Fintech News Today

By Dexter Cousins on 09/08/2022

9th August 2022: The Latest Fintech News, Trends & Developments

In our weekly news podcast, we cover the latest trends, innovations, and developments in the Fintech sector. From blockchain to payments to banking to wealth, we’ll keep you up to date with what’s happening in the world of financial technology today.

In today's show we hear from:

Steve Vallas ex CEO of Blockchain Australia, talks about his latest venture, Blockchain APAC.

Toby Norton-Smith from x15 Ventures joins us to talk about their latest Xccelerate program.

And Anson Parker talks about how Up Bank’s latest MayBuy initiative is being received in the market.

Fintech Startup News

Raiz has given it users a big pat on the back with the announcement that their recurring investments figure has hit $1bn

Our friends at Change Financial have announced a $5.7m investment round. The announcement comes off the back of deals with 4 NZ financial institutions worth $15.2m over 5 years. The injection of capital will support future growth for the company.

Cover Genius continues to expand its reach, this time partnering with Zip Co to launch a protection feature for its customer. This simple embedded process will provide Zip customers the chance to add purchase protection at checkout.

There have been further delays in the ASX Chess project. More development than initially expected is the reason behind the revised go-live date of late 2024!

Fintech Australia is again partnering with EY to conduct their yearly Fintech Census. The information from this will highlight issues the Fintech community is facing and will form the basis for talking points with Govt, Policy Makers, and Key Stakeholders. To take part go to fintechaustralia.org.au

Iress has announced that Marcus Price will take over the CEO/MD role when Andrew Walsh retires in October.

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About Tier One People

Article written by Dexter Cousins
Founder of Tier One People and host of the Fintech Chatter Podcast.

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