Mortgage

Aug
31

Fintech start-up enters third-party channel

A new online mortgage platform has decided to partner with brokers – rather than compete with them — by offering a new digital solution that drives efficiencies in the third-party channel. In the ongoing battle between innovative fintechs and mortgage brokers, Sydney-based start-up LoanFlare has bucked the trend by launching a digital platform to help […]

By Cameron Dart | Borrowing . FinTech . Lending . Mortgage
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Aug
26

Fintechs ‘on the front line’ for brokers

A recent meeting has highlighted that when it comes to serving customers in the third-party channel, “there’s a space for everyone”, and that fintechs can act to bolster and expand the businesses of their broker counterparts. The meeting last week was attended by both brokers and fintechs in Sydney and asked the question: “Disintermediation and […]

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Aug
26

HashChing brings to market a loan for new business founders and entrepreneurs

Talk to anyone who’s ever tried to get a home loan without a regular payslip or evidence of recurring earnings – and the answer is almost universal – NO.   In a regulatory environment being ever tightened by APRA – it would appear the risk profile of lenders is forever shrinking, virtually closing the door […]

By Cameron Dart | Borrowing . FinTech . Mortgage
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Aug
23

LoanDolphin exceeds $100m in home loan auctions

LoanDolphin, Australia’s leading loan bidding platform, has reached a significant milestone with more than $100 million worth of home loans through its platform. LoanDolphin launched in February 2016 and the $100 million mark was surpassed August 2016. LoanDolphin is a free online platform for people to refinance or obtain new home loans at rates not […]

By Cameron Dart | Borrowing . FinTech . Lending . Mortgage
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Aug
19

The Pulse of Fintech

‘ The Pulse of Fintech ’ is a quarterly report created by KPMG along with KPMG Enterprise’s Global Network for Innovative Startups and CB Insights (the ‘go to’ name for insights related to venture capital investment) which launched on August 17th, 2016. The series analyses the latest global trends in venture capital investment data on […]

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Aug
08

Brokers in ‘unique position’ to benefit from fintech: CEOs

The heads of an Australian lending business and an industry association believe forward-thinking mortgage brokers are poised to benefit from the growing fintech trend. Marketplace lender FundX says the symbiotic nature of the broker/fintech relationship will serve both channels well, provided brokers are open-minded about new technology. FundX founder and CEO David Jackson believes the […]

By Cameron Dart | Borrowing . FinTech . Lending . Mortgage
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Aug
03

Rubik joins forces with Class

Rubik Financial Limited (ASX: RFL), a leading fintech company delivering innovative banking, wealth and mortgage solutions to the financial services industry, has partnered with Class Super Pty Ltd, to provide advice technology for accountants who are limited licence holders. The partnership is a timely one given the change to regulation as part of the FOFA […]

By Cameron Dart | FinTech . Investing . Mortgage . Robo-Advice
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Aug
03

Major mortgage group partners with US-based fintech player

One of Australia’s largest providers of mortgage broking services has formed a strategic alliance with an international fintech company. AFG today announced that it has partnered with New York-based Biz2Credit. The exclusive agreement will enable AFG brokers to deliver an innovative lending experience for small businesses in Australia. AFG will leverage Biz2Credit’s patented analytics and […]

By Cameron Dart | Borrowing . FinTech . Lending . Mortgage
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