Borrowing

Oct
04

Key appointment of CEO at DirectMoney

The Board of DirectMoney is very pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Anthony Nantes to the position of Chief Executive Officer. Former Chief Executive Officer, Mr Peter Beaumont will become the Chief Operating Officer. Mr Nantes brings substantial experience in fintech and technology to the role, which together with his exceptional set of skills […]

By Cameron Dart | Borrowing . FinTech . Lending
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Oct
04

Valiant announces partnership with Octomedia to launch Inside Small Business LoanConnect

Leading fintech business loan marketplace, Valiant and Inside Small Business publisher Octomedia, announced the official launch of an exclusive partnership to bring business loan solutions to Australia’s small business community.   The partnership is a major Australian publishing first which delivers an exclusive business loan search and application portal as a co-branded offer: Inside Small […]

By Cameron Dart | Borrowing . FinTech . Lending
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Sep
27

AFG ties up with US fintech to roll out SME lending platform

Small-business lending, not wealth management, will be the mortgage broking industry’s next growth engine, according to Australian Finance Group, which is busy trying to sign up lenders to its new technology platform powered by US fintech company Biz2Credit. In August, AFG quietly formed an alliance with Biz2Credit to use the company’s patented analytics and financial […]

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Sep
19

SocietyOne shuffles senior ranks as volumes accelerate

  Peer-to-peer lender SocietyOne is looking for a new chief marketing officer following the departure of star recruit Mitch Harad while co-founder Matt Symons has been shifted to non-executive director, as the high-profile fintech upgrades its lending forecasts and attracts more institutional capital on to its internet platform. Mr Harad was hired with fanfare mid-last year after guiding Lending Club, also […]

By Cameron Dart | Borrowing . FinTech . Peer-to-Peer
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Sep
14

Former MFAA CEO joins HashChing

A finance and logistics executive and former MFAA chief executive officer has joined the advisory board of mortgage marketplace and home loan deal gateway HashChing. Siobhan Hayden, who resigned as chief executive of the MFAA in June this year, has joined the advisory board of online home loans trader HashChing. It’s the third top executive the […]

By Cameron Dart | Borrowing . FinTech . Mortgage
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Sep
14

New FinTech Uno Home Loans lands a $16.5 million investment from Westpac

New Australian FinTech company ‘Uno’ has landed a $16.5 million investment from Westpac after its success in the digital mortgage service in the past few months. The major bank investment is set to expand the company even further as customers are discovering the benefits of having a greater power in the home loan search process. […]

By International FinTech | Banking . Borrowing . FinTech . Mortgage
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Sep
13

Hashching cracking fintech’s glass ceiling

Like the global technology industry more broadly, Australia’s fintech scene is a very male-dominated world. While MoneyBrilliant co-founder Jemma Enright and Timelio founder Charlotte Petris are obvious exceptions, Australia’s fintech entrepreneurs are mostly men. So are the vast majority of their venture capitalist backers and teams of software engineers. It’s a similar pattern around the […]

By Cameron Dart | Borrowing
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Sep
06

Australian FinTech, Media Partner for LendIt Europe

Australian FinTech is delighted to be a Media Partner for the upcoming LendIt Europe conference, taking place on October 10-11, 2016 in London.   We’re very excited to be part of this event and encourage you to attend if you have not already registered.   As a LendIt Europe media partner, we are able to […]

By Cameron Dart | Borrowing . Events . FinTech . Lending . Peer-to-Peer
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