance of vigilance in regard to identity theft and fraud and has listed a number of steps ... Read more

IC’s register of financial advisers is now accessible, but some commentators are unconvinced of the consumer benefits.... Read more

There is "very little innovation" in the way institutional investors construct portfolios, argues the Future Fund's mana... Read more

MyState has announced the appointment of Paul Moss as its general manager of technology and operations. ... Read more

Super funds that dismiss digital innovation because of 'regulatory problems' or 'IT problems' are inviting retail banks ... Read more

BT Financial Group has added a managed portfolios component to its Panorama operating system, which it describes as a ... Read more

FIIG Securities has arranged a $40 million bond issue for ASX-listed information technology products distributor Dicker ... Read more

Data and analytics have topped the strategic priorities for financial services companies over the next three years, acco... Read more

Platform provider Hub24 has agreed to white-label its investment and superannuation platform for Wilson HTM. ... Read more

One tech expert has cautioned brokers about using the wrong type of technology to build their business. ... Read more

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia has announced it will roll out IRESS's wealth technology platform Xplan to all CBA ad... Read more

The majority of financial advisers believe robo-advice represents a chance to tap into younger and lower-net-worth clien... Read more

Platform provider Praemium has acquired UK-based financial planning software provider Plum Software. ... Read more

Research house Investment Trends has found licensees are investing heavily into their planning software in order for adv... Read more

IRESS’s Xplan and Rubik's Coin have been named as the top two financial planning software applications. ... Read more

NSW Premier Mike Baird has announced the location of Sydney's fintech hub and its inaugural chair. ... Read more

In order for ASIC's adviser register to be trustworthy, practices will need to verify adviser credentials and ownership ... Read more

US-based financial planning guru Bill Bachrach has suggested robo-advice tools will decimate FUM-focused advisers, while... Read more

One regional lender has launched a banking app for business customers – the first of its kind in Australia. ... Read more

More than half of Australians are now covered by the country’s emerging electronic conveyancing network. ... Read more

Australia’s biggest bank has highlighted its technology and digital platforms as a key point of difference when it ann... Read more

Internet giant Google has launched a mortgage calculator as a free new addition to its search engine options. ... Read more

Financial institutions will be forced to invest more heavily in technology to compete as smaller wealth managers tie up ... Read more

Software provider AdviserLogic has launched its 'licensee console' and 'licensee CRMl tools', which it says will assist ... Read more

Lonsec Stockbroking has unveiled FrontOffice, a cloud-based practice management tool developed in collaboration with GBS... Read more

Peer-to-peer lending could help brokers write more loans in the short term – but it might also pose a threat to their ... Read more

Hub24 managing director Andrew Alcock said there are advisers who are holding onto multiple technology platforms for “... Read more

An Australian online asset allocation tool has been recognised as one of the ‘50 Best Fintech Innovators’ in the wor... Read more

Adviser Ratings has applauded the Financial System Inquiry's proposal to create a public-private sector committee to fac... Read more

Advisers have been slow to explore new technology in recent years because FOFA has commanded their attention, a financia... Read more

Australia’s big four banks will face fresh competition after new peer-to-peer (P2P) SME lending platform ThinCats was ... Read more

Mortgage brokers have a role to play in combating lending fraud, but banks must bear the ultimate responsibility, accord... Read more

Financial advisers are split on the role they should play in protecting clients from data theft, with close to 40 per ce... Read more

A cyber security breach could have irrecoverable consequences for clients and “potentially destroy” the businesses o... Read more

Mobile and internet banking in the UK is now being used for transactions worth nearly £1 billion a day. ... Read more

The SME Association of Australia (SMEA) is developing a peer-to-peer (P2P) lending platform in response to a lack of und... Read more

Addressing shareholders at the company’s annual general meeting yesterday, AMP chief executive Craig Dunn listed finan... Read more

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