Consumer Data Right startup Adatree has raised $1.2 million in a seed round co-founder Jill Berry says was nearly three-times oversubscribed. Tyro Payment co-founder Peter Haig and the company’s chair, Kerry Roxburgh, led the round alongside Equity Seed, Kylie Frazer and Rachael Neumann of Eleanor Ventures, and bank executive Angus McBean. Equity Seed’s Mark Hutchins is… Read more »
Two areas that could soon dominate the Australian finance space are the increased success of the fintech industry and the movement toward the adoption of open banking. Interestingly, an ecosystem built on the security needs of banks for sharing consumer data will see fintechs become more intrinsically linked to the innovation opportunities open banking allows… Read more »
Access to Open Banking under the Consumer Data Right (CDR), introduced in Australia in July 2020, will be expanded next year to include more business customers after federal treasurer Josh Frydenberg approved the ACCC’s expansion plans for the roll out. From 1 November 2021, major banks will enable business customers to share their data with… Read more »
4 months after Open Banking launched in Australia, a new report reveals the fintech sector is keen but struggling to get involved
78% of survey respondents were familiar with Open Banking (CDR). 71% of industry respondents intend to use CDR, 58% of whom stating that they intend to use CDR data within the next 12 months 64% of banks and lenders, and 54.6% of technology providers plan to spend more than $500,000 54.2% of fintechs expect to… Read more »
Competition watchdog the ACCC has pushed out timelines for the implementation and launch of some aspects of the Consumer Data Right (CDR), known as open banking from February until July 1, 2020, as it continues to look at testing for data privacy and security. Banking is the first sector to to address CDR, which… Read more »
Now might be exactly the right time in Australia to start a fintech, but what exactly the best investors are looking for can be a mystery for new founders.
Open banking will be phased in with all “major banks” to make data on credit and debit card, deposit and transaction accounts available by 1 July 2019.
Open banking will “revolutionise” Australia’s financial services sector by giving consumers the right to share their data to get themselves a better deal, Treasurer Scott Morrison said.
Data registries and analytics business Illion, formerly Dun & Bradstreet, has acquired Adelaide fintech startup Proviso as it gears up for the arrival of Australia’s open banking regime.
Sydney-based open banking startup Basiq has secured seed investment from NAB Ventures and Westpac’s VC fund Reinventure Group.