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World Fintech Festival in Sydney

Get your pass and join the biggest event of its kind in the world from 8 to 12 November 2021. Hear from industry leaders and investors, and expand your network.

About the event

The World FinTech Festival (WFF) features a network of satellite events in key fintech hubs, forming part of the Singapore Fintech Festival from 8 to 12 November 2021.

World FinTech Festival in Sydney takes place on 11 November 2021, and features 8 sessions and 29 leading industry speakers.

WFF will showcase Sydney’s thriving industry and explain why it is such a great location to innovate and grow.

Recognised as the biggest start-up hub in the southern hemisphere, Sydney is proud to be a host city for the World FinTech Festival 2021.

Investment NSW is pleased to present this program in collaboration with Stone & Chalk.

Live-streamed sessions

Register to attend these sessions via a live stream on 11 November 2021. 

Why Sydney is Australia's home of fintech

Hear from 3 international fintech leaders why they all chose Sydney as their Australian base.

Meet the industry powerhouses driving Australia's fintech ecosystem

Hear from 5 industry associations based in Sydney who can help fintech ventures to connect and collaborate nationally and internationally

On-demand sessions

Register to watch these sessions on-demand from 11 November 2021. 

Fireside chat with Cover Genius

Australia's newest fintech unicorn talks about pioneering embedded insurance that protects the global customers of the world's largest digital companies.

Fireside chat with Volt Bank

Australia's first licensed neobank talks about building a digital bank from the ground up. It has pioneered 'Banking as a Service', leveraging industry-leading partnerships with global players such as Railsbank.

Fireside chat on the pay-on-demand movement

After a long and successful international career at the big end of town, former CEO of Westpac and Chair of Beforepay, Brian Hartzer is backing fintech disrupters in lending.

Opening up banking – Australia’s Consumer Data Right

Australia's version of open banking is the economy-wide and ground-breaking Consumer Data Right. Learn more about this innovative fintech ecosystem and the different ways to leverage open banking data.

Real time payments – Making money move for consumers and businesses

Australia's payments providers make money move for consumers and businesses who are benefiting from the latest innovations including eQR codes, PayID and soon PayTo and Open Banking.

Gen XYZ investing – New ways to wealth

Hear how Australia's wealth industry is 'teching up' to respond to the financial needs of Gen XYZ, their investing preferences and life goals.


Register now

Choose from 8 passes on Singapore Fintech Festival website.

All passes will give you access to the live-streamed and on-demand sessions for the World Fintech Festival in Sydney.  Prices listed are in Singapore dollars.


Find speakers and moderators for the World Fintech Festival in Sydney.

About fintech in NSW

NSW has a population of 8.2 million (as at 30 June 2020).

NSW has a $614 billion economy, the largest in Australia.

Australia is ranked 6th in the world for finTech hubs.

60% of Australia's finTech companies are located in NSW.


NSW is home to the most STEM graduates in Australia (more than 100,000).


NSW is the largest employing state for ICT professionals (more than 107,000).

About Investment NSW

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