Sydney Profile

Australia has robust wealth management and superannuation sectors and holds the lion’s share of the customer base in its region. It is the gateway ecosystem into Asia, especially South Asia with many global banking brands setting up their Asian headquarters in Sydney. There is a deep and skilled talent pool with high levels of mobile penetration and internet banking.

  • Big data
  • Data analytics
  • Mobile
  • Cloud computing
  • APIs
  • Investment management
  • Risk management
  • Wealth management
  • Lending and deposits
  • Payments
  • High cost of living
  • Low access to capital
  • Small size of market
  • Technology skills shortage

Since its launch in 2015, Stone & Chalk have connected startups to $100m AUD in seed and angel investment, and 23 corporates.