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The founder and chief of Paypa Plane has been named as the new chair of FinTech Australia, while an Afterpay regulatory ... Read more

Bendigo Bank has signed ASX-listed fintech Tyro Payments as its exclusive merchant acquiring partner for its business ba... Read more

The assistant minister for fintech and financial services has said the government is weighing up whether regulators sho... Read more

A new report has forecast consumers will increasingly expect advice businesses to personalise their service based on the... Read more

The fintech lender has seen a sharp increase in lending volumes over the first quarter of the 2021 financial year. ... Read more

Open banking could make borrowers less “sticky” and more willing to switch lenders, meaning organisations may have t... Read more

The fintech sector has largely welcomed the government’s pivot away from its previous proposed cuts to the R&D tax... Read more

The boss of the high-net-worth platform will step down from his role following the company’s acquisition by a listed m... Read more

Specialist SME business payments provider Finstro has been made an approved lender in the federal government’s second ... Read more

Investors should not be afraid to overpay for tech-focused names that are likely to continue to dominate the global shar... Read more

The platform provider saw funds invested in its managed accounts climb in the year to September, despite the volatility ... Read more

Fintechs operating in lending have largely embraced the move by the government to ease its responsible lending criteria,... Read more

Senator Andrew Bragg has said the Liberal Party was wrong for initially voting against a number of reforms in the financ... Read more

A new survey has found around 90 per cent of institutional investors believe pension funds, insurers, family offices and... Read more

The banking and financial services industry has been predicted to be the most likely to embrace robotic process automati... Read more

The buy now pay later giant's chief financial officer will step down after three years with the group, as it makes a sle... Read more

Wealth software providers Brokerpad and Optimo Financial have rolled out an integrated platform for financial advisers. ... Read more

A majority of advice firms may be falling victim to cyber security attacks similar to the incident that drove ASIC to ... Read more

The fintech lender has signalled plans to raise $20 million in capital for doubling its team and market footprint over t... Read more

The Asia-Pacific region has seen the highest cyber attack rates during the first half of the year, according to a new re... Read more

Fintech Padua and financial services and advisory firm Findex have announced a new strategic partnership. ... Read more

Fractional property investment platform DomaCom has announced a $3.6 million capital raising to fund the acquisition of ... Read more

Netwealth has entered a partnership with specialist fintech data solutions provider Xeppo, with plans to expand its tech... Read more

The payments giant has rolled out a proprietary virtual testing environment for central banks to assess digital currenci... Read more

A fall in mergers and acquisitions and private equity activity in Australian fintechs has driven total investment to fal... Read more

Global investment fintech Milestone Group has picked a former JP Morgan head of product to be its new managing director ... Read more

Global corporate and fund tech solution provider Intertrust Group has broadened its Australian offering to include regul... Read more

Iress has named its new chief product officer, who has joined from a US AI platform provider. ... Read more

Digital platform Ignition Advice has partnered with global financial services technology provider Avaloq to expand into ... Read more

Investment app Raiz has celebrated the fintech Senate committee railing against a ban on screen scraping, as a victory i... Read more

The neobank has rolled out a cryptocurrency offering, allowing its customers to buy up to six different cryptocurrencies... Read more

The financial regulators have been labelled as “fragmented and unclear” in their approach to policing competition in... Read more

The corporate regulator has banned a sales representative of an online cryptocurrency platform from financial services f... Read more

Australia’s online investor population has passed one million whilst changing trends in investor behaviour are being s... Read more

BT will look to migrate around $50 billion worth of client funds from its legacy platform BT Wrap to new-generation offe... Read more

Raiz has appointed a new Australia CEO and shuffled its leadership team as it prepares for global growth. ... Read more

The buy now, pay later (BNPL) giant will accelerate the European rollout of its Clearpay-branded platform with the acqui... Read more

Cashwerkz has entered a new business venture, creating a funds incubator to aid fresh fund managers entering the market,... Read more

Link Group copped a net loss of $114 million for the full year, with the fund administration company pointing to impacts... Read more

The electronics giant has reported growing demand for digital payment solutions as it has partnered with Bankwest, allow... Read more

The acquisition of financial planning technology group Midwinter helped the wealth management software provider boost it... Read more

Regtech solutions that help lenders and brokers more efficiently assess credit files and risk profiles have “the poten... Read more

The open banking regime is unlikely to spark customer movement away from the major banks into smaller banks and fintec... Read more

Iress saw a 14 per cent drop in net profit after tax despite strong underlying performance and its expansion across the ... Read more

As advisers continue to migrate to ‘new generation’ platforms, two of the major providers in the market have provide... Read more

Australia’s investor population has soared by almost 50 per cent despite ASIC warning the wave of rookie investors sta... Read more

Australian debit card system eftpos has launched a new digital payment solution for businesses, now offering a digital p... Read more

The neobank has ended its beta stage and rolled out its app to the broader Australian market, with plans to give custome... Read more

The non-bank lender has changed its name to reflect its future ambitions in the credit space. ... Read more

Advisers are lowering their prices to compete with automated investment offerings as their clients increasingly look to ... Read more

Tech-driven changes to the mortgage application process in response to the COVID-19 crisis should be made permanent, acc... Read more

The non-major bank has introduced AI-driven digital banking services that are built into customers’ everyday transacti... Read more

Listed platform provider OneVue has confirmed it is taking Chinese financial services group China-Taiping to court after... Read more

Iress has appointed the CEO of research house Investment Trends to the newly created role of chief commercial officer. ... Read more

Australian firm DayTek Capital has signalled it is closer to rolling out its new digital bank on the market, having secu... Read more

Link Group has indicated its managing director and chief is set to retire early next year, with the QBE boss to take his... Read more

Fintech Business, in partnership with Mortgage Choice, is pleased to announce the finalists for the Fintech Leader of th... Read more

Many single adviser practices are still managing their business and compliance processes through paper-based spreadsheet... Read more

The non-bank lender’s FY20 results revealed that loan originations saw an uplift in June, following a quiet few months... Read more

The neobank has partnered with a cloud services provider to manage its API connectivity when it launches its forthcoming... Read more

A CBA-owned fintech has launched an app for SMEs to start their business, along with a cash incentive for SMEs that laun... Read more

A spike in loan originations has contributed to an 18 per cent increase in the fintech’s operating revenue, its latest... Read more

Mastercard has expanded its cryptocurrency program, having signed the first crypto-native platform to be granted a membe... Read more

Financial services businesses have been slower than other industries to adopt technology as a result of the COVID-19 pan... Read more

OneVue has put back the completion of the sale of its business to advice technology giant Iress as it works to get all r... Read more

HUB24 recorded a 34 per cent rise in funds under administration during the financial year from the year prior, to $17.2 ... Read more

The neobank is set to launch a US share trading platform for Australian investors. ... Read more

The peak fintech industry body has signed on Amazon Web Services and Visa as corporate partners. ... Read more

While the majority of banking executives believe AI will separate winning banks from “losers”, new research has show... Read more

The “large-scale shift” to digital banking and remote work off the back of the COVID-19 crisis has heightened the ba... Read more

Almost two-thirds of consumers favour taking the adviser relationship entirely online, according to new research from KP... Read more

The major bank has announced that it is introducing a new digital signature and document execution process, effective 27... Read more

A major platform provider has made changes to its functionality to make it easier for advisers to manage incoming change... Read more

The neobank has signalled it will be entering its next phase of growth, with plans to expand into new segments such as s... Read more

Afterpay has reported surging growth and record global sales performance as its share price continues to stage a massive... Read more

Adviser dealer groups are hampering the ability of financial planning technology to make breakthroughs in the sector by ... Read more

Flexigroup has appointed the former customer executive of NAB Private as its new chief financial officer. ... Read more

A listed managed accounts group has made an off-market takeover bid of over $55 million for an adviser platform provid... Read more

Platform provider Iress has said its group head for product will step down from his executive responsibilities in August... Read more

An industry body has said developing local technology and building up the sector’s access to capital should be a focal... Read more

An advice industry body has pointed to a lack of integration between financial technology systems and a pile on of compl... Read more

A new fintech has launched an AI-backed digital platform for mortgage brokers. ... Read more

Fintech company Moneytree is urging the ACCC and Treasury to “reconsider” the draft rules around consumer data right... Read more

A NAB-backed fintech has helped facilitate the first loan approval under the new open banking regime. ... Read more

The first free trade agreement negotiated between Australia and the UK in over 40 years could see the creation of a pass... Read more

The payments giant has entered into an agreement to acquire financial data provider Finicity for US$825 million ($1.2 bi... Read more

The competition watchdog is consulting on draft rules that enable authorised third parties with “unrestricted” acces... Read more

The peak body for the banking industry has inserted a number of changes to its code of practice to extend expected consu... Read more

The chief of an investment bank has said open banking will see client expectations evolve, ahead of the regime’s launc... Read more

Big four bank-owned retail investing platform nabtrade saw new applications more than triple during the last three month... Read more

Payment solution provider has tripled its valuation to US$5.5 billion ($8 billion), having declared a US$15... Read more

An ASX-listed fintech has signed a five-year agreement with payments giant Mastercard, to accelerate the adoption of its... Read more

Australia lags behind other countries on robo-advice but women investors are driving increased uptake around the world... Read more

A coalition of associations has called on government to make permanent the temporary rules that allow lenders to process... Read more

Two-thirds (66 per cent) of Aussies want to hear more from their super fund about their investments and protecting their... Read more

A listed dealer group has completed its purchase of an advice technology business from a super research firm. ... Read more

A Melbourne-based fintech company has launched a new online home loan application platform aimed at minimising friction ... Read more

The Australian Office of Financial Management has approved a maximum investment of $90 million into online business lend... Read more

The two tech-driven financial services have announced their new partnership, noting their “shared mission” in making... Read more

The majority of financial firms’ risk managers in Australia don’t believe they can adequately assess the risk of dis... Read more

The banking sector is set for sweeping change as new technologies – and regulations – change how banks do business. ... Read more

CBA has updated its policy around its digital banking platform, with customers caught sending abusive messages to others... Read more

Chant West Holdings, the parent company of the superannuation research hub, has signed off on the $1.5 million sale of i... Read more

The government has announced that it has now finalised its “enhanced” regulatory sandbox, allowing fintechs to test ... Read more

The ACCC has travelled one step further towards rolling out open banking in July, having debuted a platform allowing ban... Read more

Global payment solution provider has acquired Australian start-up Pin Payments, as part of a move to expand... Read more

A director of ME Bank will be giving up her seat on the board, having already become the chair of Afterpay. ... Read more

Australia’s biggest provider of financial advice technology has announced it will acquire a major listed platform prov... Read more

Platform provider OneVue has conceded that a recent claim from a Chinese creditor regarding the collapse of Sargon could... Read more

An advice technology provider has appointed a new chief technology officer as it doubles down on technology investment a... Read more

