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THE AUSTRALIAN SEPTEMBER 29, 2021

mx51 appoints COO, CPO as co-founders

Payments technology fintech mx51 has appointed Chief Operating Officer Magnus Hsu and Chief Product Officer Steven Hadley as co-founders of the business.  After spinning out of Assembly Payments, mx51 has now processed over $1bn in transactions and has raised over $25m in capital within a year.

FINEXTRA SEPTEMBER 29, 2021

mx51 appoints COO, CPO as co-founders

Payments technology fintech mx51 has appointed Chief Operating Officer Magnus Hsu and Chief Product Officer Steven Hadley as co-founders of the business.  After spinning out of Assembly Payments, mx51 has now processed over $1bn in transactions and has raised over $25m in capital within a year.

AB + F SEPTEMBER 13, 2021

Bank, fintech partners are more vital than ever, thanks to Square Afterpay tie-up

There’s no denying that Square's purchase of Afterpay was a watershed moment for Australia’s fintech sector. That part is more or less obvious. But quietly, it also doubled as a wake-up call for all banks, globally, about the importance of fintech partnerships and will place an emphasis on them going forward.

AUSTRALIAN FINTECH AUGUST 16, 2021

Australian Fintech mx51 boosts analytics capabilities and improves customer service with Snowflake

Snowflake, the Data Cloud company, today announced it has been selected by merchant payment platform fintech provider, mx51, to support the company’s analytics and customer service activities.

ITWIRE AUGUST 16, 2021

mx51 selects Snowflake data platform

Merchant payment platform provider mx51 has adopted the Snowflake data platform to support its analytics and customer service activities.

AUSTRALIAN FINANCIAL REVIEW MAY 24, 2021

Westpac-backed fintech startup mx51 raises $25m

The start-up sells a white label product that lets banks and non-bank acquirers offer merchants a payments platform to rival Stripe, Tyro and Square.

FINEXTRA MAY 24, 2021

Mastercard joins $25 million round in Australia's mx51

Mastercard has joined a $25 million funding round in Australian payments-as-a-service fintech mx51. The funds represent mx51’s first major round of investment, secured less than 12 months after the firm was spun out of Assembly Payments in May 2020.

ITWIRE MAY 24, 2021

mx51 adds $25 million to coffers with capital raise

Payments technology company mx51 has raised $25 million in a Series A round led by Acorn Capital, Artesian, Commencer Capital and Mastercard.  The funds represent mx51’s first major round of investment, secured less than 12 months after the company spun out of Assembly Payments in May 2020.

BUSINESS NEWS AUSTRALIA MAY 24, 2021

Former Westpac exec's fintech mx51 raises $25m

A payment solutions fintech taking on the likes of global competitors Stripe, Tyro and Square has raised $25 million in a Series A round, with expectations it will grow total processed volumes to $10 billion within the next 12 months.

STARTUP DAILY MAY 24, 2021

Assembly Payments spin-off lands $25 million

White-label payment technology provider, mx51, which last year span out of fintech Assembly Payments, has raised $25 million in its first round, led by Acorn Capital, Artesian, Commencer Capital and Mastercard.

AB+F SEPTEMBER 16, 2020

mx51 gears up for global growth

mx51 is in the process of inking a deal with a global bank as it gears up for global expansion. Its deal with Westpac is exclusive in Australia but mx51 is now eyeing deals outside the local market and is in the process of finalising a tie-up with a US bank.

DYNAMIC BUSINESS SEPTEMBER 11, 2020

Invented by entrepreneurs, for entrepreneurs: Mastercard’s unique global start up program

Start Path – Mastercard’s global start up program – has bolstered 230 fintechs around the world and helped them raise $2 billion in capital. The program boasts an Australian alumni of Airwallex, Money Tree and identitii, and has recently partnered with its first Australian fintech mx51. 

CMD SOLUTIONS CASE STUDY JULY 08, 2020

Delivering a container platform on EKS

mx51 is seeking global growth through offshore bank partnership opportunities, while also continuing to enhance its products and services to deliver a market-leading merchant experience and deepen relationships with Point of Sale (POS) partners onshore.

ABOUT AMAZON (AMAZON BLOG) JUNE 23, 2020

Local businesses prepare for the (new) normal

As restrictions on social activity ease across Australia and New Zealand, employers of all sizes are gradually welcoming staff back to the workplace. But for many organisations, there is a new meaning to ‘business as usual’, as we start to adapt to longer-term changes to how we live and work.

THE AUSTRALIAN FINANCIAL REVIEW MAY 11, 2020

Westpac backs mx51 to tackle global payments invasion

Westpac Banking Corp is backing a new payments spin-off – mx51 – to help it fend off an invasion by global payments software companies threatening banks’ profitable lending and deposit relationships with merchant customers.

FINEXTRA MAY 06, 2020

Mastercard welcomes 12 new startups to virtual Start Path programme

In the face of a changing economic landscape and global uncertainties due to COVID-19, innovation is more important than ever. We continue to seek partners that will become invaluable assets to an ecosystem focused on doing well and doing good.

AUSBIZ MAY 25, 2021

mx51 raised $25M in less than 12 months since launch

mx51 CEO and founder Victor Zheng joins Ausbiz's Startup Daily show to discuss the recent $25M Series A capital raise.

AUSBIZ SEPTEMBER 10, 2020

Mastercard welcomes mx51 to its global Start Path program

Mastercard Australia discusses its Start Path program, what distinguishes mx51 from other fintechs and why it has what it takes to scale its payment technology globally.

TALENZA JUNE 19, 2020

Talenza's SME Shout-out series | mx51

Talenza’s Shout-out Series hosts thought leaders from across a broad spectrum of Australian SMEs, promoting innovative ideas and practices in a rapidly modernising world. Co-CEO, Andrew Sully caught up with Victor Zheng to discuss how mx51 can work with your business.

AUSBIZ MAY 08, 2020

mx51 has joined the Mastercard Start Path Programme

mx51's founder, Victor Zheng, talks to Kylie Merritt and David "Kochie" Koch about mx51 joining the Mastercard Start Path programme.