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International payments – one size doesn’t fit all

International payments – one size doesn’t fit all

Globally, the middle class is rising, and with it so too are the number of students able to study and live overseas for the first time. While this rise has ... Read More
How insurtech startups are transforming insurance

How insurtech startups are transforming insurance

Leading insurance firms of the future will be those who successfully partner with insurtechs to realise their digital transformation strategy ... Read More
4 most disruptive future themes

4 most disruptive future themes

What are the future technologies that will turn the world upside down? Futurist Brett King picks the four most disruptive key themes ... Read More
International students: a gateway to Asia

International students: a gateway to Asia

Australia’s 620,000 international student population offers a massive opportunity for forward-thinking fintechs. There are major learnings to be made about how to engage with these customers, who come from some ... Read More
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Despite sensationalism and fear, blockchain is the real deal for businesses

While blockchain is gaining a bad reputation in certain quarters, a handful of banks are destined to have the last laugh as they move forward with blockchain adoption ... Read More
Tech-led reform should be keeping the Big Four bank bosses awake at night

Tech-led reform should be keeping the Big Four bank bosses awake at night

Australia's big four banks are under increasing scrutiny from regulators and customers, and risk falling behind some of their global peers in the innovation stakes if they don't act fast ... Read More
Blockchain is ready for prime time despite its critics

Blockchain is ready for prime time despite its critics

Over the last few years the hype around Blockchain has been brought to the forefront via mass entry into cryptocurrencies. How should we reconcile our expectations versus the reality? ... Read More
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AGM engagement: using technology to connect

Australian super funds could soon be required to hold Annual General Meetings (AGMs) if the government’s flagged changes to governance go through. AGMs are a thorny issue for the companies ... Read More
Chatbots: Opportunity and threat

Chatbots: Opportunity and threat

In the first six months after Facebook introduced a bot API for Messenger, around 34,000 chatbots were created. They’re being used for a range of purposes, from engaging at the pre-sales point ... Read More
Super disruption: "the ice cube on the tip of the iceberg"

Super disruption: “the ice cube on the tip of the iceberg”

Australia’s $2.3 trillion super industry has largely failed to innovate or connect with its millions of stakeholders for decades. That disruption has started: from within the industry and without ... Read More
Why the Super industry is ripe for disruption

Why the Super industry is ripe for disruption

Engaging with millennials is the biggest challenge for the super industry. But apathy is high when you’ve got no real involvement or say in what’s happening with your money, other ... Read More