Fintech

Fintech investment takes a breather as industry prepares for global expansion

Like the global fintech market, investment in the Australian fintech sector has taken a pause for the first half of 2019, as the industry prepares for the next phase of its development.

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Australia striving for a spot in the global Fintech evolution

Over the past five years, the H2 Ventures and KPMG Fintech100 report has tracked the emergence and maturation of the startups looking to revolutionise the financial services sector.

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Fintech and digital innovation: the future of banking

How will fintech, one of the fastest-growing sectors in the global financial services industry, fit in and alter the Australian landscape?

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Staying ahead on fintech: Australia’s financial institutions are ahead of the global curve

In Australia, we often labour under the misconception that industries in other countries are more advanced than ours. But according to our latest global fintech report this is not the case.

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Australia’s Alternative Finance Future goes from strength to strength

Australia is emerging as a regional leader in the $300bn global Alt-Fi market.

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Australia’s fintech sector: growing fast but in need of continued nurturing

The number of fintech start-ups has risen from fewer than 100 in 2014 to 579 companies today with the great majority Australian owned. In Australia, fintech has ‘come of age’.

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Fintech Pulse 2017: capital off to a slow start, but VC and corporate activity still strong

Australia continues its emergence as a global fintech centre, according to KPMGs latest quarterly report on fintech investment.

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Fintech in Asia: a fast growing giant with China well in the lead

China is leading the world in fintech, especially alternative finance peer-to-peer lending platforms and the speed of growth is staggering.

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#Insurtech: disrupting and revolutionising the insurance industry

Insurance is an industry ripe for disruption. Around the world, insurers are struggling with myriad challenges including low level of consumer trust, high competition, a low interest rate environment, shrinking…

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mLabs: A mutual collaboration with startups

This month we launched the KPMG Mutual Fintech Acceleration Program (KPMG mLabs) bringing together seven Mutual ADIs and fourteen fintech startups in a market-first corporate industry sector innovation accelerator. To…

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The power of new ideas: exploring a competitive advantage for mutuals

In the rush towards technology mastery, what is becoming increasingly clear is that there will inevitably be corporate winners and losers.

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The New Payments Platform: 24/7 financial plumbing for the economy of the future

It’s a sunny Sydney Sunday afternoon. The BBQ is burning, drinks are the flowing and someone has just taken a cracking catch in the backyard cricket game. And then, inevitably,…

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A regulatory sandbox will make fintech innovation as easy as child’s play

A regulatory sandbox for fintech startups to develop their products is a major development that puts Australia at the forefront of an important emerging industry. Wednesday’s release by the Australian…

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