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Xero takes on a fresh $26.4m from Silicon Valley investor TCV

New Zealand Stock Exchange-listed accounting software-maker Xero has landed $26.4m from US late-stage investor Technology Crossover Ventures (TCV). Read more: www.fintechroundup.com

Voice biometrics take ANZ higher for mobile payments

ANZ has announced it will be the first Australian bank to introduce voice biometrics on mobile devices to allow higher value transactions. Read more: www.bankingtech.com

Xero launches machine learning automation to transform accounting

Xero is announcing an machine learning automation system that is set to transform the accounting practices of small businesses and their partners. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com

Xero ties up with DBS, wants to help SMEs access capital

Xero announced today it has inked a strategic partnership with DBS Bank. Read more: www.e27.co

New Zealand gets a FinTech group

The New Zealand government and NZTech, the peak technology lobby, are working together to launch a FinTech industry group. Read more: www.altfi.com

Spotcap strikes deal and nabs €14m from Heatland Bank

Online small business lender Spotcap has inked a partnership with New Zealand’s Heartland bank and secured €14m in funding. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com

Vend grabs $13m for retail-focused POS

Point of sale (POS) and retail management software provider Vend has picked up $13m in a Series D round. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com

Android Pay finally makes its way to New Zealand

It immediately allows BNZ customers to pay for goods anywhere that Visa payWave is accepted, tapping their phones instead of their debit cards. Read more: www.thetechportal.com

Xero and Bottomline Tech post net losses

Cloud accounting firm Xero and B2B payments and procurement firm Bottomline Technologies have each released their latest earnings reports this week. Read more: www.pymnts.com

Australia and the road to FinTech in Asia

Clearly Australian and New Zealand fintech companies are punching above their weight. Read more: www.finnovate.com