The non-major bank has announced that digital signatures acquired through legitimate e-signature platforms will now be a... Read more

New Payments Platform Australia has signalled it will allow customers to authorise third parties to initiate real-time a... Read more

Volt Bank is delaying the launch of its loan products to ensure its foray into lending is done “in a very prudent way... Read more

Remote verification of identity processes need to be maintained and standardised following the COVID-19 lockdown, the ex... Read more

A major platform provider has secured a five-year deal with a US-based alternative investment group, that will see it di... Read more

Dampened interest rates and a surge in demand for digital services and corporate accountability have been listed among t... Read more

Digital receipts provider Slyp has claimed to be the first independent fintech to have the backing of all big four banks... Read more

The supply of bitcoin is set to halve, opening up the possibility of a repeat of the massive rally seen in 2016. ... Read more

The CEO of online broking platform Lendi has said that he is “disappointed” at the delay of the implementation of th... Read more

Brokers and lenders will be able to bid on more loans being put up for reverse auction after LoanDolphin and Joust merge... Read more

A fintech providing derivates risk management software has finalised the acquisition of an ailing advice technology prov... Read more

A platform provider has filled its newly created position of president and chief operating officer. ... Read more

The government will be looking at ways to boost private sector investment in the fintech and regtech industry, the assis... Read more

Xinja has been forced to lower interest rates across its savings accounts to keep up with the RBA’s unprecedented poli... Read more

A Chinese tech conglomerate has become a substantial holder in one of Australia’s most famous fintechs. ... Read more

A newly formed entity has purchased a number of superannuation entities from the embattled fintech. ... Read more

A listed wealth management provider has launched a new responsible entity solution for advice groups wishing to implemen... Read more

Refinitiv has partnered with a boutique private wealth firm to provide a customised open data platform, aiming to delive... Read more

The Senate’s inquiry into the fintech industry has been extended for six months, with the probe set to wrap up in Apri... Read more

The non-major lender has partnered with a cloud-based software solutions provider to offer brokers a loan origination pl... Read more

Swiss software company Temenos has launched a range of new artificial intelligence models aimed at helping lenders onboa... Read more

Three fintechs have joined forces to develop a wealth platform for the Australian market, with a former Citi banker havi... Read more

The government’s one-size-fits-all stimulus packages have done little for Australia’s struggling fintechs. ... Read more

A fintech company has purchased the intellectual property of an advice technology firm that was put into administration ... Read more

Fintech lender Lumi has released a new line of credit product after becoming the latest non-bank lender to be appointed ... Read more

Licensees and platform providers have teamed up to define an industry standard approach for managing new requirements un... Read more

The current crisis should be used as an opportunity for lenders to overhaul their processing platforms and embrace new t... Read more

Concerns around physical contact and cash during the coronavirus pandemic may boost digital currency adoption in the nex... Read more

A global cryptocurrency from one of the world’s largest software companies has undergone sweeping changes after drawin... Read more

Platform provider Xplore Wealth saw roughly two to three times its normal level of trading in March, as investment manag... Read more

A payments fintech has closed a $252 million raise, with plans to put the funds to work in accelerating worldwide growt... Read more

Brokers are being urged to be wary of scam emails claiming to be from regulators or lenders during the COVID-19 pandemic... Read more

A fintech platform has revealed that demand for asset finance from some business industries has doubled amid the social ... Read more

A new report has projected the total cost of financial crime compliance globally now amounts to $282 billion (US$180.9 b... Read more

Digital wallet transactions have hit record numbers amid the coronavirus outbreak as users move away from cash transacti... Read more

The new non-executive director is an industry veteran who has served in senior roles at American Express, AXA, and AMP. ... Read more

APRA’s decision to suspend issuing licences could bleed Australia’s fintech industry of money and jobs. ... Read more

Superannuation technology provider OneVue has called out for its share in the sale of its previously owned trustee busin... Read more

An Australian neobank has completed a series A round, having raised $34 million to accelerate its product development. ... Read more

Finance is constantly under threat from data breaches and new forms of cybercrime, but many institutions are still faili... Read more

An investment platform has appointed a former UBS fixed income head as its new chief executive. ... Read more

The rapid move to support digital mortgages amid the coronavirus pandemic “will have a dramatic effect” on how peopl... Read more

An up and coming financial advice technology provider has entered voluntary administration following a capital raising b... Read more

A new monthly business confidence survey has launched today seeking to uncover the impacts of COVID-19 on Australian bus... Read more

Tech sector lobbying body Australian Innovation Collective has made submission to the government urging for support for ... Read more

The government’s fintech committee has abandoned its original timeline for its inquiry and final report due to the cor... Read more

According to a data analysis agency, one in four ADIs could exit the market within the next five years, as unemployment ... Read more

An advice technology provider has launched a new support hub for advisers giving guidance on how to effectively use tech... Read more

One of Australia’s underdog neobanks has received $443 million in funding from a global banking industry investor. ... Read more

The peak industry body for fintechs has pushed for the government to broaden the R&D tax incentive, following the un... Read more

The prudential regulator has halted the majority of its planned policy and supervision initiatives in response to the im... Read more

An online wealth management platform has seen users double as the coronavirus forces more and more advisers to go into l... Read more

A Melbourne-based fintech has partnered with a bank to launch new mortgage offerings processed via its digital platform.... Read more

A wealth management group will migrate over $1 billion in client funds from its current in-house platform to an independ... Read more

A global wealth management firm has launched a ‘contactless advice’ service offering clients remote consultations, r... Read more

A financial technology provider has called for an industry standardised approach based on blockchain, responding to new ... Read more

A new study has estimated the global artificial intelligence software market will increase in size by five times to reac... Read more

An Australian fintech has named an ex-managing director of an investment banking giant as its new boss. ... Read more

Incumbent banks need to leverage data technology to improve product innovations and stay ahead of upstart challengers, a... Read more

An online trading platform has made a senior appointment as the platform sees strong growth among the financial adviser ... Read more

Fintech InvestCloud has rolled out InvestCloud White, a platform designed to be a complete solution for independent fina... Read more

Almost half of all bank workers and a similar number of financial brokers face the threat of losing their jobs to techno... Read more

Alternative assets investment fintech iPartners has launched a US student housing opportunity on its platform, the first... Read more

More Australian women are investing online than ever, with new research capturing their investment behaviour and how fin... Read more

Xinja has ceased the roll-out of its new savings account as record low rates weigh on its business. ... Read more

Using digital advice tools can be an effective way for advisers to scale their business, but only if they are clear abo... Read more

There has been a rise in demand for data remediation experts in the financial services sector post-royal commission, a... Read more

The board of Raiz has cast off Sargon Capital-owned corporate trust business, Australian Executors Trustee, telling shar... Read more

The regulators have told the fintech Senate committee they do not feel a need to block firms from accessing banking data... Read more

Volt has teamed up with the Cotton On Group to encourage staff and customers to sign up to the neobank through a savings... Read more

Troubled fintech group Sargon Capital has entered a sale agreement for its eight companies under administration. ... Read more

Xinja has slammed the New Payments Platform (NPP), saying the infrastructure primarily owned by the major banks has prov... Read more

Class Limited has appointed a new chief technology officer in the form of tech and finance veteran Alexis Rouch. ... Read more

Australian electronic payments provider Eftpos has revealed that it will push into the local digital identity market wit... Read more

FinTech Australia has made two board appointments, alongside relocating its operations into two new co-working spaces. ... Read more

iSignthis has taken a strategic investment in upstart exchange NSX and announced a new joint venture in the hopes of cre... Read more

The Australian version of the NASDAQ has gone live, with technology minister Karen Andrews anticipating the new index wi... Read more

Assistant minister for superannuation, financial services and financial technology Jane Hume has heralded fintechs as ho... Read more

Superannuation technology services provider OneVue has managed to recoup $4.36 million from casting off Sargon Capital... Read more

Morgan Stanley has pushed into retail in the largest Wall Street acquisition since the GFC. ... Read more

Up has reported an influx of more than 165,000 customers for the half year ending in December, while parent company Bend... Read more

The Australian parliament has passed laws allowing fintechs to test new products and services for two years without obta... Read more

Cashwerkz has partnered with HUB24’s Agility Applications to develop an app for streamlining the management of At Call... Read more

New research has shown 54 per cent of IT professionals believe artificial intelligence will eliminate finance jobs over... Read more

Peer-to-peer (P2P) lending platforms are beginning to challenge bank loans, with their simplicity and accessibility appe... Read more

With originations climbing to almost $1 billion, consumer marketplace lender SocietyOne has established a new warehouse ... Read more

The peak Australian and Swiss fintech industry bodies have signed an agreement to help drive increased collaboration as ... Read more

Payments provider Monoova has hired PayPal service Braintree’s former APAC boss as its new head of growth, with plans ... Read more

Demand for alternative lending is on the rise and fintech lenders are snapping up market share from their big bank compe... Read more

The consumer data right (CDR) rules have come into effect, marking a milestone in the progress of Australia’s open ban... Read more

Superannuation services fintech OneVue has taken control of Sargon Capital’s financial advice dealership Madison Finan... Read more

Raiz has taken the Commonwealth Bank to task over its X15 Venture, saying that open banking laws will give the bank’s ... Read more

CBA has unveiled X15 Ventures, a new technology-building entity, setting its sights on launching at least 25 businesses ... Read more

CBA has teamed up with Swiss buy now pay later (BNPL) provider Klarna to launch its Australian arm, giving the fintech a... Read more

Buy now, pay later (BNPL) service providers including Afterpay and Zip have signed up to a new code aiming to form safeg... Read more

EML has signed a partnership agreement with Mastercard and CleverCards to issue and process a new mobile gift card acros... Read more

Investment app Raiz Invest has blasted the open banking regime and pushed for an overhaul of regulatory processes, sayin... Read more

An alliance of cryptocurrency businesses is helping to support Australians impacted by the recent bushfire crisis. ... Read more

Regulatory hurdles and anti-competitive conduct from the major banks have been cited as commonly faced issues for newcom... Read more

World leaders who convened at Davos need to go forward and pledge time and money to fintech, multinational financial ser... Read more

The Morrison government has indicated it will be probing the Consumer Data Right, looking over factors such as third par... Read more

Xinja Bank has recorded massive inflows in the first week of its new savings account in what the bank is calling a “vo... Read more

SMSF tech provider Class Limited has acquired a leading corporate compliance and documentation fintech as part of its st... Read more

Platform providers are quick to showcase their savvy tech credentials and marketing prowess. But what is the engine that... Read more

Australia’s development in the direct-to-consumer investing segment has lagged behind other markets, a research house ... Read more

Digital banks are set to be on the rise in 2020, according to an industry survey, which has tipped new challengers will ... Read more

The Reserve Bank is looking into forming an Australian digital currency that could be used by wholesale market participa... Read more

