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Suncorp is launching a fintech accelerator program

- May 16, 2019 1 MIN READ

Queensland financial giant Suncorp has announced plans for a three-month accelerator program for fintech startups. The Suncorp Digital Incubator Program is a 90-day accelerator offering access to mentors, designers, data/APIs and tech and business experts, at the bank’s Digital Labs in Brisbane. Applications are now open with the program kicking off in June. Chief Information… Read more »

Rebecca Schot-Guppy, FinTech Aus
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Afterpay partners with The Finnies

- April 29, 2019 2 MIN READ

Payments disruptor Afterpay rocked the industry when it took out fintech organisation of the year at the Finnies for the second year in a row last year. Now, the global buy now, pay later company has become the first winner to sponsor the Finnies and is a major sponsor for the 2019 Awards.

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Aussie FinTechs wanted for Accenture FinTech Innovation Lab 2019

- April 6, 2019 3 MIN READ

Applications are now being accepted for Accenture’s annual FinTech Innovation Lab Asia-Pacific, a 12-week program that helps early- and growth-stage fintech companies accelerate product and business development through mentorship with executives from top financial institutions. The sixth year of the Lab comes after global fintech investments more than doubled in 2018, to US$55.3 billion, led by a… Read more »

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Business lending startup Waddle raises $4 million

- March 19, 2019 2 MIN READ

Sydney fintech Waddle, which provides invoice financing for small to medium enterprises (SMEs) has raised $4 million in Series A funding from Allectus Capital. With the company in 2017 securing a $50 million wholesale facility, the funding will go towards scaling Waddle across Australia and accelerating the integration of its global financial services partners. Founded… Read more »