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…)

Five FinTechs on Friday – March 12, 2021

This Friday we have five exciting FinTechs: a payments platform, a world-class investment management provider, a regulatory trade and transaction reporting platform and a data access governance solution platform and a leading provider of secure, stylish POS payment terminal solutions.

Check them out below!

Intersekt 2021 registration is now live! Grab a ticket for the most thought provoking and diverse Asia-Pacific fintech conference.

Don’t forget to apply for the Finnies Awards 2021 and have the chance to be recognised amongst the most innovative Australian companies that are disrupting the fintech industry.

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Five FinTechs on Friday – March 5, 2021

This Friday we have five exciting FinTechs: a compliance tool provider, a financial planner, a CDR enabler, a B2B payment platform and a smart personal wealth app.

Check them out below!

Don’t forget to apply for the Finnies Awards 2021 and have the chance to be recognised amongst the most innovative Australian companies that are disrupting the fintech industry.

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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…)

New CREALOGIX survey reveals retail banks’ “hot topics”

This article was originally posted from the Crealogix blog.

What are the “hot topics” in terms of trends and technology? And what solutions are banks looking for to grow through digital innovation?

CREALOGIX conducted a survey with the retail banking community*.
Generally, the banks’ responses centred around three main topics: (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…)

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