Tag: Australia

Ontario and Australian regulators announce FinTech agreement

Ontario and Australian securities regulators have signed an agreement to help innovative FinTech companies to enter the others’ market.

SocietyOne ropes in Beyond Bank for $1.5m investment

Australian peer-to-peer lending platform SocietyOne is partnering with Beyond Bank Australia.

Westpac pumps $16.5m into three-month old mortgage startup

Australian bank Westpac is continuing to plough money into the region’s FinTech companies and investing $16.5m in online mortgage startup uno.

FinTech accelerator H2 Ventures looks for $41m in IPO

H2 Ventures, an Australian FinTech accelerator, has filed a prospectus for its new venture H2Ocean to IPO on the Australian stock exchange.

WestPac leverages DataRepublic for exchange platform

Australian bank Westpac is making use of its investment in DataRepublic, with the launch of a new service allowing corporate clients to store and exchange anonymised customer data.

Ignition Wealth raises $762,000 from financial planning veteran

Robo-advisor Ignition wealth has raised Aus$1m ($762,000) in its first round of venture funding from financial planning expert Barry Lambert.

Open Agent pockets $12m for estate agent platform

Open Agent, a Sydney-based PropTech startup connecting sellers to estate agents, has raised $12m in a new funding round.

Bigstone swipes $3m to connect small businesses and investors

Australian small business-lending marketplace Bigstone has raised $3m in funding. The capital comes from private equity firm CVC.

Revalu8 lands $1.1m to empower Australia’s property buyers

Revalu8, an Australian real estate trading platform which aims to get buyers and sellers to interact more directly with each other, has raised A$1.5m ($1.1m) from private investors.

Reinventure closes second $50m fund for Australian FinTech

Australian venture capital firm Reinventure has reached a close for its second $50m fund to continue investing in Australia and New Zealand-based FinTech startups.

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