FinTech Australia news stories
APAC FinTech network launches to encourage cross-border innovation
Nine associations formally launched the network by signing a Statement of Intent at the Asian Financial Forum event in Hong Kong.
Fintech Australia begins hunt for new CEO as Danielle Szetho steps down
"It is now time to hand over the organisation to a new CEO as the sector matures and the organisation scales to the next stage of growth.”
Australia and Hong Kong strengthen 70 year FinTech relationship with MoU
“Partnerships like this are critical to ensuring the sustained success of the global fintech industry."
FinTech industry welcomes Govt's anti-money laundering rules for digital currencies
“The legislation will help bring further legitimacy to exchanges operating in Australia, unlocking the benefits of digital currency usage."
Trans-Tasman fintech bond tightened with refreshed focus on innovation
The FMA announced its decision to allow personalised robo-advice services in New Zealand.
Intersekt fintech festival promises world-first gender equality commitment
The decision is part of an ongoing campaign to drive increased levels of female participation in Australia’s most important startup sector.
Sydney charges ahead as a global FinTech leader, Melbourne not far behind
"Sydney’s recognition as a Global Leader is well deserved and long overdue."
Australia - world leaders in FinTech adoption, ahead of U.S & Hong Kong
“Fintech is no longer just an industry with future potential - it is now an industry which is delivering great on-the-ground outcomes."
FinTech Australia maps the industry's ecosystem
"The map is arguably the best visual representation yet of our fintech industry, which is the largest startup sub-sector."
Open banking - Australia, behind the eight ball, report says
Many understand that Open Banking is the new normal, but they are still unclear about how to proceed.