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FinTech Australia Names Fibre & Network Solutions Provider Vocus a New Ecosystem Corporate Partner

FinTech Australia recently announced it has formed a partnership with specialist fibre and network solutions provider, Vocus. The organization reported that Vocus has signed up as an ecosystem corporate partner of FinTech Australia, in addition to supporting its major events. The partnership will notably see… Read More

Fintech Australia Posts Recommendations on Post COVID-19 Response to Support Financial Innovation

At the end of last month, the Australian Senate Select Committee on Financial Technology and Regulatory Technology submitted a request for input as to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Fintech sector. The committee said that it is “keenly aware” to the impact… Read More

FinTech Australia Partners With Tier One People To Launch Talent Marketplace for Australian Fintechs

FinTech Australia announced on Tuesday it has teamed up with Tier One People to launch a new talent marketplace specifically for Australian fintechs. According to the organization, this new marketplace will run through LinkedIn Groups and aims to connect candidates with prospective employers and help… Read More

Fintech Australia Postpones Finnies Awards Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

FinTech Australia announced on Monday it has postponed its 2020 Finnies Awards amid the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the organization, the Finnies is Australia’s only industry-backed fintech awards and the event gives more than 100 fintech startups the opportunity to be recognized for their achievements…. Read More

FinTech Australia Reappoints Alan Tsen As Chair & Introduces New Director Roles

FinTech Australia, the leading advocacy group for financial innovation in Australia, announced last week it has reappointed Alan Tsen as Chair and several new board members, as part of a broader restructure of the organization. According to FinTech Australia, Tsen’s appointment serves as his second… Read More

FinTech Australia Introduces New Membership Structure

FinTech Australia, the leading advocacy group for financial innovation in Australia, announced on Wednesday the new membership structure of its platform. The organization revealed it has been structured to offer maximum value to our members and at the same time, empower us to do more… Read More

FinTech Australia Announces 2019 Finnies Award Winners

FinTech Australia has announced the winners of the 2019 Finnies Awards. As previously reported, there were 237 submissions this year, across all 19 award categories and the number of submissions was up 30%. This year’s event, which will be held in Melbourne for the first… Read More

FinTech Australia Announces 2019 Finnies Finalists

FinTech Australia announced on Monday the finalists for the 2019 Finnies. According to the organization, there was a total of 237 submissions this year across all 19 award categories and the number of submissions was up 30%. This year’s event, which will be held in… Read More

FinTech Australia Announces New Board Member Appointments

FinTech Australia announced on Thursday it has appointed three new board members, with the addition of one new board position in Queensland. According to the organization, the board will now consist of nine members split across Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, and Perth. It was then reported… Read More

FinTech Australia Opens Entries For The 2019 Finnie Awards

FinTech Australia announced on Thursday it opened entries for the 2019 Finnie Awards. The organization claims that the Finnie Awards is Australia’s only industry-backed fintech awards and the event gives more than 100 fintech startups the opportunity to be recognized for their achievements. Fintech Australia revealed this… Read More

FinTech Australia Moves Beyond Disruption, Seeks Collaborative Ecosystem

FinTech Australia, the leading advocacy group for financial innovation in Australia, has changed tack. According to a widely distributed email, FinTech Australia is: “… moving past pure disruption and is starting to build a collaborative ecosystem where corporates, startups and incumbent institutions work together to foster… Read More

Fintech Bridge: UK Sends Large Fintech Delegation to Australia for SIBOS, Intersekt

The UK Department for International Trade, along with the Prime Minister’s Fintech Ambassador Al Lukies, are heading to Australia as part of the “GREAT Britain showcase.” The group will be participating in Sibos 2018 taking place in Sydney. According to the UK government, the delegation’s aim… Read More

Don’t Trust Big Banks: FinTech Australia Questions Delay on Consumer Friendly Legislation

FinTech Australia, the leading voice for innovative finance in Australia, has published a note asking if one can trust big banks when it comes to consumer friendly regulation. The missive was in response to chatter that big banks are attempting to roll back or delay… Read More

FinTech Australia Gains Backing of Government to Support Annual Fintech Conference Intersekt

FinTech Australia has shared that the Victorian Government will increase its support for Fintech by signing on to be the major sponsor of Intersekt for the next two year.  Intersekt is billed as the leading Fintech event in Australia. “The Victorian Government and Minister Dalidakis… Read More

FinTech Australia Launches 3rd Annual Fintech Survey in Partnership with EY

FinTech Australian has launched their 3rd annual Fintech report that seeks to track the growth and evolution of Fintech in Australia. As in years past, FinTech Australia has partnered with EY on the research document The 2018 EY FinTech Australia Census expects to highlight how… Read More

FinTech Australia Expects Bigger Event for Annual Intersekt Conference, Partners with EY

FinTech Australia CEO Brad Kitsche expects this year’s annual event to be huge in comparison to last few years. The touchstone conference Intersekt will be adding an extra day and will seek to bring in the participation of all Australian Fintech firms. As part of… Read More

FinTech Australia Announces New Board of Directors

FinTech Australia is in the midst of a transition. Just as the Fintech industry continues to shift and change direction, Australia’s leading Fintech advocacy group adjusts and adds new names to its leadership. According to the group, the new board of directors will take shape… Read More

2018 Finnie Awards: FinTech Australia Recognizes Best in Financial Innovation, Katherine McConnell is Australia’s Outstanding Fintech Leader of the Year

FinTech Australia has shared the 2018 Finnie Award winners. The second annual industry event recognizes the best in financial innovation in the fast growing sector of finance. Receiving the top award of Australia’s outstanding FinTech leader of the year is Katherine McConnell, the founder and CEO of… Read More

Fintech Australia Now Calls For Comprehensive Credit Reporting Legislation to Progress After Lobbyists & Banks Encouraged Delays

Following further delays of credit reporting legislation, FinTech Australia announced on Friday it is now calling for the legation to continue to progress. The organization reported that despite a proposed July 1st implementation date, the legislation is still in the House of Representatives and there… Read More

The 2018 Finnie Finalists from FinTech Australia

FinTech Australia has revealed the finalists for their 2018 Finnie Awards. Fintech focused companies are competing for 23 different categories. Overall, 89 companies were selected as finalists from over 200 submissions. The finalists were reviewed by 81 domestic and international judges. The Finalists are as follows:… Read More

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