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Australia UK Fintech Mission <> LendIt Fintech Europe 19

The UK’s 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 continent’s Leading Event in Financial Services Innovation. This year’s event will attract 1,200+ fintechs, banks and investors from Europe’s most influential companies to learn, network and do business.

The trade mission will include LendIt Fintech Europe 2019, Europe’s leading event in financial services innovation which takes 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.

Please reach out to Rehan if you are interested in participating in the mission or the Lendit Conference!

BDO’s Fintech Fridays: Capital Raising Considerations for Fintechs

While a company relies on their founder’s ambition and investment, there may come a time when outside capital is needed to finance further growth, execute a full or partial exit for owners, or optimise their capital structure.

Many successful businesses looking to accelerate growth arrive at this crossroad and, whilst access to finance may not be a challenge, determining which route to take may be.

With a variety of solutions available, join the BDO team to further explore how one of the following options may best suit your business strategy:

  • Equity capital markets
  • Private equity and venture capital
  • High net worth investors
  • Mezzanine debt
  • Asset-based lending.

Intersekt 2019 Brisbane Roadshow

FinTech Australia is proud to present the Intersekt 2019 Roadshow Brisbane, featuring presentations from Aleksandar Svetski, CEO and Co-founder, Amber and Jason Atkins, CEO, Cake Equity as well as a fireside chat with Simone Joyce, Managing Director, Paypa Plane and Phil Slade, Behavioural Science Lead, Suncorp Digital Labs.

Intersekt is our thought-provoking, flagship conference that brings together an impressive line-up of global and local speakers to challenge ideas on the future of fintech. It celebrates Australian talent. But also promotes the global opportunity for the fintech industry.

Intersekt 2019 will be better than ever with a 3-day program (Oct 15 to Oct 17) of leading international and national speakers, free workshops, optional satellite events and extensive networking opportunities with two social functions.

Register for Intersekt here.

To give you a taste of what to come, the Intersekt Roadshow Brisbane will feature a stellar line up, including presentations from Aleksandar Svetski and Jason Atkins as well as a fireside chat with Simone Joyce and Suncorp Digital Labs.

Aleks will deliver a talk on “How money & fintech are being reinvented on the fringe”.

Jason will speak on “Unlisted digital equity trends and the future – Using your equity to grow your business” and cover security tokens and shareholder alignment.

Simone and Phil will have a fireside chat on “Fintech & Bank Collaboration – Fast-tracked learning via Innovation Hubs”.

Intersket 2019 Adelaide Roadshow

FinTech Australia is proud to present the Intersekt 2019 Roadshow Adelaide, featuring Charn Tangson, Cyber Security Manager, Prospa.

Intersekt is our thought-provoking, flagship conference that brings together an impressive line-up of global and local speakers to challenge ideas on the future of fintech. It celebrates Australian talent. But also promotes the global opportunity for the fintech industry.

Intersekt 2019 will be better than ever with a 3-day program (Oct 15 to Oct 17) of leading international and national speakers, free workshops, optional satellite events and extensive networking opportunities with two social functions.

Register for Intersekt here.

To give you a taste of what to come, the Intersekt Roadshow Adelaide will feature, Charn Tangson, who will present on “Designing a cloud security program that scales”, followed by a Q&A session.

Enterprises have shifted to a digital- and cloud-first mindset to accelerate their business. This requires a shift in security strategy, as legacy technologies can’t protect organizations from the new threat vectors that come with the cloud. Join Charn Tangson, Prospa, to learn how Prospa designed a modern and scalable security program to solve challenges presented by the cloud.

Intersekt 2019 Perth Roadshow

FinTech Australia is proud to present the Intersekt 2019 Roadshow Perth, featuring Dom Pym, Co-founder, Up and Ben Williamson, Co-Founder and CEO, Fresh Equities.

Intersekt is our thought-provoking, flagship conference that brings together an impressive line-up of global and local speakers to challenge ideas on the future of fintech. It celebrates Australian talent. But also promotes the global opportunity for the fintech industry.

Intersekt 2019 will be better than ever with a 3-day program (Oct 15 to Oct 17) of leading international and national speakers, free workshops, optional satellite events and extensive networking opportunities with two social functions.

Register for Intersekt here.

To give you a taste of what to come, the Intersekt Roadshow Perth will feature, Dom Pym and Ben Williamson.

Dom will talk about Up’s vision to be not just the bank but the brand millennials love. He will talk about how they think about their offering of tech-lead banking and why that mentality had lead to some recent partnerships and features Up has announced to make sure they are giving consumers what they want.

Ben will present on the topic “Don’t disrupt, solve.” Why you should always aim to solve problems.

BDO’s Fintech Fridays – R&D Tax Incentives

Nicholas Parry, BDO Tax Partners, will host this workshop on accessing government assistance.

Assistance schemes, such as the R&D tax incentive, innovation grants and exports grants, can be invaluable for Fintechs in providing much-needed funding in early growth stages and in providing a competitive advantage for mature businesses. However, careful consideration and planning is needed to successfully navigate the government compliance regime.

Nicholas will lead a discussion on the current interpretation and expectations of the regulators for the tax incentive and grant programs, and will explain how to maximise entitlement and minimise risk.

Intersekt 2019 Sydney Roadshow

FinTech Australia is proud to present the Intersekt 2019 Roadshow Sydney, featuring Dom Pym, Co-founder, Up and Christian Westerlind, Head of Monoova.

Intersekt is our thought-provoking, flagship conference that brings together an impressive line-up of global and local speakers to challenge ideas on the future of fintech. It celebrates Australian talent. But also promotes the global opportunity for the fintech industry.

Intersekt 2019 will be better than ever with a 3-day program (Oct 15 to Oct 17) of leading international and national speakers, free workshops, optional satellite events and extensive networking opportunities with two social functions.

Register for Intersekt here.

To give you a taste of what to come, the Intersekt Roadshow Sydney will feature Dom Pym and Christian Westerlind.

Dom will talk about Up’s vision to be not just the bank but the brand millennials love. He will talk about how they think about their offering of tech-lead banking and why that mentality had lead to some recent partnerships and features Up has announced to make sure they are giving consumers what they want.

Christian will present on ‘How to create a visible brand in invisible payments’

– Evolution of payments
– The challenges of a world expecting invisible payments
– How to create a brand for an invisible product
– Power of relationships

Intersekt 2019 Launch with Nilan Peiris

FinTech Australia and TransferWise are proud to present the launch of Australia’s most thought-provoking conference, Intersekt.

To give you a taste of what to come, TransferWise’s global VP of Growth, Nilan Peiris will present an engaging keynote on the company’s five key steps for growth.

Nilan will share TransferWise’s growth journey as well as explain how running an organisation of autonomous independent teams, has enabled TransferWise to scale at supersonic speeds to become Europe’s most valuable fintech.

Nilan will also reveal TransferWise’s secrets to generating and managing growth, how evangelism can be the biggest driver of growth, and how you can replicate TransferWise’s strategy for your organisation.