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Fintech startup Verteva secures $33M Series A raise amid COVID-19

Financial technology startup and home loan disruptor, Verteva, has secured a AUD$33m Series A capital raise which has been funded entirely by New Zealand’s Bolton Equities. Founded...

Melbourne millennial FinTech lands partnerships with global payments provider

Melbourne travel and banking app Pelikin has partnered with global finance technology provider Tuxedo Money Solutions, to deliver the startup’s multi-currency prepaid debit card...

Let’s Talk: Fintech

The financial services industry is in the midst of a digital revolution led by fintech startups. These nimble, customer-centric companies are rapidly establishing a...

Australia has ten Fintechs inside the top 100

Ten Australian companies have been named amongst the top 100 fintechs globally, with three – Prospa, zipMoney and AfterPay Touch – landing a place...

“It’s harder to understand digital tech, new business models at 10,000 feet” says Flare MD

What do Flare (HR tech/fintech), Mad Paws (an online pet care marketplace) and Hilti (power tools) – three very different companies – have in...

Draft legislation to boost fintech startup investment released for comment by treasurer

The Turnbull Government has drafted legislative reforms to support investment in innovative fintech companies by venture capital and angel investors, Treasurer Scott Morrison has...

Finch raises $2.25m for Gen Y finance app after ‘proving it can rival’ Silicon Valley fintechs

Melbourne-based fintech startup Finch has closed an oversubscribed seed round, raising $2.25m in funding for its social payments app for millennials.    Launched in July,...

First fintech, now fashion: online retail marketplace MyDeal continues to diversify

Fresh from entering the fintech game, with the launch of SME e-tailer loans in partnership with Prospa, ecommerce company MyDeal has continued to diversify...

InfoTrack enters credit bureau game with acquisition of fintech startup CreditorWatch

Rapid-growth SME credit bureau CreditorWatch has been acquired by InfoTrack, a leading provider of intelligent search and automated workflow solutions for business professionals.  Founded by...

Cash and other prizes available to winners of Girls in Tech’s female-only startup pitch night

Global not-for-profit Girls in Tech (GiT) will host its first female-only, early-stage startup pitch night in Australia, next week.   Taking place on Friday, 11...

Dynamic Business: Have your say about what we write, and you read

2020 was a year of unprecedented challenge for business owners. Almost overnight, businesses of all sizes were scrambling to find new customers...

Dealing with financial stress

It is common for people working in business to be concerned with or stressed about their business finances at some point.

How Australian retailers are reimagining customer experience

The customer is always right is an adage that has been driving the way we do business for years. While the concept of...

Regional company pivots to manufacture COVID-19 face masks

As COVID-19 wreaked havoc nationally and demand for safety equipment grew, Victoria’s regional medical device manufacturer Care Essentials pivoted its focus to...

Greater Sydney NYE restrictions tightened

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has announced a further tightening of COVID-19 restrictions for NYE as 18 new community transmissions are detected overnight.

Leverage crypto traders lose over $US13 billion in 2020

Data from cryptocurrency trading simulator Crypto Parrot has found that cryptocurrency traders on Bitfinex and BitMEX lost $US13.47 billion in 2020.

US House approves $US2,000 checks in COVID-19 stimulus bill

The US House of Representatives has approved increasing COVID-19 stimulus checks from $US600 to $US2,000, however it is still uncertain whether these...

Fruitful business: how Ripe Robotics is transforming robotics and agriculture

Quitting your job and following your passion is more common on theatre screens than in real life, however it’s exactly what happened...