Posts Tagged ‘Australia’

London fintech delegation reveals deeper Australia-UK tech links

Ten Australian fintech start-ups are in London this week on a trade delegation arranged by the Australian British Chamber of Commerce, a sign of deepening ties between the two nation’s technology scenes. The start-ups in the group are Everproof, Trade Ledger, TRAction FinTech, Adviser Rating, InDebted, CYDARM Technologies, HyperIntel, Airlock Digital, Aleron and Randtronics. The group […]

Fintech start-up Credit Clear closes an oversubscribed $8.5 million Series A raise, IPO planned within the next 12 months

Fintech payments company Credit Clear has just closed its Series A oversubscribed funding round with a group of strategic partners and investment of $8.5 million. The raise was led by Bell Potter, one of Australia’s largest full-service stockbrokers. The raise was focused on dramatically accelerating Credit Clears’ technology and product functionality to scale its impact […]

Blockchain startup Civic Ledger is Australia’s new Emerging FinTech Organisation of the Year

Civic Ledger, a blockchain startup, has been named Australia’s Emerging FinTech Organisation of the Year at the 2018 Finnies, the annual fintech industry awards. The winners of the awards, established by industry group FinTech Australia, were chosen from 89 finalists picked from a record 223 entries, a 40% increase on 2017. Civic Ledger, founded in 2016, is […]

Bitcoin And Blockchain Fair 2018: June 16-17 Exhibition Showcase Event

The 2018 Bitcoin and Blockchain Fair will be held in Melbourne Australia on 16th to 17th June 2018. The venue of the two-day forum will be at Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC). During the first day, the focus will be on cryptocurrency and ICO engagement. The second-day focus will be on blockchain technology overview, […]

Sibos 2018 – Discover Zone and FinTech Marketplace

Sibos 2018 will take place at the International Convention Centre (ICC) Sydney between 22 & 25 October 2018. Following a successful debut in Toronto last year, and increasing community demand, the FinTech Marketplace will return in Australia. The FinTech Marketplace features cutting-edge FinTech companies from around the world, enabling them to connect with senior decision makers […]

NSW Australia opens applications for fintech trade mission to India

The Government of New South Wales (NSW ) is offering 10 NSW fintech startups the chance to go on an intensive business development program in India from 24–29 June 2018. Based out of Zone Startups in Mumbai, the one-week program will provide an introduction to the India market, facilitate meetings and networking sessions with local […]

Start-up Genome report anoints China as start-up capital

According to Start-up Genome report 2018, China has surpassed the United States as a source of patent applications, and is rapidly catching up on the number of companies it has produced with a “unicorn” valuation above $US1 billion. The report found China had become the biggest driver of the global start-up revolution, which saw global venture […]

Ten Australian blockchain companies raising millions and disrupting industries

It wasn’t until 2017 that the boom of consumer-focused blockchain projects, funded by easily facilitated ICOs, began to hit Australia. Early last year the country’s “first” ICO was kicked off by Chronobank and since then the floodgates have opened for disruptive blockchain companies, with many of them raising multiple millions to help get their ambitious […]

How Australia Is Becoming A Cryptocurrency Continent: Markets, Regulations And Plans

Australia has decided that there is a lot of potential in cryptocurrency. The country has been very direct and positive in terms of cryptocurrency regulation and is already implementing some of its bigger plans, like exchange registration. However, their plans and rules relating to cryptocurrencies are not unreasonable, stifling, or damaging, rather, they could be […]

Australian Regulations for Cryptocurrency Exchanges Introduced

Australia’s new legislative guidelines for the operation of cryptocurrency exchanges were introduced on the 3rd of April 2018. From now on, Australian digital currency exchange businesses will be required to register and comply with anti-money laundering/counter-terrorism financing laws. Australian virtual currency exchanges must also identify and verify the identities of their customers, keep certain records for […]