Verve is a women-only fund focused on closing the gap between men and women’s super: women currently retire with an average of 47 percent less super than men.
Australian fintech company Ignition Advice has partnered with Bank of Ireland to launch a digital advice platform for the bank’s customers.
While there are a wealth of pocket money apps and kids’ bank accounts in the market, the team still saw a gap for a money management and education tool for kids, and so Kwidz was born.
Xero has unveiled Xero Learn, an education platform looking to help everyone from uni students through to SMB owners develop their financial literacy.
Fintech startup Douugh has closed a $2.5 million seed funding round and landed a partnership with US bank, Choice Financial.
Fintech app Finch raises $2.25 million seed round as health and safety system Donesafe raises $1.2 million
Fintech app Finch has raised $2.25 million in seed funding to grow out its team, further its product development, and accelerate customer acquisition.
Sydney-based startup Grei offers a multimedia content platform aimed at improving financial literacy in China
Targeting a Chinese audience, the Grei app looks to improve financial literacy through mentorship from experts and leaders and educational content.
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.
Wellington startup Banqer has expanded to Australia, partnering with Netwealth to see 15,000 students across the country receive free access to the platform.
New Zealand startup Banqer, which has created a school-based system to help teach kids financial literacy, has announced a partnership with KiwiBank that will see the system rolled out to 1,000 new classrooms across the country and co-development of new learning modules.
For decades Australian schoolchildren have been learning the basics of banking and saving through the Commonwealth Bank’s Dollarmites program.