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Consumer advocates urge caution as open banking kicks off
The 46th Parliament sits for the first time today, and other than income tax cuts, new “open banking” laws are high on the Morrison Government’s agenda.
8 New Fintech Newsletters You Should Be Reading
New fintech newsletters covering topics ranging from neobanks to BigTech to cryptocurrencies to super apps have emerged in the past year. There are newsletters out there doing a good job of reporting what’s going on in fintech. This list includes seven doing a great job of explaining what it means.
FinTech set to weather coronavirus pandemic despite slowdown
BPAY Group - Australia
Aust neobank growth ‘a little terrifying’
Neobank executives say they’re stunned at the “massive” demand from the public, with one challenger bank amassing $100 million in deposits in three weeks.
Government blockchain plan ‘lacks vision’
Leaders of the local blockchain scene say last week’s government roadmap lacks necessary details on funding and guidance for regulators on how to make it work.
Crypto startups look to Facebook’s ‘Zuck Bucks’ for boost
Facebook’s move to introduce digital currency Libra is expected to boost Australian cryptocurrency startups.
‘Open banking’ era dawns in Australia - 9Finance
That start of a “game changing” process for Australian banking is about to begin, with customers able to gi...
Consumer advocates urge caution as open banking kicks off
The 46th Parliament sits for the first time today, and other than income tax cuts, new “open banking” laws are high on the Morrison Government’s agenda.
“We have a lot to lose”: New fintech minister is a welcome nod to profitable startup sector, but there’s more to be done - SmartCompany
The appointment of Senator Jane Hume as fintech minister is being hailed as a nod to the startup sector, or at least a large section of it.
Top seven fintech business lenders compliant with new code of conduct
Prospa, Moula, OnDeck, Spotcap, Capify, GetCapital and Lumi have agreed to self-regulation, including new price transparency rules.
Start-ups worried ACCC’s proposed merger law changes could halt investment
Founders are nervous proposed changes to merger laws in the ACCC’s preliminary report into Google and Facebook could limit their exit options.
A perfect storm: New FinTech Australia chair Alan Tsen says the time for financial disruption is now - SmartCompany
As he steps up to the role of chair of the board at FinTech Australia, Alan Tsen says we’re in a “perfect storm” for fintechs.
Fintech revenue growth surges: EY census
Local fintech start-ups are confident revenue growth will continue on the back of the banking royal commission, the EY Fintech Australia Census shows.
Changing of the guard at FinTech Australia as industry faces tough challenges
Alan Tsen, head of Stone & Chalk in Melbourne, is the new chairman of FinTech Australia, which is lobbying for open banking in an industry sector facing greater scrutiny.
Stone & Chalk is launching a ‘mega-hub’ in Melbourne
Fintech innovation hub Stone & Chalk is launching a “mega-hub” in Melbourne. The launch coincides with the opening of a new home for the Victorian Government’s startup agency, LaunchVic, also in the Goods Shed North, where Stone & Chalk Melbourne will now be housed alongside CSIRO’s Data61, Startmat…
Stone & Chalk partners with SproutX for Melbourne “agri-fintech” startup hub - SmartCompany
Victorian fintech and agritech startups are getting a dedicated coworking hub next month, with Sydney-based co-working space Stone & Chalk partnering with...
RMIT joins forces with Stone and Chalk to launch blockchain course for entrepreneurs and business leaders - SmartCompany
Melbourne-based university RMIT has today launched a new eight-week course aimed at teaching entrepreneurs and company executives the ins and outs of blockchain technology.
Stone & Chalk to open in Melbourne, backed by AustralianSuper, NAB, ANZ
Fintech hub Stone & Chalk will open in Melbourne next month with the support of new corporate backers.
Australia ranks fifth in world for fintech adoption, but the sector says there’s a long way to go - SmartCompany
Australia is one of the world’s top five leading global fintech markets, with one in three digital consumers using fintech...
FINTECH AUSTRALIA: New blockchain standard will drive innovation in Australian fintech startups
The industry body for fintech startups in Australia has welcomed a new standards roadmap for blockchain in the country. Standards Australia released its “Roadmap for blockchain standards” report last week that outlines how the organisation will ensure security and interoperability of future blockcha…
Is Ethereum the new Bitcoin?
In terms of digital currency, you’ve probably heard of Bitcoin. But, the world of crypto-currency is a big one and it’s expanding rapidly.

"The perfect storm - Alan Tsen on fintech opportunities for the profession" (Interview with me)

"FinTech Australia Reappoints Alan Tsen As Chair & Introduces New Director Roles" (My comments)

"In Conversation with Alan Tsen, General Manager, Stone & Chalk – Part One" (Interview with me)

"In Conversation with Alan Tsen, General Manager, Stone & Chalk – Part Two" (Interview with me)

"Open Banking delayed to 2020" (My Comments)

"Bipartisan group for blockchain" (My Comments)

"Can DigitalX ride the blockchain hype train?" (My Comments)

"New Fintech Plan For Melbourne" (My Comments)

"Finspirational People: Alan Tsen" (Interview)

"Fintech in focus" (Fintech Victoria - Fintech Victoria profile)

"Don’t write off bitcoin yet, despite blow to Winklevoss plan" (Bitcoin - my comments)

"New blockchain standard will drive innovation in Australian fintech startups" (Blockchain Technology - my comments)

"How digital innovation is transforming banking" (Blockchain Technology - my comments)

"Blockchain technology extends to agricultural contracts" (Blockchain Technology - my comments)

Big Banks Ramp Up Blockchain Trials (Blockchain Technology - my comments)

"GST On Crowd Funding Activities Could Be A "Compliance Nightmare" for Start-ups" (Taxation of Crowdfunding - my comments)

"Bitlicence Provides Reality Check For Startups" (Bitcoin regulation)

"ATO delays position on bitcoin - but gives some guidance via private binding ruling"  (Taxation of bitcoin)

"The winners and losers from the ATO’s bitcoin guidance" (Taxation of bitcoin)

"ATO bitcoin ruling may hamper digital currency sector growth" (Taxation of bitcoin - my comments)

"Alice in ATAR-Land" (Education)