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Fintech Australia to Host Net Zero Event to Focus on Sustainability

Fintech Australia is hosting a new event – Fintech Net Zero. The goal is to highlight the sector’s sustainability qualities. Fintech Australis is the association that advocates on behalf of all forms of Fintech in the country. According to a note distributed by the group,… Read More

OCR Labs Joins FinTech Australia’s Partnership Program

OCR Labs, an identity verification platform founded in Australia, has become a Gold Partner in FinTech Australia’s corporate partnership program, according to an email from FinTech Australia. OCR will join more than 37 members already involved in the program, including Google, Oracle, Mastercard, American Express,… Read More

Fintech Australia Announces New Corporate Partnerships

Fintech Australia has signed up major corporate partners, establishing a total of 11 key partnerships within the last five months. Fintech Australia‘s ecosystem partnership program assists firms with collaborating with the Fintech sector and foster relationships with its major players. The new Gold tier partners… Read More

FinTech Australia Adds Major Corporate Partners

FinTech Australia, the voice of the Fintech industry in Australia, has signed up seven new major corporate partners, according to the association. FinTech Australia states that new “Gold tier “partners include: insurance specialists ii-A, Oracle Australia and global business process management solutions provider WNS. New ecosystem… Read More

FinTech Australia Selects New CEO Andrew Porter

FinTech Australia, the national association advocating on behalf of the Fintech industry, has appointed Andrew Porter as CEO. According to a statement by the group, Porter has more than twenty years of experience in financial services including in the innovation sector at payments firms OFX,… Read More

Fintech Australia Releases Another Resource Offering Detailed Overview of Fintechs in the Country

Fintech Australia has introduced a third resource for the industry, publishing a new map outlining Fintechs in the local ecosystem. Following on from regulatory and investor maps, the ecosystem map from Fintech Australia offers a detailed overview of Fintech platforms currently in this market. The… Read More

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

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