New funding brings the focus back to Australia's fintech future.

The fintech sector is set to receive the boost it needs, following the release of the Federal Budget under which $200,000 will be allocated towards promoting Australian financial technology.

More than 150 investors, entrepreneurs and tech innovators will come together at a two-day conference in Singapore.

Mark Pesce

Four years ago, IBM launched ‘Watson’, the result of a decade-long research project, which has the capacity understand ‘natural language’, and an unprecedented capacity to read and ‘digest’ electronic documents. 

Could your start-up have what it takes? The Asia-Pacific accelerator program is looking for fintech entrepreneurs to help business and product development.

National Australia Bank (NAB) has unveiled the latest in customer fintech innovation, delivered through its digital hub, NAB Labs.

The Turnbull Government has put Australia’s fintech future firmly back on the agenda with a series of policy reforms announced to help nurture a competitive regulatory environment.

HDFC Bank has launched a bespoke solution for fintech start-ups in a bid to provide greater access to banking and payment offerings as well as advisory services.

International banking group Investec Australia has invested in H2 Corporation Pty Ltd, a move that will allow H2 to expand its fintech accelerator.

The Turnbull Government is launching a national fintech taskforce to help cement Australia’s credentials as “the leading market” for financial technology innovation in Asia Pacific.