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New Zealand’s 32 Fastest Growing FinTech Startups

At Fintech Energy we track over 200,000 fintech startups and over 1,000,000 people who hold key positions in these companies. We use this directory of startups to highlight top employees, founders and organisations we think deserve more appreciation than they are currently getting.

We’ve ranked the top 32 FinTech companies in New Zealand. The companies, startups and institutions listed in this article are all exceptional companies, well worth a follow. We have included links to their websites, socials and CrunchBase (if you’re interested in their financials).

We selected the organisations listed in this article based on:

  • Track record
  • Executive leadership
  • Market share
  • Innovation
  • ESG rating

Our Data – We source our data from OSINT (open source intelligence) and public directories such as CrunchbaseSemRush and many more. The data from these sources should be treated with a degree of caution and verified yourself.

Top FinTech Companies & Startups (New Zealand)


Sharesies

FoundersBen Crotty, Brooke Roberts, Leighton Roberts, Martyn Smith, Richard Clark, Sonya Williams
FollowWebsite, Crunchbase, Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin

Sharesies allows you to get started investing from just $5.


Harmoney

FoundersNeil Roberts
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Harmoney is the largest online personal lending platform in Australia and New Zealand


TradeWindow

FoundersAJ Smith
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TradeWindow is a global trade platform for exporters.


Aider International Ltd

FoundersBrendan Roberts, Pete Weaver
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Aider is an engagement tool to help small businesses work closer with their accountants and bookkeepers to make data-driven decisions.


Sharesight

FoundersScott Ryburn
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Simply the best investment portfolio tracking & tax reporting tool. Online & free for life.


Jasper

FoundersMark Campbell, Mark Hurley, Oliver Shaw
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A new and better way to invest in commercial real estate.


Cove

FoundersAndy Coon, Brett Wilson, Chris Coon, Rob Coon
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Cove develops a digital platform on which New Zealanders are able to buy, manage, and claim insurance on.


LatiPay

FoundersPeter Wei
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Latipay is a first to market, fully compliant financial technology


Hnry

FoundersClaire Fuller, James Fuller
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Hnry is the trusted financial sidekick for contractors and freelancers.


Squirrel Group

FoundersJohn Bolton
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Squirrel Group is an alternative finance platform.


Choice

FoundersOssie Amir
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Empowering people to pay with impact.


Vimba

FoundersSam Blackmore
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Vimba, is a simple way to buy and save Bitcoin and Ethereum on a weekly basis.


OrbitRemit Global Money Transfer

FoundersDavid Platt, Paul Robinson, Robbie Sampson, Tommy Heptinstall
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OrbitRemit is an online money transfer service, providing a fast and secure way to transact cross border money transfers


Youtap

FoundersChris Jones
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Youtap is a SaaS based Digital Banking and Digital Commerce company.


Walnut Exchange

FoundersEmma Geard, Rosie Wall
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Walnut helps you match with someone sending money in the other direction.


Cryptopia

FoundersUnknown
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Cryptopia is a cryptocurrency exchange platform who offer service including a fast, secure exchange experience.


Juno Markets

FoundersArthur Le, Morten Fillipsen
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Juno Markets is Asia’s Global Broker, delivering the best forex and CFD trading environment for Asia-based traders.


PocketSmith

FoundersFrancois Bondiguel, James Wigglesworth, Jason Leong
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PocketSmith is a time machine for your money. It’s online money management with cash flow forecasts as well as superb historical tracking.


Westpac Bank

FoundersUnknown
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We’ve been helping New Zealanders find the right financial solutions to suit their lives since 1861.


Invsta

FoundersAbhy Singla, Rachel Strevens
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Invsta is a fintech driven company, providing intelligent digital engagement and innovation solutions to financial service businesses globally, helping them to benefit from, and stay relevant in today’s digital world.


Paymark

FoundersUnknown
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Paymark is a payments company.


Squirrel Money

FoundersUnknown
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We’re a peer-to-peer lender. We use funding from people keen to invest, and lend it to people who want to borrow.


Cymonz

FoundersSimon Lynch
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Cymonz is an international payments platform for banks, money service businesses, fintechs and global brands.


Snowball Effect

FoundersFrancis Reid, Josh Daniell, Richard Allen, Simeon Burnett
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A curated marketplace that simplifies access to private equity investment opportunities


Aura

FoundersVictor Yuen
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Aura is a customer experience platform that enables businesses to personalise their face to face customer experience.


Bitcoin Enhanced

FoundersAaron Kenton, Branton Kenton-Dau
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Best of both worlds: seeking better returns than Bitcoin while enabling diversification away from the risks of the financial system


Banzpay

FoundersUnknown
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Banzpay provides ATM acquiring, card issuing, SaaS modeling, OBIEE reporting, telephone banking, and settlement services.


Stash

FoundersAaron Brown, Adeline Giacometti, Jordan MacLachlan, Liam Drew, Scott MacLachlan
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Making insurance easy as.


MFX Compass

FoundersUnknown
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MFX Compass is an ‘e-FX business in a box’ providing institutions with e-FX technology systems, connectivity, infrastructure and support.


InsuredHQ

FoundersUnknown
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InsuredHQ provides insurtech solution to your insurance policy administration requirements.


Smartcash

FoundersUnknown
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Apply for payday loans online now


Christchurch Earthquake Trust

FoundersUnknown
FollowWebsite, Crunchbase, Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin

Christchurch Earthquake Trust is a website allowing users to donate to organizations needing funds.

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