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Getting new equity issues on tap with tech

Getting new equity issues on tap with tech

by Lucy Burton 04 Dec 2015

Tech start-up firms and even some large banks are coming up with innovative ways to overhaul the traditional way of doing things, whether that’s to encourage the man or woman on the street to invest in a float or simply to change the channels through which shares ...

(Download) Alan Kohnler: Talking Business with Ben Bucknell

(Download) Alan Kohnler: Talking Business with Ben Bucknell

by Alan Kohler (Qantas Radio - Talking Business) 02 Dec 2015

Alan Kohler interviews OnMarket BookBuilds CEO, Ben Bucknell on Talking Business for Qantas Radio. Alan is the founder of Business Spectator, a business news and financial commentary website. He is also the ABC's finance reporter and founder of the online investing publication Eureka Report.

Fintech's advantages: financial technology revolution is a boon for investors

Fintech's advantages: financial technology revolution is a boon for investors

by David Potts (SMH Money) 01 Dec 2015

All we seem to hear about fintech​ outfits is how they're nibbling away at the banks, but it's what they're doing for investors that I like. Fintech, short for financial technology, is the buzzword for companies that apply software to finance. Don't be put off by that. I call it a financial revolution.

OnMarket BookBuilds spreads the word about IPOs

OnMarket BookBuilds spreads the word about IPOs

by Jason Clout (AFR) 26 Oct 2015

Innovative business OnMarket BookBuilds has further expanded its services by launching its Join a Campaign section.

Disrupters bringing efficiency to capital raisings

Disrupters bringing efficiency to capital raisings

by Adam Creighton (The Australian) 23 Oct 2015

Hundred dollar bills aren’t usually found on the pavement. But in the world’s capital markets, at least, potentially hundreds of ­millions of dollars are routinely left lying around. Not by you or me, but by new and established ­companies seeking to raise equity capital.

London calling: Dear Malcolm Turnbull, act now or see best fintech talent lured away

London calling: Dear Malcolm Turnbull, act now or see best fintech talent lured away

by Denham Sadler (Startup Smart) 16 Oct 2015

Startup founders that participated in the recent fintech week in the UK have a blunt message for the Australian government: act now or lose even more talent overseas. Ten Australian startups were flown to London by UK Trade and Investment at the ...

It's the ultimate customer loyalty scheme: a slice of Australia's biggest pizza chain

It's the ultimate customer loyalty scheme: a slice of Australia's biggest pizza chain

by Dana McCauley (news.com.au) 15 Oct 2015

HOLD the pepperoni. Australia’s biggest pizza chain is contemplating a new customer rewards scheme that could revolutionise our shopping habits — and potentially make us rich. Forget discount vouchers, meal deal upgrades and buy-two-get-one-free offers; ...

New app to unlock SMSF capital

New app to unlock SMSF capital

by Darin Tyson-Chan (Self Managed Super) 12 Oct 2015

Fintech business OnMarket BookBuilds (OMB) has launched a mobile application with the aim of providing SMSF investors with more opportunities to take part in initial public offerings (IPO) and placements.

The Taboo Group develops video to support launch of new stock market app OnMarket

The Taboo Group develops video to support launch of new stock market app OnMarket

by Campaign Brief 12 Oct 2015

Last Wednesday 'innovation' Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull helped launch OnMarket - the world's first app for ASX IPOs and placements. Independent creative Agency, The Taboo Group, has developed a video to drive awareness of the ...

OnMarket BookBuilds opens up IPO access for individual investors

OnMarket BookBuilds opens up IPO access for individual investors

by Tom Richardson (Nine News) 09 Oct 2015

It's still true that the world of bookbuilds, share placements and equity capital raisings remains largely the privilege of an elite few of brokers and investment bankers helping themselves and their high net worth or professional clients.

Turnbull lays out 'open data agenda'

Turnbull lays out 'open data agenda'

by Tim Stewart (Fintech Business) 09 Oct 2015

Mr Turnbull spoke to a room filled with fintech industry luminaries at the official launch of the OnMarket Bookbuild app last week. The Prime Minister entered the first trade into the OnMarket application (which allows retail investors to participate in IPOs) on ...

Application for IPOs gets the Malcolm Turnbull imprimatura

Application for IPOs gets the Malcolm Turnbull imprimatura

by Andrew Main 08 Oct 2015

Malcolm Turnbull was more than happy yesterday to fulfil a promise he made when he was a mere communications minister when he helped unveil OnMarket Bookbuilds’ new mobile phone app designed to allow retail investors better access to floats and capital raisings.

8 things you need to know today

8 things you need to know today

by Switzer Daily 08 Oct 2015

OnMarket, a new mobile app launched yesterday will give investors free and open access to IPOs and placements in Australia and New Zealand without having to go through a broker. CEO of On-Market BookBuilds, Ben Bucknell, said they wanted ...

