Inaugural industry-backed fintech awards launched to showcase excellence

The fintech industry and the NSW Government-backed Jobs for NSW have come together to launch new awards to celebrate the world-class achievements of Australias financial technology pioneers. (more…)

FinTech Australia receives $200,000 funding grant from Federal Treasury to promote Australia internationally as a leading FinTech innovation destination

FinTech Australia, the peak industry body for the Australian fintech industry, has received a much needed $200,000 funding grant from Federal Treasury to promote the emerging Australian fintech ecosystem internationally as a leading FinTech innovation destination. (more…)

Fintech Australia Opens New Front in Apple Pay War

Richard Gluyas from The Australian has been covering the battle between Apple and Australian banks over their grumpiness with Apple around the tech giants determined lockout of third party digital-wallet providers. (more…)

Australia To Lead International Blockchain Standardisation Project

Australias growing blockchain industry has received a much welcomed boost with the announcement that The International Organisation for Standardization (ISO) has agreed to appoint Australia to the position of secretariat for the international technical committee. (more…)

FinTech Australia partner with LaunchVic on inaugural FinTech Summit Collab / Collide 2016

FinTech Australia is pleased to launch its inaugural national FinTech Summit, FinTech Australia Collab / Collide 2016, in partnership with LaunchVic and the Victorian Government. Australias national FinTech Summit curated with and for the Australian FinTech community (more…)

Announcing the 2016 FinTech Australia Census

FinTech Australia and our great partners, EY Sweeney, are pleased to launch the inaugural FinTech Australia Census.

This Census is the first of its kind – a National, in-depth survey of FinTech Startups, examining FinTech-specific challenges such as licensing, bank partnerships and effectiveness of FinTech-specific Government initiatives. (more…)

Kids Bank wins Brisbane's inaugural FinTech Startup Weekend

Brisbanes inaugural FinTech Startup Weekend has just been completed with 11 teams pitching their new products to a panel of judges on Sunday night. (more…)

PRESS RELEASE: FinTech Australia appoints Danielle Szetho as CEO to connect and support Australia's FinTech Ecosystem

FinTech Australia, Australias national FinTech Association, is pleased to announce the appointment of Danielle Szetho as its Chief Executive Officer. The appointment was made by the Associations Committee. (more…)

PRESS RELEASE: FinTech Australia Welcomes the Treasurer’s response to the FinTech Australia Reform Priorities

Today Federal Treasurer Scott Morrison MP formally announced the governments response to FinTech Australias Reform Priorities Paper. FinTech Australia is thrilled to see the government boldly committing to support FinTech Australias ambition of making Australia the leading market for FinTech innovation and investment in Asia by 2017. (more…)

PRESS RELEASE: FinTech Australia elects its founding Committee

FinTech Australia, a national association for the Australian FinTech Startup community, has announced the election of its founding Committee:

  • Simon Cant, Co-Founder and Managing Director of Reinventure, has been appointed President
  • Charlotte Petris, Founder and CEO of Timelio, has been appointed Vice President
  • David Ball, Australian Director and Country Manager of Yodlee, has been appointed Secretary
  • Nick Motteram, Co-Founder and Managing Director of On-Market BookBuilds, has been appointed Treasurer
  • Alex Scandurra, CEO of Stone and Chalk; Stuart Stoyan, Founder and CEO of MoneyPlace; and Jack Quigley, Founder and CEO of CrowdFundUp have been appointed to the governing Committee

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