AFR Article (15/08/2016): Electronic currency revived after 20-year hiatus

The electronic Aussie dollar has arrived! founder Andreas Furche, along with Chairman David Skellern and Director Peter Clare, said the launch represented a pivotal moment for Australian fintech.

“Unlike other digital money products, is actually minted digital coins and notes that you hold yourself, rather than an interface to an account balance being held elsewhere,” Furche said. “This provides a number of important technology advantages, particularly when transferring or exchanging digital money.”