Welcome to 2023 - and thanks to the 3800 strong recipients of this newsletter for your ongoing feedback of what is happening in fintech here in Aus.
Lots of words for 2023 floating around - but one that has caught my eye is "collaboration" - so I'm very keen to help fintech founders, partners, proffesional service providers and investors with any links, intros , sharing of news or data points - feel free to reach out!
January was reasonably quiet on the fintech front (21 pieces of news) - but here goes:
All the headlines from January 2023 in one place - a PDF available on request.
PropertyMe has launched "me pay" a product allowing instant ⚡️ rent payments from tenants free of account detail sharing 🏠
ASX listed Wisr have said they were profitable for the quarter. Anthony Nantes CEO said “This quarter is a significant milestone in the Company’s progression as we deliver our first profitable quarter. We’ve delivered both positive Cash EBTDA and strong operating cash flow through a range of management decisions focussing on near-term, sustainable profitability.”
Melbourne based Zeller is launching their own transaction account and debit card 💳 to compliment their existing offering 🧾✅
AU and NZ based Accountant and tax automation 🤖 tool 🛠️ for sole traders Hnry has raised $35m to scale their growth.
Gold coast based funding.com.au has launched its new instant ⚡️ quote tool, which allows customers to get an instant quote 📋 for a loan with the digital bridging 🏠 lender in real time.
Sydney based Grapple announced 📢they have funded against $100million of invoices🧾
Sydney based savings platform Blossom App has reached $35m in funds under management 🌿✅
Brisbane based Bloom Impact Investing have raised $525,000 to hire staff, grow partnerships & expand their product suite.