Funding from Point72, Bridge lane, Tank Stream and Reinventure, has allowed workplace software startup Flare to make progress on the next evolution of their financial wellness vision to help working Australians live their best financial life.
The Finnies awards night plays a key role in celebrating our best and brightest and pushing our industry to test its own limits.
UBank, the digital bank launched by National Australia Bank in 2008, is set to launch intelligent assistant Mia to help customers through their home loan applications.
As the finance sector deals with the fallout, fintech startups are taking note of both the lessons to be learned and the opportunities that have emerged.
ASIC has joined 28 international bodies in launching the Global Financial Innovation Network (GFIN), which aims to support financial innovation in the interests of consumers.
Israeli fintech startup Splitit has completed the first ASX listing of the year, following the closing of a $12 million initial public offering (IPO).
Financial management platform Moneytree has partnered with superannuation service Roll-it Super to enable access to its data aggregation solution.
Commonwealth Bank has officially rolled out Apple Pay for Commonwealth Bank and Bankwest customers with debit and credit cards.
Fresh from securing its restricted banking licence from the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) last month, neobank Xinja Bank has launched its second equity crowdfunding offer.
Startupbootcamp is expanding its Australian presence, launching a fintech accelerator program in Melbourne.
Australian fintech company Ignition Advice has partnered with Bank of Ireland to launch a digital advice platform for the bank’s customers.
OpenSparkz is working to reimagine loyalty programs and offers, believing there is too much friction in existing schemes for both merchants and customers.
The Australian alternative lending space has a new player in its midst, with new offering Lumi launching following the raise of a $31.5 million Series A round.
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.
We sat down to chat with Melissa Widner, general partner at NAB Ventures, the venture capital arm of National Australia Bank.