The ACCC has hired a former NAB, CBA and Westpac staffer to lead its new separate consumer data right division. ... Read more

Xinja has rolled out its Stash savings account, claiming the highest ongoing interest rate for similar products in the A... Read more

Peer-to-peer lender Wisr has closed a $33.5 million raise, with plans to accelerate growth. ... Read more

Neobank Volt has appointed an international banking and cryptocurrency expert as an adviser and closed a multimillion-do... Read more

Specialist SME lender Finstro has donated $50,000 to the Australian Red Cross via the Broker Bushfire Appeal. ... Read more

Neo-lender Wisr reported its new loans for the first half of financial year 2020 nearly doubled year-on-year, with total... Read more

Payment processing provider InPayTech has appointed VicSuper’s executive company director and chief technology officer... Read more

Iress has nabbed blockchain communication platform firm BC Gateways, with goals to expand the data sharing technology ac... Read more

Investment platform Xplore Wealth has employed a former HUB24 business development manager to run its distribution netwo... Read more

Saxo Bank has teamed up with Geely to establish a financial and regulatory technology provider in China. ... Read more

The libra cryptocurrency could receive a rough reception in Australia, with the RBA calling into question its legality a... Read more

The Australian buy now, pay later giant confirmed it would be looking at expanding into the US market, following its sub... Read more

Testing for the new open banking regime will not be completed by its original planned date of February, with the ACCC de... Read more

Morningstar has predicted financial services software provider Iress will be able to escalate its market share from 65 p... Read more

Australian cyber security firms are set to grow substantially overseas, a new report has predicted. ... Read more

New York-based data and information technology company Dataminr has entered the Australian and New Zealand markets, havi... Read more

Data will be of the utmost importance in reshaping the banking landscape, according to the Reserve Bank’s head of fina... Read more

The UBank app will use machine learning to give customers a more complete breakdown of their finances, with a predictive... Read more

The Morrison government has announced a grant to start-up generator Antler. ... Read more

Investors are demanding that controversial crypto mogul Gerald Cotten be exhumed after he died with the password to $145... Read more

Mortgage marketplace has raised $3.7 million in a Series A funding round from local venture capital fund ... Read more

Xero and NAB have teamed up to establish a payments platform for small businesses. ... Read more

APRA has given the green light to a digital bank founded by a former BNP Paribas executive, granting a restricted author... Read more

Promoted by Compare Forex Brokers. ... Read more

Investment platform forces such as Netwealth as well as legacy providers including IOOF could be vulnerable to new playe... Read more

Cashwerkz has integrated its investment platform with Complii FinTech Solutions, providing a centralised framework to ma... Read more

Despite falling low on the global charts for internet speed, Australia has been ranked among the top ten centres for fin... Read more

The vast majority of Australians remain in the dark on open banking, with more than three-quarters (77 per cent) saying ... Read more

As Australia continues moving towards a cashless society, it’s important to be critical. ... Read more

Payments and identity technology firm iSignthis has downgraded its full year earnings guidance, following its commenceme... Read more

KPMG in Australia, China and Japan has rolled out a blockchain-based “track and trace” platform to support industrie... Read more

Digital wealth management solution provider Quantifeed has co-developed a robo-investment service with China CITIC Bank ... Read more

Banking software multinational Temenos has appointed a former Microsoft digital strategy director to be its new managing... Read more

New research has found Australian parents are concerned about the impact a cashless society will have on their children,... Read more

Data-driven presentation platform Salespreso has leveraged an integration with Iress’ Xplan platform to launch a new s... Read more

Payment vendor TransferWise has appointed a new Australian country manager and chief risk officer, with the company look... Read more

BNP Paribas Securities Services has taken a strategic stake in fintech AssetMetrix, giving the European investment techn... Read more

Westpac has rolled out a new Microsoft Azure-based platform which draws on data sources from across the bank to deliver ... Read more

Banks and governments are poised to significantly boost uptake of fintech solutions next year, according to a new report... Read more

Afterpay breached money laundering law because of bad legal advice, according to an independent auditor. ... Read more

Life insurer TAL has partnered with Deloitte to deploy a regtech solution using artificial intelligence (AI) and voice r... Read more

Marketplace provider 9 Spokes could be looking to make its platform and business app available to Visa issuers worldwide... Read more

High-profile escort Madison Ashton has slammed banks and fintechs for blocking merchant services to sex workers, saying ... Read more

Payment vendor Verrency has appointed Dickson Chu, a former fintech payments expert for PayPal, to its global advisory b... Read more

The impending launch of Facebook-backed cryptocurrency Libra in 2020 has pushed regulators across the world to put forwa... Read more

Insurance distribution platform Cover Genius has raised US$10 million in a Series B funding round as it continues its gl... Read more

Fintech 86 400 has unveiled its new digital home loan offering, becoming the first neobank to enter the mortgage market.... Read more

Marketplace lending platform Marketlend has launched its own blockchain digital currency, black. ... Read more

Samsung has teamed up with comparison site Finder to roll out Promoted Cards, a new credit card feature for the electron... Read more

Business loan platform provider Lend ( has launched a new tool to help finance brokers source funding for sm... Read more

Marketplace provider 9 Spokes has rolled out its next-generation platform, with Bank of New Zealand being the first comp... Read more

Raiz Invest has completed a placement of seven million fully paid shares at 86 cents per share, raising a total of $6.02... Read more

New research has shown 1.95 million Australians have used buy-now-pay-later digital payments methods such as Afterpay or... Read more

Payment technology providers are set to play a crucial role in superannuation as funds ride a wave of industry consolida... Read more

New Payments Platform Australia (NPPA) has published its ongoing development timeline, signalling when it intends to int... Read more

Wealth management software provider Iress has signed on to provide automated administrative services to Emergency Servic... Read more

Artificial intelligence is likely to revolutionise the investment landscape, an expert has forecast, predicting the meet... Read more

Platform provider Bravura has acquired Australian fintech FinoComp, a specialist in software solutions for the UK weal... Read more

Upstart stock exchange Chi-X has slammed rival ASX, questioning the efficacy and reliability of its blockchain CHESS rep... Read more

The Australian finance sector is now at greater risk of cyber attack than ever before due to outdated IT systems, an aca... Read more

Global payment platform Airwallex has collaborated with the University of Melbourne, inspiring the next generation of te... Read more

One of Europe’s largest fintechs has completed its first ever acquisition as it looks to accelerate growth. ... Read more

A Sydney-based financial services licensee has voluntarily closed down two digital advice tools following concerns raise... Read more

Aussie fintech firm Padua Financial Group has launched a new online product comparison tool for financial advisers. ... Read more

Afterpay has not had it easy these last few months. AUSTRAC has ordered the buy now, pay later service to appoint an in... Read more

Access to capital, regulation and culture is among the issues for Australian fintechs by the sector’s dedicated Senate... Read more

One of the co-founders of Xinja has indicated the neobank could be forming an industry body for digital banks with peers... Read more

Volt Bank has foreshadowed it will be rolling out its first product in the coming month, with 40,000 customers on its wa... Read more

New players entering the finance sector are forcing banks to rethink how they operate, Wisr chief Anthony Nantes has sai... Read more

International payments technology provider TransferWise has launched for banks in Australia, with its first partnership ... Read more

Latitude Financial’s public offering was set up to be one of the largest of the year, but the fintech failed to list... Read more

New research has found almost nine in 10 (87 per cent) of Australian employers anticipate challenges in upskilling staf... Read more

Three-quarters of Australian fintechs consider the banking royal commission to have provided opportunities for the local... Read more

Larger banks have been neglecting a need to shake up their legacy systems, leaving gaps in the market for fintechs to cr... Read more

Perth Mint has teamed up with precious metals digitisation firm InfiniGold to launch a gold token cryptocurrency. ... Read more

Small business marketplace 9 Spokes has appointed a new independent non-executive director, who will chair its board of ... Read more

Business lending platform Moneytech has hired new head of software engineering as the latest in a number of appointments... Read more

Addressing the Future Banking Forum on Wednesday, APRA General Manager Melisande Waterford said that neobanks could have... Read more

Former Westpac chief technology officer Robert Wilson has joined the global advisory board of digital payments fintech V... Read more

Wealth manager IOOF has launched a goal-based budgeting app that gives users a complete view of their net worth and cas... Read more

Proximity to investors and a favourable regulatory environment make Sydney an ideal fintech hub, according to Bailador C... Read more

The banking industry could be set to adapt to a platform-based model in the coming years, according to financial service... Read more

Sydney data start-up Slyp has raised $2 million in a seed funding round led by NAB Ventures, with the big four bank look... Read more

Adatree, a technology company specialising in consumer data right compliance, has launched what it says is the first agg... Read more

Cashwerkz has added wholesale corporate trustee AMAL Trustees as the latest in a growing number of financial institution... Read more

Alternate lender SocietyOne has established a new peer-to-peer (P2P) lending model, rolling out two different offerings ... Read more

Israeli payment app PayK has arrived on Australian shores, having opened its international headquarters in Melbourne. ... Read more

Global wealth manager Skybound Capital has secured the majority stake of Western Australia fintech Fair Go Finance, inve... Read more

Fintechs Frollo and Moneytree along with neobank 86 400 have been included among the first 10 firms outside of the big f... Read more

Business and client management platform FinPal will be consolidating with software services firm MiiiA, with plans to me... Read more

Morningstar has low hopes for new banks like Volt, Xinja, 86 400 and Judo, which it says are at high risk of taking on l... Read more

Douugh has launched a new service to its banking platform while expanding the rollout of an existing product across the ... Read more

Australian fintech property start-up Brickfloor has revealed a service targeting Australians nervous about selling their... Read more

Legaltech start-up firm Immediation has launched a dispute resolution platform that enables lawyers, general counsel and... Read more

The amount of non-cash payments made in Australia went up by over 11 per cent, making it number three globally in terms ... Read more

Boards of companies who fail to understand the importance of innovation may be constraining business growth opportunitie... Read more

Nasdaq-listed Northern Trust has become a member of Australia’s high-value clearing system and will now process and s... Read more

Parliament has approved the establishment of a new Senate select committee on financial and regulatory technologies. ... Read more

Industry Fund Services has collaborated with fintech firm Advice RegTech in launching a new artificial intelligence pla... Read more

Fintech start-up Wildcard has launched an interest-bearing transaction account making it the first launched product of ... Read more

Crypto Sydney, an online cryptocurrency group, is launching its national roadshow this week. ... Read more

Avaloq has launched a data analytics solution for banks and wealth managers. ... Read more

Australian fintech start-ups have bucked the global trend by reporting a threefold increase in investment compared to th... Read more

Within two months of being granted a full licence 86 400 has become the first neobank to launch its products to the gene... Read more

Bank of Queensland has signed on to transfer its existing debtor finance business to supply chain finance specialist Oct... Read more

