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Fintechs Are Ready and Waiting for Australia’s Open Banking Framework

The Consumer Data Right bill has been introduced to parliament. The national association for Australia’s fintech startup community FinTech Australia, as well as its members, have welcomed the progress of Australia’s Consumer Data Right bill.

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What Will Real-time Payments Look Like in Australia in 2023?

According to research, 67 of Australians are expected to use new real-time payment solutions by 2023. The question is, what type of solutions? A study by Visa into real-time payments in Australia has found that 78 of Australians thought it was important for a trusted payments brand to provide a service to facilitate fast payments.

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6 Fintechs Looking to Change Australian Property in 2019

From getting a home loan in 22 minutes to empowering Australia’s renters, these fintechs are trying to change Australia’s property market.

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Are Australians Going to Embrace the New Digital Banks?

The next generation of banks is getting ready to open their doors. A considerable number of Australians have never switched banks: 40%, according to a November 2018 study from F5 Networks.

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Beyond Cryptocurrency: Hardware Wallets as Blockchain Infrastructure

The right kind of wallet can be used to store data and authenticate transactions beyond cryptocurrency. Hardware wallets are a significant cornerstone of cryptocurrency’s budding history. They first arrived on the scene in 2014, when a combination of circumstances ripened around their creation.

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US Midterm Elections Put Pro-Cryptocurrency Leaders in Driver’s Seat

Blockchain and cryptocurrency regulation has tended to be a safely bipartisan affair. Among the US midterm election results, which might be described as reassuring yet disappointing for both sides of the fence, some of the shifted seats have gone to vocally pro-cryptocurrency leaders.

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More of Australia’s Fintechs Are Focused on Payments and Wallets

One-quarter of fintechs in Australia’s maturing fintech sector has a new core focus. The 2018 EY Fintech Australia Census has revealed a matured sector in Australia with the majority of fintechs in the post-revenue stage, over three years old and with an average of eight full-time employees.

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What Is Going on With Instant Payments in Australia?

As 2018 winds along, more and more Australians are sending money instantly to each other. CEO of the New Payments Platform (NPP) Adrian Lovney says that there are more than 50 million accounts capable of sending and receiving faster payments through the NPP and that number is expected to grow.

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