Fintech news stories
Why personalised CX will pay off for Asia’s banks
In just a few years, well-funded fintech firms, mobile wallets, trading apps and digital-only banks have revolutionised the centuries-old banking industry.
Airwallex launches new bank feed integration with NetSuite
Airwallex has launched a new bank feed integration with NetSuite, developed in partnership with NetSuite solution partner, Onlineone.
Visa chooses NZ startup for APAC Accelerator Programme
Visa has selected New Zealand payments startup Cymonz for the 2022 cohort of its Visa Accelerator Programme in Asia Pacific.
Incumbent banks must embrace data-centric capabilities
Retail banks are lagging in their ability to offer true omnichannel experiences, as customers pivot to competitors that offer more personalised experiences.
FIS Modern Banking Platform now available on Microsoft Azure
FIS says the partnership will expand its digital online banking to markets like New Zealand, the United Kingdom and Thailand
Sift shares digital trust and safety secrets in new report
The Digital Trust & Safety Index 2021 report contains a variety of statistics, insights and case studies to help businesses discover better solutions and help them get ahead of payment fraud.
Aussie fintech Emmi launches new solution for investors
An industry lead solution from Australian fintech and carbon risk solution company Emmi allows investors to decipher carbon transition risk and opportunity.
Airwallex announces global expense management platform
Airwallex has announced the launch of its global Expenses platform, offering modern solutions for organisations to manage their expenses in a quick, seamless and straightforward manner.
TIN releases Fintech Insights Report as NZ sector grows
Technology Investment Network (TIN), with the support of FintechNZ, has published NZ’s first Fintech Insights Report, providing in-depth information on the sector worth $2 billion globally.
Montessori Australia, Raiz Invest improve financial literacy
Montessori Australia (MA) has announced it is partnering with Raiz Invest to improve financial literacy for Australian children.
Fintech expert urges caution when it comes to online banking details
When it comes to convenience around data sharing via screen scraping, consumers have less control, security and transparency."
InterSystems releases suite of financial services solutions
InterSystems has announced the release of a suite of new solutions to facilitate improvements for financial services organisations.
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Kiwi fintech CEO awarded honours by Women Icons Network in Asia
A Kiwi fintech founder is making waves in Asia, representing New Zealand female excellence in the technology sector through a global enterprise.
GPS and Mastercard help fintechs disrupt traditional banking
GPS, the global payment technology platform catering to a variety of fintechs, has announced a new strategic partnership with Mastercard.
Aussie fintech launches revenue solution for MSPs and ISVs
BidFin, an Australian-based fintech, has launched a recurring revenue funding solution for the Australian technology market.
Dedoco expands its blockchain-based solution to ANZ
Blockchain-based digital document management company Dedoco celebrates its 2nd anniversary as it expands into the Australian and New Zealand markets.
The fintech fraud epidemic: Banks aren’t getting worse, fraudsters are just getting better
Fintech fraud is growing rapidly. As society becomes increasingly reliant on technology, the unfortunate truth of the matter is it also becomes more vulnerable to cybercrime.
Growfin targets US$125 trillion global payments market
Growfin has launched its platform to transform how finance functions in B2B companies track and collect payments from their customers.
FinTech Easy Business App expands its finance app ecosystem
Fintech start-up Easy Business App (formerly Easy Payslip) launches a new invoicing solution specially built for small business owners, sole traders and accountants.
Airwallex makes key leadership hires, growing US team
Global fintech platform, Airwallex, has added two essential senior hires to its leadership team, expanding the company’s presence in the US.
Aussie fintech Slyp raises $25M in latest funding round
Off the back of the raise, additional products and features will be expedited with Slyp announcing payment linked loyalty is on the roadmap for 2022.
eCommerce financing platform Wayflyer hits 'unicorn' status after $150m funding round
An Ireland-based financing platform is gearing up for expansion into markets including Asia, the United States, and Europe.
Data the biggest technical challenge for 81% of fintechs - report
Security was also found to be a significant challenge, followed by cloud support / multi-cloud deployment and administration.
Ireland fintech firm Wayflyer eyes up Aussie eCommerce market boom
The company points to research from GlobalData, which pegs Australia’s eCommerce market to be worth US$70 billion (AU$100 billion) by 2025.