Australia establishes new national net zero authority
The Australian government has created a new net zero authority to ensure stakeholders can ‘seize the opportunities’ of net-zero.
Australian FinTech investment falls 62% YoY in Q1 2023
Key Australian FinTech investment stats in Q1 2023: • Australian FinTech deal activity reached 22 deals in Q1 2023, a 56% drop from Q1 2022 •...
Australia set to issue first green bond in 2024
The Australian government will issue its first-ever green bond in 2024 following an announcement by Treasurer Jim Chalmers.
Aussie FinTech Waave locks in $4.7m seed
Waave, a Syndey-based FinTech that uses open banking technology, has raised $4.7m in a seed round backed by key angel investors.
Australian firm Fivecast secures $20m in Series A
Fivecast, an open-source intelligence software firm, has closed its Series A funding round and has raised $20m.
LMG taps Clausematch to secure compliance digitisation advantage
RegTech firm Clausematch has gone live with Australian loan aggregator Loan Markets Group to aid the latter with compliance digitisation.
RBA releases use cases for pilot of CBDC in Australia
The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has announced a collaboration with the Digital Financial Cooperative Research Centre (DFCRC) on a research project to explore potential use cases of CBDC in Australia.
Australian credit and payments firm Shift raises AUD$27m
Shift, a provider of credit and payment platforms for Australian firms, has closed an AUD$27m Series C funding round.
Australian government unveils token mapping consultation paper
The Australian government is seeking responses to its latest consultation paper on the topic of token mapping.
Australian FinTech Bloom nets seed to support climate impact investing app
Bloom Impact Investing, an Australian FinTech for investing into climate impact, has reportedly secured $525,000 in its seed round.