FINTECH STARTUP?
YOUR FUTURE
STARTS HERE.

Stone & Chalk is an independent, not-for-profit Fintech hub. We foster and accelerate the development of world-leading Fintech start-ups and act as a centre of gravity for the local Fintech eco-system.

We support the growth of the highest quality Fintech start-ups in Australia, across the full spectrum of the Fintech landscape – payments, peer-to-peer, crowd-funding, automated advice, capital markets, crypto-currencies, etc.

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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.

“The support that we’ve got through the community at Stone & Chalk has been exceptional”

“The support that we’ve got through the community at Stone & Chalk has been exceptional”

CHELSEA DUNNE

FINCAST CO-FOUNDER

WHAT'S ON

Tuesday 24 October, 12:30pm – 1:30pm

Employee Share Scheme Info Session presented by EY

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John Lee and Chris Galway from EY will cover:

Why companies use an equity plan?

Company and plan conditions to access start-up concessions;

Safe harbour valuation conditions and how it works – e.g., how to set share value for the purpose of the plan);

General tax / regulatory implications (i.e., – discuss there are obligations with possible exemptions); and

Discussion on some of the key design considerations for an equity plan – this would be a general discussion on how certain features can help achieve the company’s objectives rather than going into detail on any features.

Tuesday 7 November, 1:00pm – 4:00pm

The Race that Stops the Nation – Special Event

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On 7 November 2017 at 3:05 pm the nation stops for the Melbourne Cup.

A day of long lunches, vibrant colour, glam and excitement, and it will be no different here at Stone & Chalk.

Please join us as we officially kick off the silly season.

We’ll have pre-race fun, including Sweepstakes, Fashions on the Field (including the most innovative outfit), a lucky door prize and at 3.05 pm a live screening of the race.

See you on the Stone & Chalk field!

Thursday 16 November, 5:30pm – 8:30pm

Advisory Board Panel Event

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Derwent executive presents an Advisory Board Panel Event
Join us for a panel discussion and a night of networking with potential Advisory Board Members. We will hear from Andrew Chick, John Chauvel, Luke Henningsen and Michelle Gardiner on their thoughts and experiences in relation to the following questions:

What are the benefits of having an Advisory Board and what value can it deliver?

At what point in time should a startup consider appointing an Advisory Board?

What should the Board look like in terms of the right blend of skills and experience?

What sourcing and selection process should you undertake?

What are the costs associated with establishing and employing a suitable board?

Advisory board members as potential angel investors?

Following the Panel Discussion, join us for a night of networking with potential advisory board members including VC’s, ASX100 Directors and D & C suite corporate executives.

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