About Us / The 2nd Annual FinTech Summit 2016

The 2nd Annual FinTech Summit 2016 attracted a diverse range of businesses, and offered delegates great speakers and great networking opportunities. Please watch this short video to get a feel of the 2nd Annual FinTech Summit.

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The following companies attended the 2nd Annual FinTech Summit:

Acorns, ADCCA, Adroit Lawyers, AFPG, AIMS/SSX, Aircoin International, AirRemit, Allen Partners, American Express, AML Compliance, ANZ, APCA, Ashurst, Aurionpro, Baker & McKenzie, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Bank Statements, BC Finance, Benchmark Media, Best Exchange Rates, Bit Trade Labs, CBA, Chi-X Australia, Codesource, Digital Asset, DNR Capital, emondo, EY, FinanceDesk, Financial Observer, Fincast, finder.com.au, Frederick Jordan Chambers, FundX, gale instruments, GBG, Goldman Sachs, Harmoney, Herbert Smith Freehills, Invest Blue, InvestHK, Investorbase, IPTMA, Joust, Keystone Capital, Korn Ferry, KPMG, Lab49, Lambdas IO , Leadenhall Corporate Advisory, Ledger Assets, Macquarie Group, Manning Asset Management, Map My Plan, MavenApp, Meeco, Microsoft, MoneyMe, Morgan Stanley, Motley Fool Australia, Nexus Law Group, Octet Group, OFX, OnDeck, Oracle, OzForex Group Limited (OFX), PayPal, Peter R Kelly & Associates, Practifi, Prana Credit Solutions, Preacta, Prospa Advance, Proviso, PwC, Quantifeed, Rackspace, RealP2P, Refine Media, Rice Warner, Roman Daniel Suit Club, Ronai Services, Schroders, Scottish Pacific, Sefiani Communications Group, ShortTermLoans.com.au, Skychain Australia, Smarter Group, SocietyOne, Spotcap, SPP, State Chambers, Stockspot, Succession Recruitment, SuperEd, SuperGuide, Swipezy, Swiss Re, Tactical PR, Telstra, Thomson Reuters, Transacumen, TSY, Tyro, UBS, Ultradata, UOW, Veredictum.io, Vuhn, Waller Lawyers, Webpresence Builders, Western Union, Business Solutions, Westpac, Worldremit, and XTB

What’s next?

We are very excited to be researching for the 3rd Annual FinTech Summit. For the next event, we are planning more options and choices for delegates; as well as the Summit, we’ll have a range of Masterclasses and networking events.

Please get in touch: contact Glen Frost on glenfrost@frocomm.com.au

The FinTech Summit brings together the influential, disruptive and innovative technology companies that are redefining financial services across all areas of fintech: lending, payments, big data, crypto, blockchain, insurance, security, personal finance & robo-advice; and we’ll also be covering bank-fintech collaboration, funding from Angels Investors to VC to IPO and beyond.

This event is for fintech startups and entrepreneurs, as well as the ‘eco-system’ of fintech, including finance professionals, investors, bankers, lawyers, communicators, PRs, advertisers and brand builders and media professionals. The FinTech Summit is owned and organised by Frocomm Australia

You may also be interested in the FinTech Awards Click Here as well as our regular fintech meetups Click Here