Atlassian tax windfall lost in the clouds

Atlassian tax windfall lost in the clouds

by Ben Butler and Christine Lacey (The Australian) 08 Oct 2015

Hats off to billionaire software dude Michael Cannon-Brookes and his passionate dedication to the Aussie tech space. “It’s a huge priority for us as a company,” the Atlassian founder told The Australianthis week. “We spend a huge amount ...

Turnbull backs Australia as financial hub

Turnbull backs Australia as financial hub

by Tim Stewart (Investor Daily) 08 Oct 2015

The Prime Minister was asked about the government's approach to creating a fintech hub in Australia at the launch of IPO and placements platform OnMarket Bookbuilds yesterday. "The tax system is the biggest set of levers that the government has ...

Australian Prime Minister Bids Shares in Bitcoin Group Via New Fintech App

Australian Prime Minister Bids Shares in Bitcoin Group Via New Fintech App

by Joseph Young (The Cointelegraph) 08 Oct 2015

Sydney-based company OnMarket and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull have co-launched a new fintech app which allows retail investors to access the Australian Securities Exchange’s infrastructure and submit bids for shares in companies.

Swipe right for deals

Swipe right for deals

by Andrew Legget (Intelligent Investor) 08 Oct 2015

‘Why does IPO stand for initial public offering when there is no element of an offer to the public?’, asked chief executive Ben Bucknell as he launched OnMarket alongside Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. Considering the PM’s past as an executive of Goldman Sachs ...

New mobile app expands IPO access

New mobile app expands IPO access

by Darin Tyson-Chan (Financial Observer) 08 Oct 2015

Fintech business OnMarket BookBuilds (OMB) has launched a mobile application enabling investors to access initial public offerings (IPO) and placements via their smartphones. OnMarket alerts investors to all of the current IPOs on the ASX and provides ...

Australian dollar rally a dead cat bounce, so slump will continue

Australian dollar rally a dead cat bounce, so slump will continue

by Malcolm Maiden (Sydney Morning Herald) 08 Oct 2015

The Australian dollar powered higher after the Reserve Bank's announcement on Tuesday afternoon that its cash rate was being held at 2 per cent, but it is a dead cat bounce. Our currency has further to fall before the commodity price slump ends.

You can use this app to invest in IPOs

You can use this app to invest in IPOs

by Josh Nicholas (Business Insider) 07 October 2015 @ 6:30PM

Australian retail investors will have greater access to IPOs via an app launched today, its inventors claim. OnMarket provides access to the same IPOs, with the same terms, as institutional investors its designers at OnMarket Bookbuilds say.

Turnbull-backed IPO app aims to open ASX

Turnbull-backed IPO app aims to open ASX

by AAP 07 October 2015 @ 6:25PM

Ben Bucknell has been investing since he started getting BHP Billiton shares each birthday from his farmer father at around the age of 14. Those unconventional celebrations in Quambone, about 600km northwest of Sydney, kickstarted a lifelong interest ...

The App Making Australian IPOs More Inclusive

The App Making Australian IPOs More Inclusive

by MSN Money / Bloomberg 07 October 2015 @ 6:20PM

Ben Bucknell, chief executive at OnMarket BookBUilds, discusses his company's app that increases access to IPOs, how it works and the outlook for the sector. He speaks to Bloomberg's Rishaad Salamat on "Trending Business".

OnMarket app a new way to share in the sharemarket

OnMarket app a new way to share in the sharemarket

by Jennifer Hewett (AFR) 07 October 2015 @ 4:35PM

Ben Bucknell calls his new app a way of "democratising capital raising" – by providing individuals fast and easy access to more company floats and share placements. Malcolm Turnbull says he welcomes the trend of ever more power being given to customers ...

Malcolm Turnbull on hand as new IPO investment app launches

Malcolm Turnbull on hand as new IPO investment app launches

by Jessica Sier (AFR) 07 October 2015 @ 4:17PM

Two pioneering Australian fintech companies were off and running on Wednesday under the pleased eye of trumpeter of innovation and Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull. Sydney-based company OnMarket Book Build launched an online platform to allow retail ...

Malcolm Turnbull launches OnMarket app to 'democratise' capital raising

Malcolm Turnbull launches OnMarket app to 'democratise' capital raising

by Frank Chung (news.com.au) 07 October 2015 @ 2:28PM

It’s the app that Malcolm launched. It was standing room only on the 26th floor of Bloomberg’s lavish Sydney CBD offices Wednesday morning as more than 100 members of the financial and start-up community gathered to watch the ‘innovation’ Prime ...