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Data61 is Australia’s digital innovation powerhouse.
The world is changing, fast. We are in the midst of shifting to a new economic structure, an evidence-based world, where data underpins our decision making. In the past two years more data was produced globally than in all of history. The volume continues to grow exponentially, resulting in massive economic and societal disruption.
At Data61, we are creating our data-driven future. By combining the expertise of the CSIRO Digital Productivity and NICTA teams, we are building the world’s leading data-focused research and innovation powerhouse.
Stone & Chalk is Australia’s leading Fintech Innovation Hub. Within just six months from launch S&C now hosts over 55 fintech startups representing over 230 full time residents and has over 22 large Australian and international corporate partners across all areas of financial services and technology. Stone & Chalk runs an investor and mentor program, provides corporate incubation programs as well as structured collaboration between ventures and corporates that provide a pathway to rapid commercialisation and scale.
In partnership with key Australian institutions, Stone & Chalk is expanding its focus to incorporate cybersecurity innovation given its intrinsic importance to financial services and fintech.
The Australia-Israel Chamber of Commerce (AICC) is Australia’s pre-eminent international Chamber of Commerce and one of the country’s most prestigious and active national business organisations. The AICC’s national membership exceeds 1,000 leading Australian companies across a broad range of industry sectors of which we promote a network of trust and collaboration.
The Chamber will be championing the innovation movement in 2016, and will continue to set the innovation agenda, by promoting the key strengths that have made Israel the startup nation that Australia is striving to become. Our agenda for 2016 includes fintech, startups, the Internet of Things, cyber security and Big Data.
KPMG is a global network of professional firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services across a wide range of industries, Government and not for profit sectors. In Australia, KPMG has a long tradition of professionalism and integrity, combined with our dynamic approach to advising clients in a digital-driven world.
Our deep expertise in Audit and Assurance, Tax and Advisory services has seen us work with renowned companies to help them solve complex challenges, steer change, disrupt sectors and grow. Collaboration and innovation are ingrained in our approach, with our people aiming to provide genuine, sustainable value for our clients.
Amid times of economic change, technology advancement and industry disruption, KPMG has the depth of expertise, global reach, clarity of insight and strength of purpose to work shoulder to shoulder with our clients – now and into the future.