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VC investments in Australia hit record high
HARRISON WORLEY  |  TUESDAY, 22 JAN 2019
... for the fourth quarter of 2018, also reveal global investments in fintechs "continue to grow," with the firm predicting fintech would remain a hot ticket in Europe this year. It said however that some consolidation might occur as some fintechs shift ...
Aussies want budget help: MoneySoft
HARRISON WORLEY  |  TUESDAY, 15 JAN 2019
An Aussie fintech says budgeting and cashflow management are more important to young people than holistic financial advice. Citing findings from ING and Rice Warner's MyGeneration report released late last year, MoneySoft today said budgeting and cashflow ...
Advice dealer group, fintech align
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 7 JAN 2019
A national financial advice licensee partnered with an innovative investment platform. Advisers licensed by Elders Financial Planning can now access Cashwerkz, a term deposit administration service and cash management platform. Advice clients can access ...
Spriggy wins 2018 Best Fintech Startup Award: StartCon
MICHELLE BALTAZAR  |  THURSDAY, 20 DEC 2018
A fintech business aimed at helping children develop good money habits won a major award at the 2018 Australasian Startup Awards. Spriggy was set up in 2015 by founders Alex Badran and Mario Hasanakos. Their main product is a pre-paid debit card for ...
Sydney fintech sells for $339m
DARREN SNYDER  |  THURSDAY, 13 DEC 2018
Financial services software giant Temenos is buying customer acquisition and onboarding technology company Avoka for $339 million (US$245 million). Avoka's success story begins in Australia. Temenos chief operating officer and chief financial officer ...
Ignition lifts off in Ireland
HARRISON WORLEY AND MICHELLE BALTAZAR  |  WEDNESDAY, 12 DEC 2018
An Australian wealth fintech launched a partnership with an international bank to provide millions of people with digital financial advice. Ignition Advice - formerly Ignition Wealth - partnered with the Bank of Ireland to launch Life Advice, a scalable ...
Advice group rebuilds following regulatory headwinds
DARREN SNYDER  |  MONDAY, 26 NOV 2018
... as a retail superannuation offering "in due course." The diversified wealth management group will progress its other fintech, MyMoney247 - a personal finance management platform operated by MoneyBrilliant. "During this period of restructuring and realignment ...
Adviser-matching app launches
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 23 NOV 2018
... officially launch in June 2019 and will sit within the FPA's Money & Life website. The FPA also extended its 2017 Why Fintech is Not a Threat report by releasing a practical guide to help advisers find the right technology providers. The guide outlines ...
AI ramping up but legal risks remain
KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 16 NOV 2018
... keen to avoid any legal risk associated with non-compliance, in particular as they continue to grow and develop their fintech offerings and their use of AI-driven regtech solutions," Lawrence said. Looking inwards, only a third (38%) of financial institutions ...
Global tech wars disrupt $600m market
MICHELLE BALTAZAR  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 NOV 2018
... requirements and user experience," Ant Financial Service Group director Jie Song says. Ant Financial, a $200 billion-plus fintech company, launched in Australia three years ago and made a big splash last December when it partnered with Westfield. While ...
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