Where are the women investors?

Guest post by Xinja Chair Lindley Edwards. Originally published on LinkedIn. The women of Xinja: (L-R) Van Le (Director of Strategy & Innovation), Jacqui McPherson (CIO), Verity Froud (Treasurer), Betsy Westcott (Director of Retail Banking) Xinja’s equity crowdfunding campaign is a key part of building a bank with our customers and in their interests. We…

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Productivity Commission's banking review: The way forward

  It’s been quite a week for a banking nerd like me. The Productivity Commission released an absolutely devastating draft review of competition in banking, which combined with the upcoming Royal Commission looks almost certain to herald more changes to the banking industry. It’s been a pretty stormy week!   Let’s look to the future…

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Open banking is open for business (...in Europe at least)

  It’s been a big month for open banking. You may have heard there have been big changes sweeping through Europe’s old financial institutions. New regulations from the EU have given customers access to their own financial data for the first time and added much needed transparency to the banking sector in those countries. Closer…

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Know your Xinjas: Nick Dyball

    Nick Dyball (aka #farmerxinja) is Xinja's newest recruit, working alongside our treasurer #goldenxinja making sure the bills are paid and the accounts are in order. Nick spends his days in Excel  happily playing with pivot tables, v-lookups and macros and can't understand why anyone would ever want to do anything else. As a part-time farmer,…

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Equity crowdfunding webinar with Xinja CEO Eric

Xinja CEO Eric Wilson hosted a webinar on Friday to discuss equity crowdfunding and answered some great questions from our amazing investors and potential investors.     Like any investment, Crowd-Sourced Funding (CSF) is risky. Investors may lose their money and the business may not achieve its objectives. You should consider the CSF offer document…

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Know your Xinjas: Arthur Lee

  Arthur Lee aka #xinjaturtle is one of two interns at Xinja (along with #dataxinja). Whilst on any given day Arthur could find himself doing any number of important tasks, he generally spends his time with our customer experience team working out how we can best serve the most important people in our business, our (soon-to-be) Xinjas. Arthur is…

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Xinja Mates: Robots & Pencils

  At Xinja we’re spending every waking moment busily working away in preparation for our big launch early this year. However, it’s not all us. We do need to shout-out a few absolutely essential partners located around the world without whom none of it would be possible. One of these is Robots and Pencils, a team of…

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So just what is equity crowdfunding?!?

      Change is coming to Australia. And Xinja is going to be part of it. Not only are we aiming to be this country's first neobank, but we’re also hoping to run Australia’s first equity crowdfunding. We are not a bank yet, but working with regulators to become one. You may have heard…

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Xinja's Crafty Christmas

  Xinja's financial literacy guru Betsy is back with some money-saving hacks to get you through to the new year without the pain... Christmas is literally my favourite time of the year - It’s mango season (nom, nom), the days are longer, there’s countless parties and everyone is in a good mood. It’s also a…

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