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Apr
27

ChimpChange growth supercharged by U.S. tax season

ChimpChange Limited, Australia’s only listed digital banking platform, is pleased to present its March 2017 quarterly report on business progress. Strong organic growth supercharged by the U.S. tax refund season The Company delivered strong growth across all areas of its business and continued to confirm the opportunity in the US market for an innovative tech-driven fee-free consumer banking product. Key metrics including customer deposits, new customers, and customer spend utilising the ChimpChange MasterCard all grew ahead of forecast and delivered company-wide records during the quarter. The period also saw a seasonal boost in deposits in the form of tax refund inflows, which we now expect to experience annually, and which […]

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Oct
18

Fintech start-up Openpay begins $10m pre-IPO raising as it takes on Afterpay

Openpay, a new challenger to soaring ASX-listed fintech start-up Afterpay, has launched a pre-IPO capital raising, seeking $8-10 million ahead of a planned ASX listing next year. The company is run by former BDO national head of retail Simon Scalzo and, like Afterpay, lets people buy and use goods and services now, but pay for them in instalments with no interest. Afterpay is up more than 155 per cent since listing in May, and Openpay also plans to go public in mid-2017 to raise the funds for further growth. Mr Scalzo said it had already attracted interest from a number of investors in its capital raising. “The process to raise […]

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Wilsons, Bell Potter in market for hot fintech Afterpay

Payments company Afterpay is seeking to raise $30 million in a placement through Bell Potter Securities and Wilsons on Monday. Afterpay shares went into a trading halt on Monday morning as its brokers started drumming up interest from potential backers. The brokers were seeking to raise $30 million at $2.40 a share. The offer was priced at a 5.9 per cent discount to the last close of $2.55. Afterpay is seeking the equity injection to fund growth, with the payments company experiencing a strong number of retail merchants seeking its online payments technology. Bids were due at 4pm on Monday, according to terms sent to fund managers. Afterpay has traded […]

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Oct
17

InPayTech Limited Initial Public Offer opens today

Integrated Payment Technologies Limited (InPayTech) has today formally opened its Initial Public Offer (IPO). InPayTech is an Australian financial technology company that has created a unique payments process in support of Australia’s banking, wealth management and superannuation sectors. The Prospectus offers a total of up to 25,000,000 Shares in the Company at a price of 20 cents per Share (the Offer). The Offer seeks to raise a minimum of $3,000,000 and a maximum of $5,000,000. The company would have cash of $2,300,000 under the minimum subscription and $4,173,000 under the maximum subscription, and be debt free. InPayTech’s offer period is expected to close on 18 November, 2016. Brokers to the […]

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Oct
13

Blockchain report: Where are we now, and where are we going?

A report by international law firm Allens investigates the use cases for blockchain and where the technology is now. International law firm Allens, which has offices in Australia and Asia, has released a detailed report investigating the attributes, problems and possible use cases for blockchain. The report’s lead authors say blockchain first got on Allens’ radar in 2012 due to a junior lawyer’s penchant for blockchain, and the fascination stemmed from there. “We’ve seen distributed ledger technology move out of the lab and onto the C-suite agenda of our clients, from startups to multinational giants with centuries of transactions behind them,” they said. While perspectives are many and varied, the […]

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Oct
11

Pushpay ASX float is a leap of faith

It used to involve putting cash into the collection plate but now giving to a church can happen with a few taps on a mobile phone. The co-founder of Pushpay, which will list on the Australian Securities Exchange on Wednesday, says the fintech’s revenue will triple and its cash flow become positive by the end of 2017, driven by more members of religious congregations in the United States making donations through smartphones. Pushpay, which offers a payments application to individual churches throughout the US, completed a $54 million placement to local institutions through Ord Minnett last week in a bookbuild at $2.09 a share. The offer was revealed by Street […]

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Oct
05

Bravura Solutions’ Sonata hits high note at 20-times profit

Private equity-owned Bravura Solutions will seek to raise $200 million for its initial public offering before the end of the month. Brokers Goldman Sachs and Macquarie Capital kicked off the marketing program with face to face meetings in Melbourne and Auckland on Monday. Their analysts also released detailed pre-IPO research reports and setting investor price expectations at 16-to-20-times forecast profit and up to 16-times adjusted EBITDA, as Street Talk revealed. Small cap fundies are familiar with the story. Bravura was listed for almost a decade before Ironbridge and management took the financial services software company private in 2013. It’s now preparing to return to market with $100 million invested in […]

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Oct
04

InPayTech Limited announces Initial Public Offer to raise up to $5 Million

Integrated Payment Technologies Limited (InPayTech) has today announced the launch of its Initial Public Offer (IPO) to raise up to $5 Million including oversubscriptions, and apply to list on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX). The IPO opens on October 17, 2016 through a prospectus issued by InPayTech and lodged with the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) on September 23, 2016. InPayTech is an Australian financial technology company that has created a unique payments process (the Process) in support of Australia’s banking, wealth management and superannuation sectors. InPayTech will capitalise on Government regulation to enhance its business in: Superannuation, via the Single Touch Payroll (STP) initiative of the Australian Taxation […]

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