Exclusive: ‘Getting to grips with  SME banking’ – Joseph Healy, Judo Bank in “The Fintech Magazine”
Jun24

Exclusive: ‘Getting to grips with SME banking’ – Joseph Healy, Judo Bank in “The Fintech Magazine”

In judo, you lift and throw opponents on their backs, pin them to the ground and apply various chokeholds or joint locks until they submit. It’s what SMEs might like to do to big banks. But Judo Bank’s co-founder Joseph Healy, has a better idea… Judo is all about using speed and agility to out-manoeuvre opponents bigger than you. What better name, then, for a challenger intent on running circles around what it sees as the lumbering...

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FF Virtual Arena: Judo Bank Deep Dive
May12

FF Virtual Arena: Judo Bank Deep Dive

On today’s Virtual Arena at 14:30BST we ‘deep dive’ down under to catch up with Judo Bank’s Joseph Healy! The Australian neobank scene is very exciting, so don’t get left...

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Challenger bank receives $500m injection for on-lending to SMEs
Apr06

Challenger bank receives $500m injection for on-lending to SMEs

The Australian Office of Financial Management has said late last week it will invest $250 million in Judo Bank, as part of the first round of funding released by the Treasurer’s Australian Business Securitisation Fund. The lender will also receive a further $250 million into its warehouse facility under the government’s recently launched $15 billion Structured Finance Support Fund. Confirming the substantial capital injection, Judo...

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Judo Bank selected as first to participate in $2 billion SME funding scheme
Apr02

Judo Bank selected as first to participate in $2 billion SME funding scheme

Judo Bank, Australia’s first challenger bank dedicated to small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs), announced today an intended investment of $500 million by the Australian Office of Financial Management (AOFM), into a Judo lending warehouse, providing additional funding directly to Australian SMEs. Judo Bank’s co-founder and co-CEO, David Hornery, said the AOFM’s Australian Business Securitisation Fund (ABSF), would be investing an...

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