‘Biggest day in our history:’ Afterpay’s global breakout hailed

Aug 02, 2021
SeedSpace Team

Afterpay’s rise from nothing to being the subject of the biggest merger and acquisition in Australian history will provide a big boost for the Australian Securities Exchange’s plans to become a global listed tech stock hub, and could turbocharge the country’s booming start-up scene, industry insiders say.

"A scorcher of a deal" - our own Cathryn Lyall shares her views on the Afterpay deal in The Australian Financial Review yesterday, pointing out that it's "a good time for the government to finalise their reviews of the identified gaps in early-stage funding support for home-grown Aussie fintechs."

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