Fintech Frollo has bought Brisbane-based Hip Money, a start-up aimed at using artificial intelligence to help consumers ... Read more

Four Australian universities have jumped on board to push for cryptocurrency Libra to be established locally, with the F... Read more

A new CEO was the push that Nimble needed to pivot away from the controversial payday lending space and into the banking... Read more

A new fintech has launched that will give fintechs a new method to access finance and help them solve cash flow issue... Read more

APRA has granted neobank Xinja its full banking licence with the digitally designed bank already offering accounts to ea... Read more

LinkedIn has released its Top Start-Ups List today and fintechs dominate the list with the top going to one of the neoba... Read more

Mine Digital, a new crypto exchange and broker has launched in Sydney, with an aim to fill a gap in the sector’s Asia-... Read more

The Westpac Innovation Challenge has launched with its theme this year being data, giving start-ups, scale-ups and entre... Read more

Cloud business management solutions provider Sage has launched its financial management platform Sage Intacct. ... Read more

Moneytree Grow is a new paid service launched by Moneytree that will help Australians better manage their daily expenses... Read more

Lender Moula has launched Moula Pay to help merchants offer affordable payment terms and sell more to customers. ... Read more

Cashwerkz has rolled out a new tech platform that will reduce the time to market for new online cash investing features.... Read more

Westpac has teamed up with US business spend management technology provider Coupa to roll out a cloud-based procurement ... Read more

Fintech Identitii has entered a licence agreement with HSBC Bank Australia to provide its Overlay+ peer-to-peer communic... Read more

Company culture has been signalled to have the greatest impact on corporate cyber security in the coming months, with a ... Read more

The Australian fintech Look Who’s Charging has been acquired by Experian Australia and New Zealand to bolster its open... Read more

Up bank has released a range of new services for its customers, with one of the biggest being the introduction of BPAY p... Read more

UK-based neobank Revolut has strengthen its executive team with the hiring of a new treasurer, director of financial cri... Read more

Mortgage aggregator Finsure has launched a customer relationship management platform to boost its service proposition fo... Read more

The wealth platform provider has posted a 108 per cent increase in total funds under administration to $16.1 billion ove... Read more

The World Bank has raised an additional $50 million for its Kangaroo bond, the first bond created and managed entirely t... Read more

TransferWise had launched two debit cards in Australia that will primarily assist travellers and expats by providing che... Read more

APIR Systems has launched key upgrades to its data capabilities by creating more flexible delivery methods and adding a ... Read more

A former executive for American neobank Moven has been appointed as chief technology officer for Australian neobank Xinj... Read more

Global fintech Ebury has experienced a period of nationwide growth and has opened a new office in Melbourne as a result.... Read more

A new partnership will enable virtual currency assets to be securely used at any merchant and will be offered to banking... Read more

eToro has added Tezos to its platform making it the 16th cryptoasset available to retail investors on the platform. ... Read more

Saxo Bank has completed its acquisition of Dutch-based BinckBank, with the investment bank set to now service around fou... Read more

Macquarie has launched a new digital security app that it claims is the first in Australian financial services to give c... Read more

The Commonwealth Bank has announced a multimillion-dollar investment that will bring a new buy-now-pay-later provider to... Read more

Over half of all financial services organisations believe that cyber criminals will succeed in their network attacks eve... Read more

The banking industry of 2030 will look radically different from what it is today with more competition, efficiency and i... Read more

A European neobank has launched a stock trading service shortly after its launch in Australia. ... Read more

The government passed the Treasury Laws Amendment (Consumer Data Right) Bill 2019 through both houses earlier this week ... Read more

The government passed the Treasury Laws Amendment (Consumer Data Right) Bill 2019 through both houses earlier this week ... Read more

Commonwealth Bank has unveiled the latest version of its banking app which it says will offer greater personalisation. ... Read more

Elite investors have driven a record-breaking equity raise of $400 million for one of Australia’s first SME banks. ... Read more

One fintech has called Melbourne the epicentre for Australian start-ups saying its an easy choice over Sydney. ... Read more

A new partnership has been announced that will tackle the problem of late payments for Australia’s two million small- ... Read more

Cloud technology delivered over $9.4 billion in productivity benefits to the Australian economy over the past five years... Read more

Volt has partnered with technology company FIS to power its mobile and card payment services as it moves to offer servic... Read more

Fintech Airwallex has appointed a chief compliance officer and general counsel who joins from international law firm Pau... Read more

Fintechs have been cited as the motivation for a recent update to the Exchange Settlement Account policy by the Reserve ... Read more

Fair Go Finance is growing rapidly in the non-bank lending sector and as part of that development has launched a new tec... Read more

Commonwealth Bank’s digital broking platform CommSec has launched a micro-investing app for retail users. ... Read more

Facebook and Apple are seen by Asia's incumbent banking community to be bigger threats to the system than the rise of ne... Read more

Temenos has acquired a SaaS-based AI platform to accelerate its roadmap and expertise. ... Read more

The government has confirmed that it will introduce the Consumer Data Right legislation to parliament this week. ... Read more

New research has found that confidence in a brand’s data security influences how consumers spend their money with th... Read more

Online SME lender OnDeck has joined the panel of leading aggregator Finance & Systems Technology or FAST. ... Read more

Last week APRA approved the full ADI licence for neobank 86 400, the first step in the bank's journey to taking on the b... Read more

A new global study has found that financial services organisations are more vulnerable to certificate-related outages th... Read more

One of the genuine alternative’s to the major banks has been granted its full ADI licence from APRA. ... Read more

ClearSale has launched operations in Australia in a bid to grow the company’s global presence. ... Read more

Open banking has been introduced into the big four banks but there are now fears that its timeline could be disrupted, w... Read more

Lakeba Group has acquired Titlexchange to help free brokers and others from computer processing work. ... Read more

Crypto firm Zebpay has launched a referral program to coincide with its Australian expansion in an effort to grow crypto... Read more

Westpac had partnered with Kounta to help make in-store payments a faster and more seamless experience for retailers. ... Read more

A multi-asset investment platform has launched its latest portfolio, which will allow investors to take a stake in the c... Read more

Laneway Analytics has announced a new partnership agreement with REI Super to power new analytics and insights capabilit... Read more

A global RefTech platform has been launched by two former KPMG partners to automate regulatory compliance. ... Read more

Xinja has unveiled its product roadmap in an effort to launch a beta Xinja bank account in the next few months. ... Read more

Nominations are now open of the Fintech100 list which recognises leading fintech innovators from around the globe. ... Read more

Australian fintech Nimble has announced that it will exit the controversial payday lending space to enter the banking in... Read more

A new global poll has found that fintech products and services are used by over half of all financial services around th... Read more

Open banking is officially rolling out in Australia, with the majors having to start producing data for a variety of pro... Read more

The 50 winners of the Inclusive Fintech 50, run by MetLife Foundation and Visa Inc., have been announced, with each winn... Read more

Ebury, a corporate banking services provider for SMEs, is entering Australia’s non-bank lending market with a direct c... Read more

A new collaboration between DXC Technology and Zafin Partners will help banks manage conduct risk and increase customer ... Read more

Everyone knows who the big four banks are, but what is less well known are the new neobanks that are presenting a challe... Read more

From today, the four major banks have to offer data on a variety of products as part of the roll-out of the open banking... Read more

A third-generation software has been launched by fintech provider AstuteWheel to provide advisers with new technology t... Read more

Promoted by Basiq. Financial advisers are under more pressure than ever to offer personalised advice at lower costs. Op... Read more

FinTech Australia has held its 2019 AGM and has restructured the organisation by introducing new director roles. ... Read more

OpenMarkets Australia has launched a new trading platform to meet the needs of self-directed investors and advisers want... Read more

Douugh is getting ready for an ASX-listing but don’t confuse the company for a traditional bank, because that is not i... Read more

As the end of financial year approaches, ATO scams pick up with more Aussies being scammed online and risking their data... Read more

FinTech Australia has expanded its membership structure by adding two new categories to open the body for collaboration.... Read more

Map My Plan has won the EY Financial Well-being PitchFest for its customer-centric financial proposition, beating out a ... Read more

The fintech industry has expressed excitement over the announcement by Facebook that it was set to introduce a new crypt... Read more

A new fintech start-up has launched a world first crypto card that will enable the online coin to go liquid around the w... Read more

Verrency has closed a $10 million Series A funding round thanks to a number of long-term agreements that will let it ex... Read more

NAB Asset Servicing has partnered with global tech provider GBST to implement a digital tax reporting platform, just in ... Read more

A new report has revealed that fintech usage is over the tipping point with more than half of Aussie conumers being acti... Read more

Stone & Chalk Melbourne has launched a ‘Female in Fintech’ program that will create a network for women working ... Read more

UK neobank Revolut has rolled out its beta launch in Australia, with around 20,000 consumers on the waitlist to try out ... Read more

Australian companies are creating a major security blind spot with over 50 per cent of data unclassified or ‘dark’. ... Read more

Liquidnet has acquired NLP provider Prattle to expand its AI-based trade and investment analytics. ... Read more

New research has revealed that direct debit is still the most popular way for Australians to pay for household bills and... Read more

Afterpay is currently in a dialogue with financial intelligence agency AUSTRAC regarding issues around their anti-money ... Read more

Splitit Payments has announced the appointment of a former Intuit vice president of marketing to lead its Northern Ameri... Read more

Digital platform Cashwerkz has aligned with investment manager Praemium, with its marketplace now being available to Aus... Read more

A consortium of major companies have launched b.yond, a financial innovation platform that will allow businesses to rapi... Read more

Asia-Pacific companies are set to increase investments in innovation and technology in an effort to fight rampant financ... Read more

The Austrade Landing Pad in Singapore has unveiled its latest cohort of promising start-ups who will undergo a tailor-ma... Read more

The take-up of regulation by financial services firms has been slow in Australia largely due to it being seen as not an ... Read more

ASIC has released new information to help business involved with ICOs and crypto-assets to consider their legal obligati... Read more

Two global fintechs have partnered to accelerate digital transformation in global trade through tokenization. ... Read more

Promoted by Basiq. Recent updates to ASIC’s guidelines around responsible lending highlight the importance of income ... Read more

A mobile payments company has become the first ever non-bank to be on the BPAY platform after sponsorship by e-payments ... Read more

CBA plans to relaunch its CommBank app with a plan to become a completely personalised and smart banking experience. ... Read more

It is undisputable that there is too much plastics in our oceans but now a new bank has been established to help clean i... Read more

The Fintech industry will now be included in the treasury portfolio after a new assistant minister was appointed by Prim... Read more

Consumers don’t need to know about open banking and that it is not necessary to educate them, according to one expert ... Read more

Liquidnet has just hosted its annual Labs Live event in Sydney to trial its new technology on institutional traders and ... Read more