Program / The 2nd Annual FinTech Summit 2016

9:00am – 9:10am Opening remarks for the Chair
9:10am – 9:45am FinTech Keynote: What will drive the disintermediation of banks?
Greg Symons, Co-Founder of SocietyOne and Founder of ClearMatch, Investor (CONFIRMED)
9:50am – 10:30am International Keynote: Innovation and Partnership in FinTech: building new frontiers of content and analytics
Tim Baker, Global Head of New Content Initiatives, Thomson Reuters (USA) (CONFIRMED)
10:30am – 11:15am MORNING BREAK
11:30pm – 12:30pm Panel session: Innovation, partnerships, competition, growth: key drivers for fintech
Greg Symons, Co-Founder of SocietyOne and Founder of ClearMatch, Investor (CONFIRMED)
Michael Rom, CTO, Octet Group (CONFIRMED)
Michael Liu, Regional Director Asia Pacific, WorldRemit (CONFIRMED)
John Fildes, CEO, Chi-X Australia (CONFIRMED)
Mike Page, COO, Meeco (CONFIRMED)
Dr Alexander Johnston, Director of Client Technology, Thomson Reuters (CONFIRMED)
Martin Anderson, Practice Head, Director, Lab49 Australia  (Confirmed)
12:30am – 01:30pm LUNCH BREAK
AFTERNOON SESSIONS: Delegates select a stream
1:45pm – 2:45pm 1st Afternoon session
3:30pm – 4:30pm 2nd Afternoon session
STREAM 1 Blockchain & Enterprise Grade Services
1:45pm – 2:45pm Practical Blockchains
Loretta Joseph, Advisor, SSX (CONFIRMED)
Hugo O’Connor, Head of Innovation, Bit Trade Labs (CONFIRMED)
Nick Giurietto, CEO & MD, Australian Digital Currency & Commerce Association (CONFIRMED)
3:30pm – 4:30pm Non financial uses of Blockchain:
Govert Van Ek, Executive Director, Ledger Assets (CONFIRMED)
Sheree Ip, Regulatory and Compliance, Ledger Assets (CONFIRMED)
Justin Amos, Head of Digital Asset Holdings Australia and APAC (CONFIRMED)
STREAM 2 Payments
1:45pm – 2:45pm The Holy Grail of Payments
Robert Allen, Director, Payments Technology & Consulting, PwC (CONFIRMED)
3:30pm – 4:30pm Panel Session: The New Breed of Payment companies
Nigel Dobson, GM, Group Payments Management, Group Technology, ANZ Bank (CONFIRMED)
Andrew Rothwell, Co-Founder and VP, Tyro (CONFIRMED)
STREAM 3 Remittances – Opportunities (Growth) & Challenges (AML-CTF, KYC)
1:45pm – 2:45pm Giving people the power to share money anytime, anywhere:
How WorldRemit is changing financial services:
Michael Liu, Regional Director, Asia Pacific, WorldRemit (CONFIRMED)
3:30pm – 4:30pm Panel session: Remittances: How fast can the sector grow? What are the challenges for services providers regarding AML-CTF and KYC?
Michael Liu, Regional Director for Asia Pacific, WorldRemit (CONFIRMED)
Thyer McCaffery, Founder, International Payment & Transaction Monitoring Association (CONFIRMED)
STREAM 4 Lending
1:45pm – 2:45pm Lending: Growing BIG: achieving scale as an Australian FinTech
Beau Bertoli, CEO, Prospa (CONFIRMED)
3:30pm – 4:30pm Panel session: Understanding the lending categories
Ben Taylor, GM, Harmoney (P2P Consumer Loans) (CONFIRMED)
Lachlan Heussler, Managing Director, Spotcap Australia (SME Finance) (CONFIRMED)
Clayton Howes, CEO & Co-Founder, MoneyMe Financial Group (CONFIRMED)
David Jackson, CEO and Founder, FundX (CONFIRMED)
STREAM 5 Wealth Services, Robo-Advice & Personalised Finance
1:45pm – 2:45pm The Holy Grail for FinTech Success: Great UX and Great Innovation
George Lucas, Managing Director, Acorns Australia (CONFIRMED)
3:30pm – 4:30pm New approaches to wealth creation services and robo-advice:
Adrian Johnstone, Co-Founder, PractiFi (CONFIRMED)
George Lucas, Managing Director, Acorns Australia (CONFIRMED)
Andrew Connors, Co-Founder & Managing Director, Fincast (CONFIRMED)
Chris Brycki, Founder, Stockspot (CONFIRMED)

Event Speakers / Media Coverage

  • Greg Symons, Co-Founder of SocietyOne and Founder of ClearMatch, Investor (CONFIRMED)
  • Michael Rom, CTO, Octet Group (CONFIRMED)
  • Michael Liu, Regional Director Asia Pacific, WorldRemit (CONFIRMED)
  • John Fildes, CEO, Chi-X Australia (CONFIRMED)
  • Govert Van Ek, CEO & CoFounder, Uproov & Ledger Assets (CONFIRMED)
  • Sheree Li, CTO & Co-Founder, Ledger Assets (CONFIRMED)
  • Justin Amos, Head of Digital Asset Holdings Australia and APAC (CONFIRMED)
  • Andrew Rothwell, Co-Founder and VP, Tyro (CONFIRMED)
  • Nigel Dobson, GM, Group Payments Management, Group Technology, ANZ Bank (CONFIRMED)
  • Thyer McCaffery, Founder, International Payment & Transaction Monitoring Association (CONFIRMED)
  • Beau Bertoli, CEO, Prospa (CONFIRMED)
  • Ben Taylor, GM, Harmoney (P2P Consumer Loans) (CONFIRMED)
  • Lachlan Heussler, Managing Director, Spotcap Australia (SME Finance) (CONFIRMED)
  • Clayton Howes, CEO & Co-Founder, MoneyMe Financial Group (CONFIRMED)
  • David Jackson, CEO and Founder, FundX (CONFIRMED)
  • George Lucas, Managing Director, Acorns Australia (CONFIRMED)
  • Adrian Johnstone, Co-Founder, PractiFi (CONFIRMED)
  • Andrew Connors, Co-Founder & Managing Director, Fincast (CONFIRMED)
  • Chris Brycki, Founder, Stockspot (CONFIRMED)

Our Partners / The 2nd Annual FinTech Summit 2016

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