Monthly Archives: December 2014

Now targeting SME’s, welcome ThinCats to Australia

With their intention to target Australian small and medium enterprises (SME’s), the UK marketplace lender ThinCats opened its website for business. The online lending platform enables sophisticated and wholesale investors to lend directly to these SME’s. The Australian arm is run by Sunil Aranha, a banking veteran, who has had a distinguished career with Citi,

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FinTech in Australia a good start but much to do

FinTech in Australia is gaining momentum fast, but we really have much hard work to do. Last week I attended a really interesting Conference at the ASX in Sydney called the Self Directed Investor – FinTech Expo. The event was run by AWI Ventures, who describe themselves as a digital financial services accelerator. They effectively hold

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