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FINTECH AUSTRALIA REVEALS 2022 FINNIES FINALISTS | STARTUP DAILY
More than 290 entries were received for this year’s awards, across 20 categories, with the judges selecting a shortlist of 125 finalists.
FinTech Australia CEO Andrew Porter said the calibre of entries continues to rise each year for the Finnies.
ADVISERS COULD DITCH FACT-FINDING UNDER CDR | INDEPENDENT FINANCIAL ADVISER
Advisers could track their clients’ changing financial circumstances in real time under the new Consumer Data Right (CDR) rules and streamline the fact-finding process.
That is according to Alex Scriven, chief operating officer at open data and CDR intermediary platform Adatree, who told ifa that the availability of data could give rise to new opportunities for advisers to “create exceptional experiences for clients”.
FINTECH EXPERT URGES CAUTION WHEN IT COMES TO ONLINE BANKING DETAILS | IT BRIEF AUSTRALIA / NZ / ASIA
Consumers need to err on the side of caution and be aware of what information third-party businesses attain when doing online banking, according to fintech expert Jill Berry.
The digitalisation of banking has added convenience to consumers through methods such as online transfers, bill payments, faster loan approvals, and ease of sharing data, but what happens when you're asked to share your banking login details with a third-party company even one that is credible?
ADATREE, PERSONETICS PARTNER UP TO PROVIDE FAST FINANCIAL DATA | AUSTRALIAN BROKER
Fintechs Adatree and Personetics have joined forces to provide customers with comprehensive financial data and key information to brokers.
Adatree offers a secure proprietary platform to enable brokers and a wide array of financial services businesses to access consumer banking data to improve their products and services through Australia’s Consumer Data Right (CDR) regulations.
WHY 'OPEN BANKING' WILL BE KEY FOR SMALL-BUSINESS SURVIVAL POST-PANDEMIC | INSIDE SMALL BUSINESS
In this period of uncertainty, open banking provides a critical opportunity to enable timely and easy access to credit for small businesses while assuring lenders that the loan recipients have the capacity to thrive with the right financial assistance.
ADATREE'S JILL BERRY ON HOW TO SPOT RED FLAGS IN BUSINESS DEALS | SMART COMPANY
There’s a hunger that every startup founder understands: the need to be understood and taken seriously by industry peers, partners and clients. But when a fledgling business is extending themselves to grasp a steady revenue stream, there’s one skill I believe founders should hone to balance this hunger: the art of knowing when to walk away from a deal.
STARTUP DAILY PODCAST | AUSBIZ
We met with Jill Berry, CEO & founder, consumer data right consultancy startup Adatree, who put the case to end screen scraping, a data collection practice banned overseas, in Australia.
IF THE AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT TRULY CARES ABOUT PRIVACY THEN IT'S TIME TO BAN SCREEN SCRAPING | STARTUP DAILY
Legislation is never the fastest moving part of the technology sector, but when it does catch up, the industry should rethink the practices that have been addressed by a new law.
One such example is screen scraping, a data collection practice that has been banned overseas and needs to be banned in Australia for its security and privacy issues.
HOW CDR FOSTERS DATA INNOVATION OUTSIDE THE FINANCE SECTOR | INNOVATIONAUS
CDR has the potential to ‘open’ any industry where access to data can give new insight into consumer behaviour and product or service usage. It encourages transparency and competition, and two industries that are ripe for this are energy and telecommunications.
From October 2022, CDR will be applied to the National Electricity Market
ADATREE BECOMES AUSTRALIA'S FIRST CONSUMER DATA RIGHT PRINCIPAL | BUSY CONTINENT
This landmark achievement is enabling the company to help other enterprises so as to bring their data-driven products and services to life and thus access relevant data without having to undergo a complex, costly and time-consuming process of accreditation.
HOW TO BECOME AN EMPLOYER OF CHOICE DURING THE GREAT RESIGNATION | DYNAMIC BUSINESS
“To attract and retain talent, particularly in the competitive tech landscape, our focus has been on being purpose-driven – not solely focusing on salary, but how you can give employees an enjoyable work-life balance that incorporates engaging and thoughtful activities and also give back to society or the wider good."
ADATREE GAINS UNIQUE OPEN BANKING STATUS, USES IT TO PARTNER WITH BROKER FIRM | AUSTRALIAN BROKER
Adatree has become the first such company to be designated as a ‘principal’ under the Consumer Data Right (CDR) legislation enacted last year.
