Vend has announced the appointment of former Yelp director Dave Scheine as the company’s new country manager for Asia-Pacific.
According to predictions from Forrester Research, it is likely that today’s youngest workers will hold between 12 and 15 jobs over their lifetime, swapping everything from job type to sector several times over. For some in today’s digital age, this is driven by shifting demands and needs for certain skills in an industry, and as… Read more »
Looking to further the development of the Victorian fintech sector, the state government has announced its plans to establish a fintech hub in Melbourne.
Payments startup Hyperwallet has expanded into Australia, looking to target growth across the Asia Pacific region from its new Sydney base.
Just a few weeks after leaving her post as VP of Twitter’s APAC business, Aliza Knox has been appointed chief operating officer of adtech startup Unlockd.
Microsoft has announced today that Steven Worrall will step into the role of Australian Managing Director for the company.
FinTech Australia receives $200,000 in funding from Federal Treasury to promote Australian fintech ecosystem
Australia’s peak fintech body, FinTech Australia has received a $200,000 funding grant from the Federal Treasury to promote Australia as a world leading fintech destination.
The Regional Collaborations Programme looks to encourage research organisations, universities, and ‘R&D intensive businesses’ to collaborate on new products with partners in the Asia Pacific.
American customer relationship management (CRM) company Salesforce has today announced the appointment of Mark Innes as its general manager for the Asia Pacific.
One10 has today announced Veronica Munro as its first CEO to lead expansion into new states and regional areas in Australia. Munro will lead the team into regional Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland. This expansions comes a month after the company opened its second office in Sydney as One10 drives startup growth across Asia-Pacific.
Silent auction company Givergy evolved out of a live golf scoring system to help charities fundraise at events
Givergy helps charities conduct their fundraising efforts online and at in-person events, whether it be through silent or live auctions, pledging, or raffles.
ASIC releases consultation paper on regulatory sandbox licensing exemption to facilitate fintech innovation
ASIC has released a consultation paper on proposed regulatory sandbox licensing exemption to further facilitate fintech innovation. The proposal follows on from ASIC’s announcement last month to provide additional steps to assist early stage fintech startup companies navigate through regulatory framework.
Venture capital-backed fintech companies in Asia raised $2.6 billion in the first quarter of 2016, according to KPMG’s latest Pulse of Fintech report, making up more than half of the $4.9 billion raised across 218 deals globally.
Tech industry darling Slack, the team messaging platform now boasting over 2.3 million active daily users, has officially launched in Australia, today opening its new Asia Pacific headquarters in Melbourne. The new office, in the heritage Carlton Brewery site, will be home to 70 staff.
StockFans is a fantasy trading platform giving amateur traders a no-risk way to learn about the markets
Singapore startup StockFans has created one such platform that allows players to buy and sell stocks with virtual cash.