Fintech has mostly meant doing what banks do – but better, faster and cheaper. Cryptocurrencies live outside our banking and payments system – until now. CryptoSpend offers a VISA that allows users to BPAY with Bitcoin! Is this the future of payments?
When the Next Payment Platform rolls out in October, Australia will be a world leader with an open platform for payments – open to banks and any other company that wants to provide a payments product or service. This could make Australia the best environment to nurture a payments startup – if we take advantage of the opportunity. TWISTA talks to NPP Australia CEO Adrian Lovney and SWIFT Oceania head Bill Doran about the potential and reality of this once-in-a-generation transition.