• FinTech Australia announces 2019 Finnies Award Winners

    First 5000     |      June 12, 2019

    Up Bank, AirWallex and Afterpay are among the biggest winners of the 2019 FinTech Australia Finnie awards, with another 12 businesses earning accolades on the night.

  • Fintech can help Australia lead regional innovation

    Daniel Bar     |      March 24, 2019

    Australia has the potential to become the leading hub for tech and innovation in the Southern Hemisphere. But will our agile ‘kangaroo’ spirit and supportive mate mentality be enough to jump the chasm separating us from other developed nations in the region?

  • acquires majority stake in Joust

    First 5000     |      January 30, 2019

    Proptech start-up has acquired Fintech start-up Joust, an live home loan app where lenders compete for your business in real time by offering lower rates – until you determine the winner.