Tagged: simon cant

Startup Muster Report Shows Fintech Strength in Australia

The recently published Startup Muster report showed a Fintech sector that was growing solidly in Australia.  According to the report, 19.7% of startup founders indicated Fintech as their industry, up from 15.9% in 2016. Overall, Fintech remains the number one startup sector for founders in Australia… Read More

EY Report: Australia’s Fintech Industry is Growing Rapidly Jumping 200% Since 2016

Australia’s Fintech industry growing rapidly. This is according to a report by EY and FinTech Australia. The 2017 EY FinTech Australia Census indicates that Aussie FIntech companies experienced a 200% annual median revenue jump in contrast to year prior. The Census, released today at the… Read More

FinTech Australia Says Australia is Ahead of Other Advanced Markets Like US & Singapore in Fintech Adoption

Pointing to the recently published EY Fintech Adoption Index, Australia is doing a bit of chest pounding as their prominence in the Fintech sector rises. In a public release, FinTech Australia says Australia is now a world leader in Fintech adoption jumping ahead of other… Read More

Australia Plans Week Long Fintech Festival “Intersekt” in Melbourne

Fintech leaders in Australia have announced a week long Fintech festival scheduled to take place at the end of November. The goal is to boost Asia-Pacific Fintech growth Australian festival to drive Asia-Pacific fintech growth. The festival will be held in Melbourne and is predicted… Read More

FinTech Australia Announces New Board of Directors

  FinTech Australia has announced the election of its new Board of Directors. The new Board is said to align with constitutional changes regarding gender diversity and representation from a broad number of states. On June 1, 2017, the Fintech industry association’s members voted in… Read More

FinTech Australia Announces Winners of Finnie Awards

The winners of the inaugural Finnie awards were announced earlier today at a ceremony attended by more than 200 guests at Sydney’s Darling Harbour, according to FinTech Australia. The winners of 29 awards were chosen by 39 local and international judges from 158 entries. The… Read More

Australia Launches Industry-backed Fintech Awards to Showcase Emerging Sector

  The Australian Fintech industry and Jobs for NSW have joined to launch new awards to celebrate the achievements of Australia’s financial technology pioneers. Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional NSW, Skills and Small Business, John Barilaro, stated that Jobs for NSW will provide $80,000… Read More

FinTech Australia Receives $200,000 Funding Grant From Federal Treasury

FinTech Australia, a national association for the Australian FinTech Startup community, announced earlier this month it received a $200,000 funding grant from the Federal Treasury. This news comes just a few months after the organization secured $300,000 from Launch Victoria. Federal Treasurer Scott Morrison MP revealed details… Read More

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

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