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Westpac Group in Australia Reveals that Marketplace Lender SocietyOne has joined its Digital Banking Platform

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The Westpac Group in Australia has revealed that SocietyOne is its second partner to join­ the institution’s new digital banking-as-a-service (BaaS) platform. SocietyOne is a key Fintech player in the nation’s digital lending sector (having originated more than $1 billion in loans). According to a… Read More

Westpac-backed VC Fund Reinventure Joins $90 Million for Kredivo’s Owner, Indonesia’s Leading “Buy Now Pay Later” Platform

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Westpac-backed VC fund Reinventure aims to increase its presence in Asia’s Fintech economy. Reinventure has reportedly joined a $90 million investment round for Kredivo’s owner, Indonesia’s fast-growing “buy now, pay later” (BNPL) platform. Asia Growth Fund and Square Peg led Reinventure’s latest round for FinAccel,… Read More

Australia’s Westpac Banking Corporation Is Planning to Launch a New Digital Banking Platform

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Sydney-based Westpac, one of Australia’s first banks and first companies, is reportedly planning to introduce a new digital banking platform in order to attract younger clients that may otherwise prefer opening accounts at neo banks. Westpac’s decision to launch a new digital brand was announced… Read More

Equitise Pivot: Crowdfunding Portal Launches New Syndicate Platform to Connect VC’s & Angels with Retail Investors

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Crowdfunding platform Equitise has launched a new “Syndicate” platform to connect Australian VCs and Angel Investors with retail investors. The shift was described as a bit of a pivot for the Australian / New Zealand – funding platform. Equitise said it was frustrated by the… Read More

Brief: Westpac Pumps Additional AUS$50M into Reinventure Fintech Venture Fund

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Westpac announced another AUS$50 million commitment into a second fund to be managed by Reinventure Group, according to a release. Reinventure, cofounded by Danny Gilligan and Simon Cant, makes investments from Seed through to Series A and up, with a particular focus on disruptive technologies with a direct… Read More

Australian’s SocietyOne Hits $200M in Applications, Targeting Bank Customers with Competitive Risk-based Pricing

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SocietyOne co-founder Matt Symons said yesterday there was a strong correlation between the lender’s $200 million in loan ­applications and traffic on the get­creditscore.com website — a partnership with the nation’s leading credit bureau, Veda, reported The Australian‘s Richard Gluyas. More than 75,000 people have used the… Read More

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