Opinion

  • 86 400 deal boosts competition

    Rebecca Schot-Guppy is CEO of peak fintech body FinTech Australia, which represents and supports more than 300 Australian fintech companies. She has welcomed NAB's full acquisition of neobank 86 400 as a watershed moment for the sector

  • Tech trends that will define the market

    The digital revolution in the finance industry will continue with open banking and cloud systems, says Kristofer Rogers of software-as-a-service banking platform Mambu – and the most successful brokerages and lenders will be those that use the most innovative technology

  • 'Buy local' trend will boost small businesses

    More consumers are backing Australian businesses, and the federal government is spending $1.5bn to support local manufacturing. Linden Toll, CEO of invoice finance provider Apricity Finance, urges SMEs to capitalise on this momentum

  • Marketing yourself for success

    As Australia continues to recover from the pandemic, Tate Zanner, founder of award-winning marketing agency Insil, says brokers who want to stand out from the crowd must have a strong presence in the local community

  • AI Solutions for SME Lending by AB

    Daniel Katz, VP business operations at Lending Express, on how AI tech could unlock funding for thousands of SMEs

  • New year, new rules by AB

    John Manciameli, founder and CEO Slipstream Australia examines the Property, Stock and Business Agent Bill

  • The challenges ahead by AB

    Parth Pandya, CTO at Technobrain Solutions, predicts dramatic changes for the mortgage landscape

  • The opportunity in the clawhand by AB

    How can millennial brokers win the business of customers 10 years their senior? BorrowRight broker Iva Rasic, explains

  • Ambassadors for change by AB

    Semper Capital co-founder Andrew Way explains why brokers must be ambassadors for change as near prime becomes the new normal

  • Regulating the private sector by

    Dallett finance broker David Collett examines the implications of trail reforms in NSW