Blockchain, unchained

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The world is split in two – between those who are passionate advocates of cryptocurrency and those who are equally strongly opposed. The former base their belief on ease of use, flexibility and transparency. The latter say it’s dangerous, precisely because it’s easy to use, flexible and transparent. Go figure. What the critics mean is […]

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AI is reshaping the future of financial services

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Artificial intelligence (AI) is poised to transform the financial services industry, particularly in the banking sector, with the costs associated with shifting banks predicted to plunge. The New Physics of Financial Services, a World Economic Forum and Deloitte report, examines how AI will transform the realities of financial institutions by radically changing front and back-office operations, creating […]

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Challenger and HUB24 join forces for annuities on platform

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HUB24 (ASX:HUB) and Challenger Limited (CGF:ASX) has announced they are working together to provide Challenger annuities to advisers and clients on the market-leading HUB24 platform. Challenger annuities will be available to advisers and their clients on HUB24 via the innovative technology of ConnectHUB – a collaboration between HUB24 and their subsidiary Agility Applications. ConnectHUB allows […]

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Raiz chooses Versive’s AI-powered cybersecurity solution to strengthen financial security and compliance

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Versive, Inc., an award-winning AI-based cybersecurity company based in Seattle, U.S, has announced that Raiz Invest Limited (Raiz), a mobile first micro-investment platform based in Australia, is using the Versive Security Engine (VSE) to help protect sensitive customer data and comply with financial regulations. Raiz provides customers an easy way to regularly invest either small […]

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Meet the brains behind Raiz Invest research and insights

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Raiz Invest Limited, the mobile-first micro investing platform, improving financial confidence for over 164,000 Australians, is strategically using research and insights to continuously garner understanding and awareness of their customer needs, with the help of Dr. Jake An, Raiz Invest Research Phd and in conjunction with major Sydney Universities. Dr. Jake An applies his PhD theories […]

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Sharesight data now available in myprosperity

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Leading wealth portal myprosperity has announced a partnership with premier share portfolio tracker, Sharesight. Clients who use Sharesight to track their investments will now be able to view them from within their myprosperity wealth portal. The direct integration of Sharesight portfolio data within myprosperity is the latest milestone in the company’s ambitious journey to create a comprehensive shared data platform for accountants, advisers, and consumers. Chris Ridd, […]

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Link Group delivers blueprint for personalised digital advice

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Link Group (ASX: LNK) yesterday launched its latest digital advice product, Super Blueprint 3.0, to give more Australians access to easy and affordable quality financial advice. Super Blueprint 3.0 provides members with tailored digital advice, in relation to their chosen superannuation fund. Chief Executive Officer of Link Advice, Duncan McPherson, said Super Blueprint 3.0 distils […]

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Stone & Chalk unites Melbourne and Sydney with launch of “mega-hub”

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Asia’s largest fintech innovation hub, Stone & Chalk, is uniting fintech across the eastern seaboard with the launch of a new national capability across its new home at the Goods Shed North in the heart of Melbourne’s CBD innovation precinct, and its residency in the Sydney Startup Hub. With Melbourne and Sydney combined representing over 80 […]

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Protecting your client data held on third-party services and apps

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The human resources software provider PageUp, which provides services to the likes of Zurich and the Reserve Bank of Australia, recently flagged that it had detected “unauthorized activity” on its system. Security breaches are happening at an increasing rate around the globe, some affecting billions of people, but the recent PageUp hack is a lot […]

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AstuteWheel launches newest Insurance Planner solution

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AstuteWheel has launched its latest fintech solution, Astute Insurance Planner, which enables advisers to provide better risk advice more efficiently. The solution, which reduces the time taken to prepare risk advice to about an hour integrates three FinTech software systems to provide one seamless solution. It includes an online mini fact-find and risk needs analysis […]

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