Its new status will allow it to act on behalf of other companies and access data for them without them having to go through the CDR accreditation process themselves – in essence, allowing Adatree to be compliant on their behalf and thus smooth the process by which companies align with data sharing.
FOUNDER STORY | JILL BERRY: HOW TO PENETRATE THE ENTERPRISE FINANCIAL SECTOR | GROWTH COLONY PODCAST
Shahin Hoda chats with Jill Berry, CEO & Co-Founder of Adatree about how organisations should approach and target the financial services space in Australia, what works, what doesn't work and how to ensure a successful sales and marketing approach to the sector
Adatree is an Australian financial technology company at the forefront of Open Banking
ADATREE BECOMES GATEWAY FOR AUSTRALIAN COMPANIES | THE PAYPERS
Adatree, a data intermediary fintech at the forefront of Open Banking, has become a gateway for companies wishing to access secure data in Australia.
The new Consumer Data Right (CDR) access model is part of the Government’s recent amendments to the CDR regulations in October 2021 to increase participation in Open Banking. It allows unrestricted accredited data recipients, with stringent security practices, like Adatree, to act as principal to other companies wanting to access data, with the other party becoming the ‘representative’.
ADATREE BECOMES 1ST OPEN BANKING PRINCIPAL | MORTGAGE BUSINESS
Adatree’s first CDR representative under the principal access model is mortgage repricing and refinancing platform provider Sherlok.
Under the partnership, Sherlok, which offers an automated repricing and refinancing tool for mortgage brokers that monitors around 35,000 home loans, will receive data in real-time. Sherlok will also skip the time, cost and effort required to access CDR data if it had sought its own data recipient accreditation.
SHERLOK SECURES ACCESS TO OPEN BANKING DATA | THE ADVISER
Sherlok has become the country’s first representative under the new CDR principal access model – securing a pathway to open banking data through its partnership with data intermediary and fintech Adatree.
The access model is a recent amendment to the CDR legislation, allowing unrestricted data recipients, such as Adatree, to act as principal to other companies wanting access to data.
ADATREE BECOMES AUSTRALIA'S FIRST CONSUMER DATA RIGHT 'PRINCIPAL' | FINEXTRA
Adatree, a leading data intermediary and fintech company at the forefront of Open Banking, has become Australia’s first ‘principal’ under the new Consumer Data Right (CDR) access models - enabling it to help other companies bring their data-driven products to life and access relevant data without having to undergo a complex, costly and time-consuming process of accreditation.
ADATREE BECOMES GATEWAY FOR COMPANIES WISHING TO ACCESS SECURE DATA, FASTER | AUSTRALIAN FINTECH
Adatree, a leading data intermediary and fintech company at the forefront of Open Banking, has become Australia’s first ‘principal’ under the new Consumer Data Right (CDR) access models – enabling it to help other companies bring their data-driven products to life and access relevant data without having to undergo a complex, costly and time-consuming process of accreditation.
LET'S TALK: 40 TOP BUSINESS LESSONS FROM 2021 | DYNAMIC BUSINESS
Over the last year, there have been many changes in the business world, and businesses of all sizes have learned many valuable lessons. As the pandemic continues to shape policies, business owners are looking for ways to stay ahead of the curve.
In this week’s Let’s Talk edition, we asked experts to share the best lessons they learned in 2021, as well as their plans for the future.
7 STARTUP FOUNDERS SHARE THE LESSONS THEY LEARNED IN 2021 THAT THEY'LL BE APPLYING TO THE YEAR AHEAD | STARTUP DAILY
2021 didn’t quite turn out way we’d hoped after the initial pandemic chaos on 2020.With the past 12 months throwing up even more curve balls than the year before, testing the resilience of many, we asked several startup founders what they learnt during the past year and how it will shape their thinking in 2022. Here’s what they said.
AUSTRALIA’S DIGITAL ECONOMY: ON THE PRECIPICE OF TRANSFORMATION? | MONDATO INSIGHTS
The CDR has already commenced with data-sharing in banking, with the big four banks mandated to enable data sharing last year and the rest of the banking sector joining the regime recently this summer.
Adatree is an Australian regtech working with financial institutions to do the integration “grunt work” so companies can properly facilitate the API-driven data sharing.
