Stone & Chalk is an independent, not-for-profit Fintech hub whose overarching objective is to help foster and accelerate the development of world-leading Fintech start-ups. It is a physical “centre of gravity” for the local Fintech eco-system.
We aim to support the growth of the highest quality Fintech start-ups in Australia, from the full spectrum of the Fintech landscape (payments, peer-to-peer, crowd-funding, automated advice, capital markets, crypto-currencies, etc).
All our resident fintech startups are of high growth potential and must first pass through our selection process before being accepted as resident members. Our resident startups represent a wide range of different disruptive and innovative fintech categories including smarter faster machines, new market platforms, investment management, payments, alternative banking, market based lending, e-KYC, insurance, equity crowdfunding; data sharing frameworks, IoT. wearables, distributed/consensus ledger platforms and cyber security.
On the Thursday 17 November, we celebrated Flamingo’s first day of trading on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) We’re excited to announce that Flamingo, founded and led by CEO Dr. Catriona Wallace and CTO Joe Waller, has become the first Stone & Chalk startup to list on the ASX. On Thursday 17 November, our startup community […]
Thursday 17 November: Anita Kimber and Danielle Szetho joined us for a Masterclass to discuss the key findings & what they mean for the ecosystem. Get the full report here. The research was conducted by EY, EY Sweeney and FinTech Australia over the course of September and October 2016. First things first: how do we define […]
Resident Spotlight: LoanDolphin Ranin Mendis and Rod Dutra The former bankers who launched home loan bidding platformLoanDolphin in 2016, tell us why Stone & Chalk was an essential ally when they transitioned from financial services to entrepreneurship. From left: Ranin Mendis and Rod Dutra are the team behind H2 Ventures startup, LoanDolphin, who have graduated from […]
As Stone & Chalk passes the first year mark, we take a moment to look at where we’ve been and where we’re going from here. Chairman, Craig Dunn, reflects on the year that was. Our startups have collectively raised over $101 million in capital during their first year at S&C. We opened our doors on the […]