Access to new ideas and products, better long-term prospects, and access to a wider talent pool are the top three factors pushing Australian businesses to expand overseas
Square is continuing its push beyond the market stall, today launching a software development kit (SDK) to enable businesses to process payments through their own apps.
TransferWise for Business allows businesses to create a centralised account from which they can send and receive funds in 45 currencies.
National Australia Bank (NAB) has announced a collaboration with Chinese payment platform Alipay that will allow its merchants to take payments from customers via Alipay.
NAB Ventures, the venture capital arm of National Australia Bank (NAB), has joined investors including Elavon in backing smart payment terminal startup Poynt in a US$100 million ($139 million) Series C round
75 per cent of Australian SMB owners said they can’t be sure they’ll be able to pay their own bills on time due to unpaid invoices.
Get, the Sydney-based university payments startup formerly known as Qnect, has raised $3.4 million in a funding round led by Vertex Ventures and Click Ventures.
Australia’s transaction value through Alipay during China’s Golden Week holiday last week ranked 9th globally, with the number of transactions up 105 percent on 2017.
Former Commonwealth Bank executive Angela Clark has been appointed CEO of Beem It, the P2P payments app launched by a handful of banks earlier this year.
ANZ has released ‘Wallets@ATM’, a feature allowing customers to withdraw cash from the bank’s ATM using their mobile device rather than their plastic card.
The average Australian carries less than $60 in their wallet, with 80 percent of consumers preferring to pay by card, a new report from Square has found.
We had a chat with Ben Pfisterer about the growth of Square in Australia, how it has gone about forming its partnerships, and its place in the local fintech landscape.
Square and Bank of Queensland (BOQ) have joined forces to deliver small business more flexible payment options.
Melbourne fintech company Credit Clear, which automates the process of requesting payments from customers, has raised $8.5 million in funding from investors including Regal Funds Management.
In Melbourne to celebrate Square’s second birthday in Australia, the company’s cofounder and CEO Jack Dorsey also announced Square is set to build out an engineering hub down under, its first outside North America.