Member Spotlight: Assembly Payments and Patona

After starting several successful fintechs, Simon Lee, Managing Partner of Patona, and Co Founder and Board Member of Assembly Payments, has some sound wisdom when it comes to scaling a business and making meaningful connections and partnerships with financial services heavyweights. 

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Five FinTechs on Friday – September 18

We’re excited to bring to you five fintechs this weeks. A financial products comparison website with a difference, a fintech helping small businesses combat cyber attacks, a provider of digital wealth technology for businesses, a technology partner for finance brokers and dealers and one that invests in, creates and grows payment businesses. Read more below.

As we get closer to the Finnies Awards ceremony, all hands will be on deck to ensure the success of our first virtual ceremony. On that note, we will put this 5 fintechs initiative on hold till November 6, 2020. Please follow us on Linkedin or Twitter for all updates from us and we hope you can all join us for this year’s virtual gala night that we guarantee will be a night to remember. The first hundred registrants will also receive exciting gifts from us. All updates will be shared next Friday instead of the Five Fintechs.

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Five FinTechs on Friday – September 11

We’re excited to bring to you this weeks fintechs. Fintechs for consumers that help with accessing better deals from the banks and another that makes online trading simple. Also, fintechs that help businesses digitise their documents, enable payments via bluetooth and provide analytics for better user experience. Read more below.

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Five FinTechs on Friday – September 4

A range of fintechs this Friday that bring new innovations and funding to the sector. A home loan platform using smart technologies, an open banking sharing platform, a digital currency exchange, a new startup in mobile wallets and and early stage VC for fintechs. Learn more about each below.

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Member Spotlight: Look Who’s Charging, partnering with financial institutions

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Five FinTechs on Friday – August 28

It’s that time of the week again, when all eyes are on the five fintechs we highlight. This week we have fintechs to help businesses and individuals with better payment terms, insurance options within credit cards and lending selection. Also a fintech helping government be more digitally efficitent and one helping financial institutes reduce regulatory risk. Read more below.

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Five FinTechs on Friday – August 21

Another exciting Friday with fintechs that have built innovative solutions including micro-investing into your super, financing your next car purchase, using AI to understand consumer bank statements, delivering CDR expertise, enabling capital raising through crowdfunding through tokenised interests. More below.

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Member Spotlight: ComplyAdvantage, Trust in AML/CTF compliance

Tackling financial crime has been an issue that has repeatedly been the subject of media, government and public attention in the wake of the Banking Royal Commission, and Westpac’s  subsequent 23 million breaches of the AML/CTF Act. 

Some of the worst atrocities on Earth—terrorism, human trafficking and sexual exploitation— are funded by financial crime. Financial crime can only be eliminated when financial institutions have the data and technology necessary to flag and revoke criminals’ access to the financial system. At its core, until organizations have access to a robust and comprehensive database of external risk indicators, technology can only go so far. Significant steps have been taken on the technology side to stop financial crime where it has not been solved anywhere before – but the problem the industry faces remains a significant one for companies like ComplyAdvantage to fix.

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Five FinTechs on Friday – August 14

Exciting fintechs this Friday include providers of data management tools, Identity verification tools, neobanking, payments solutions and wealth tech business offerings. Check them all out below.

P.S. Census Reminder – we need your support and insights. Will only take 15 minutes. The Census informs our dealings with policy makers and the media. It lends our commentary and policy suggestions weight as it allows us to demonstrate that our key points truly reflect the views of the ecosystem.

P.P.S – The Finnie awards, recognising achievements in 19 categories in fintech, is nearing its application close date – 23:59 pm Sunday, 23 August. Apply for your fintech before entries close!

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Five FinTechs on Friday – August 7

This Friday we cover fintechs in equity crowdfunding, digital-first collections service, trade credit, p2p lending and global money transfers. Check them all out below.

P.S. Census Reminder – we need your support and insights. Will only take 15 minutes. The Census informs our dealings with policy makers and the media. It lends our commentary and policy suggestions weight as it allows us to demonstrate that our key points truly reflect the views of the ecosystem.

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Upcoming Events
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Videos

Ep 2: Fintechs Acceleration of Growth Since COVID

Ep 1: The Evolution of Payments

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Podcasts

Lee Hatton – Afterpay: FinTech Australia Podcast

Anthony Jones – Visa AUS/NZ

Tim Cameron – TransferWise