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UK-Australia FinTech Bridge Pilot Program Mission to Australia – Intersekt 2019

15 - 22 October 2019

Melbourne and Sydney

 

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The UK’s Department for International Trade (DIT) will be bringing 10 leading UK FinTechs to Australia as part of the UK-Australia FinTech Bridge Pilot Program, launched by Minister Stuart during UK Fintech Week in April 2019.
 
The FinTech Bridge Pilot cohort  will showcase the strengths of the UK Fintech sector to an international audience at Intersekt in Melbourne, as well as visiting Sydney for a program of meetings and events.
 
Now in its 4th year, Intersekt is the leading annual fintech industry conference in Australia. The conference brings together FinTechs, accelerators, policymakers, regulators, investors and advisers from Australia and around the globe.

UK-Australia Fintech Bridge

Launched in March 2018, the UK-Australia Fintech Bridge has been instrumental in forging strong links between these two FinTech eco-systems.This bilateral agreement aims to strengthen engagement on fintech policy and regulation; facilitate trade flows and access to capital opportunities; and address barriers to international growth. UK FinTech businesses expanding into Australia and Australian FinTech businesses expanding into UK are eligible to benefit from the FinTech Bridge.
 

UK-Australia Fintech Bridge Pilot Program

The UK-Australia FinTech Bridge Pilot Program was launched by UK Minister Graham Stuart during UK Fintech Week in April 2019. The focus of the Pilot Program is to deliver tangible, tailored support to selected UK FinTechs, to accelerate their expansion into the thriving Australian market. The Program also aims to open up further opportunities for UK financial technology companies and to reduce barriers faced as they embark on growing their operations overseas.

The Pilot Program Cohort companies include:
Crowd2Fund
Disberse
Fractal
Pirkx
Recordsure
Smart Pension
Thyngs
TradingHub
TrueLayer

Download the Fintech Bridge Pilot Program Brochure to learn more about the delegation

Download the Fintech Bridge Pilot Program Brochure

For more information on the companies attending or to be involved in either programme, please contact philippa.martinelli@trade.gov.uk

 

 

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