Sydney FinTech

Nov
03

EY FinTech Australia Census 2016

FinTech Australia and EY Sweeney release the most comprehensive analysis of Australia’s fintech ecosystem to date, the EY FinTech Australia Census 2016 FinTech Australia and EY Sweeney are today releasing the inaugural EY FinTech Australia Census 2016, the most comprehensive and detailed report on the Australian fintech industry to date. The research was formally launched […]

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Oct
21

NSW trade minister welcomes $1.1 billion tech company TransferWise to Sydney

A global tech company founded by Skype’s first employee and valued at $1.1 billion will set up shop in Sydney as it looks to strengthen its footing in the Asia-Pacific region. TransferWise CEO and co-founder Taavet Hinrikus says the rapid take-up of their international money transfers platform in Australia prompted them to expand down under. […]

By Cameron Dart | Currency . FinTech . Payments . Sydney FinTech
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Aug
16

How incubators are empowering fintech startups

Of all the technological innovations taking the world by storm, fintech has certainly been one of the most prolific. Hundreds of new startups are entering the space, offering products including everything from lending to more specialised fare. Older, more experienced bankers and financial experts leaving their industries have created many of these startups. But just […]

By Cameron Dart | FinTech . Sydney FinTech
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Aug
04

Chinese fintech startups see Stone & Chalk as a springboard for growth

A delegation of a dozen entrepreneurs from three of China’s most promising fintech startups have arrived in Sydney for a three-month residency at Stone & Chalk, where they will help educate Australian startups on launching into China while using mentoring from the hub as a bridge for their own expansion into other Western markets. In […]

By Cameron Dart | FinTech . Sydney FinTech
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Jul
15

EY to partner with fintech hub Stone & Chalk

Ernst & Young (EY) has today announced a corporate partnership with Sydney fintech hub Stone & Chalk. The aim of the partnership is to provide professional advice, support and experience to Stone & Chalk’s startup members. EY’s fintech leader for Australia Anita Kimber explained the importance of getting involved with the fintech community at a […]

By International FinTech | FinTech . Sydney FinTech
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Jul
13

The 14 Australian fintech startups chosen for KPMG’s new accelerator program

KPMG Australia today launched mLabs, an accelerator to connect credit unions and mutual banks with some of Australia’s most promising fintech startups. The program follows the successful Energise accelerator run for the energy and natural resources sector last year. The program will initially be used by seven Australian mutual banks and credit unions: Beyond Bank, […]

By Cameron Dart | FinTech . Sydney FinTech
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Jul
05

H2 Ventures Fintech Expo 2016

H2 Ventures Fintech Expo 2016 H2 Ventures are hosting its third annual Fintech Expo, an opportunity to hear from some of the most talked about and exciting Fintech companies in Australia. Tuesday 19th of July 2016 Get your tickets here: http://h2vfintechexpo.eventbrite.com.au/   Save Save

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Jun
10

Sydney FinTech Valiant announces major partnership with Vow Financial

Valiant, member of FINTECH incubator Stone & Chalk will announce today an official partnership with the Yellow Brick Road Group (Yellow Brick Road and Vow Financial) at the Commercial Conference at The Sheraton Mirage Gold Coast. The partnership grants the Group exclusive partnership access to Valiant’s business loan marketplace platform and its range of non-bank small business lending solutions. […]

By Cameron Dart | Borrowing . FinTech . Lending . Mortgage . Sydney FinTech
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