6th Annual Fintech Awards — winners announced! | Australian Fintech
“Congratulations to the Winners of this year’s 6th Annual FinTech Awards, winning an award is a huge achievement and sends a message to your customers, your team and your investors that you are doing amazing things!” said Glen Frost, Founder of the FinTech Awards.
My biggest mistake: Jill Berry, co-founder of Adatree | Smart Company
In June 2019, Jill Berry founded consumer data rights company Adatree alongside her colleague Shane Doolan, and by October 2021, Berry was named as the emerging fintech leader of the year at FinTech Australia’s Finnies awards.
It’s clear Berry is no stranger to the world of finance, but just like the rest of us, she’s also no stranger to making mistakes.
Innovation unlocked: How 12 women shaping Australia’s future find their ideas | Smart Company
There are many women working in the technology sector, forging Australia — and the world — forward with their innovation.
But how do these innovative ideas come about? SmartCompany Plus chatted with 12 of Australia’s women in tech to find out.
New Adatree COO on Open Banking 'tipping point' for brokers | Australian Broker
Open Banking expert Adatree has announced its new chief operations officer, with 18-year industry veteran Alex Scriven taking on the role.
Scriven comes to Adatree after holding tech roles at credit reporting fintech Equifax and at Bendigo and Adelaide Bank.
Inside one of the biggest banking changes in years | Fear and Greed Podcast
Australia’s been phasing in Open Banking, allowing people to share their own bank data with third parties. Also known as Consumer Data Right (CDR), Open Banking makes switching banks or products much easier.
Fintech startup Adatree has recently signed Australia’s largest bank and fintech partnership with more than 25 banks and credit unions to enter into Open Banking. Co-founder and CEO Jill Berry explains it all.
Entrepreneur in the Spotlight: Jill Berry | Kochie's Business Builders
Continuing our focus this month – thanks to the Dell Women’s Entrepreneur Network – we have another fantastic female business leader who is kicking goals – this time in the fintech space.
Meet Jill Berry CEO and cofounder of Adatree. Adatree is Australia’s leading expert in delivering Open Banking Solutions for the Consumer Data Rights.
Fintech company Adatree appoints Alex Scriven as its first Chief Operating Officer | Australian Fintech
Leading fintech company at the forefront of Open Banking, Adatree, has appointed Alex Scriven as the company’s first Chief Operating Officer (COO).
Alex has 18 years’ experience in the banking and finance industry. He joins the company from credit reporting agency Equifax, where he spent the past five years as Head of Open Data Products and Strategy. Prior to this, Alex held various roles across Funds Management and Banking including leading digital banking startup innovations at Bendigo and Adelaide Bank.
Australia’s Payment Platform Payble Completes Fastest Accreditation Readiness with Adatree | Crowdfund Insider
Australia’s first accredited and active intermediary of the Consumer Data Right (CDR) Adatree has shown the key capabilities of its SaaS tech solutions by assisting flexible payment platform Payble with accelerating its initial Accredited Data Recipient (ADR) journey to only four weeks. This has set the record for the quickest data accreditation application processed in Australia, the announcement noted.
Startup Daily: Fintech, Data and Investors | ausbiz
The latest in startup and technology news: There’s a corresponding maturity in the sector, with 88% of Australian fintechs three years or older and 81% of fintechs two years or older are now post-revenue. To take us through it all we are joined by May Lam from EY, Jill Berry from Adatree, Simone Joyce from Paypa Plan and Rebecca Schot-Guppy from FinTech Australia.
Fintech traces COVID contacts using credit-card history | Information Age
It may have been designed to help consumers comparison-shop mortgages more easily, but the Consumer Data Right (CDR)-powered open banking regime is bearing unexpected fruit as a fintech startup launches a data-matching service that alerts consumers if they have visited a COVID exposure site.
Women fintech leaders cleaned up at FinTech Australia’s Finnies awards last night, marking a shift in the traditionally male-dominated sector.
Adatree founder and chief executive Jill Berry was named emerging fintech leader of the year, while Athena Home Loans chief marketing officer Natalie Dinsdale was named female fintech leader of the year.
Open Banking fintech Adatree has created a Covid hotspot analysis that turns contact tracing into real time alerts | Startup Daily
The free service, called COVID Hotspot Alert, sends users who made a card purchase at a hotspot venue or suburb a text message alerting them of their exposure.
