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H2 Ventures and KPMG call for established and emerging startups to nominate for the FinTech 100 list – Startup Daily

Australian FinTech-focused investment firm H2 Ventures and KPMG are calling on local fintech startups to nominate themselves for the global FinTech 100 list, which will celebrate 50 established startups and 50 ’emerging stars’, or undiscovered companies. The established startups will be ranked according to criteria including total capital raised, rate of capital raising, and location […]

By Cameron Dart | FinTech . Investing
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Sep
29

Equip Super teams up with fintech start-up | Money Management

Multi-sector industry superannuation fund, Equip Super, has partnered with an automated investment service to provide digital advice to the younger demographic that rarely seeks face-to-face financial advice. The super fund has teamed up with Melbourne-based financial technology start-up, Clover.com.au, which will use a goals-based approach to advice and portfolio construction, and algorithms to create portfolios […]

By Cameron Dart | FinTech . Investing
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Sep
29

Accel Partners’ Rich Wong: Australian start-up sector now a global player

More fantastic news on the Australian FinTech industry, and this one line sums it up best – “Australia is now on the radar of tech investors globally” The local start-up sector is increasingly being recognised as a player in the global technology arena as competition for Australian companies heats up among international venture capital funds.Accel […]

By Cameron Dart | FinTech . Investing . Venture Capital
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Sep
25

Optus Business behind fintech startup hub Stone & Chalk – ARN

Great to see other big Australian businesses getting behind Australian FinTech Hubs and Companies to help in their growth. Optus Business is the founding communications partner for new fintech startup hub Stone & Chalk, a Sydney-based, not-for-profit Innovation Centre that houses 41 fintech start-ups. The telco will supply ICT services to a 2300 square metre […]

By Cameron Dart | FinTech . Investing . Sydney FinTech
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Sep
23

Bravura calls for more fintech funding | afr.com

Australian FinTech company Bravura Solutions are definitely right – the government does need to put its money where its mouth is. The government are continually talking about investing but when is it actually going to happen… Technology group Bravura Solutions has asked the government to “put their money where their mouth is” when it comes […]

By Cameron Dart | FinTech . Investing
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Sep
18

Super funds back biggest-ever Australian tech venture fund worth $200 million | afr.com

This is certainly great news for the Australian tech start-up industry. It also shows great faith in what is to come out of the Australian tech sector in the coming years. Leading entrepreneurs and two major superannuation funds will combine forces to launch Australia’s biggest-ever technology start-up venture capital fund, with more than $200 million […]

By Cameron Dart | Investing . Venture Capital
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Sep
10

P&N seeks fintech partners – The West Australian

WA’s biggest locally owned lender, P&N Bank, will scout potential partnerships and other investments to keep pace with the technological changes gripping the banking industry. Having dipped its toe in the fintech sector last year by taking a small equity stake in a superannuation software start-up, chief executive Andrew Hadley says the mutual bank “certainly […]

By Cameron Dart | FinTech . Investing
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Sep
08

ANZ vows to take fight to fintech start-ups | The Australian

ANZ has hit back at suggestions that banks only innovate for short-term gains, declaring other industries should be worried about being put out of business by the banking sector. Meanwhile, Westpac chief Brian Hartzer said it was actually important for banks to not get too “mesmerised” by innovation and “inventing cool new stuff”, remembering that […]

By Cameron Dart | Banking . FinTech . Investing . Venture Capital
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