finder fintech roundup: Bitcoin Cash, Android Pay, Mastercard, coworking and millennials

Elizabeth Barry 20 November 2017 NEWS

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ANZ and CUA link Android Pay with eftpos cards and we look at whether Bitcoin Cash is worth it.

The biggest news in Australian fintech from the past week.

Mastercard opening new Tech Hub and Innovation Centre in Sydney

Mastercard has announced the launch of a Global Tech Hub and Innovation Centre which will open in St.Leonards in mid-2018. The centre will house all 560 Sydney Mastercard employees and businesses.

ANZ and CUA link Android Pay with eftpos cards

Smartphone payments are moving beyond Mastercard and Visa, with ANZ and CUA announcing that their eftpos cardholders can now use Android Pay. For ANZ customers, the functionality has been added to the ANZ eftpos Access card and the rediCARD for CUA customers.

Bitcoin vs Bitcoin Cash: what to buy?

The value of bitcoin has been surging in recent months, albeit volatilely. And with a few experts saying Bitcoin Cash may be the new Bitcoin, we examine whether this cryptocurrency is worth a look in and whether it will match or exceed the value of bitcoin.

Businesses that embrace coworking spaces can cut costs by 25%

A new analysis by Hub Australia has found that businesses that set up in a coworking space can expect savings of up to 25% compared to a traditional office lease. Coworking offers packages that include maintenance, cleaning and utilities that can lead to the savings.

Three-quarters of millennials say the economic system is outdated

A survey of 10,000 millennials from 15 countries globally has found that the current global economic system is outdated. In Australia, 76% of the 1,000 millennials surveyed thought it was outdated. Worldwide, 29% supported the idea of a single universal currency to help drive global unity.


The finder fintech roundup is a summary of the news in fintech from the past week. Check back every Monday to catch up.

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