Host & Sponsors


Stone & Chalk

Stone & Chalk is Asia’s leading Fintech Innovation Hub, hosting over 95 fintech startups representing over 300 full time residents and has over 25 large Australian and international corporate partners across all areas of financial services and technology. Stone & Chalk runs investor and mentor programs, 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.

TItle Sponsor


The Australian Cyber Security Growth Network was formed in January 2017 as part of the Australian Government’s A$250 million Industry Growth Centres Initiative aimed at tapping new sources of economic growth.

Now re-branded AustCyber, it is an industry-led organisation that brings together businesses and researchers to provide a foundation for the development of next generation products and services required to live and work securely in our increasingly connected world.

AustCyber’s mandate is to accelerate creation and adoption of Australian-based cyber security products, services and best practices while proactively supporting policy and regulatory reforms that will ultimately foster an environment in which innovation and entrepreneurship can thrive.

Strategic Sponsor


EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders. In so doing, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities.

EY Advisory combines a wealth of consulting capabilities – strategy, customer, finance, IT, supply chain, people advisory, program management and risk – with a complete understanding of a client’s most complex issues and opportunities, such as digital disruption, innovation, analytics, cybersecurity, risk and transformation.

Collaborator sponsors


Right now, new technology is creating fresh business opportunities.

It’s why so many organisations are looking for someone who understands the spectrum of managed technology and services, from applications, security and cloud to collaboration and contact centres. Someone who delivers technology on premise or as a service, all connected by the power of our mobile, fixed and satellite networks.

Today, thousands of companies entrust Optus Business to be that guide. Backed by the international strength of the SingTel group, we bring together the best partners to create the right solution.


Westpac Banking Corporation (Westpac) was founded in 1817 and was the first bank established in Australia. Today, the Westpac Group has branches throughout Australia, New Zealand, Fiji and Papua New Guinea and maintains offices in key financial centres around the world including London, New York, Hong Kong, mainland China, Singapore and India. Westpac Group employs approximately 40,000 people and has five key divisions through which it serves more than 13 million customers.