Australian Fintech 
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131: Fintech Review 2022

Dexter Cousins is joined by Kristofer Rogers from Eonx and Ben Ford of Frollo for a Fintech-focused review of 2022. Fintech Review 2022 Tune in as we cover advancements in real-time payments, the paradox of lending Fintech, and the challenges that faced startups in 2022. Dexter shares his insights from discussions with over 150 fintech […]

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002: Starkware | David Engel

In episode 002 of Blockchain Chatter, Dexter Cousins is joined by David Engel, Head of Business Development for Starkware, a Layer 2 scaling solution that helps companies build on top of Ethereum while reducing the cost of doing so by up to 1000x. About David Engel David is a business development executive, with deep experience […]

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x15 Xccelerate

Paytron winners of the X15 Xccelerate program. This week we have a Fintech News with a difference. Toby Norton-Smith of X15 Ventures and Jaco Veldsman of Paytron join Dexter to chat about the latest Xccelerate Program by X15 (the ventures arm of Commonwealth Bank.) Paytron is the winner of the most recent program focussed on […]

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How Innovation Solves The Fintech Talent Crisis

Can innovation solve the Fintech talent crisis? Ask any Fintech leader their top three challenges right now, and talent is likely to feature among them. Record low unemployment, closed international borders, the great resignation, remote workers, soaring salaries and a global skills shortage have created the most complex talent crisis in the modern era. Business […]

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Thriday Capital Raise

Thriday Capital Raise - Fintech News 29th September 2022 Dexter brings an exclusive podcast interview with Michael Nuciforo, CEO of Thriday after they announced a $6m pre-series A round through NAB Ventures. Thriday is one of the Fintech’s to watch in 2023 as they aim to take on Fintech OG Xero in the small business […]

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Launching a Fintech in Australia

In this special episode, Dexter Cousins shares tips on launching a Fintech in Australia. Executives from two UK Fintech, Mark Ledsham, COO of Currency Cloud and Matthew Tyrrell APAC Commercial Director of Codat join Dexter to share their Fintech expertise in this fireside chat recorded at the British Consulate in Sydney. Recorded in September 2022 […]

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Australian Fintech - The Journey Ahead

Last week was a MASSIVE week for the Australian Fintech Industry. Intersekt 2022 was bigger and better than ever. Two days of conversations, insights, friendships being formed and connections being made. Along with lots of reunions, laughs, hugs and parties! Almost 1000 people attended the sell-out event in what was a defining moment for the […]

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Intersekt Review 2022

Intersekt is the biggest event for Fintech in Australia and 2022 was bigger and better than ever. Almost 1000 people attended the sell-out event and Dexter Cousins chatted to founders, CEOs, Board advisors and investors to get an accurate pulse on the market. So instead of our usual weekly news round-up in this show, Dexter […]

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UK Fintech Companies to watch out for

In this special extended Fintech News we feature some of the Fintech companies on the UK DIT delegation as part of Intersekt. We’ve got an absolutely jam-packed Fintech News for you today. It’s Intersekt week and the excitement is building for Australia’s premiere Fintech Event. We chat to Fintech Australia’s Rehan D’Almeida for a rundown […]

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