April 2017

CURRENCYVUE’S CEO ON THE GOVERNMENT GRANT THAT IS HELPING HIS FINTECH START-UP TO MARKET   Read the full article here   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...

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Most technology is not new – it has simply just been wrapped up and marketed better than the business before and this is the case with ‘straight-through-processing’ or STP. STP broadly refers to the way businesses strip out manual processes or physical activities and so they can be digitally automated end-to-end. The holy grail for banks, STP is used to automate and remove manual intervention in payments,...

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A recent study conducted by The College of Business Administration analysed businesses over 7 years and found that a whopping 88% of all spreadsheets contain errors and a portion of those errors posed a financial threat to the business. But don’t take our word for it, the chaps over at JP Morgan know better than anyone.  In a well-publicised fiasco, a spreadsheet error was relied upon for their ‘Value at...

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