FinTech Five for Friday #2August 31 2018
Australian Startup we're watching: BrickX
Australian startup BrickX has launched an automated investment platform ‘Smart Invest‘, to help users save for a house deposit.
“We’re removing the decision paralysis from that experience, so we’re making it easier for people to achieve success and be confident in the decisions they’re making around investment.”
Australian Fuel breakthrough we're loving: CSIRO
CSIRO has had a huge breakthrough with Hydrogen carswhich in the not too distant future could replace petrol. They have developed a metal membrane that extracts hydrogen from liquid ammonia, which is far easier and more efficient to transport in bulk.
World first for carbon-free fuel!
Australian NeoBank we have in our hands: UP
We’ve received UP debit cards and so far it has been a seamless and invigorating customer experience. Instantaneous payments and transfers for what is so far a super powered banking interaction.
Person we're learning more about: Nick Molnar
Nick Molnar is a serial entrepreneur with extensive experience in online retail. Nick is co-founder and CEO of Afterpay Holdings Ltd, a leading Australian retail payments innovator and one of Australia’s fastest growing Fintech companies.
Quote of the Week:
"Always do your best. What you plant now, will harvest later"
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