Stripe has raised a new round of funding to accelerate momentum in Europe and reinforce enterprise leadership

Stripe, which builds economic infrastructure for the internet, has raised a $600 million (€500 million) funding round at a $95B (€80B) valuation. Primary investors include Allianz X, Axa, Baillie Gifford, Fidelity Management & Research Company, Sequoia Capital, and Ireland’s National Treasury Management Agency (NTMA). (more…)

LAB Group Partners with Costa Asset Management in Private Equity Deal

Australia’s leading financial services KYC & Onboarding platform provider, LAB Group, has completed its first-ever capital raise to form a private equity partnership with Costa Asset Management (CAM). (more…)

Citi Partners With Frollo To Test Its Open Banking Systems

Australian fintech Frollo has today announced that it will be performing Data Holder Testing for global financial institution Citi, to ensure their CDR Data Holder solution is compliant with CDR rules. (more…)

Open Banking and Financial Data Aggregation Leader Envestnet | Yodlee Secures CDR Accreditation from the ACCC

Envestnet | Yodlee (NYSE: ENV), a leading data aggregation and data analytics platform for digital financial services, today announced that it has qualified as an Accredited Data Recipient under the Consumer Data Right (CDR). (more…)

Huddle and Telstra come together in pioneering tech partnership

Press Release

We’re excited to announce our partnership with Australia’s leading telecommunications and technology company, Telstra.

We’re excited to announce our partnership with Australia’s leading telecommunications and technology company, Telstra. Starting today, Telstra Plus members will be able to access exclusive offers and rewards when they protect their car or home with Huddle. (more…)

CreditorWatch Chief Economist Harley Dale presents economic briefing at the 2021 Australian Mortgage Innovation Summit

Wednesday, 24 February 2021: CreditorWatch Chief Economist, Harley Dale, has led proceedings at today’s Australian Mortgage Innovation Summit (AMIS) with an opening keynote presentation on the state of the economy in 2021. (more…)

Link4 Tapped by Department of Industry for e-Invoicing

The Federal Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources is streamlining their invoice process to support Australia’s economic bounce back.

Adelaide, 24th of February, 2021
Link4 announce that another key Federal government department will be using their PEPPOL accredited access point to meet their e-Invoicing needs. Xcellerate IT and Link4 have been working together to implement e-Invoicing ahead of the government e-Invoicing mandate. (more…)

TransferWise changes name to Wise after 10 years

Works towards meeting international banking needs of Aussie consumers, businesses and banks beyond money transfers

Melbourne, Australia, 22 February 2021 – TransferWise, the global technology company building the best way to move money around the world, has today announced it has changed its name to Wise. (more…)

Open Banking and Financial Data Aggregation Leader Envestnet | Yodlee Launches New Credit Accelerator Solution to Support Faster and More Accurate Lending Decisions

Envestnet | Yodlee Credit Accelerator gives a comprehensive and accurate view of a consumer’s financial position, allowing for Financial Institutions and FinTechs to meet Responsible Lending guidelines (more…)

Businesses missing the benefits of fintech, say Airwallex and CPA Australia

Global fintech unicorn Airwallex and Australia’s leading professional accounting body CPA Australia, launched the ‘The Role of FinTech in Modernising Businesses’ report today, which aims to educate businesses on emerging fintech solutions and drive fintech adoption. (more…)

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