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Fintech Australia Introduces Free, Comprehensive Investor Map for Sector

Fintech Australia, a national association focused on supporting the financial tech space, has provided a free new map for Fintech companies. The map offers a list of investors that are active in the nation’s Fintech industry. As noted in the announcement, the map includes investors… Read More

Databricks Joins FinTech Australia’s Corporate Partnership Program

Data and artificial intelligence company Databricks has become a gold partner in FinTech Australia’s corporate partnership program, the agency announced this week. It joins other major technology companies such as Facebook, Google, Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Xero, all of whom have become members in… Read More

Fintech Australia Introduces Tool for Early-Stage Fintechs Planning to Expand Operations in the Country

Fintech Australia has released a tool for early-stage Fintechs and international financial tech platforms expanding into Australia, providing guidance on financial services licensing in Australia and “which government bodies are responsible for managing them.” Created with assistance from law firm K&L Gates and Austrade, the… Read More

FinTech Australia Adds Sydney Stock Exchange to Partnership Program

FinTech Australia, the leading voice in Australia advocating on behalf of innovation in the financial services sector, is reporting that the Sydney Stock Exchange (SSX) has joined its corporate partnership program, becoming the 13th new major member in the past year. SSX joins other partners… Read More

FinTech Australia Seeks New CEO as Rebecca Schot-Guppy Steps Down

FinTech Australia, the leading association advocating on behalf of innovation in financial services in Australia, is looking for a new Chief Executive Officer. The hunt for new leadership was predicated by the decision of former CEO Rebecca Schot-Guppy to exit the group to take a… Read More

FinTech Australia Finalists Announced for “Finnies” Awards

FinTech Australia has announced the 2021 finalists for its annual “Finnies” award. According to an email, the group received 290 award entries across 20 categories. The category winners will be announced in person this year on June 9, 2021, at The Forum in Melbourne. FinTech… Read More

Fintech Australia Chair Simone Joyce Says Banks are “Risk Averse,” Suggests that Better Policies Are Needed to Support Fintechs

Rebecca Schot-Guppy, CEO at FinTech Australia, says that her organization thinks that Australia is on the right path in terms of financial technology adoption and its overall approach to developing its economy. Rebecca, whose comments came during the Select Committee on Financial Technology and Regulatory… Read More

FinTech Australia Appoints Paypa Plane’s Simone Joyce As New Chair; Announces Three New Board Members

  FinTech Australia announced on Monday it has made several new board appointments and has elected Paypa Plane founder and CEO Simone Joyce as Chair.  The three new appointments include:  Marie Mortimer, managing director of Loans.com.au and  director of FinTech QLD.  Nathan Walsh, Co-founder and… Read More

Fintech Australia and Big Four Auditing Firm EY to Extend their Involvement in Supporting Country’s Financial Technology Initiatives

Fintech Australia, a member-driven organization that’s focused on supporting the financial technology ecosystem in the country, has reportedly teamed up with Big Four auditing firm Ernst & Young Australia (EY). Through the partnership, both organizations will aim to support EY’s further involvement in local Fintech… Read More

Fintech Australia CEO Rebecca Schot-Guppy Says that Government Should Introduce Low-Interest Loans for Financial Tech Firms

Rebecca Schot-Guppy, the CEO at Fintech Australia, a member-driven organization that’s focused on supporting the financial technology ecosystem in the country, has argued that the success of Fintech outliers such as Afterpay and Airwallex during the COVID-19 outbreak should serve as a reminder that the… Read More

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

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