Five Fintechs on Friday – 10 June, 2022

The new edition of the five fintechs on Friday is here!

But first, news from the industry…

Basiq launches Smart Payments to accelerate Australian fintech ecosystem. MyBond turns one, celebrated its first anniversary recently in Sydney. Currencycloud gains ASIC licence to operate in Australia. Change Financial bolsters card capabilities for New Zealand mutuals.

 

Below are five fintechs to know about this fortnight!

Kraken

Kraken is one of the world’s largest global digital asset platforms and a leader in euro volume and liquidity. Globally, Kraken’s client base trades more than 100 digital assets and 7 different fiat currencies, including GBP, EUR, USD, CAD, JPY, CHF and AUD. Kraken, now 3,000 employees, was founded in 2011 and was one of the first exchanges to offer spot trading with margin, parachain auctions, staking, regulated derivatives and index services. Kraken is trusted by over 8 million traders and institutions around the world and offers professional, round-the-clock online support.

APLYiD

APLYiD‘s new Digital Verification Of Identity (VOI) product uses ARNECC’s identity document requirements as the parameters for ID verification. APLYiD VOI is completed on a mobile device in under 3 minutes making the process seamless for customers throughout the home loan process and can capture documents like: driver’s licence, passport, medicare card, and name change certificate to assist in meeting regulatory requirements for lenders.

APLYiD’s leading biometric and document tampering technology can give you the confidence to know that the person making the application is who they say they are and their documents have not been falsified – while also accessing government data and other trusted sources to give the most complete, secure ID document verification in the world.

For a demonstration please get in touch with the team via www.aplyid.com

Azupay

Azupay are specialists in real-time payments and the first to offer an Australian made consumer-to-business payment solution using the New Payments Platform (NPP) and PayID. We provide a fast, efficient and cost-effective way for Australians to pay and get paid in real-time, 24/7, 365 days a year. With Azupay, we make sure your payments are faster, safer and smarter. Website: https://azupay.com.au/

oneZero

oneZero develops multi-asset class enterprise trading technology for retail brokers, institutional brokers, banks and liquidity providers. We offer a liquidity neutral solution for trading technology, distribution and analytics. Our technology handles $100B+ ADV, 6M+ transactions/day, and billions of quotes/day.

oneZero was founded in 2009 by Andrew Ralich and Jesse Johnson. Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, we have 120+ global employees delivering superior results for 200+ customers. We have development and operations centers in Asia, Australia, Europe, North America and the United Kingdom. oneZero is backed by a top-tier growth private equity firm, Lovell Minnick Partners.

InDebted

InDebted is changing the world of consumer debt recovery for good.

We’re a global digital debt collection solution with the world’s most intelligent, customer centric collections platform. Using data science and digital communication, InDebted has built a scalable product that delivers tailored messaging and personalised support to produce exceptional customer experiences and optimal recoveries. We are focused on the financial health and wellbeing of customers, taking an empathetic and understanding approach to supporting their debt free journey.

InDebted was founded in Australia in 2016 by our CEO/Founder, Josh Foreman. Fast forward to today, and InDebted has completed three funding rounds totalling $50 million AUD, we’ve grown to a team of over 250 people living and working in 11 countries around the world, and we’re operational in five markets (with many more to come soon).

Check out our previous issues here

Videos

Ep 2: Fintechs Acceleration of Growth Since COVID

Ep 1: The Evolution of Payments

Scaling Product Globally

Podcasts

Lee Hatton – Afterpay: FinTech Australia Podcast

Anthony Jones – Visa AUS/NZ

Tim Cameron – TransferWise