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Innovation

Xccelerate21 winners ready to make a splash

The Splashup co-founders look to shake up the ecommerce retail space with their AI-driven product helping shoppers and retail businesses alike.
9 September 2021
Business

Commercial Property Loans go green

CBA’s new zero fee Property Sustainability Upgrade Loan helps property owners reduce their environmental impact while saving on operating costs
2 September 2021
CommBank app

CommBank's StepPay now available

CommBank’s new buy now, pay later (BNPL) StepPay is available anywhere CBA cards are accepted and is the first BNPL from a major bank
18 August 2021
Innovation

Splashup announced as Xccelerate21 winner

Aussie ecommerce startup Splashup secures a $150,000 SAFE note from Commonwealth Bank’s x15ventures.
13 August 2021
x15ventures

x15ventures reimagines it’s Xccelerate21 Community Day

Ten startup teams made it through to Xccelerate21’s Community Day; a day of networking, masterclasses and mentoring – all done virtually.
6 August 2021
Agribusiness

Australia’s first sustainability-linked loan for Agriculture

Leading Australian beef producer Stockyard partners with CBA to drive enhanced leadership in social outcomes under new funding agreement.
22 July 2021
Lending

Small businesses to access billions in untapped cash

CBA’s new digital lending solution, Stream Working Capital, gives businesses faster and more flexible access to cash flow using their outstanding i...
24 June 2021
Technology

CBA launches bold new recruitment drive

In a bid to deliver global best digital experiences, Commonwealth Bank has set itself the aggressive recruitment target of appointing 50 new engine...
22 June 2021
Digital

CBA reimagines banking for the digital economy

Commonwealth Bank (CBA) today provided an update on its strategy and investments to reimagine products and services and build the best digital bank...
27 May 2021
Customers

Financial wellbeing hits record high despite pandemic

Cautious spending and saving behaviour associated with the pandemic has ultimately resulted in a 7.8 per cent jump in financial wellbeing, new Comm...
19 May 2021
Business

Commonwealth Bank and data science leader Quantium launch CommBank iQ to help customers build Australia’s future economy

Commonwealth Bank announces a new joint venture with Quantium to deliver insights to Australian businesses, governments and investors.
10 May 2021
Education and youth

Inspiring tomorrow’s tech talent today

CBA and Telstra have joined forces to host a ‘Girls in Tech’ event to educate and inspire the next generation about the wonderful and interesting c...
4 May 2021
Innovation

Girls in Tech inspires young women to dream big about STEM

Female high school students at the 2021 Girls in Tech event learned that, if you keep an open mind and keep learning, your career can go to remarka...
4 May 2021
Business

CBA strengthens digital healthcare capabilities with Whitecoat acquisition

CBA accelerates ambition to provide Australia’s best-in-class digital experience for healthcare customers.
4 May 2021
Innovation

Millennials mean business

CBA records surge in Millennials opening Business Transaction Accounts; launches first no interest payment card ‘CommBank Neo Business’ to support ...
30 April 2021
x15ventures

Making the jump from corporate to startup

Last week, x15ventures invited the Startmate Fellowship’s Autumn21 cohort of 100 passionate women to join an evening of networking and a panel disc...
28 April 2021
CommBank app

CommBank's Benefits finder records new customer milestone

In a new podcast, CBA Newsroom speaks to Financial Wellbeing General Manager, Mohamed Khalil, about the bank’s digital feature Benefits finder and...
14 April 2021
Technology

CBA helps Sydneysiders get additional savings on trips that mix public and private transport

This is an expansion of the Opal digital card trial run by Transport NSW in partnership with Mastercard, CBA and EML Payments Limited.
7 April 2021
Business

CBA supports Australian-first PPP Green Loan

Green finance to help Australia’s transport sector in the transition to a low carbon economy.
16 December 2020
x15ventures

