Entries by Michael Leembruggen

Airwallex – Raised AUD 450m in a Series D funding round led by Fidelity and valued at over USD 2.6bn.

Airwallex is a global financial technology (fintech) company that provides cross-border payment solutions for businesses. The company was founded in 2015 by Jack Zhang and Max Li, and is headquartered in Hong Kong, with offices in various locations worldwide. Airwallex offers a comprehensive suite of products and services designed to simplify and streamline cross-border payments […]

Payright – Raised AUD 12m in a Series B funding round led by Escala Partners and investors including Adcock Private Equity and Alceon.

Payright is a leading buy now, pay later payment solution provider based in Australia. The company offers customers a flexible payment option for purchases, allowing them to pay for goods and services over time, without incurring high-interest charges. Payright partners with a wide range of businesses, from small retailers to large enterprises, to provide customers […]

Big Investments in Micro-Lending for Millennials and Zoomers.

Startup Spotlight – FuPay For individuals and businesses alike, traditional payment methods can be cumbersome and time-consuming. That’s where FuPay comes in. This revolutionary payment platform provides a seamless and efficient experience that addresses many of the challenges posed by traditional payment methods that can be slow, inconvenient, and often come with high transaction fees. […]

Fintech Startup “Frollo”​ Launches Net Worth Tracker With Funding From Metlife to Help Low To Mid-Income Australians Improve Their Financial Wellbeing

Frollo is a FinTech startup with a mission to help people feel good about money. Founded in 2015, the company offers open banking solutions, a consumer app, and a SaaS Integration Platform to a range of financial institutions, including neobanks, traditional banks, fintech, lenders, and employers. At its core, Frollo is dedicated to improving financial […]

From Fintech Startup to Payment Powerhouse: Till Payments Raises $142.2M in Total Funding Over 4 Rounds!

Till Payments is a rapidly-growing Australian fintech startup that specialises in providing payment solutions to businesses of all sizes. Founded in 2012 by Shadi Haddad, Till Payments has quickly become a player in the Australian payments market, and is poised for further expansion both domestically and abroad. They offer a range of payment options, including […]

$15M Raised in Less Than A Year By Ecommerce Partner Integrated With Major Platforms

Refundid is an Australian-based fintech solution that provides immediate refunds on eCommerce purchases. The firm is headquartered in Sydney, New South Wales. The company’s main goal is to protect and change how customers transact online. Refundid removes the conventional two to three week wait by refunding the customers before shipping the goods back. They also […]

The New Infrastructure-as-a-Service Company Revolutionising Fraud Prevention in Australia

FrankieOne is a leading Australian leading company that automates data capturing and decision-making for client onboarding and ongoing monitoring through its end-to-end unified platform. With its affordable infrastructure, the regtech (regulatory compliance) company handles biometrics, fraud detection data sources, AML, and other popular third-party tools.  FrankieOne was established on December 1, 2017, by founders Simon Costello and Aaron […]