FinTech Voice February 24, 2022

It is a huge honour to lead and represent one of Australia’s key voices and influencers in this vitally important industry. I’m excited about the organisation’s capacity to serve as an unrivalled hub for fostering growth at a critically innovative juncture. Thank you for your support and please reach out to me for any queries.

Entries are now open for the Finnie Awards 2022! Submit your applications soon. If you’re also looking for sponsorship opportunities to build your brand, please reach out to us.

In association with Sherlok, Adatree and AssuranceLab, we’re excited to host a webinar on current state-of-play in CDR and what’s on the horizon for 2022. If you have started your CDR journey or want to register for CDR access, this event is for you. Register for the event here.

We’re also hosting an interactive webinar to explore how connectID – powered by Eftpos Australia plans to transform the KYC process in Australia and deliver a better customer experience. Learn more about digital identity exchange with connectID and book your spot.

With respect to policy updates, The Government introduced the Treasury Laws Amendment (Modernising Business Communications) Bill 2022 into the House of Representatives last week. ASIC’s draft review of the ePayments Code will now be released on 7 March 2022. Feedback will be open until 25 March, 2022. Minister Hume and the Treasurer recently announced Open Finance as the next priority area for the CDR – consultation paper on the same will be released soon. We recently submitted the Privacy Act Review to the government.

Finally, we welcome our newest member this fortnight – EBONEX AUSTRALIA, CLSA CAPITAL PARTNERS, CURRENCYCLOUD, CRYPTOSPEND PTY LTD and COAXION

Regards,

Andrew Porter,
CEO,
FinTech Australia

CDR Report

The Government released a report on outcomes from the Consumer Data Right (CDR) Strategic Assessment.

Check out the Government’s latest Consumer Data Right – Strategic Assessment Outcomes Report

ePayments Code

ASIC’s draft review of the ePayments Code will now be released on 7 March 2022. Feedback for the same will be open until 25 March, 2022

 

💹 Fintech startup accelerator F10 has launched an Incubation Program in Singapore. The program will support early-stage startups built on Klaytn, a blockchain platform developed by internet giant Kakao Corp. The 3-month program kicks off in April 2022Visit here to learn more and register.

📖 Join the Fintech in Vietnam Program delivered by Asialink Business in association with Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources (DISER) and Austrade starting 10 March 2022 – a comprehensive online training series for Australian business leaders in the Fintech sector who are exploring opportunities to plug-into Vietnam’s fintech market. Learn more about the program and apply today! Use code FINTECHAUS100 for free registration!

 

 

⛓️ Join the connectID – powered by Eftpos Australia, for an interactive webinar to explore how connectID plans to transform the KYC process in Australia and deliver a better customer experience, reduced costs and enhanced compliance – 2 March – Visit here for more details

🔒 In association with Sherlok, Adatree and AssuranceLab, we are hosting a webinar to explore what’s on the horizon for open data in 2022 and new models related to it. Visit here to learn more and book your slots.

💳 Join Basiq in a session on what drives Basiq in “making finance easy”, through powerful data and insights and seamless consumer and developer experiences – 1 March – Register here for Basiq 3.0 – Open Finance Platform update

⛓️ Join the Fintech Week Tel Aviv 2022 at the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange, starting 21-23 March. It will take a deep dive into fintech’s key offerings, and discuss the pressing issues and challenges that lie ahead, and will try to get everyone thinking about how it all evolves and what the next phase will look like. Register today! Use promo code is: AUSTLV22.

💲 Money20/20 Europe is back to Amsterdam this 7 – 9 June 2022. A place where the fintech community loves to do business and this year it’s bigger, sharper and giving unparalleled show experiences. Passes are now on sale. Get yours soon here.

⛓️ FinTech Australia is partnering with FINTECH21a two-day, two-stream program on Blockchain & Crypto and Fintech Trends. Book your tickets for Australia’s largest fintech event of 2022 – 23-24 March 2022. Also, reach out to us for speaking and exhibiting opportunities. Our members also get a 15% discount to attend! Use Code FAU15

📈 Data science and AI Association of Australia is hosting an online event on Investing with Data. Panelists from Diversiview by LENSELL and Sharesight will discuss with DSAI directors about the importance of using data and technology. – 3 March – Register here

 

 

Don’t miss all the news and insights from our members and corporate partners from our newsroom.

  • Mambu and Change Financial join forces to bolster digital banking and payments capabilities in ANZ
  • Airwallex Partners with Qantas Loyalty to expand its financial services with ‘Business Money’
  • Sandstone Technology partners with Codat to expand to the SME market
  • MasterRemit: How two brothers displaced by civil war are helping billions achieve financial equality
  • Swyftx has made Australian sporting history, inking a three-year partnership with the NRL to become its exclusive crypto exchange partner
  • EpisodeSix: Powering the next generation of payments
  • FrankieOne: from Melbourne startup to global regtech in 4 years
  • Australian payments specialist, Zai, a new force in global fintech
  • TreviPay: Creating an Uber experience at the B2B checkout: Navigating embedded payments
  • DNX Solutions launches new Citadel brand amid global expansion
  • WeMoney becomes accredited for Open Banking in Australia
  • LAB Group announced its partnership with Australian financial services firm B Digital Assets Pty Ltd (“B Digital”) to enhance B Digital’s client onboarding experience.

 

 

 

Upcoming Events
  1. Finnies 2022

    June 23
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    September 7 - September 8
Videos

Ep 2: Fintechs Acceleration of Growth Since COVID

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Podcasts

Lee Hatton – Afterpay: FinTech Australia Podcast

Anthony Jones – Visa AUS/NZ

Tim Cameron – TransferWise