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Fintech

24 Mar 2021

When the barista is giving you crypto tips…

Andrew Cornell | Managing Editor, bluenotes

The crypto bonanza continues. Tweets are now non-fungible works of art. But one piece of the digital landscape is more than hype: blockchain.

22 Mar 2021

Are neo-banks here to stay? Or just a passing phase?

Steve Worthington | Professor at Swinburne University

So-called "neo-banks" may aspire to take market share from the incumbents but will they ever get passed being “too small to save”?

10 Feb 2021

Behind the ranks of the fintech revolution

Andrew Cornell | Managing Editor, bluenotes

The past year has seen upheaval in the financial services industry. But – so far - it hasn’t been the traditional banks bearing the brunt.

27 Oct 2020

Aus fintech maintains momentum amid crisis

Meredith Angwin | Financial Services Partner & Fintech Advisor, EY

While 2020 has been a challenging year on many fronts, fintech founders are generally still feeling optimistic about the future of the local sector.

31 Jul 2019

Australia’s tipping point from China

Luke Deer | Independent Researcher & Finance Tutor, University of Sydney Business School

Australia should look to China for future innovations in the fintech and payments sector.

10 Jul 2019

Nothing to see here. Hang on, maybe there is…

Andrew Cornell | Managing Editor, bluenotes

Central banks have been in watch-and-wait mode on cryptocurrencies for a while but now they are beginning to move.

26 Jun 2019

Reading Libra’s horoscope

Andrew Cornell | Managing Editor, bluenotes

Facebook has launched its own currency - Libra - we foretell doubters and challenging times ahead.

20 Jun 2019

Fintech’s coming of age

James Lloyd | EY FinTech Leader for Asia-Pacific

Global fintech adoption is continuing to accelerate as the sector matures and spreads across new products and services.

30 May 2019

Open banking in Aotearoa

Liz Maguire | Head of Digital Channels & Transactions New Zealand, ANZ

Open banking is gathering traction in New Zealand where adoption has a distinctly Kiwi style.

29 May 2019

Bitcoin’s back in town

Andrew Cornell | Managing Editor, bluenotes

Although bitcoin is on a bull run back into the mainstream, questions of legitimacy still remain.

13 Mar 2019

Fintech’s delicate balancing act

Leilah Schubert | Senior Media and Public Relations Advisor, UTS Business School

Researchers from Australia and South Korea have come together to discuss the challenges and opportunities of fostering fintech.

29 Aug 2018

Banks v fintechs: better the devil you know

Andrew Cornell | Managing Editor, bluenotes

Disruption is on the horizon and banks can’t avoid it but that doesn’t mean they’re doomed.