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OurCrowd Builds Innovation Bridge Between Israel, Australia & New Zealand

OurCrowd, a global investment crowdfunding platform, has created an innovation bridge connecting Israel and Australia / New Zealand. The comments come during the 100th anniversary of the liberation of Be’er Sheva by the Australia New Zealand Army Corp (ANZAC), and a visit to Israel by… Read More

Australian Government Forms Innovation Committee in Cabinet, Will Boost Fintech Development

As we reported late last month, the Australian government has published a document on Fintech outlining the intent of the Turnbull administration to aid financial innovation.   The policy paper was presented by Aussie Treasury Scott Morrisson as a solid sign of the changing forces… Read More

Australian Fintech Brief: First State Super Partners with H2 Ventures

First State Super will invest tens of millions of dollars into fintech start-ups over the coming years, in partnership with H2 Ventures, a specialist fintech VC fund, according to the Sydney Morning Herald‘s James Eyers.  The launch of the First State Super-H2 partnership was attended by Prime… Read More

Australia’s Innovation Minister Christopher Pyne: Crowdfunding Is A ‘Highest Priority’

Australia’s Innovation Minister Christopher Pyne recently stated that governments had procrastinated on crowdfunding changes, and it was now a top priority, according to Australia’s Financial Review. Pyne said, To me it’s not that complicated, but that’s one of our highest priorities. There are things you can do quickly, there are… Read More

Australian Treasury Drafts New Guidelines for Crowdfunding; Opponents Share Insight

The Australian federal government’s proposed expansion of access to crowdfunding for businesses falls short of the hoped-for system, according to Yahoo Finance.  New draft guidelines issued by the Australian Treasury include increasing the amount companies are allowed to raise through crowdfunding to AUS $5 million,… Read More

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