Startup Battlefield Australia: Submissions Close September 4

Startups in Australia are encouraged to participate in the Startup Battlefield for a chance to win $25,000 Australian dollars cash plus an all expense paid trip to Disrupt SF to complete in the Disrupt Battlefield SF in 2018.

Startups attending the event on November 16, 2017 get to pitch to the global TechCrunch audience as well as distinguished technologists, entrepreneurs, and investors living in Australia.

For more information, go to https://battlefieldaustralia.techcrunch.com/

Pitch to China’s top venture capitalists, entrepreneurs and media outlets

Alibaba Innovation Centre is organizing The Create@Alibaba Cloud Startup Contest (CACSC) to gather the worlds best tech. startup entrepreneurs and give them the opportunity to pitch in front of Chinas top venture capitalists, entrepreneurs and media outlets. For more information, visit Alibaba Clouds official CACSC site at : https://cacsc.aliyun.com/

The finals for the Australia and New Zealand division will be held on September 22, 2017 at Haymarket HQ, Sydney, Australia. Startups from all over ANZ will come and present their ideas to compete for the title of ANZ Division Contest Champion. From there the winner will proceed to the World Championship, to be held in Shanghai, China on October 13th, 2017.

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Join now to get on FinTech Australia’s ecosystem map

If you join FinTech Australia before 31 August, we can guarantee you’ll get on our next edition of our member ecosystem map.
When we published the first iteration of this map in June, it received worldwide media and social media attention, including many thousands of views on our Flickr channel.
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A briefing note from Grant Thornton on the ATO's recent R&D Tax Incentive Alert

FinTech Australia’s Accounting Partner Grant Thornton have provided the below commentary and guidance for our Members on the ATO’s recent ruling on what might be claimed as part of the R&D Tax Incentive. (more…)

Call to Action: National e-Invoicing Framework

National e-Invoicing Framework – RESTful specifications

The Digital Business Council, with the support of the Australian Taxation Office and the Federal Department of Industry Innovation and Science, has established a national e-invoicing framework with a view to improving productivity for Australian business. (more…)

Attention NSW FinTechs interested in heading to Korea

NSW Government has secured 2 booth spaces at GMV2016, and would like to invite 4 NSW Companies who want to explore Korea market. (more…)

NSW Opportunity: Israel Calling

FinTech Australia is supporting this great collaborative initiative by the NSW Government and Austrade.

Up to 10 NSW fintech and cyber security start-ups have the opportunity to take part in an intensive accelerator program in Tel Aviv, Israel. This is perfect for start-ups who are ready to go global, looking to build networks, access Israeli Mentors or solve deep tech problems that might help their start-up in its next phase of growth. You’ll also help build Sydneys reputation as a leading Asia Pacific innovation hub. (more…)