UBank has a mandate to disrupt banking for good and to do so they have placed technology at the forefront of the custome... Read more

A new report from EY has found that increasingly clients are looking to switch wealth manager providers, with fintech to... Read more

Australia’s large banks have the financial resources to be able to invest in new technology, positioning themselves to... Read more

National Australia Bank has finally introduced Apple Pay to its customers with the service live from this morning.  ... Read more

A new study by Accenture has found consumers are willing to share significant personal data with banks and insurers in e... Read more

TransferWise has just opened up their API for Australian businesses and banks to enable organisations to integrate Trans... Read more

Insurance firm QBE is seeking investment opportunities through its investment arm QBE Ventures to support its digital tr... Read more

The inaugural review of the Notifiable Data Breaches Scheme has revealed that the finance sector is one of the most at-r... Read more

CBA, together with the World Bank, have enabled secondary market trading recording on blockchain for bond-i. ... Read more

Suncorp is inviting fintech startups to come and collaborate with the group on new and innovative projects as part of it... Read more

Judo Bank has gone live with Temenos T24 Transact in an effort to outmanoeuvre the incumbent banks with nimble technolog... Read more

Kasada, a cyber security vendor, has announced a $6.5 million capital raising from CSIRO-based venture firm Main Sequenc... Read more

Morningstar has listed Chi-X Australia among its global market data solutions, with the move to give investors data on p... Read more

Bank of New Zealand (BNZ) has partnered with marketplace and insights technology provider 9 Spokes, being the third bank... Read more

A Brisbane-based fintech is gearing up to launch to market with the unique business proposition of giving Australians ... Read more

A new report from EY has found that Australia’s insurtech ecosystem has grown by 53 per cent over the last year and is... Read more

86 400 has opened its doors to new investors, led by Morgan Stanley, to drive the capital raising process to allow the n... Read more

Financial technology provider IRESS has partnered with neobank Volt to support its mortgage businesss with the use of i... Read more

SWIFT has added a payment investigation and resolution service, available in the cloud, in an expansion of its network-w... Read more

FNZ has partnered with a number of global fund managers to launch a blockchain-powered market infrastructure for asset m... Read more

The US is now leading in mobile enabled personal banking available for 75 per cent of accounts, taking over the global t... Read more

New Experian research highlights that 71 per cent of APAC consumers value ‘security’ as the most important element o... Read more

A new report has identified how banks are harnessing the potential of artificial intelligence and machine learning for a... Read more

Promoted by Basiq. Data aggregation platform Basiq has announced its partnership with Sipora, an innovative new app th... Read more

Feedzai has announced a new partnership that will bring advanced machine learning to European banking to fight fraud. ... Read more

Software firm XPLAN has once again taken out the top spot in a software benchmark ratings which also found that app deve... Read more

Nearly a third or 30 per cent of Australians are happy to trust robo-advisers, new research from Thinque has shown, whic... Read more

Kasada has produced a first-of-its-kind report that has revealed how widespread the problem of bot attacks is in Austral... Read more

A new report by Oracle has identified the key drivers and emerging trends faced by corporate banking as it looks towards... Read more

APRA has announced that SME bank Judo Bank has been granted a full ADI licence in accordance with the Banking Act. ... Read more

Artificial Intelligence is at the forefront of modern technology and Deakin University is investing $33 million into a n... Read more

Digital asset manager Grasshopper Capital has announced plans to launch a second investment fund to focus on blockchain.... Read more

Family locater Life360 is expected to list on the ASX from May, with a market capitalisation of $689 million, offering i... Read more

A Shark Tank TV series for blockchain will officially launch its second season after a successful first series in South ... Read more

7-Eleven has signed a fintech partnership for an additional five years to ensure consumers continue to enjoy the conveni... Read more

Goodments, a tinder-type app for investments has announced its first retail crowdfunding raise ahead of its global expan... Read more

OneVentures has reached its first close with approximately $45 million after launching to investors at the end of 2018. ... Read more

Neobank 86 400 has secured national distribution with aggregator Vow Financial, which will allow it to deliver home lo... Read more

An incubator program dedicated to blockchain start-ups will be established in Adelaide to help business get up and runni... Read more

A commission is currently in Sydney to discuss with key stakeholders the role of technology in helping the finance indus... Read more

A recent survey supported by ASIC’s Innovation Hub has shown that fintech businesses are continuing to see growth in d... Read more

A white paper has revealed that new technologies will radically reshape the investment opportunity set across all indust... Read more

Australian fintech Credi has announced its intention to undertake an equity crowdfunding raise with Equitise. ... Read more

Marketplace lender SocietyOne is targeting $50 million through the launch of a new trust designed to increase simplicity... Read more

Gateway Bank has announced a new trial that will streamline mortgages for home owners by making the whole process digita... Read more

Applications are now being accepted for Accenture’s annual FinTech Innovation Lab Asia-Pacific, a 12-week program to h... Read more

A global survey has revealed that efforts to digitally transform the finance function have not advanced enough and finan... Read more

Neobanks are already in the financial industry and promising customer-first products, but Volt Bank has put plans into ... Read more

Banks around the world are citing new technologies as having the biggest impact on the industry and not customer demands... Read more

Industry experts have expressed dismay over the Federal Government's latest budget, arguing that it will act as a hinder... Read more

The chief executive of one of Malyasia’s start-up banks has said that the launch of Up Bank represents the biggest inn... Read more

The Swinburne University of Technology has announced its first adjunct professor of Fintech to lead its post-graduate co... Read more

According to a recent report, Australia is significantly leading the world in companies undergoing a digital transformat... Read more

Consumers are increasingly demanding seamless and invisible digital experiences and banks need to adjust how they operat... Read more

The competition watchdog has today published the draft rules for the Consumer Data Right and is seeking feedback from co... Read more

Promoted by Basiq. It’s estimated that 90 per cent of all car sales are currently arranged through finance. Given t... Read more

The 2019 winners of the Fintech Business Awards were announced at a gala dinner last night in Sydney. ... Read more

An Australian fintech has become the newest ‘fintech unicorn’ following the close of its series C fundraising. ... Read more

At an event this morning, Apple launched a new credit card for its iPhone users allowing them to access anywhere that Ap... Read more

Over the last twelve months, Millennials were the biggest demographic to take advantage of ‘buy now, pay later’ digi... Read more

The single most important thing a company can do to solve gender inequality in companies is to publish their data, says ... Read more

Analyst firm Aite Group has named a fintech the best in class in the vendor market for helping banks, merchants and paym... Read more

Broadridge Financial Solutions has integrated SWIFT global payments innovation for its corporate clients and is currentl... Read more

Digital cross-border payments company InstaReM has closed its series C funding of $58 million, bringing its total fundra... Read more

IBM has launched a real-time global payments network for regulated financial institutions called Blockchain World Wire, ... Read more

The chief executive officer of Woman’s World Banking has said that including women in the financial industry may be th... Read more

Prospa has announced that its loan originations have surpassed $1 billion, ahead of forecast December quarter result. ... Read more

In an Australian first, start-up DiviPay has launched a virtual corporate credit card for small businesses to make accou... Read more

Stone & Chalk has partnered with Ireland’s national trade and innovation agency to bride the gap between Australia... Read more

A start-up has launched a hybrid robo-advice solution that it says will be able to compete with traditional financial in... Read more

UBank is now offering Australians a sustainable way to investment with the launch of a green term deposit in a move to c... Read more

Despite regulatory headwinds, investment platforms are going forward in innovating and developing new functionality, wit... Read more

Promoted by Basiq. The Australian Banking Association estimates that almost two-thirds of Australians have accounts wit... Read more

FinTech Australia has appointed three new board members to help the organisation with their new focus on collaboration. ... Read more

ThinkMarkets has launched a new solution which will allow for low-cost automated trading to help execute faster trading.... Read more

An Australian payment fintech has raised over $30 million through debt and equity to help it scale its business. ... Read more

Outgoing chief executive of Gateway Bank has claimed that there has been no true groundbreaking innovation in the financ... Read more

Fintech hub Stone & Chalk has partnered with not-for-profit Barayamal to provide Indigenous entrepreneurs with cowor... Read more

After a successful funding round, a leading SaaS banking engine has expanded their global footprint with a new Sydney of... Read more

The majority of investment made in Australian fintech’s last year went into lending start-ups, according to new analys... Read more

Financial advice technology provider Midwinter Financial Services has appointed a new chief executive amid continued exp... Read more

A new report has found that Australia and New Zealand are global leaders in digital transformation initiatives. ... Read more

Investment in fintech soared last year with 2018 being the second-highest year on record for investment in the sector. ... Read more

Tic:Toc, a fully digital home loan platform, has helped Bendigo Bank to launch Bendigo Express, allowing the bank’s cu... Read more

The data industry is currently being held back by a gap in terminology knowledge but it is slowly closing, according to ... Read more

Metlife Foundation and Visa have announced a new initiative to recognise the top 50 early-stage fintechs contributing to... Read more

The revised dates for the introduction of Open Banking in Australia is a positive for the industry, according to fintech... Read more

Foreign exchange and payments platform Airwallex is using 2019 to double down on its product rather than commercialise i... Read more

Wealth management software provider Quantifeed has opened at a new location in Sydney, its first office in the country, ... Read more

FinTech Australia’s new general manager wants the industry to come together and move in a more collaborative manner in... Read more

It has been one year since the launch of the NPP and its first product, Osko, has recorded over $66 billion worth of tra... Read more

One of the Fintech Business Award finalists Max ID is getting ready for the switch to 100 per cent digital settlements m... Read more

Australian businesses are preparing to implement AI technology over the next three years but according to new research t... Read more

A financial services company is trying to change the banks’ minds around open banking, to switch the mindset from it b... Read more

Lifewealth Group have teamed up with software company Dexterous Pro to establish financial services platform Ontoma, whi... Read more

A new platform has been launched to help seamlessly connect financial advisers, fund managers and listed companies with ... Read more

The finalists of the 2019 Fintech Business Awards have been announced. ... Read more

Fintech start-up InstaReM has joined Visa’s Fintech fast-track program in the Asia-Pacific region to allow it to deliv... Read more

UBank has launched Australia’s first digital home loan application assistant who will help consumers navigate the proc... Read more

Volt Bank has formed a technology alliance with wealth management platform Spitfire to set a new standard for banking an... Read more

Independent Reserve is now offering insurance coverage, which it says is the first offered in Australia to protect again... Read more

Financial planning software XPLAN has embedded client service MyNextAdvice within its platform, which the fintech said c... Read more

A full service fintech platform is getting ready for launch, saying that it has solved the three-year fintech problem.... Read more

Neobanks will deliver the transformation that the financial services industry needs post-Royal Commission according to ... Read more

New research from fintech small business lender Prospa has revealed the economic impact of its lending to small busines... Read more

