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Fintech Fridays Webinar Series

27 January 2022

After a successful 2021 series, Fintech Fridays is back again to deliver the latest insights on the Fintech sector. The exponential growth of fintechs is set to continue over the next year, with both established and new financial services brands looking to create new revenue streams and ride the wave of digitisation.

Tim Aman, BDO’s Global Fintech Leader, combines his wealth of global knowledge with additional insights from high-profile industry guests to present a lively conversation on the sector. Topics for discussion include customer acquisition, blockchain, capital raising and IPOs, open banking, payments, and taking a fintech global.

Find previous webinars:

No.

Date

Topic

Presenters

1

Friday, 18 February 2022

11:00am - 12:00pm (AEDT)

Going Global

Key topics of this session:

  • Opportunities abroad, and regions of interest
  • Making the most of government grants and incentives
  • Balancing rapid expansion with sustainable business growth

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Brendan Malone
Co-Founder & Joint CEO, Raiz Invest

Matt Baxby
CEO, Revolut

2

Friday, 22 April 2022

11:00am - 12:00pm (AEDT)

Open Banking

Key topics of this session:

  • What’s next for open banking
  • The future of digital identity
  • New data users and obtaining access to CDR data

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Jill Berry
Co-Founder & CEO, Adatree

Mauricio Benitez
Founder, Fintegram

3

Friday, 17 June 2022

11:00am - 12:00pm (AEST)

Payments Revolution

Key topics of this session:

  • Key themes influencing the payments industry
  • Driving forces of the payment's revolution
  • Digital Wallets & BNPL
  • Transforming Australia's payments system
  • POS payment tech

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Kallan Hogan -
Vice President, Account Development, Mastercard

Brenton Charnley -
CEO, TrueLayer

 

4

Friday, 12 August 2022

11:00am - 12:00pm (AEST)

Blockchain

Key topics of this session:

  • Australian blockchain ecosystem and the national roadmap
  • Blockchain in banking and finance, and its role in decentralised finance
  • Incorporating Blockchain with existing systems/products
  • Debanking

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Michael Bacina -
Partner, Digital Law, Piper Alderman

 

5

Friday, 21 October 2022

11:00am - 12:00pm (AEDT)

Capital Raising & IPO

Key topics of this session:

  • IPO pipeline: When and where should you IPO
  • The rise in pre-IPO investment, and where to source it
  • Considerations and challenges in the IPO journey
  • Post-IPO processes

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TBC
6

Friday, 9 December 2022

11:00am - 12:00pm (AEDT)

Customer Acquisition

Key topics of this session:

  • Overcoming customer acquisition costs for fintechs
  • How to scale a fintech start-up customer base
  • CDR as an opportunity to gain customers
  • The rise of apps and super-apps
  • Building trust and the consumer experience
  • The advantages of internal innovations

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TBC

*All sessions are held on a Friday from 9:00am – 10:00am (AEDT)

Watch the 2021 series

No.

Date

Topic

Presenters

Link To Register

1

26 February 2021

RegTech

Deborah Young – CEO, The RegTech Association

Lisa Schutz – Founder & CEO, Verifier

Watch

2

19 March 2021

Fintech Outlook

Rebecca Schot-Guppy – CEO, FinTech Australia

Watch

3

23 April 2021

Payments / Lending

Anthony Nantes – CEO, Wisr
Ross Widdows – Partner, Cyber Security, BDO

Watch

4

28 May 2021

Open Banking

Jill Berry – Co-Founder & CEO, Adatree
Mark Griffiths – Partner, Risk Advisory Services, BDO

Watch

5

2 July 2021

Federal Budget / New Financial Year

Michael Bacina – Partner, Piper Alderman
Graham Wakeman – Partner, Government Incentives, BDO

Watch

6 23 July 2021 Insurtech

Jason Wilby – Co-Founder & Joint CEO, Open Insurance
Ali Bolbol – Partner, Tax, BDO

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7 20 August 2021 Wealth & Asset Management

 

Chris Brycki – Founder & CEO, Stockspot
James Dixon – Partner, Audit & Assurance, BDO

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8 24 September 2021 The Fintech Journey - Start Up, Scale Up & Beyond

Adrian Floate - Managing Director, Spenda

Marc Cheah - Senior Marketing Director, APAC, Blackhawk Network

Joel Thornton - Partnerships Lead, Australia, Fundsquire

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9 15 October 2021 Artificial Intelligence

Schalk Kock - Partner, Digital & Technology Advisory, BDO

Michael Bottala - Director of Strategic Insights, Mindbridge AI

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10 12 November 2021 Capital Markets

Sebastian Stevens – National Leader, Private Equity, BDO

James Posnett - ASX Senior Manager, Listings

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Watch the 2020 Series

No.

Date

Topic

Link To Watch

1

21 August 2020

Snapshot Of Fintech

Watch

2

18 September 2020

Blockchain & Crypto

Watch

3

23 October 2020

Open Banking

Watch

4

20 November 2020

Unpacking The Budget For Fintechs

Watch

5

11 December 2020

Capital Markets

Watch

Fintech Subsector Outlook

Subsector outlook: a sector-by-sector analysis of Fintechs

Over the last few years, we’ve seen the Australian Fintech ecosystem mature.

Fintechs have surged on a wave of financial growth, market opportunities and a thriving investment environment – while being boosted by new regulatory conditions to support entrepreneurship and the rise of non-traditional finance. But what lies ahead for Fintechs in the current environment?

Find out more