The idea for it digital-only startup bank Pelikin came from founder Sam Brown’s experiences with personal banking in while Australia and overseas.
Fintech company Uno Home Loans has announced the raising of $25 million in funding from strategic backer Westpac, and kicked off the search for a new CEO.
National Australia Bank (NAB) has today announced it is set to hire 600 tech specialists across the areas of software engineering, data, architecture, and security.
RMIT has launched the RMIT Blockchain Innovation Hub, a research centre that will work to understand the social science of blockchain, and develop policies.
Sydney-based open banking startup Basiq has secured seed investment from NAB Ventures and Westpac’s VC fund Reinventure Group.
Blockchain startup R3 has announced the close of a US$107 (AU$143) million Series A round, marking the largest raise for a blockchain startup to date.
The banks wanted to bargain as a group with Apple for access to the NFC controller in iPhones in order to offer their own digital wallet services rather than use Apple Pay.
Sydney startup Carrott has developed an active cash management app which focuses on educating users about how to make the most of their bank account funds.
National Australia Bank has led a US$24 million Series B round (approximately $31 million) in San Francisco-based foreign exchange payments company Veem through its VC fund, NAB Ventures.
Sydney startup Secure Code Warrior has developed an online platform to help train programmers in cybersecurity through a gamified testing process.
Four months after appointing a new CEO, Sydney-based fintech company Tyro Payments has announced Kareem Al-Bassam as its Head of Product.
National Australian Bank (NAB) has announced its alliance with two global leading financial institutions- Israel’s Bank Leumi and the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC). The alliance will open up opportunities for NAB to tap into international innovation initiatives and insights, with a major focus on looking at blockchain technology.
Sydney’s leading loan bidding platform LoanDolphin has reached a significant milestone and has announced it has exceeded $100 million in home loan auctions. The fintech startup has already seen customers save over $130,000 on a $500,000 home loan over 30 years.
Australian startup Bigstone has today announced the launch of its online lending marketplace to offer the best small business loans in the country. The startup aims to help fill the $2.4 trillion credit gap in the SME lending market by giving small businesses a better risk adjusted rate of return.
Fintech startup Spotcap has today announced its $11 million milestone in short-term credit lines and loans to SMEs as it celebrates its first year of business in Australia.