A fintech financial adviser which has experienced huge growth in over six months is calling for practical royal commiss... Read more

A new generational study on the digital behaviours of Australians has revealed that Gen Z priorities a personalised expe... Read more

Feedzai and DataRobot have formed a partnership to help banks fight financial crime using advanced machine learning. ... Read more

Demand for risk and compliance experts in Australia has risen sharply over the last twelve months, and will continue to ... Read more

Tenemos subsidiary Avoka has launched Workspaces, a new digital review and approval module of its platform, designed for... Read more

ASIC has launched the Global Financial Innovation Network that is committed to supporting financial innovation for the c... Read more

A global provider of secure financial messaging services has reached a record-high traffic of over 7.8 billion messages.... Read more

A leading financial data aggregation platform and Australian independent choice-of-fund service for employees have estab... Read more

Swinburne University has added a new course to its range of fintech postgraduate courses in order to meet demand in the... Read more

A new report has found that Australians are continuing to move to a cashless and cardless society as digital payments co... Read more

Neobanks are forcing over half of European banks to prioritise improving product agility in order to keep up with custo... Read more

Last year investors poured record-breaking funding into Australian startups with venture capital investments hitting $90... Read more

An Australian neobank has been granted an unrestricted ADI licence by APRA after previously being granted the first rest... Read more

An alternative SME finance provider has secured a multimillion dollar credit facility from Goldman Sachs to meet custome... Read more

ANZ has announced a new offering to its customers that will allow them to choose eftpos when paying with Apple Pay via i... Read more

Neobank Xinja has launched its second equity crowdfunding campaign after being granted a restricted banking licence twel... Read more

An online program has been launched by a Sydney-based co-working space for startups and SMEs to help businesses expand i... Read more

Nine fintech associations across the APAC region have launched a new network to facilitate collaboration and encourage i... Read more

A 2019 study has found that Australians are among the most reliant bank app users in the world with the average being hi... Read more

There are new calls for greater collaboration across the Australian financial services industry to allow advisers to bes... Read more

New research has found that neobanks are set to benefit from a major bank exodus as consumers look towards banking alter... Read more

Symple Loans, a new digital lending company has launched promising consumers a better borrowing experience while also cr... Read more

One of Australia’s largest online lenders to small businesses has announced its commitment to full compliance with the... Read more

A new company has launched to merge investment banking and fintech to create an ecosystem of digital financial products ... Read more

Two of Australia’s biggest regional banks have completed their phase one implementation of a new regulatory reporting ... Read more

Hydra X, a trading provider, has partnered with CEZEK, a digital asset exchange, in a bid to integrate the two into a tr... Read more

APRA has formally authorised neobank Xinja to become a deposit-taking institution on a restricted licence. ... Read more

AI neobank Douugh has opened up to investors and started its wholesale raise on crowdfunding platform Equitise, with an ... Read more

Australian neobanks and robo-advisers are waiting in the wings as banking scandals cause loss of reputation for many of ... Read more

Fintech firm Moneysoft has launched a new website to showcase its growing range of services to large organisations. ... Read more

The United Nations non-profit organisation UNICEF has announced its investment in six blockchain projects to harness the... Read more

Fintech platform Ignition Advice has signed their first multimillion dollar deal with a large European organisation to e... Read more

A Sydney-based fintech has been acquired by a US banking software company in a deal worth A$340 million. ... Read more

AMP has launched a new website to act as a one-stop-shop for financial education to help people understand investing, mo... Read more

Embedded banking will be the next wave of digital transformation to hit to the Australian banking industry, according to... Read more

Mastercard and Microsoft have announced a strategic collaboration to improve how people manage and use their digital ide... Read more

An employee-choice-of-fund platform has announced its pilot launch to awaken employers and employees to the critical rol... Read more

Midwinter has announced a new partnership with BUSSQ super fund to give it access to a range of advice channels. ... Read more

A data-sharing group has launched its strategic expansion plan after a successful million-dollar series B funding round.... Read more

These Australian start-ups are fast becoming household names after achieving major success in the finance space. But the... Read more

A payment and identity technology firm has applied for a neobanking licence and anticipates it will be granted early nex... Read more

Insolar, an open-source, enterprise-focused blockchain platform has launched, with an aim to help companies deploy distr... Read more

HUB24 has announced a new partnership that will see the financial firm provide a platform solution for advisers. ... Read more

An artificial intelligence platform has closed its pre-Series A round with an over-subscribed $2 million round. ... Read more

A neo-bank designed for mobile is launching its second equity crowdfunding round in early 2019 after a successful first ... Read more

Expense management provider Serko has developed Uber for Business into its new Expense app, with an aim to give CFOs vis... Read more

Cryptocurrency exchange Independent Reserve has started up a blockchain innovation hub and coworking space in Sydney to ... Read more

The Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia has said that Australians have embraced electronic payments and will conti... Read more

Fintech Business is pleased to announce that nominations are now open for this year’s Fintech Business Awards.  ... Read more

A new survey has revealed that Australians are dragging their feet in embracing start-ups signalling an issue for the in... Read more

An innovative cyber threat platform has been launched by security firm Secure Logic to help identify data breaches befor... Read more

Australian digital currency exchange Bit Trade has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Equitise, with an aim to ... Read more

KPMG Australia has launched a world-first crypto tax estimator to help traders of cryptocurrencies understand their tax ... Read more

A leading platform for finance has launched the second generation of its platform to drive business results while improv... Read more

A social impact payment platform, claiming to be the first-of-its-kind in Australia, will allow customers to make dona... Read more

HydraX has launched new trading infrastructure that it says will bring uniformity and simplicity to the market. ... Read more

BlackLine has revealed updates to its flagship cloud platform to further enable finance and accounting departments to tr... Read more

More than half of financial executives expect to see increased efficiency in their organisations as a result of artifici... Read more

A software integration firm has highlighted how technology should be about making the client experience of advice more ... Read more

A prominent payment fintech is expected to be granted a US patent by as early as next year – its seventh patent acros... Read more

The growth of fintechs will see more consumers embracing third-party lenders in an open playing field that will see an i... Read more

Technology-provider FinClear has said that it has brought a cheaper, more efficient managed account investment to Austra... Read more

A global fintech firm is expanding its platform into the Australian and New Zealand marketplace to target contactless pa... Read more

A new tech hub has been opened by financial service company Mastercard in Sydney to help foster and grow innovation thro... Read more

Australia will be the second company of operations for UK neobank who, in three years, has already gained three million ... Read more

ANZ OnePath has announced its new AI system that will deliver a more intuitive experience for customers applying for ins... Read more

A fintech has announced that its verification tool will be offered in China to support the purchasing of Australian prop... Read more

The federal government is being pressured to follow the lead of the United States and the UK and introduce regulation th... Read more

Investments in technology continue to grow with Australia reaching the top 10 countries of investments in tech for the f... Read more

Wealth managers have no more excuses to not adopt new innovative technology, particularly blockchain, according to a dat... Read more

A state-of-the-art quantum-resistant cryptographic protocol has been created, which has the potential to change security... Read more

The CSIRO has released the draft standards for Open Banking in Australia, as part of the introduction of the Consumer Da... Read more

Australian fintechs recorded a median revenue growth of 125 per cent over the last year, with the industry bullish on th... Read more

Biometric security will replace password only banking in the not too distant future according to GlobalData. ... Read more

Over half of banks in Australia believe that payment infrastructure renovation is key to a good digital strategy says ne... Read more

A new standard is being heralded by major players in e-commerce to help create a great and seamless consumer experience.... Read more

A three-pronged approach is the way to stay ahead of the pack according to fintech innovator Broadridge. ... Read more

Technology giant BIAN has officially launched its Open API platform at the SIBOS conference held in Sydney. ... Read more

An AT&T director said that the telecommunications company has continued to evolve to survive in the new technology l... Read more

LexisNexis Risk Solutions unveiled a new suite of innovative products at last weeks annual SIBOS conference in Sydney. ... Read more

Melbourne will be the site of a new blockchain hub to better service the growing blockchain industry in Australia. ... Read more

Crypto will power a new global marketplace that will connect professionals with industry specialists. ... Read more

Two of the big four banks have backed a seed funding round of a Sydney based fintech start-up. ... Read more

A UK fintech platform has launched that has the potential to democratize investing through AI trading insights. ... Read more

Synchron has released a new app focused on professional development as part of its efforts to leverage technology for it... Read more

The Fintech Business 2018 payment innovator of the year winner is set to face a new Senate inquiry into the finance sect... Read more

Removing security silos to create a holistic way forward. ... Read more

A new bank calling itself Australia’s first next-gen banking app has officially launched in Australia. ... Read more

The market for accounting apps in Australia has recorded more growth. While some are convinced of efficiency gains, othe... Read more

Australian-based Mint Payments has launched a new brand, new team and a new vision in its mission to make payments easie... Read more

International Monetary Fund and World Bank has warned that financial technology poses risk to global economic stability ... Read more

Deposit-taking institution Gateway Bank has joined the Cashwerkz platform to offer its term deposit products to Aussie i... Read more

An Australian blockchain company with anti-money laundering applications is set to launch on the ASX after a successful ... Read more

YTML will officially open the Seido financial advice app store at the AFA conference on the Gold Coast this week. ... Read more

According to Saxo Capital Markets, Australia is on the brink of a new wave in fintech development thanks to open banking... Read more

A new Innovation Centre for Risk and Compliance has been launched by Accenture in Sydney to benefit financial services c... Read more

Financial technology company Sargon has made some big changes for its fifth anniversary, including a launch of two new p... Read more

Global network Liquidnet has launched a new artificial intelligence into the Australian market that will allow for ‘tr... Read more

ASIC has signed a cooperation agreement with two international trading commissions to cooperate and support innovation i... Read more

The UK fintech GoCardless has announced plans to open in Melbourne to offer small businesses a better way to collect pay... Read more

The directors of Trustees Australia Limited have raised new capital to help further develop the Cashwerkz Platform. ... Read more

Fintech innovators Stone & Chalk have appointed a new chairman and a suite of new board members as it transitions ou... Read more

The Australian fintech sector is growing rapidly and looking outside Australia for developers says PYCO Group. ... Read more

Fintech OpenSparkz has been one of four Australian start-ups to be chosen by Mastercard for its global Start Path progra... Read more

Non-bank mobile payment systems are now being used by more Australians than bank-owned solutions according to a new repo... Read more

Brad Kitschke has resigned from his position as CEO of FinTech Australia citing health reasons, with the peak body now s... Read more

A new fintech business has been launched by BPAY Group as part of its expansion, with the company moving beyond just off... Read more

Digital currency exchange Bit Trade has partnered with blockchain company Emparta to launch the first Australian Dollar-... Read more

A recent collaboration between two tech companies will give financial advisers a boost in the race to digitalise their ... Read more

