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Intersekt Festival 2017, Melbourne

Intersekt

Presented by the Victorian Government, Australia’s Intersekt Festival will be held in Melbourne from 27 Oct to 3 Nov 2017.  This festival is hosted by FinTech Australia and FinTech Victoria in conjunction with fintech company NextMoney and coworking community the York Butter Factory.

FinTech is transforming Australia’s $147 billion financial and insurance services industry, the largest industry in the country.  The fintech industry uses new and existing technologies to find innovative ways to deliver financial services such as payment systems, wealth management, crowdfunding and personal finance.

Victoria’s professional services sector is the largest sector in the economy, accounting for almost 20 per cent of gross state product and supporting about 405,000 jobs.

According to Victoria’s Minister for Small Business, Innovation and Trade, The Hon Philip Dalidakis “Innovations in financial technology are revolutionising the finance industry and Victoria has an opportunity to win a bigger share of this fast growing sector.  This fintech hub will turbocharge our startup ecosystem and attract new investment that will strengthen our professional services industry and create jobs”.

More information on Intersekt Festival can be found here – Intersekt Festival 2017 Information Deck and Summit Flyer.

Read the media release from the Premier of Victoria, The Hon. Daniel Andrews MP about Victoria’s upcoming financial hub in Docklands, Victoria.

For more information on Intersek Festival, contact:

Ms Chevlin Lee, Senior Investment Director
Government of Victoria, Australia
Trade and Investment Victoria Office, Singapore
Suite 9 & 10 | 138 Market Street
#24-01 CapitaGreen | Singapore 048946
P: +65 6679 6153 | M: +65 9232 7147
F: +65 6679 6185
E: chevlin.lee@ecodev.vic.gov.au | W: www.invest.vic.gov.au