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ACS NSW Technical Presents: Smart Money: Innovation & Disruption in Fintech

Paving the way for business

Registration End Date: Wed, 29 May, 12:00 PM

  • where

  • The ACS Innovation & Technology Hub
    Level 27, Tower One, 100 Barangaroo Avenue
    Sydney NSW 2000
  • when

  • Event Start: Thu, 30 May, 05:30 PM
    Event Finish: Thu, 30 May, 07:30 PM
  • event price

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<b>Hear from the disruptive and innovative organisations that are redefining financial and transaction services. </b><br><br>Meet the entrepreneurs as they share their insights on their start-up journey and reveal the processes for developing technologies that improved the purchase experience for the customer and unlocked new value for retailers and financial institutions.<br><br><b>Dr Olga Oleinikova – CEO Persollo</b><br>Persollo is the world’s first platform for targeted social selling powered by data and AI. Olga and co-founder Kyrylo designed the platform for social media and mobile. Its single-page checkout allows click-through payments straight from any social network and through the key influencers. The platform has helped 700+ businesses across 16 countries to increase their conversion 300% from social media.<br><br><b>Daniel Foggo – CEO Ratesetter</b><br>RateSetter is a peer-to-peer lender connecting investors who want a better rate on their money with creditworthy borrowers who want a simple, competitive personal loan. RateSetter forged the path for peer-to-peer lending for retail investors in Australia, being the first company to be licensed by ASIC to provide peer-to-peer lending to retail investors and SMSFs. This involved working with ASIC to navigate a range of legal and regulatory issues and to play a meaningful role in establishing what we believe is a robust regulatory framework for peer-to-peer lending, where investors participate via a registered managed investment scheme.<br>  <p>Join the conversation on <a href="" target="_blank">LinkedIn</a>,  <a href="" target="_blank">Facebook</a> and <a href="" target="_blank">Twitter</a> </p> <p>@ACSNSW #ACSNSW<br> </p> <b>Getting here</b><br>If arriving by train from Wynyard, take exit 4 towards Barangaroo from the west end of the station. Make your way through the tunnel and follow the signs to Barangaroo.<br><br>ACS is located in Tower One which is the red building.<br><br><img alt="User-added image" src=";feoid=00N9000000EVCh7&amp;refid=0EM90000001FIOu"></img><br><br><b>Accessing Level 27</b><br>An ACS staff member will be in the lobby of the Tower at 5:30pm - 6:00pm to facilitate access to level 27. Access will not be available after 6:00pm. If you arrive early please wait in the lobby until registration commences. 


 05:30 PM - 06:00 PM  Registration & Networking                          
 06:00 PM - 06:45 PM  Presentations                          
 06:45 PM - 07:00 PM  Q&A                          
 07:00 PM - 07:30 PM  Networking                          
 07:30 PM - 07:30 PM  Event concludes                          

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Innovation (INOV) -> Level 5


Daniel Foggo

Daniel Foggo

When working in banking, Daniel identified an opportunity to utilise advances in technology to disrupt the consumer finance sector and offer consumers a fairer way to invest and borrow. He established RateSetter in Australia in 2012 shortly after meeting Peter Behrens and Rhydian Lewis.
Daniel previously worked in investment banking at Barclays in Sydney and at Rothschild in London. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce (with Honours) and a Master of Business (with Distinction) in Economics and Finance.
Daniel was named FinTech Leader of the Year at the inaugural Australian Fintech Awards in 2016 and named Fintech Entrepreneur of the Year at the Australian FinTech Business Awards in 2017. 

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Olga Oleinikova

Olga Oleinikova

Dr Olga Oleinikova is a Director of Ukraine Democracy Initiative, based at University of Technology Sydney (UTS) and University of Sydney (USYD).  In 2018, Dr Oleinikova was named on Forbes 30 Under 30 list of outstanding young leaders in Asia and was a finalist for the 2018 CHASS Australia Prize for a Future Leader by Council of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences in Australia.  Dr Oleinikova holds PhD in Sociology (2016) and Social Policy from University of Sydney. She has held Research Fellowships at Oxford University's European Studies Centre (2018-19) and the WZB Berlin Social Science Research Centre (2015). Olga has raised over $1M for various social and commercial projects. She holds positions in several non-profit organisations active in Australia, serves as advisor to the Australia-Ukraine Chamber of Commerce and mentor at 1991 Open Data Incubator. She is regularly called to offer expert opinion on the events unfolding in Ukraine and Europe, writing analytical pieces for The Conversation, ABC News, SBS World, SBS Australia, KyivPost, and The Globalist. Dr Oleinikova delivered 30+ international talks and keynote speeches, including at the University of Oxford, WZB Berlin Social Science Research Centre, Nanyang Technological University of Singapore, University of Sydney.

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Patrick Sargent

Patrick Sargent

Patrick Sargent – CEO and Co-Founder of POP
Patrick has 10 years’ accounting experience assisting businesses with a diverse range of services including business structuring, managing cashflow through growth phase, taxation planning and trusted accountant to successful businesses. He has a knack in linking complex financial data with qualitative factors, which provides business owners actionable insights and increases business performance.
In Patrick’s previous role, as head of Quantum Accounting Practice, he was responsible for the taxation of a property development group of over 50 companies with annual revenues exceeding $100m. Whilst at Quantum, Patrick managed a portfolio of 100 clients which included SMSFs, high net wealth individuals and family groups. Patrick has worked at Pitcher Partners in the SME division, working with CFO’s and business owner’s across various industries, to provide a high level of accounting and taxation services.
Patrick is a registered Tax Agent and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants ANZ and the Tax Institute of Australia.

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Level 27, Tower One, 100 Barangaroo Avenue,Sydney,NSW,Australia

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