How 'Tap and Go' could play a key role in stopping the spread of COVID | 7NEWS
We use 'Tap and Go' everyday, and now could play a key role in stopping the spread of COVID. In a global first, an Australian company has created a free service that alerts you in real time if you've used your card at an exposure site.
Four predictions for the next decade of tech
Just over five years ago, it was my first time helping build a bank. Fast forward to today and that cutting-edge technology now seems old.
The speed of progress in the tech sector has meant that technology that was initially only found in the realm of data scientists and software engineers is now within reach of the everyday developer.
So where can we expect the tech sector to go in the next decade?
Open banking 1 year on: how Australia’s new world of data is changing finance
Just over a year into the Consumer Data Right (CDR) regime and Australia is now beginning to understand the competitive advantage this new world of data can offer.
Designed to give consumers greater access and ownership over their own data to increase competition, CDR has first been introduced to banking, to be followed by energy in 2022 and likely telecommunications.
Australia in a strong position on regtech: Australian Financial Review
The AFR explores Australia's regtech strengths and opportunities in global markets compared to other countries.
Real time response: Open banking partnerships and crisis collaboration
FDATA’s Jamie Leach is joined by Adatree’s Jill Berry, Credit Kudos’ David Fletcher, Intuit’s Rob Burlison and Plaid’s Kat Cloud to talk about ecosystems.
The panel starts by looking at how open banking has helped small businesses during the pandemic. Access to real-time cashflow data has been critical for planning, and innovative solutions have helped businesses get paid faster. Going forward, more transparency should allow for more competition and lower interest rates.
Fintech Fridays with BDO: Open Banking
In this webinar, we take a look at the open banking landscape with Jill Berry, Co-Founder and CEO of Australia's CDR platform, Adatree. Join Jill and BDO's Global Fintech Leader, Tim Aman, as they discuss learnings from CDR implementation and overcoming challenges.
Here are the Finnies 2021 finalists: congratulations!
Adatree announced as finalist in seven categories for the annual Fintech Australia awards.
Six Startups You Should Know About (Australian Financial Review)
The Australian Financial Review BOSS profiles Adatree about the products and services they are developing that should be on the radar of the big end of town.
Adatree Joins Panel on Open Data: Making it real
Adatree CEO Jill discusses how to make Open Data real on a ThoughtWorks hosted panel alongside TrueLayer, Finder & NAB. .
Open Banking & CDR Panel Session: How fintech partners accelerated Verifier’s journey to being an Accredited Data Recipient
As part of the Fintech Summit, Adatree CEO Jill shares how they contributed to Verifier's journey to their accreditation as a Data Recipient.
Consumer data right platform Adatree has been approved to take part in open banking
Sydney regtech startup Adatree has been approved to take part in Australia’s open banking system as Accredited Data Recipient (ADR) for the Consumer Data Right (CDR). It’s the first early-stage startup accredited and the first ADR with a female CEO, Jill Berry.
Adatree helps fintechs gain access to open banking, offering of a scalable technology platform for companies to access and leverage data, accessible through a single API.
Consumer data platform Adatree raises $1.2 million seed round
Consumer Data Right startup Adatree has raised $1.2 million in a seed round co-founder Jill Berry says was nearly three-times oversubscribed.
Tyro Payment co-founder Peter Haig and the company’s chair, Kerry Roxburgh, led the round alongside Equity Seed, Kylie Frazer and Rachael Neumann of Eleanor Ventures, and bank executive Angus McBean.
Industry pioneers team up to bring open banking to life
The first visual concepts that bring the Open Banking use cases to life has been revealed under a partnership with consumer data right technology expert Adatree and innovation and design agency We Discover.
Adatree nominated for three Finnies awards
Rebecca Schot-Guppy talks to Jill Berry of Adatree about her nominations for Female FinTech Leader and Emerging FinTech Leader at this years Finnies
Australia’s Adatree At the Forefront of Australia’s Open Banking Push
If Australian businesses were still on the fence about how Open Banking will transform the competitive landscape, then following the release of Australian Open Banking fintech Adatree’s landmark report, they won’t be for much longer.
Open Banking Regime made easy by award-winning fintech software
Consumer Data Right compliance software Adatree wins Genesis. Regulations allowing consumers to have greater access to data held by financial institutions will benefit the entire economy, according to the winner of the University of Sydney's first Genesis fintech startup competition.
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