Binance Australia forced to suspend PayID deposits, withdrawals also hit, as crypto exchange debanked amid scams crackdown

- May 18, 2023 3 MIN READ

Crypto investors hoping to get their cash in a hurry through Binance Australia will be forced to wait a day or two longer after the crypto exchange said it has been forced to stop offering PayID deposits for Australian dollar account holders following “a decision made by our third party payment service provider”. The bebanking… Read more »


ANZ’s crypto stablecoin, minted for a billionaire and rich investors, is a reminder that de-banking remains a threat to smaller fintechs

- March 29, 2022 3 MIN READ

ANZ bank has minted its own stablecoin, A$DC, becoming the first Australian bank to create its own cryptocurrency with a value pegged to the Australian dollar. The ANZ stablecoin was created for the billionaire Smorgon family’s investment firm Victor Smorgon Group, which was issued with the 30 million A$DC in February. Unlike other popular stablecoins, A$DC… Read more »

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Startup Daily TV: The threat to startups from ‘debanking’ – fintech’s cancel culture

- September 9, 2021 2 MIN READ

Debanking is a growing concern for fintech and cryptocurrency startups. If you’re not sure what the term means, it’s the fintech sector’s version of cancel culture.  It’s when a large financial institution withdraws banking services to a business for any number of reasons – perhaps commercial, or regulatory, such as compliance with counter terrorism financing… Read more »