How this fintech startup secured an Australian-first $60 million bank partnership

12:18AM | Thursday, 17 December 2015 |  The Australian-first deal is the culmination of two years of hard work for the Melbourne-based startup.

Uber partners with finance startup to get drivers on the road or in better cars

12:54AM | Wednesday, 9 December 2015 |  It’s part of Uber’s new marketplace which aims to connect current and potential drivers to vehicle rental, leasing and finance providers.

Four ways government should double down on fintech rather than ‘Facebook for cats’

12:06PM | Tuesday, 8 December 2015 |  The Fintech Melbourne Founder tells StartupSmart what he wants to see following yesterday's innovation statement.

How a “startup with a PowerPoint presentation” is now ready to challenge the big banks

11:37PM | Monday, 30 November 2015 |  Australian fintech startups can “write history” and create the “next generation of banks” if they work together, Tyro CEO Jost Stollmann says.

How we built Australia’s largest fintech community

11:10AM | Monday, 23 November 2015 |  Fintech Melbourne is now Australia's largest fintech community, but it hasn't been easy getting there...

Top dog or badly licked, policy paper points to Australia’s fintech future

11:06PM | Friday, 13 November 2015 |  Thirty leading players in the Australian fintech scene have put together a policy paper outlining how to make Australia the “top dog” in Asia by 2017.

Four steps to make Australia a fintech powerhouse

10:56PM | Monday, 26 October 2015 |  There are four policy mechanisms every Australian state and federal government should be “majoring in” in order to build a globally competitive fin tech industry, according to the CEO of fintech hub Stone and Chalk, Alex Scandurra.

London calling: Dear Malcolm Turnbull, act now or see best fintech talent lured away

10:44PM | Friday, 16 October 2015 |  Startup founders that participated in the recent fintech week in the UK have a blunt message for the Australian government: act now or lose even more talent overseas.

“Less of a pissing contest”: Victorians want centre of fintech excellence

10:22PM | Wednesday, 14 October 2015 |  Melbourne desperately needs a centralised fintech hub, not “a pissing contest” with Sydney, in order to become a leading global startup city in the sector, according to the results of a new survey.

Kiwi startup Banqer a classy way to teach kids finance

10:44PM | Wednesday, 7 October 2015 |  A New Zealand-based startup using technology to teach financial literacy to young students has taken out an innovation award in Sydney and will soon be launching in Australia.