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Australia and New Zealand’s Business Lender ScotPac Teams Up with Financial Services Firm Ebury

Australia and New Zealand’s non-bank business lender ScotPac, and global financial services firm Ebury have announced a new partnership aimed “at making trading on a global scale faster and more accessible for all businesses.” The collaboration will provide clients of both businesses “with ready access… Read More

NCR Corporation Extends Partnership with New Zealand’s Kiwibank

NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), an enterprise technology provider, today announced it has expanded its partnership with Kiwibank, the largest New Zealand-owned bank. NCR will run the bank’s ATM fleet “through its ATM as a Service solution, and Kiwibank’s 200+ ATMs will be incorporated into NCR’s… Read More

Fintech Airwallex Australia and New Zealand Region Reports Steady Growth with 115% Revenue Increase YoY

Global financial platform Airwallex has delivered “a 115 percent increase in revenue across Australia and New Zealand YoY.” The progress comes as Airwallex “delivers global revenue growth of 120 percent YoY and global transaction volume growth of 77 percent YoY.” The revenue and transaction volume… Read More

Global Payments Fintech Airwallex Appoints Luke Latham as Australia, New Zealand GM

Australian-born payments company Airwallex has appointed Luke Latham as General Manager for its Australia and New Zealand business. Latham joins Airwallex following senior roles “with Amazon, Amazon Web Services, Groupon and most recently as Chief Operating Officer for MILKRUN.” Airwallex CEO and Co-founder Jack Zhang… Read More

Digital Bank Revolut Launches Operations in New Zealand

Revolut, the global financial super app with more than 30 million customers worldwide, has launched its services in New Zealand, “delivering Kiwis a first of its kind digital money experience.” For the first time ever, New Zealand residents will “get access to Revolut’s seamless, safe… Read More

ClearScore Expands into New Zealand

ClearScore has expanded into New Zealand. The company reports that it is now serving 19 million users across the UK, South Africa, Australia, Canada, along with New Zealand. ClearScore provides consumers with a website and app to check their credit score and report for free…. Read More

Fintech Trends Survey: Japanese Consumers to Consider Switching to Bank, Financial App that Gives Insight into their Carbon Footprint

New Zealand-headquartered green fintech firm Cogo conducted a survey to uncover Japanese customer attitudes towards banks and financial apps “helping them drive sustainable lifestyles.” Administered in collaboration with strategic design and sustainability consultancy Fabric, the survey “engaged 1,966 participants who use banking and financial apps… Read More

Accounting Workflow Automation Fintech FloQast to Expand Operations into Australia, New Zealand

FloQast, a provider of accounting workflow automation software created by accountants for accountants, announced its expansion into Australia and New Zealand, with plans to establish and scale a local headquarters in Sydney. With global interest increasing as FloQast establishes itself “as an emerging international leader… Read More

Australia: Woolworth’s Wpay Teams Up with Qwikcilver Solutions as their Gift Cards Issuance Tech Partner

Qwikcilver Solutions in Australia, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Pine Labs Limited, and a pioneer in SaaS based end-to-end gift card processing platform has partnered with Woolworths Group’s payments entity Wpay, “to extend their gift card processing solutions & services in the Australia & New Zealand… Read More

Fintech Cogo Leverages AWS Marketplace to Scale Cloud-based Carbon Management Software

Global carbon footprint management fintech, Cogo, announced that its carbon footprint management software is now listed on AWS Marketplace, a digital catalogue with thousands of software listings from independent software vendors that “make it easy to find, test, buy, and deploy software that runs on… Read More

Business Management Platform MYOB Partners with Amaka to Introduce Inventory Synchronization Capabilities

Business management platform MYOB has partnered with Amaka in order “to roll out added inventory synchronisation capabilities for their existing Shopify + MYOB Business integration.” The inventory sync “allows MYOB Business users to maximize the functionality of MYOB’s recently released inventory management solution.” Pedram Afshar,… Read More

Fintech Firm Wagestream Releases Australian State of Financial Wellbeing Report

Financial wellbeing Fintech Wagestream, with research and analysis from Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand, has launched the inaugural Australian State of Financial Wellbeing Report in a bid “to identify how employers can better alleviate financial stress in the workplace for struggling employees.” The report is… Read More

Global Fintech Remitly Expands Services to New Zealand, Japan

Remitly Global, Inc. (NASDAQ: RELY), a digital financial services provider for immigrants and their families in over 170 countries around the world, announced key business milestones in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region. Remitly has expanded its global footprint “to include Japan and New Zealand. To date,… Read More

SME Online Lender Ranqx Appoints Former JPMorgan Executive as Chairman

Online lender Ranqx has appointed John Horner as Chairman of the firm. Horner was previously JPMorgan Chase CIO and Treasurer. He is currently Managing Partner at MoVi, a network dedicated to learning and innovation that advises, incubates, and invests in early-stage firms. Ranqx is based in… Read More

Card Payments in New Zealand to Increase at 5% CAGR between 2022 and 2026: Report

The New Zealand payment card market is expected to “gradually recover” from the COVID-19 pandemic to register a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.0% “between 2022 and 2026 and reach NZ$98.0 billion ($67.1 billion) in 2026,” forecasts GlobalData, a data and analytics company. According… Read More

Bank of New Zealand Introduces SoftPOS App

Bank of New Zealand (BNZ) has introduced BNZ Pay, which is described as a mobile app for retailers that transforms an Android device into a contactless payment terminal. Created with assistance from Visa and Quest Payment Systems, BNZ Pay is being rolled out with no… Read More

Ranqx Expands Into North America to Tackle SME Credit and Lending Market

Ranqx, a digital lender based in New Zealand, says it has expanded into North America to “fix” the SME credit and lending market. Ranqx says that following its success in the APAC region, it aims to address the small business lending market by providing banks,… Read More

Digital Transformation: ANZ New Zealand to Transition to FIS Modern Banking Platform

ANZ Bank New Zealand Ltd has selected financial technology platform FIS (NYSE: FIS) to enhance its core banking capabilities. ANZ New Zealand will be “the first bank outside the U.S. to utilize FIS’ Modern Banking Platform, which is deployed on Microsoft Azure.” FIS’ Modern Banking… Read More

NCR Corporation Provides Services to Support Bank of New Zealand’s ATM Network

NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), an enterprise technology provider, announced a strategic relationship with the Bank of New Zealand (BNZ), one of the largest banks in the country. Through its NCR ATM as a Service solution, NCR will “run the bank’s ATM fleet as part of… Read More

Aerotruth Signs Lulu Financial, Samsara Remit to B2B Document Mgmt Platform

Aerotruth, an Australian and New Zealand startup established by former WorldRemit executives, has signed up LuLu Financial Holdings and Samsara Remit as marquee clients for its online platform developed to simplify and enhance the partner B2B onboarding process for Fintech firms, banking institutions and other… Read More

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