The FinTech sector has grown tremendously over the past five years, and is also extremely fast moving with new themes emerging. With payments and neo banks now well established, the major themes in this year's program were health and wellbeing, RegTech, InsurTech, back office, claims and risk, data management and corporate social responsibility.
Sporting comebacks are often synonymous with overcoming the odds in the face of adversity. There are many great examples of this littered throughout history. Whilst there are memorable moments in the comeback itself, it’s in the journey that you’ll discover reasons for the destination.
As 2020 unfurls, we are being reminded again and again of the complex and interconnected nature of our world. Of course, COVID-19 was just around the corner. And on top of the environmental disaster and the health crisis, societal tensions have come to the fore through the Black Lives Matter movement. The commentators are quick to rightfully remind us that none of these events are isolated, but rather are symptomatic of what our world has become. A world we have created.
On a hot January day, a group of intrepid start-up entrepreneurs from the 2019 cohort of Startupbootcamp EnergyAustralia* visited the DiUS Melbourne office for inspiration and collaboration.