Could your company be one of the Tech23 in 2019?
As a truly national forum spanning 11 years, Tech23 brings together the Australian innovation ecosystem to celebrate young companies creating great things with deep tech.
Each year Tech23 selects a cohort of 23 young Australian high-growth companies and introduces them to experienced entrepreneurs, founders, investors and potential customers who are interested in their vertical or technology.
Applications close on 23 August so get in quick!
The UKs Department for International Trade (DIT) in partnership with Fintech Australia is looking to bring a delegation of leading Australian fintech companies to London for Lendit Fintech Europe 2019.
LendIt Fintech Europe is the continents Leading Event in Financial Services Innovation. This years event will attract 1,200+ fintechs, banks and investors from Europes most influential companies to learn, network and do business and will take place from 26 – 27 September 2019.
DIT will curate a programme of events to facilitate meetings and introductions to the UK fintech ecosystem. Australian fintechs ready to expand to the UK are encouraged to apply for this unique opportunity.
23rd-27th September 2019
Are you a part of B2B technology start-up looking to expand into the UK?
Newfound, who specialise in scaling ambitious technology companies to new markets, have just launched their Go-No-Go promotion to support businesses looking to launch in the UK. Youll have to be quick to apply as applications close 31st July.
The winning company will benefit from:
– 25,000 worth of market entry support
– A bespoke market validation report
– Market introductions to identified key stakeholders
– 1-week free accommodation for a scheduled UK market visit
Apply now at gonogo.newfound.global
If you have any further questions regarding the programme, please do not hesitate to contact Harry McPhail at firstname.lastname@example.org
NAB recently partnered with Israels Bank Leumi and Canada-based CIBC to launch anonline portalthat provides Fintechs with an opportunity to submit partnership proposals directly to the banks.
Through the portal, Fintechs can understand specific customer problems the banks are looking to solve for, choose which banks they want to pitch to and send their proposal directly to the selected banks partnerships team. A response can be expected from banks within seven days.
This is a fantastic opportunity for Australian Fintechs as it not only provides a channel for connecting with the partnerships team within NAB, but also provides an opportunity to scale into global markets by connecting with banks from around the globe.
Check out the portal here:www.globalfintechlink.com
Responsible lending practices are back in the headlines, and once again Australias major banks are under fire.
In statements to ASIC, all major banks inferred that using transaction data to access loans is an expensive and risky exercise.
What wasnt reported, however, is that all major banks are leveraging partnerships with fintechs to quickly build out this capability.
Behind the headline, this is yet another story of bank and fintech partnerships working towards better outcomes for society.