Technology
CBA and Alipay to bring in Chinese shoppers
KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 20 DEC 2018
Commonwealth Bank has started accepting Alipay on its EFTPOS devices in a bid to attract Chinese shoppers who last year spent $10.9 billion in Australia.
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.
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. Avoka's success story begins in Australia.
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.
Industry fund finds new advice tech partner
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 6 DEC 2018
A $4.9 billion industry superannuation fund partnered with a financial planning technology firm as part of a rebrand of its advice offering to members.
Blockchain comes to managed funds
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 4 DEC 2018
A global funds network used by 95% of Australian platforms will migrate its entire network to blockchain in May 2019.
AI ramping up but legal risks remain
KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 16 NOV 2018
Financial services companies are betting on artificial intelligence (AI) more than ever, but remain sceptical of compliance and legal risks associated with the technology.
Global tech wars disrupt $600m market
MICHELLE BALTAZAR  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 NOV 2018
The race is on for the most dominant financial services provider to the $600 million millennial market segment in Australia, with local players facing stiff competition from US and Chinese fintechs.
Cybercrime protection inadequate: Poll
KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 5 NOV 2018
More than half of Financial Standard readers are not confident they are adequately protected from cybercrime, the latest spot poll reveals.
The lucky country for fintechs
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 5 NOV 2018
A new report points to Australia as a leader in supporting the development of fintech solutions and exploring their potential.
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