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Wisr, an ASX listed marketplace lender this week announced a $33.5 million raise through a share placement. The company says the funds will be used to accelerate growth and the continued roll out of its products. Download: Which-50’s Simple Fast Easy magazine – Six great digital experience case studies Wisr is

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Fintech Wisr has appointed former CBA general manager of unsecured risk Joanne Edwards to the newly created role chief risk and data officer.  The company said the new role was created to focus on credit risk optimisation and data analytics of its scaling loan book and Financial Wellness Ecosystem and

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Australian fintech and innovative payment plan provider Payright announced its first international venture, extending its buy now, pay later service into New Zealand. Brands including Saladmaster, Amway and Nutrimetics already on the platform in Australia will offer Payright in New Zealand, along with a number of photography studios. Other Payright Australian

Financial institutions that implement AI early in their transformation have the most to gain from its use but also face the largest risks, according to a new report released by Deloitte.  The report, Navigating Uncharted Waters released at the World Economic Forum describes how these companies, firms and regulators can

NAB announced it would finance a new $57 million securitisation warehouse trust established by Symple Loans, an innovative marketplace lender that offers Australian consumers lower interest rate personal loans via its digital lending technology platform. Symple Loans is the first new-to-bank customer to benefit from NAB’s commitment in July to

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Nine leading financial technology (fintech) companies have been selected for the sixth annual FinTech Innovation Lab Asia-Pacific, a 12-week mentorship program created by Accenture. This year’s program set a record for applications, with submissions from more than 170 companies. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter Leveraging AI, RegTech, blockchain

Applications are now open for Stone & Chalk’s new program ‘Females in Fintech’, which aims to helping women in the fintech ecosystem accelerate their careers and improve their businesses. Funded by LaunchVic, the program will create a network for women working in the fintech industry by supporting them via networking

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Investing platform Raiz Invest has taken a major step forward in its push into Southeast Asia with the signing of a joint venture agreement (JVA) with a subsidiary of a leading Malaysian investment institution. The JVA is with Jewel Digital Ventures (Jewel), a wholly-owned subsidiary of PNB Equity Resource Corporation

NAB has teamed up with Canadian bank CIBC and the Bank Leumi of Israel to launch the Global Alliance Fintech link, an online portal developed to drive client-focused innovation by facilitating collaboration between the banks and fintechs. Through this global platform, fintechs can submit creative technology solutions in response to

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Fintech platform revenues will reach $638 billion by 2024, up from an estimated $263 billion in 2019; driven by increasing consumer acceptance of fintech-powered solutions, according to Juniper Research. According to the new research, Fintech Futures: Leading Innovators, Segment Analysis & Regional Readiness 2019-2024, technologies such as machine learning, big