A new report released by Morgan Stanley has warned banks that they need to up their game or risk being left in the dust ... Read more

The ATO has updated its guidelines on the tax treatment of cryptocurrencies, including issues on exchanging one cryptocu... Read more

Raiz Invest, formerly Acorns Australia, has released a Facebook chatbot as part of a larger play in engaging millennial ... Read more

The major bank has successfully integrated data analytics, artificial intelligence (AI), internet of things (IoT) and bl... Read more

A new small business guide to borrowing from fintech lenders has been published by the ASBFEO. ... Read more

Link Group has unveiled new capabilities that will expand the way investors and shareholders engage with the group and i... Read more

Payments technology provider Stratus Technologies has stressed that Australian financial institutions must focus on resi... Read more

 Six fintechs have signed the Code of Lending Practice to bring transparency and clarity to the SME lending space.  ... Read more

Finance aggregator Connective has announced the launch of a new marketing platform for brokers to automate client engage... Read more

A new solution for derivatives transaction and position reporting under ASIC’s reporting requirements has launched in ... Read more

An Australian law practice has launched a new ‘digital verification of identity’ solution to deliver an inexpensive ... Read more

Judo Capital has partnered with Temenos for its digital banking platform as it launches its bank in the Australian SME s... Read more

The data software company IXUP has appointed a new chief executive to push growth for the company. ... Read more

A new report by the McKinsey Global Institute is optimistic about the potential of AI to contribute to global economic ... Read more

A new commencement date has been set for the implementation of the latest blockchain technology that will power the ASX ... Read more

A new product is being launched by software provider Advice Intelligence to remove paraplanning from the advice process.... Read more

Law firm Ashurst partner Tim Brookes has outlined aspects of the Consumer Data Right draft legislation which he has desc... Read more

Blockchain start-up hub Blockchain Centre has moved into Stone & Chalk Melbourne, based in the Goods Shed North in D... Read more

Blockchain, automation and robotics, and next generation internet have been earmarked as some of the “innovation platf... Read more

Xinja will be the first digital lender to use IRESS to process home loans as the fintech company expands into the mortga... Read more

The business-only bank Tyro has announced that it is integrating with the world’s largest mobile and online payment pl... Read more

Afterpay has taken another step in its plans for global expansion after having closed a capital raising round at $117 mi... Read more

Major institutional investors have demonstrated their support — to the tune of $110 million — for a bond based on ... Read more

The technology sector has experienced the most M&A activity in Australia in the last three months, kudos to US... Read more

The Reserve Bank of Australia’s financial system assistant governor Michele Bullock has expressed her disappointment a... Read more

One year on, Optus My Business Award Fintech Business of the Year Award 2017 winner Clayton Howes reveals how winning th... Read more

A new partnership between two tech companies will soon allow for users across Australia to pay bills with cryptocurrency... Read more

A leading European fintech firm for global transaction services has opened its first Australian office to capture and se... Read more

Marketplace lender SocietyOne’s interim boss Mark Jones will occupy the position on a more permanent basis going forwa... Read more

A new report has found that developments in artificial intelligence, which will see bank-switching become a more fric... Read more

Draft exposure legislation for the Consumer Data Right, which will enable open banking, has been released by the g... Read more

Payments using mobile phones and digital wallets are rapidly displacing traditional methods in the Asia-Pacific e-commer... Read more

Sydney-based fintech firms and Hyper Anna have been selected to participate in Accenture’s 2018 FinTech In... Read more

Australian banking sector leaders have called for a fairer playing field for both small and large banking entities... Read more

New banking hopeful Xinja has chosen software giant SAP to power its banking platform, which has been designed solely fo... Read more

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission should be designated regulator to monitor and promote more comp... Read more

New research has shown that Australian leaders in the financial services sector are acknowledging the impact of di... Read more

Raiz Invest, formerly Acorns Australia, has selected US-based cyber security company Versive Security Engine to bolster ... Read more

Soon-to-launch investment platform Pearler Investments intends to help build the confidence of first-time investors by m... Read more

The first half of 2018 saw investment into fintech in the Asia-Pacific region soar to US$16.8 billion thanks to the US$1... Read more

Follow all the action from the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services ... Read more

Intentions to switch super funds are at an all-time high despite rising member satisfaction with superannuation, ... Read more

Data breaches in the Australian finance sector has risen by 450 per cent since the April quarter, according to ... Read more

Treasurer Scott Morrison has outlined the government’s thoughts on the Productivity Commission’s final report into c... Read more

Retail superannuation fund Zuper has launched a new platform allowing members to invest in global trends of their choosi... Read more

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia has harnessed distributed ledger technology in collaboration with supply chain partn... Read more

New statistics has revealed that open banking remains largely unknown to the wider Australian population – and 2 in 3 ... Read more

Millenial-focused superannuation fund Grow Super has announced it has slashed superannuation fees for six months for new... Read more

Australian fintech ‘unicorn’ Atlassian has announced quarterly revenue of US$244 million as well as a new partnersh... Read more

Bankers around the world are particularly concerned about the threat that new market entrants in the payments space will... Read more

Australia has leapt from 23rd rank to 20th in this year’s Global Innovation Index, making a comeback to the top 20. ... Read more

Illion has created a new online budgeting tool that will give customers free access to their banking data as well as the... Read more

Eftpos has appointed board director and former Mastercard executive, Leigh Clapham, to the role of chairman. ... Read more

APEC Business Advisory Council member Robert Milliner has been appointed as the new chairman of the Australian Payments... Read more

Fintech start-up incubator Stone & Chalk’s Melbourne and Sydney offices will cease operating as stand-alone entiti... Read more

The insurance industry could be disrupted by blockchain technology currently underpinning cryptocurrency transactions, s... Read more

Stone & Chalk community manager Rebecca Shot-Guppy is set to join the peak industry body in August. ... Read more

Hackers are silently co-opting their victims’ computers and using them to mine cryptocurrency, with digital coin Mone... Read more

WealthO2, a platform that provides managed account, MDA, managed fund and superannuation services, has passed $500 mill... Read more

The Reserve Bank of Australia has indicated it will be paying much closer attention to the systemic risks within the r... Read more

The new breed of retail superannuation funds is leaving incumbent competitors for dead when it comes to technology. ... Read more

The members of the committee that will advise the Data Standards Body to the Consumer Data Right have been named, with e... Read more

Payments fintech Airwallex has closed its series B fundraising round at US$80 million, with the new capital to go toward... Read more

‘Spare change’ investment app Raiz Invest will release a superannuation product on 16 July following the completion ... Read more

Australia’s first digital-only bank volt bank has signed a deal to use payment services provider Verrency’s platform... Read more

ASX-listed ‘know your customer’ regtech provider Kyckr has raised $5.3 million via a placement from a small group of... Read more

The winners of the Young Leaders in Finance Awards have been revealed, with a number of fintech community members among ... Read more

Three banking veterans have launched a new digital bank called 86 400 that is fully funded by payments company Cuscal. ... Read more

The role of financial advisers is unlikely to ever be displaced by software where the delivery of comprehensive life in... Read more

FinTech Australia has indicated it will establish a Consumer and Small Business Advisory Group to bring together industr... Read more

Australian online lenders Prospa, OnDeck, Spotcap, GetCapital, Moula and Capify have signed a code of best practice to ... Read more

Melbourne-based payments fintech Novatti has partnered with Middle Eastern bank Banque Berno Saudi Fransi to help provid... Read more

Blackbird Ventures, alongside other major tech accelerators and start-up hubs, has committed to a code of conduct to pr... Read more

The NSW government has announced budget measures that will see the payroll tax lifted, benefiting more than 5,000 small ... Read more

The “breaking apart of the whole universal banking model as a concept” will happen thanks to fintech platforms an... Read more

The winners of FinTech Australia’s second annual fintech sector awards, the Finnie Awards, have been named. ... Read more

Alibaba Cloud, the Chinese internet giant’s cloud computing arm, has inked a deal with domestic technology provider TA... Read more

Five of FinTech Australia's directors — including its chair — will step down from the board, with the new board f... Read more

The close attention of ASIC that prompted Prospa to scuttle its IPO will ultimately work out well for the fintech small ... Read more

With the corporate and prudential regulators looking to incorporate ‘supervisory technology’ into their operations, ... Read more

The government will appoint four ‘specialists’ to assist innovation incubators and accelerators located in regional ... Read more

The Monash University-based Australian Centre for Financial Studies (ACFS) has released four research papers assessing t... Read more

Energy credit provider Brighte has raised $18.5 million in a series B funding round led by Airtree Ventures that include... Read more

Sydney fintech co-working space Tank Stream Labs has partnered with Blockchain Professionals Sydney to launch a new bloc... Read more

Australia’s first purely digital bank Volt bank has chosen to run its operations on cloud-based technology from global... Read more

Online-only super fund Spaceship has launched two low-cost funds after it paid a fine for misleading its clients last m... Read more

Banqer, a digital financial literacy program sponsored by ASX-listed wealth management technology firm Netwealth, has... Read more

Treasurer Scott Morrison has appointed an independent chair to the Data Standards Body, which will oversee the open bank... Read more

More than half of Australian institutional investors foresee adoption of artificial intelligence technology into financi... Read more

ASIC chairman James Shipton has outlined his vision for Australia to be at the forefront of global regulatory technolog... Read more

Global remittances giant Western Union is remaining tight-lipped about its relationship with Ripple despite loudly procl... Read more

A delegation of more than 60 Australian industry leaders in the areas of fintech and cyber security will head to London ... Read more

The fintech hub has appointed Marie-Anne Lampotang to the position of general manager for its Sydney office. ... Read more

Industry body FinTech Australia has unveiled the 89 finalists for its fintech awards. ... Read more

The industry body has named former Uber head of public policy and government relations Brad Kitschke as its new chief e... Read more

Momentum Media has unveiled the finalists for the inaugural 2018 Young Leaders in Finance Awards. ... Read more

A 100-strong delegation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander youth will participate in the inaugural First Nations Y... Read more

Firms that enjoy high switching costs, scalability and a network effect may be safer from the disruptive threat of blo... Read more

APRA’s first restricted ADI licence has been released to digital bank Volt, which is led by former Barclays UK managin... Read more

Recommendations made in the final report of Treasury’s commissioned review into open banking will be implemented mid-n... Read more

Spaceship has beefed up its compliance team with four finance sector appointments after ASIC fined the Millennial-focuse... Read more

Commonwealth Bank chief financial officer Rob Jesudason has resigned with immediate effect to lead Hong Kong blockchain... Read more

The government’s 2018-19 federal budget has pledged $138 million to open banking, digital identity programs, blockchai... Read more

Despite large amounts of venture capital money flowing into Millennial-focused fintech businesses, the sector would be b... Read more

The ASX is targeting a go-live 'Day 1' for its blockchain-powered replacement for CHESS of between late 2020 and early ... Read more

