FT21 Demo Day

Meet our FinTech program partners

Major Partners


    Bupa is an international healthcare group which has been committed to a purpose of longer, healthier, happier lives and making a better world for more than 70 years. In Asia Pacific, Bupa supports more than 6.5 million customers in Australia, New Zealand and Hong Kong SAR through a broad range of health and care services including health insurance, aged care, dental, optical, medical, hearing and medical visa services. Employing almost 20,000 people, we believe that we can make a real difference to the lives of people across Asia Pacific through our values, purpose and the way that we deliver personalised care. Since 2005, the Bupa Foundation has invested more than $35 million to support more than 130 health and care projects in Australia and New Zealand.


    AustralianSuper is the fund for all Australians. The largest superannuation fund in Australia and one of the largest in the world, more than one in ten working Australians trusts AustralianSuper with their retirement savings. With members at the centre of everything we do, our purpose is to help members achieve their best financial position in retirement. As a large, global investor we invest in a mix of quality assets to grow members’ savings over time. AustralianSuper manages more than $233 billion in assets on behalf of over 2.3 million members, with over $110 billion invested in Australian companies and assets. AustralianSuper is consistently a top performer. The Balanced investment option, where most members invest, is ranked first in the nation over 7, 10, 15 and 20 years. Our strategy to manage a high proportion of investments internally enables us to have some of the lowest fees in the industry.


    DiUS helps organisations use emerging technology to solve difficult problems, get new ideas to market, or disrupt traditional business models. We understand your business strategy is your technology strategy. Leaders in data, digital and devices, we assemble cross-functional teams in partnership with our clients to take ideas from experimentation, to build and production release. We are able to bring together many different capabilities across Cloud, IoT, big data, data engineering, AR/VR, AI/ML, Product Delivery and Experience Design to deliver bespoke software and hardware solutions that really change the game. We measure our success by the success of our clients, and we proudly maintain an impressive level of client advocacy in the industry. Over the last 17 years, we’ve delivered over 920 projects for over 200 enterprises large and small across a range of domains and industries.


    Capgemini is a multicultural company of 270,000 people in nearly 50 countries, who work with world-renowned clients to find solutions to their most demanding challenges. As a global leader in consulting, digital transformation, technology and engineering services – with unrivalled sectorial expertise – we enable our clients to design and build tomorrow’s businesses, make the most of the opportunities offered by technology, and boost their competitiveness and agility. Capgemini is a global leader in partnering with companies to transform and manage their business by harnessing the power of technology. The Group is guided everyday by its purpose of unleashing human energy through technology for an inclusive and sustainable future. It is a responsible and diverse organization of 290,000 team members in nearly 50 countries. With its strong 50-year heritage and deep industry expertise, Capgemini is trusted by its clients to address the entire breadth of their business needs, from strategy and design to operations, fuelled by the fast evolving and innovative world of cloud, data, AI, connectivity, software, digital engineering, and platforms. The Group reported in 2020 global revenues of €16 billion. They leverage their industry knowledge and leadership in technology, solution development and integration to align their partners innovations with client’s specific business needs.


    EY exists to build a better working world, helping create long-term value for clients, people and society and build trust in the capital markets. Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform and operate. Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today. EY refers to the global organization, and may refer to one or more, of the member firms of Ernst & Young Global Limited, each of which is a separate legal entity. Ernst & Young Global Limited, a UK company limited by guarantee, does not provide services to clients. Information about how EY collects and uses personal data and a description of the rights individuals have under data protection legislation are available via ey.com/privacy . EY member firms do not practice law where prohibited by local laws. For more information about our organization, please visit ey.com .

Fintech Australia
Pitcher Partners
KHQ Lawyers
Australian Government
Victorian State Government
City of Melbourne
Adventum Legal
Amazon Web Services
The Talent Institute

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  • Curated Access to Relevant Startups

    Explore new growth opportunities through collaboration with relevant startup solutions that support your strategic growth objectives.

  • Global insights & Competitive Advantage

    Access to unique industry analysis, data and global startup trends.

  • New Business & Revenue Opportunities

    Gain competitive edge in partnerships and dealflow with leading edge technology and business model solutions.

  • Innovation Skills Uplift

    Build internal capability through program immersion, mentoring and peer learning.

Established in 2010, Startupbootcamp (SBC) is a global innovation network that scales startups and facilitates corporate innovation.

SBC Australia works with leading and multi-national organisations through its accelerators and corporate innovation initiatives including Shell, Mitsubishi, Nestlé, Asahi Beverages, NAB, EnergyAustralia, AustralianSuper, the Australian Grand Prix, Cricket Australia, The City of Melbourne & the Victorian and Commonwealth Governments as key partners supported by a cohort of over 150 industry and business mentors.

Startupbootcamp has a portfolio of 1100+ startups that have raised A$1.25bn in funding with an average of A$1.6m. 74% are still active after 4 years. SBC has seen 16 exits. 150+ corporate startups have been launched and accelerated for Fortune 500 companies.


It's our goal to bring about equal and sustainable access to finances for everyone using financial technology. Finance plays such an important part in the pursuit of the UN's Sustainable Development Goals The startups in our FT21 program are doing just that.

Trevor Townsend

CEO, Startupbootcamp

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