Events

Mar
14

The Benzinga Global Fintech Awards – entries closing soon

The Benzinga Global Fintech Awards May 11, 2017 in New York, is the premier event in Fintech, celebrating financial innovation from around the world. The Benzinga Awards is a competition to showcase the companies with the most impressive technology, who are paving the future in financial services and capital markets! Applications are still open, so apply now before the March 17 deadline. At the event, you’ll get a first look at groundbreaking technology, innovative platforms, and the chance to network freely with top industry professionals. Over 550 FinTech CEOs, C-suite executives of financial institutions, VCs, press, and others attended the 2016 Benzinga Fintech Awards. 45 exclusive exhibitor spots on the show floor […]

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Feb
13

Australian FinTech launches International FinTech platform

The team behind the highly successful AustralianFinTech.com.au, this week launch their International platform, ukfintech.internationalfintech.com, aimed at connecting the FinTech industry on a global scale. Founder and CEO, Cameron Dart, says International FinTech has been born on the back of the highly successful Australian FinTech platform and growing demand from the global community to have a dedicated online presence for their sector. “International FinTech mirrors the Australian FinTech platform, including a dedicated industry newsfeed and a comprehensive directory of FinTech companies globally. “The site also aims to educate users of new financial technologies such as peer to peer lending and cryptocurrency, all presented in simple terms with no financial jargon” says […]

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Dec
02

Xero and Receipt Bank scoop bookkeeping Oscars

Cloud accounting tools demonstrated their growing influence with a string of victories in the annual ICB Luca Awards. Styled by the institute as the “bookkeeping Oscars”, the awards were presented by ICB patron Prince Michael of Kent on Tuesday night at Mansion House in London. The highbrow venue was selected to celebrate the ICB’s 20th anniversary. In all, 22 Luca Awards were presented to individual bookkeepers and students, bookkeeping frims, trainers, “thought leaders” and international employers (see below for highlights). But the changing shape of the profession was best illustrated by the software categories, where Xero beat out Sage 50 and QuickBooks to both the payroll and bookkeeping prizes. AccountingWEB […]

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Aug
04

Nominations for the Fintech100 list of top fintech companies is now open

  Nominations have opened for the highly coveted inclusion on the list of the world’s top fintech innovators – known as the ‘Fintech100’. Fintech companies from around the world are invited to apply, at www.fintechinnovators.com, the Fintech100 incorporates both the leading 50 established fintechs, and the most intriguing 50 ‘emerging stars’. Through the Fintech Innovators website (www.fintechinnovators.com), H2 Ventures, in collaboration with KPMG Fintech, produces the Fintech100 Report to highlight the world’s most successful, exciting and high impact new companies reshaping the financial services industry using new technologies. The Fintech100 list will be curated by a judging panel with members based in financial centres across the world. The 2016 Fintech100 […]

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Mar
31

LendIt USA Conference – San Francisco – 11-12 April 2016

Australian FinTech is excited to be a Media Partner for the upcoming LendIt USA conference taking place in San Francisco on April 11-12.  LendIt USA is the world’s largest annual gathering of the online lending community where established and emerging platforms, investors and technology providers from around the world come to learn, network and do business. Now in its fourth year, the 2016 event will be the largest online lending expo in history with 4000 attendees. This is your chance to share ideas with innovators and leaders in marketplace lending. Confirmed speakers include: Renaud Laplanche, Founder & CEO, Lending Club Ron Suber, President, Prosper Marketplace Peter Thiel, Entrepreneur & Investor John […]

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Mar
22

LendIt USA Conference April 11-12

Australian Fintech is excited to be a Media Partner for the upcoming LendIt USA conference taking place in San Francisco on April 11-12.  LendIt USA is the world’s largest annual gathering of the online lending community where established and emerging platforms, investors and technology providers from around the world come to learn, network and do business.   Now in its fourth year, the 2016 event will be the largest online lending expo in history with 4000 attendees. This is your chance to share ideas with innovators and leaders in marketplace lending. Confirmed speakers include: ·       Renaud Laplanche, Founder & CEO, Lending Club ·       Ron Suber, President, Prosper Marketplace ·       Peter Thiel, Entrepreneur & Investor ·       John […]

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