AI platform Rich Data Co raises $28 million in Series B funding
AI decisioning platform, Rich Data Co, successfully raises $28 million in Series B funding, led by Westpac and nCino.
Sydney firm Atomic.io shines in inaugural 2023 TMW 100 martech list
Sydney-based martech firm Atomic.io secures No. 2 spot for Innovation in Web/Mobile Platforms in the inaugural TMW 100 list.
More Australians turning to mobile banking, Westpac leading the way
More Aussies use mobile banking with Westpac's app hailed as top-notch in Forrester's review, a first time feat.
Apple launch new contactless payment method in Australia
Apple has launched Tap to Pay in Australia, empowering local businesses of any size to accept in-person contactless payments on iPhone.
Westpac enters strategic partnership with Microsoft
The partnership includes increased investment in Microsoft’s cloud computing service, Azure, which will help to modernise Westpac.
Why the Government should encourage contact centres to call Australia home
Locally based contact centres are good for the country and better for business, writes MaxContact director of operations for Australia Daniel Harding.
FrankieOne to build Westpac's BaaS identity infrastructure
Melbourne-based FrankieOne will build Westpac's identity infrastructure for its new BaaS platform, set to launch in mid-2021.
Westpac, Foxtel, and Chartered Accountants ANZ scoop Adobe awards
Adobe announced its global winners this week, with three of the total 14 gongs worldwide being awarded to companies in Australia and New Zealand.
Inland Revenue to stop accepting cheques
The news comes following similar moves by the Accident Compensation Corporation, Kiwibank and New Zealand Post.
Small businesses unprepared for the latest wave of scams - Westpac
A report found small businesses are paying a hefty price to scammers; on average losing $38,845 and recovering much less than half.
Auckland AI startup set for success in New York
Auckland-based AI software company Aider will make New York its home over the next six months, after winning a spot in the Mastercard Start Path programme.
Westpac NZ collaborates with local AI startup
Auckland-based AI firm Aider is partnering with Westpac NZ to offer conversational digital assistance to small and medium-sized enterprises.
Kiwis concerned about being scammed – survey
This unease is warranted given the growing sophistication of scammers and their activities, and numbers of attempted fraud.
Exclusive: Westpac reveals how they embraced digital transformation
Westpac senior manager discusses digital transformation, machine learning, Big Data, data privacy, and the challenges of embracing digitalisation.
New solution helps small businesses get paid anywhere, anytime
A common gripe among start-ups and small businesses is the issue of payment, and this new solution from Westpac hopes to resolve that.
Younger, female or Māori business leaders most optimistic – Westpac
The Grow NZ report measures the mood and intent of more than 1200 business leaders across New Zealand.
Westpac, ANZ and ASB ditch outdated ATM fees
ANZ, ASB, and Westpac in New Zealand have decided to remove ATM fees following calls from Consumer NZ.
IT salaries on the rise, gender pay gap getting smaller
This data does show a slight decrease in the nation’s gender pay gap which was recorded at 7.2% in 2015.
Auckland's Paymark sold to French company for $190 million
Paymark is a specialist electronic transaction processing company based in Auckland.
Interview: zipMoney on disrupting the consumer credit market & that $40m Westpac investment
They knew that Australian consumers were unhappy with credit cards and other debt facilities - especially millennials.
Fraud detection, machine learning & real-time payments - Westpac NZ's IT transformation
Westpac NZ partners with ACI to adopt real-time payments and fraud prevention solutions in a wide-ranging IT transformation.
The world's most sustainable bank named - and it's Aussie
Westpac ranked world's most sustainable bank for 4th consecutive year, achieving a DJSI score of 94%. #Sustainability #Banking.
Westpac introduces Waikato-Tainui language option to ATMs nationwide
Westpac introduces te reo Waikato to its ATMs, making it the first bank to offer a language distinct to one iwi.
LinkedIn reveals Australia’s most powerful CEO profiles
LinkedIn announces its 2017 Power Profiles list for Australia, featuring the most viewed professionals in various categories.