The corporate regulatory has been granted powers to take action against misleading marketing or selling of virtual toke... Read more

Investible, an early-stage venture capital fund, has confirmed the close of its early-stage funding round. ... Read more

Financial advice regtech firm TIQK has developed an automated 'best interests duty' compliance function, with beta testi... Read more

Industry superannuation fund Rest has made its virtual assistant available on Google Home devices to allow spoken suppor... Read more

Danish investment bank Saxo Bank has struck up a partnership with Microsoft Cloud and will run its banking, trading and ... Read more

Network technology solutions provider Metamako has acquired Chicago-based network device business xCelor. ... Read more

A growing lack of trust in a handful of major tech companies, such as Facebook and Google parent Alphabet, is threatenin... Read more

The City of Sydney is boosting the local start-up industry by providing $80,000 in cash grants to technology entrepreneu... Read more

Micro-investment platform Acorns Grow Australia will be rebranded ‘Raiz Invest’ following Instreet Investment's mo... Read more

Data aggregation and portability platform Moneytree has invited Bugcrowd users to identify vulnerabilities across its we... Read more

Fintech-enabled superannuation fund Spaceship has been fined by the corporate regulator in a move one industry commentat... Read more

Financial intelligence agency AUSTRAC has implemented new laws that will see it regulate digital currency exchanges oper... Read more

NAB has launched a new training program in partnership with Amazon Web Services that will specialise in cloud computing.... Read more

Fear about a looming “tech bubble” to rival the late 1990s bust is overblown, according to research house Lonsec. ... Read more

Sydney has dropped one place in its position in the top 10 of the world’s financial centres while Melbourne has moved ... Read more

Corporate regulator ASIC has slapped fintech super fund Spaceship with a $12,600 penalty after the regulator found its m... Read more

Venture capital firm Blackbird Ventures has been given a $225 million capital injection from a number of prominent insti... Read more

Financial technology developer Novatti has launched a new bill payments platform that allows residents and tourists in C... Read more

A panel of fintech industry experts hosted by wealth management firm Crestone Wealth Management has pointed to private ... Read more

Online lender Prospa has expanded its board with two new appointments and named a new chair. ... Read more

A number of executives from two Korean cryptocurrency exchanges have been detained for alleged embezzlement and fraud. ... Read more

'Cryptocurrencies' are useless as payment systems, and there is no demand for them coming from the Australian financi... Read more

An open banking regime that applies to all products offered by a financial adviser can reduce the cost of advice and ... Read more

Global IT services company DXC Technology has partnered with Stone & Chalk to establish a new hub for its client tea... Read more

The Federal government has announced a new agreement to deepen ties with UK fintech industries, regulators and governmen... Read more

The winners of the second annual Fintech Business Awards were announced in a ceremony in Sydney last night. ... Read more

Thomson Reuters has pledged to support innovation in the fintech sector and identified a few key areas to watch as the e... Read more

The percentage of SMEs seeking funding from non-bank options has doubled since 2014, a new report has found. ... Read more

The first ASEAN-Australia Codeathon held in Sydney last week saw Asia-Pacific coders vying to create the most innovative... Read more

The Federal Government will pilot a new visa scheme later this year to attract highly skilled global talent to help driv... Read more

Afterpay has named a former executive of a gambling machine manufacturer as its incoming chief financial officer. ... Read more

Tyro Payments has launched its 'least-cost routing' contactless payments network ahead of the government's recommended 1... Read more

Investment platform AtlasTrend has launched an artificial intelligence-powered investment assistant that allows investor... Read more

FinTech Australia chief executive Danielle Szetho has outlined her reasons for leaving the top role at the industry body... Read more

An overwhelming majority of employees believe their employers should shoulder the costs associated with upskilling for j... Read more

Industry association FinTech Australia is searching for a new chief executive following the abrupt resignation of Daniel... Read more

Momentum Media, publisher of Fintech Business, is launching the Young Leaders in Finance Awards to showcase emerging tal... Read more

The fintech business lending sector has released a joint report with the small business ombudsman that makes the case f... Read more

National Australia Bank (NAB)’s corporate venture capital arm has invested an undisclosed amount in real estate invest... Read more

Artificial intelligence-enabled fintech start-up Nod has raised $750,000 in capital as part of a funding round to suppor... Read more

Regtech is reducing the compliance burden for financial advice businesses, according to data analytics firm GlobalData... Read more

Reckon Loans, the collaboration between cloud accounting firm Reckon and fintech lender Prospa, has broken the $10 milli... Read more

ANZ has announced it is investing in data exchange technology platform Data Republic. ... Read more

Software firm R3 has launched a blockchain centre aimed at engaging the legal sector on how to best utilise distributed ... Read more

Momentum Media, publisher of Fintech Business, has announced Thomson Reuters as principal partner for the Fintech Busine... Read more

Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) customers can now make cardless payments using their Samsung mobile devices or wear... Read more

Debit card payment firm Eftpos has recruited Westpac head of consumer finance and payments as its next chief executive. ... Read more

The New Payments Platform has been publicly launched, paving the way for banks and fintech companies to begin making rea... Read more

The new Sydney Startup Hub opened its doors on Wednesday, 14 February, with tenants including the likes of Microsoft, St... Read more

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia has banned the purchase of cryptocurrencies using credit cards. ... Read more

Managed Accounts Holdings clients will now be able to access Moneysoft’s personal finance technology solutions at disc... Read more

SME lender Spotcap has announced the winner of its inaugural Fintech Scholarship, worth $10,000. ... Read more

Technology has become one of the most important macroeconomic trends driving markets, according to Epoch Investment Part... Read more

The government has released a report into open banking that makes 50 recommendations about the best way to implement a ... Read more

The finalists for the 2018 Fintech Business Awards have been revealed by Momentum Media, the publisher of Fintech Busine... Read more

Macquarie has added wealth accounts to its digital banking app, bringing users’ share portfolios alongside everyday ba... Read more

As many as 83 per cent of financial sector business leaders say they are concerned artificial intelligence could see th... Read more

Robo-advice provider Six Park has entered into agreements with SMSF administrators Heffron and Class following the comp... Read more

Though the Australian Treasury and the ATO have been thinking about regulation of cryptocurrencies, it is still early da... Read more

Industry association FinTech Australia has signed a memorandum of understanding with the FinTech Association of Hong Kon... Read more

A former KPMG partner has taken up the role of head of group capital management at online small business lender Prospa.... Read more

The Victorian government has partnered with hub operators Stone & Chalk as well as YBF Ventures to launch two new fi... Read more

IFM Investors has increased its shareholding in Decimal to 15 per cent, building on its original 6.5 per cent investment... Read more

Bankwest customers will now be able to use touch and go payment rings to make purchases after bank staff developed and t... Read more

FinTech Australia has revealed the identity of its new chair as Simon Cant steps down from the position. ... Read more

Tyro has named Tatts Group boss Robbie Cooke as its new chief executive, filling the vacancy created by Gerd Schenkel... Read more

NAB and Westpac have announced that their customers can now make queries about their balance and transactions through Am... Read more

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia is in the process of rolling out its artificial intelligence chatbot, which will assi... Read more

Analytics firm and credit information bureau Illion has acquired fintech firm Provisio, an automated bank statement retr... Read more

AUSTRAC has announced it will host the first ASEAN-Australia Codeathon in Sydney in March to help develop digital soluti... Read more

Payments solution provider zipMoney has welcomed a Westpac general manager to the role of non-executive director on its ... Read more

Online advice company SuperEd has completed a $5 million funding round that included Macquarie veteran Mark Johnson. ... Read more

Business lending risk platform Trade Ledger has been selected as the Australian partner of Credit Suisse-backed lender T... Read more

Tech giant Tencent has been granted a licence to distribute managed funds to the 1 billion people who use its social med... Read more

The corporate regulator has licensed the first seven intermediary firms under the government’s new crowd-sourced fundi... Read more

ASX-listed RegTech company Kyckr has signed up a global payments provider in a deal that is worth $150,000 a year in rev... Read more

Google search trends and Twitter mentions of the top three digital currencies spiked in the last two months of 2017, ref... Read more

The financial advice sector must agree on a set of shared definitions for key terms if it is going to benefit from the n... Read more

Mobile payments provider Pushpay has announced it has achieved its US$100 million annualised committed monthly revenue t... Read more

Fintech Business caught up with some of the winners of the 2017 Fintech Business Awards to find out what industry recogn... Read more

Australians are concerned about cyber security but don’t necessarily know what to do about it, according to research f... Read more

ASIC has announced a new co-operation agreement with Canadian regulators that will broaden the existing framework betwee... Read more

Financial services administrator Mercer has launched an AI-driven chat bot that will interact with users via the Faceboo... Read more

Digital workspace services provider SuiteBox has announced the new feature of photo capturing during the signing of digi... Read more

Reserve Bank of Australia governor Philip Lowe says that bitcoin is unlikely to ever become a legitimate currency due to... Read more

NAB has pledged to increase the number of people working in its innovation hub, known as NAB Labs, by 70 per cent throug... Read more

The Australian Senate has passed legislation that includes digital currency exchanges in its anti-money laundering and c... Read more

The Tyro payment network will shift to a ‘least-cost routing’ method in the first quarter of 2018 in an effort to re... Read more

The ASX has announced it will replace its cash equities clearing and settlement system (CHESS) with a blockchain solutio... Read more

Payments fintech Sniip has entered into a nationwide agreement with Australia Post that will allow consumers to pay bill... Read more

Calastone will move its mutual funds network onto blockchain technology in 2019 following a successful proof-of-concept.... Read more

Deloitte's 2017 Asia Pacific Technology Fast 500 list includes 90 Australian start-ups, compared to 119 Chinese companie... Read more

Steadily increasing transaction costs could signal that the bitcoin bubble is due to pop, according to derivatives marke... Read more

Start-up residents of Stone & Chalk will no longer be eligible for election to the board after the fintech hub succe... Read more

Marketplace lender Zagga has launched a new fund for wholesale investors in response to investor and borrower demand. ... Read more

Submissions are open for the second annual Fintech Business Awards, which will recognise innovation and entrepreneurs. ... Read more

The fintech sub-sector has raised the most capital of all start-up verticals in NSW, according to a new report. ... Read more

The Financial Planning Association (FPA) has released a new whitepaper that maps the current fintech ecosystem against t... Read more

A fintech start-up hoping to gain customers will not succeed if what they offer is only “two times better” than what... Read more

Financial regulator ASIC and the Dubai Financial Services Authority have signed an agreement to better understand financ... Read more

Fintech entrants have had little impact on the superannuation industry, merely “enhancing rather than disrupting” t... Read more

Australian fintech company SelfWealth has officially listed on the ASX today following the close of its $7.3 million IP... Read more

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, 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 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 ... 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 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 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