Ashurst sponsors the Annual FinTech Summit in Sydney
17 December 2021
17 December 2021
On Wednesday, 15 December, Ashurst was delighted to sponsor the one-day 8th Annual FinTech Summit at the Hilton Hotel, Sydney.
Over the past seven years, attendees at the annual FinTech Summits have been inspired by thought-provoking speakers, meaningful panel discussions by industry experts and gained an insight into a maturing fintech sector. Speakers this year included representatives from afterpay, the Commonwealth Treasury, Volt Bank and Ashurst clients Westpac, Alex Bank and Lendi.
Ashurst Partner, Stuart Dullard
Simon Beitz, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Alex Bank and George Confos, Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director, Avenue Bank
David Walker, Group Chief Technology Officer, Westpac with Glen Frost, Founder, FinTech Summit
Ashurst Partner and Head of the Venture Capital and High Growth Team, Stuart Dullard welcomed the attendees to the Summit. While in the afternoon, Ashurst Digital Economy Partner, Tim Brookes chaired a Q&A session with Jessica Robinson, Assistant Secretary, Policy, Governance and Engagement Branch, CDR Division, Treasury and discussed what open banking means in Australia and what we can learn from other countries that have rolled out a consumer data right.
Ashurst is incredibly proud to be supporting the development of fintech through sponsoring this Summit.
The firm collaborated with Glen Frost, a well-known thought leader in the FinTech sector, on this event. Glen brought together a superb program in line with his work on the wider FinTech series of events in Australia.
Ashurst Digital Economy Partner, Tim Brookes and Jessica Robinson, Treasury presenting at an afternoon breakout session on the Consumer Data Right
Nathan Walsh, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Athena Home Loans; David Hyman, Chief Executive Officer, Lendi Group; and Panel Chair, Lynda Coker, Commercial Director, Volt Bank
Ashurst works with a range of FinTech companies including investors, financiers and technology pioneers and we are helping these clients leverage the power of technology in finance to improve efficiencies and their customer experiences.