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Event Details

Future Investment Trends
14-Sep-2017

TIME
6:00pm - 8:00pm

PRICE
Member - Complimentary
Non-Member - $20

We are all familiar with the Fintech revolution and the importance of Fintech as an enabler and as a disruptor. In our life time we have seen the five most valuable companies worldwide become technology companies. 

Take your investing decisions for example; you can now get into the property market for $100; invest your spare change into the share market and invest your super in a diversified portfolio with technology at its core. 

This is changing the way millennials are thinking about money and investing, something that was previously too difficult to understand or too hard to save for has now become much more of a reality. 

If you would like learn more about these investment opportunities as well as hear about the journey's of these start-ups then join us for this exciting panel discussion:

  • Jess Ellerm - CEO and Co-Founder, Zuper
  • George Lucas - CEO & Director, Acorns Australia 
  • Anthony Millet - CEO, BrickX 


Zuper
Zuper is extremely super superannuation. Which means it’s all the things superannuation currently isn’t today. Zuper wants you to care about it a little more than you currently do.

Zuper will let you compare your super balance with others like you, and top up if need be, straight from your phone. But best of all, Zuper will take away the anxiety of not knowing whether you’ll have enough to retire on by helping you ensure you do. Because at the end of the day, isn’t that what it’s all about?

ACORNS 
Acorns automatically invests your spare change. The mobile-first investment platform enables commission free investing, portfolio management that you automatically invest your spare change into a diversified portfolio of exchange traded funds (ETFs).

BRICKX 
BrickX was inspired by crowd-funding models, with the aim of tackling what have become the biggest hurdles to buying into property: affordability, big initial costs, loan requirements, exit and commission costs and long investment periods. 


Speaker Bios

Jess Ellerm, CEO and Co-Founder, Zuper
Jess Ellerm - CEO and Co-Founder, Zuper

Jess Ellerm is the CEO and Co-Founder of Zuper, a new superannuation startup merging social impact with wealth creation for a new generation of investors. Prior to Zuper, Jessica spent 6+ years working for Australia's most successful fintech startup, Tyro, where she helped build and launch Tyro's first small business lending solution. Jess is a prolific speaker and blogger, writing regularly on local and global fintech trends for her own blog and a number of global publications, including BankNXT and Daily Fintech.


250x250 George Lucas - Chief Executive Office Director Acorns Australia
George Lucas -  Chief Executive Office & Director, Acorns Australia

George is the CEO and Chairman of Acorns Grow Australia Limited and oversees the day-to-day general operations.

Acorns Australia is a micro-investing product designed to make investing and saving simple for people of all ages (but especially Gen X and Y).  Acorns has enabled George the opportunity to exhibit his detailed understanding of IT and how technology is impacting on financial services in a way that has made him a recognised expert in the Australian market on this issue. 


250x250 Anthony Millet CEO BrickX
Anthony Millet -  CEO, BrickX

Originally from the UK (where property also suffers from similar affordability and accessibility issues), Anthony brings a wealth of innovative and professional experience in eCommerce, technology and the banking industries to successfully lead the BRICKX team.

Prior to joining BRICKX, Anthony was responsible for building one of Europe’s largest e-Commerce businesses in the Sports and Outdoors sector. Before this, Anthony was an Associate Director at UBS Investment Bank, London, working within the Listed Investment Funds team and also within Corporate Finance specializing in the Technology sector.



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