Fintech platform enables consumers to broker loans

A new fintech platform has launched which enables consumers to broker their own home loan online. The site, uno, claims it puts the consumer in the driver’s seat, giving them access to the tools and information that traditional brokers use to find a home loan, across a wide panel of lenders. Uno also has its […]

By Cameron Dart | FinTech . Mortgage

Fintech to launch ‘lite’ money management tool

Moneysoft — a revamped version of a leading PMF tool — will be launched for financial advisers, mortgage brokers and superannuation funds next quarter. Moneysoft Lite has been developed to support advisers who are implementing cashflow management systems by providing client engagement tools. Moneysoft head of operations, Jon Shaw, said that the development of Moneysoft […]

By Cameron Dart | FinTech . Investing . Mortgage

Fintech a $US1 trillion fight

Consultants Oliver Wyman has been talking to banking clients all around the world over the past few months about the concept of “modular financial services”. It’s the coverline adorning one of the firm’s latest research pieces on the impact of information technology on the future of banking. Even as the equity prices of US fintech […]


Sapien Ventures’ first fintech investment is in Hashching

Wealthy Chinese migrants will help disrupt the Australian mortgage broking industry via an investment in Hashching, an online marketplace for home loans that is putting pressure on banks and their brokers. The investment will be the first for Sapien Ventures, which was established last year by Victor Jiang and has raised a $50 million fund […]


Fintech startup HashChing is an online marketplace for borrowers and mortgage brokers

Fintech startup HashChing is an online marketplace for borrowers to access pre-negotiated home loan deals from verified mortgage brokers. The Sydney startup connects consumers instantly to their local mortgage broker based on their postcode and deal preference. The platform then sends the borrower a profile of each local mortgage broker with ratings and reviews collected […]

By Cameron Dart | Borrowing . FinTech . Mortgage

New fintech platform to ‘take business from brokers’

A former major bank executive will launch a new fintech business this year to compete directly with the third-party channel on prime mortgages. Mark Bevan, who spent 25 years at CBA and six with Westpac, is the co-founder of Joust, an online platform that allows lenders to compete for home loan deals through a live […]

By Cameron Dart | Banking . Borrowing . Mortgage