The Alt-Fi Australasia Summit was held in Sydney in February, where nearly 300 delegates attended to learn about the burgeoning alternative finance sector. The summit hosted a forum of leading international and domestic finance companies to discuss, debate and investigate what is transforming the way financial services function.
Panels included The Dawn of Alternative Lending for Australian SMEs with Noah Breslow from online business lender, OnDeck; The European Experience - How can Alternative Fintech Lending become Mainstream in Australia with Toby Triebel from global online SME lender, Spotcap; and Do Banks make Better Partners or Competitors - Next Steps for the Australian Bank with representatives from Commonwealth Bank, Macquarie
Bank and Auswide Bank.
attended the Alt-Fi Australasia Summit, where we spoke with some of the global alternative finance providers about why Australia is ripe for disruption and what we can learn from our global fintech counterparts.