Don’t leave your day job to join a fintech startup before reading this

Our team of consultants at T+O+M Executive has noticed a significant uptick in chatter concerning fintech. A growing number of candidates are contemplating moves into this growing area, having spent their whole career in corporate life – the grass is always greener, right? We decided to leverage our network across both the corporate and fintech … Read more

MODERN BUSINESS MANAGEMENT: AFFORDABLE AND SIMPLE TECH TOOLS YOU’LL WONDER HOW YOU EVER DID WITHOUT

One of the best things about today’s technology is connectivity: with the ever-present nature of mobile devices, it’s now easier than ever to stay in touch with those who matter to you. This also extends to business management, where there are many different technologies available to constantly and consistently track orders and know where your … Read more

CURRENCYVUE’S CEO ON THE GOVERNMENT GRANT THAT IS HELPING HIS FINTECH START-UP TO MARKET

Sydney FinTech start-up CurrencyVue has received financial support from the state government’s job creation agency to develop and test an affordable, easy-to-use foreign exchange (FX) platform for SMEs. The Minimum Viable Product (MVP) grant from Jobs for NSW helped CurrencyVue – a graduate of the BlueChilli accelerator program – cover 15% of its development costs, according … Read more

Bitcoin for Dummies (ebook)

Author: Prypto Bitcoin For Dummies is the fast, easy way to start trading crypto currency, with clear explanations and expert advice for breaking into this exciting new market. Understanding the mechanisms and risk behind Bitcoin can be a challenge, but this book breaks it down into easy-to-understand language to give you a solid grasp of … Read more

The Ultimate Start-Up Guide : Marketing Lessons, War Stories, and Hard-Won Advice From Leading Venture Capitalists and Angel Investors (ebook)

Authors: Tom Hogan and Carol Broadbent Most start-ups fail. And they die remarkably young: The typical start-up lasts 20 months and burns through $1.3 million in financing before closing its doors. So what’s the formula for success for those start-ups that make it through the early trials, leveraging their early success into either getting acquired … Read more

Commonwealth Bank gets Asia-Pacific’s first quantum computing simulator outside university sector

The Commonwealth Bank has become the first non-university institution in the Asia-Pacific to acquire a quantum computing simulator, announced supplier QxBranch today. Quantum computing is technology that allows the simultaneous analysis of a massive number of different outcomes, which is theoretically infinitely more powerful than traditional computers that work out outcomes sequentially. For decades, researchers … Read more

Sydney fintech Nod helps consumers get one-off financial advice on-demand

“A range of Australian startups have emerged over the last few years aiming to solve problems for consumers in the financial services space, with one of the particularly hot niches being money management. From personal budgeting apps to robo-investment platforms, it seems there is almost a solution for every need. Coming at money management from a … Read more

Emerging fintech star Afterpay lands major contract with Myer

“Afterpay, the “take now, pay later” platform that’s quickly forming partnerships with some of Australia’s biggest retailers, has secured a two-year contract with Myer. The publicly-listed payment platform, which lets shoppers receive products immediately from participating retailers and then pay Afterpay for their purchases through a number of instalments, announced to the Australian Securities Exchange yesterday that … Read more