Five Fintechs On Friday July 22, 2022

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News from the industry…

Spenda announces company rebrand. Till Payments adds Alipay to its education offering through Alipay+ partnership. CreditorWatch awarded ISO certification for gold-standard information security management. Upcover raises $4.7m to disrupt “overcomplicated” insurance landscape and GoCardless launches free online course ‘PayTo University’ to support introduction of Australia’s new payment system


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Below are five fintechs to know about this fortnight!



Spenda is a business ecosystem that facilitates the transfer of both operational and financial data between businesses as they buy and sell from each other. They have over 20 years’ experience in delivering smart B2B software applications, flexible payment and lending solutions, and integration services that help improve the way businesses trade and get paid. Spenda recently launched a rebrand, showcasing a new logo which they say better aligns with the continued evolution and growth of the business.


Upplft is re-imagining the hiring experience by directly connecting top talent with verified businesses, making it a faster, more transparent and direct way of hiring. Removing key friction points from the search and hire process, Upplft believes in the power of creating connections and increasing retention by building lasting working relationships. With a foundation in data, behavioural science and AI, we match talent & businesses using values, culture, personality, and technical & soft skills, in a non-bias way.

So you can re-Imagine the hiring experience with UPPLFT! No more CVs and job descriptions
Upplft Your future. Shaped by you.


Downsizer is a property-focused fintech on a mission to help a whole generation enjoy their downsized life, with more money and more freedom. Using an automated property valuation model, Downsizer unlocks home equity to back a cashless deposit bond for exchange of contracts. This allows empty nesters to secure their new dream home, without having to sell their current home first. The Downsizer Deposit Bond is available for both off-the-plan and existing dwellings and it can be used by owner-occupiers, investors and SMSFs. There is an instant eligibility and affordability.

Lift Women

Lift Women is a female-led FinTech startup and Australia’s first women-focused crowdfunding platform that connects female entrepreneurs to pivotal resources and relationships, while also operating on a social impactful model. Their mission is to close the funding gap for female founders by making funding accessible and possible for all women and girls in Australia and beyond. Empowering women to start their own business, attain financial wellness and live a life to its fullest potential are at the heart of everything they do.

Jacobi Strategies

Jacobi Strategies (Jacobi) helps investment firms streamline their multi-asset investment processes with a unique, customizable platform for portfolio design, analysis and client engagement. The cloud-based software allows users to combine complex financial modelling, portfolio design and intuitive visualisation and reporting. Its unique “open architecture” platform allows firms to build their own code, analytics and applications on top of the platform.
Founded in Brisbane in 2014 Jacobi’s clients include some of the world’s leading pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, asset managers, wealth managers and investment consultants.

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