This week EY released their Fintech Adoption Index for 2017, and Australia has ranked fifth globally in fintech adoption rates. The fintech sector has gained significant market traction, reaching the milestone of 'early adopter', a clear sign that fintech has a bright future.
My names' Kate and I recently joined Timelio in the Operations team, working with Tom and Sarah. It’s quite strange to be working in the city because I’ve previously been living and working in country Victoria. From my previous work on an RAAF Base, it’s completely different working on Level 39, 55 Collins Street, and I'm enjoying the great views from all around the building.
In the blink of an eye another financial year end is upon us.
This blog is designed to get you thinking about how you could be treating the beginning of a new financial year.
That glossy cover with raised text and eye catching illustrations has taken my money and most likely yours too.
It’s the halo effect, hooked at first glance andyour broader perspective narrows.
It’s believed that a large number of book buyers consider the cover is important.
It depends on whether you’re a startup, a fintech or a regular SME.
This year’s Federal Budget, which was handed down this week, had an undeniable focus on small businesses. Favourable tax concessions were extended and funding was put towards reducing red tape. However, depending on which part of Australia’s small to medium enterprise (SME) sector you talk to, you’ll find a wildly varied response to Budget 2017.
Let’s take a look at how each of these types of businesses came off in the budget.
KPMG have released their first ‘Pulse of Fintech’ report for 2017. The Q1’17 report shows that global investment in fintech has been off to a slow start, but this is not unexpected following the record number of blockbuster deals in 2016. While the number of deals globally has dropped, the report still maintains a positive outlook for 2017 with big things expected for fintech globally.
At a time when unicorns are so common you could mistake them for regular horses, it’s easy to feel like if you aren’t going global then you’re not trying hard enough. The reality of what happens after that initial lightbulb moment (which actually looks a lot more like this) …
Fun fact of the day! How many gallons of fresh water does a good-sized iceberg (3,000 x 1,500 x 600 feet) comprise? Approximately 20 billion gallons. If 1 million people each used 10 gallons of water daily, then 20 billion gallons would meet the needs of 1 million people for more than five years. Now, imagine if you could easily transport an iceberg. That’s a lot of supply to help people who struggle to access fresh water!
Today marks International Women’s Day, a day for celebrating the wonderful social, cultural, political and technical achievements of women. Women in tech have always been pretty underrated, be it feeling pushed out of the fields of innovation, or not getting the recognition they deserve for the contributions they’ve made. So, to celebrate International Women’s Day, we wanted to do our part to recognise and celebrate these great tech pioneers, and their inventions that changed the world.