Victorian Government signs on as FinTech conference major sponsor for two years

Victorian Government signs on as FinTech conference major sponsor for two years

FinTech Australia announce that the Victorian Government will increase its support for the startup and FinTech communities by signing on to be the major sponsor of Intersekt for both 2018 and 2019, as tickets for this year’s event go on sale today.

FinTech Australia Chief Executive Officer, Brad Kitschke said, “The Victorian Government and Minister Dalidakis continue to demonstrate their leadership and support for startups and the FinTech ecosystem, through the sponsorship of this important conference for the next two years.

Intersekt is a must-attend for anyone involved in FinTech and we are extremely excited that our partnership with Minister Dalidakis and the Andrew’s Government will Melbourne the home of Intersekt for the next two years.

Intersekt is great value for money. The early bird prices for the 3-day FinTech conference are discounted heavily as we want as many startups as possible to attend. FinTech Australia is a not-for-profit industry body, and we reinvest in our members and the ecosystem.

We are doing our best to make 2018 better than ever, with three days of jam-packed value from the 29th – 31st of October,” Mr Kitschke said.

Victorian Government Minister for Trade and Investment, Innovation and the Digital Economy The Hon. Philip Dalidakis said he looked forward to opening the FinTech conference and to the ongoing partnership with FinTech Australia, “Attracting delegates from the Asia Pacific region and beyond, Intersekt brings together the most creative minds in the Fintech sector.

Innovations in financial technology are revolutionising the way we do business and are crucial to Victoria’s future economy and jobs.

I look forward to joining FinTech Australia in welcoming all delegates to this not to be missed conference in October.“  Minister Dalidakis concluded.

FinTech Australia was also pleased to announce that LaTrobe University will be a Gold Sponsor of the event and its exclusive education partner.

CEO Brad Kitschke praised the University’s leadership in FinTech education and welcomed their support for Intersekt.

This year’s FinTech conference will feature an official opening by Minister Dalidakis, the launch of the EY FinTech Census Report, the launch of FinTech Australia’s open banking campaign, an investor matching deal day, bringing together startups and investors, and a graduate match powered by CSIRO Data61’s for tertiary students looking for roles and FinTechs looking for potential employees.

Tickets can be purchased and delegate registrations lodged at

Early bird prices are available all throughout August.