Sponsors & Partners

Major Partners

Vocus: Major Partner and Sponsor for Outstanding FinTech Leader of the Year

As a leading Tier 1 telco and network solutions provider, Vocus connects people, businesses, and governments across Australia and the world.
Our expertise, challenger mindset, and unique customer focus is what our clients say sets us apart. And in financial services, we have an extensive ecosystem with specialist partners and best-in-breed solutions to help the fintech industry innovate and grow. It’s brilliant made simple.

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Event Partners


Mastercard is a global technology company in the payments industry. Their mission is to connect and power an inclusive, digital economy that benefits everyone, everywhere by making transactions safe, simple, smart and accessible.

Mastercard uses secure data and networks, partnerships and passion, alongside innovations and solutions to help individuals, financial institutions, governments and businesses realize their greatest potential.

Mastercard’s decency quotient, or DQ, drives their culture and everything they do inside and outside of our company. With connections across more than 210 countries and territories, Mastercard is building a sustainable world that unlocks priceless possibilities for all.

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Award Sponsors


SeedSpace is an early-stage venture capital firm, that invests in passionate founders who demonstrate technology-driven, scalable solutions that solve problems in the financial services sector. Applying a rigorous data and evidence based approach to investing, SeedSpace helps turn great ideas into great businesses.

SeedSpace is committed to fostering a vibrant global FinTech ecosystem through partnering with the key actors and decision makers, but also at the grass roots startup level. SeedSpace have built a global network of leading founders, investors and top tier business representatives who together are here to create an environment where founders and start-ups can thrive.

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Firstmac is a privately-owned company that has been in business for over four decades. 

Firstmac have grown from a small family business to become Australia’s largest non-bank lender. Over time, Firstmac has provided 100,000 home loans and currently manages $12 billion in mortgages and $250 million in cash investments.

Firstmac is a challenger company that stays ahead of the big banks by using smart technology and highly-trained support staff. The company is dedicated to bringing simple, affordable, competitive financial products to market, underpinned by a lengthy track record of success and a pedigree in prime residential home loans.

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