CBA’s venture building entity, x15ventures, throws support behind OwnHome

Aussie start-up OwnHome secures $150,000 in backing from x15ventures and Commonwealth Bank
27 November 2020
Technology

Don’t get scammed in this brave new world

Online scams have become more commonplace than ever before. We detail the best ways to stay vigilant.
11 November 2020
x15ventures

x15ventures on the look-out for the next big business idea

x15ventures – Commonwealth Bank’s venture building entity – has rounded up 10 of the country’s best start-ups as part of its new Xccelerate program.
10 November 2020
Education and youth

School children as young as 10 learn how to be cyber savvy

Commonwealth Bank has partnered with the Australian Computing Academy (ACA) to help educate children as young as 10 years of age about cyber security.
27 October 2020
Business

Institutional investors increase demand for 'green' finance

Two green bonds issued this week highlights the growing demand for sustainable finance, according to Commonwealth Bank.
23 October 2020
Small business

Small businesses are innovating to survive

Pre-pandemic, small businesses represented almost 98 per cent of all companies in Australia. They were, and remain, critical to the health of the n...
23 October 2020
Innovation

CBA supports Bribery Prevention Network

Commonwealth Bank of Australia has joined forces with several other ASX-listed companies, government and civil society organisations to launch the ...
21 October 2020
Innovation

Working from home sees spike in cyber-scams

An increase in the number of Australians working from home due to COVID-19 has resulted in a surge in remote access cyber-scams, Commonwealth Bank ...
20 October 2020
x15ventures

CBA recognised for innovation in start-up space

For the ninth consecutive year, Commonwealth Bank has been recognised by AFR BOSS Magazine as one of Australia's Most Innovative Companies, this ye...
9 October 2020
Business

CBA enables new cashless payment option for Adelaide commuters

CBA’s innovative payment technology supports the move away from using cash to pay..
20 September 2020
Business

CBA sustainability-linked loan captures international interest

Australia’s first sustainability-linked loan tied to achieving better social outcomes is capturing international interest.
17 September 2020
x15ventures

x15 calls for start-ups to help young Australians get ahead

Applications are now open for x15ventures’ second Xccelerate pitch event, with the winning idea to receive $150,000 in funding from CBA, as well as...
31 August 2020
Career

CBA recognises tomorrow’s cyber security talent

CommBank has hosted its first ever Virtual CommBank Cyber Prize ceremony, recognising talented students from across five different Australian unive...
26 August 2020
Group performance

Commonwealth Bank retains digital leader position

Digital banking is now more commonplace than ever before, with new data showing $1.2 billion is transacted through the CommBank App every single day.
12 August 2020
x15ventures

X15 Ventures launches Backr to help first-time businesses

New app provides businesses with everything they need to hit the ground running.
28 July 2020
Business

CBA teams up with strategic partners to offer new digital services to customers

Commonwealth Bank today announced the appointment of two strategic partners to help deliver new digital banking services to the Group’s 15 million ...
28 July 2020
Corporate responsibility

Start-up givvable gets backing from CBA and Microsoft

A start-up led by a team of two sisters has been named winner of the inaugural Xccelerate2020 venture program hosted by X15 Ventures, taking home a...
24 July 2020
CommBank app

CommBank overall digital experience leader for mobile banking for the fourth consecutive year

Independent research firm finds CommBank takes the lead, delivering impressive digital experiences and excelling at UX and functionality.
24 July 2020
CommBank app

Benefits Finder saves customers over $153 million in unclaimed benefits

CommBank app feature saves customers more than $69 million in utility bills and over $84 million in additional income last financial year, and help...
13 July 2020
x15ventures

CBA launches venture building entity X15

Commonwealth Bank has today launched X15 Ventures, an Australian technology venture building entity, designed to deliver new digital solutions to b...
3 February 2020
Product

Klarna launches in Australia with CBA

Commonwealth Bank customers will be able to benefit immediately from using one of the world’s largest and most innovative buy now pay later online ...
30 January 2020