FinTech Australia partners with Vocus

FinTech Australia has partnered with specialist fibre and network solutions provider Vocus.

Vocus has signed up as an ecosystem corporate partner of FinTech Australia, in addition to supporting its major events. The partnership will see Vocus become a major partner at The Finnie Awards, as well as a supporter of Intersekt – Australia’s FinTech Festival.

Vocus joins AWS, VISA, Bank of Queensland, NAB, EY and BDO as a corporate partner of FinTech Australia.

“Partnerships, like the one with Vocus, allow FinTech Australia to provide greater assistance and support for fintechs during this difficult period. We are incredibly grateful for their support,” FinTech Australia GM Rebecca Schot Guppy said.

“In return, we provide greater exposure to and expertise on the fintech industry. With fintech investment still growing globally, it is understandable why top tier brands like Vocus are looking to better accustom and integrate themselves with the ecosystem.”

Vocus National Strategy Manager, Financial Services, Andrew Fragos said, “As a leading Tier 1 telco and network solutions provider, Vocus connects people, businesses, and governments across Australia and the world.”

“We’re excited to be partnering with FinTech Australia. Our expertise, challenger mindset, and unique customer focus is what our clients say sets us apart. We offer customised solutions to some of Australia’s largest and most promising financial services organizations, and we’re looking forward to enabling the fintech industry to innovate and grow further,” Mr Fragos said.

Media contacts

Harrison Polites
harrison@themediaaccelerator.com.au
0409 623 618

Stephen Ronchi
Vocus Brand & Communications Manager
stephen.ronchi@vocus.com.au
0417 138 649

About FinTech Australia

FinTech Australia is a national association for the Australian FinTech Startup community. Our vision is to make Australia the leading market for FinTech Innovation and Investment by working with both sides of Government, Industry and the Australian FinTech community to create a supportive environment and partner ecosystem in Australia and abroad.

About Vocus

Vocus Group Limited (ASX: VOC) is Australia’s specialist fibre and network solutions provider, connecting all mainland capitals with Asia and the USA. Regionally, Vocus has backhaul fibre connecting most regional centres in Australia. Vocus also operates an extensive and modern network in New Zealand, connecting the country’s capitals and most regional centres. In total, the Vocus terrestrial network is a 30,000 route-km of high performance, high availability fibre-optic cable, including 4,600km of submarine cable connecting Singapore, Indonesia and Australia and 2,100km of submarine cable between Port Hedland and Darwin and connecting offshore oil and gas facilities in the Timor Sea. Vocus owns a portfolio of well-recognised brands catering to enterprise, government, wholesale, small business and residential customers across Australia and New Zealand.

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