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FinTech Australia & FinTech Indonesia Sign MOU in Collaboration Push

FinTech Indonesia and FinTech Australia have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) in a move designed to propel the mutual development of Fintech in both jurisdictions. FinTech Australia is the leading voice of the emerging Fintech industry in Australia. The group is actively engaged with… 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 Welcomes Aussie Government Stance on Positive Credit Reporting

FinTech Australia has welcomed the announcement about “comprehensive credit reporting” by Treasurer Scott Morrison at the opening day of the Collab/Collide Summit in Melbourne. The Australian Government will mandate a comprehensive credit reporting regime that should help Australian borrowers get a better deal from lenders,… Read More

CCAF Asia-Pacific Report Shows Dramatic Rise for Alternative Finance in Australia

China is the biggest kid on the block when it comes to the emerging alternative finance market in the Asia Pacific region. In fact, China has the largest alternative finance market in the world driven by a fast growing economy, a highly connected population via… Read More

FinTech Australia & EY Launch Census on Fintech Growth

FinTech Australia has announced that the EY FinTech Australia Census 2017 is underway to help create a more vibrant Fintech industry down under. The two groups are asking that all industry participants complete the questionnaire before September 3rd. So you better hurry. This years survey… 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

Auswide Bank Increases Equity Stake in Peer-to-Peer Lender MoneyPlace

Australia’s Auswide Bank Ltd. (ASX:ABA) announced on Thursday it is increasing its equity stake in peer-to-peer lender MoneyPlace Holdings Pty Ltd. According to Auswide Bank, it will have a controlling interest of at least 51% in MoneyPlace with the potential to increase that interest up… Read More

Brief: Australian Bank Auswide Offers Up $60M to P2P lender MoneyPlace & Takes 20% Stake

On Thursday, Queensland-based Auswide Bank announced it has offered $60 million in funding to peer-to-peer lender, MoneyPlace. MoneyPlace, which was launched in October, provides loans of $5000 to $35,000 through its P2P platform. The new partnership between Auswide and MoneyPlace will have a 5-year deal to fund up… Read More

Aussie P2P Lender MoneyPlace To Open To Retail Investors Next Year; Now Open To ‘Sophisticated Investors’

Aussie startup MoneyPlace will next year be among the earliest Australian peer-to-peer lenders to open up to “mum and dad investors” (read: small-scale nonprofessional investors) as of Monday, Nov. 2, noted the Sydney Morning Herald. The Melbourne-based MoneyPlace has been in the works for two years, including… Read More

Welcome to Australia, MoneyPlace: Newest P2P Lending Market Begins Trading in June Quarter

MoneyPlace, Australia’s newest P2P lending market, has confirmed that it plans to begin trading in the June quarter, joining current popular platforms SocietyOne, RateSetter and ThinCats, according to BankingDay. The Melbourne-based company will focus on the personal loan market, with a minimum loan of $5,000 on three-year… Read More