Established in Melbourne in 2015, Airwallex is a global payments fintech that enables businesses to operate anywhere, anytime. In today’s fast-changing digital era, Airwallex's purpose is to empower businesses of all sizes to grow without borders, and by doing so, contribute to the global economy. With technology at its core, Airwallex built a proprietary global financial infrastructure platform to help businesses transact, collect and pay in any foreign currency across 130+ countries and 50+ currencies, without the constraints of the traditional global financial system.
Bitwise Asset Management is a trusted partner to individuals, wealth managers, family offices, investment managers, and institutions in navigating cryptocurrency. Bitwise develops funds, indexes, insight, and other services. The team behind Bitwise has backgrounds in technology, security, and finance. The firm’s origins are in technology and it prides itself on having a deep understanding of protocols while seeking to build understanding and help the technical and non-technical alike participate.
Block is Square, Cash App, Spiral, TIDAL, TBD, and our foundational teams such as Counsel, Finance, and People that provide guidance at the corporate level. These are our building blocks, united by our shared purpose of economic empowerment. Together we’re creating tools to help expand access to the economy. Square helps sellers more easily run and grow their businesses with its integrated ecosystem of commerce solutions, business software, and banking services. Cash App is focused on redefining the world’s relationship with money by making it more relatable, instantly available, and universally accessible. Spiral (formerly Square Crypto) builds and funds free, open-source projects that advance the use of Bitcoin as a tool for economic empowerment. TIDAL is a global platform for musicians and their fans that uses unique content, experiences, and services to bring fans closer to the artists they love and give artists the tools to succeed as entrepreneurs. TBD is building an open developer platform to make it easier to access Bitcoin and other blockchain technologies without having to go through an institution. Together, we’re working to help our diverse audiences — sellers, individuals, artists, fans, developers, and all the people in between — overcome barriers to access the economy.
Carta is a transfer agent for private companies that enables seed-stage to pre-IPO companies to manage equity electronically with the participation of their shareholders, employees, auditors, and legal counsel. It digitizes paper stock certificates along with stock options, warrants, and derivatives to create a real-time image of who owns what at a startup. Carta receives funding from a group of investors, including Draper VC, Expansion VC, k9 Ventures, Elefund, Subtraction Capital, Scott Banister, XG Ventures, Kima Ventures, Andy Palmer, and Structure Capital. It was founded by Manu Kumar and Henry Ward in 2012 as eShares, Carta is based in Mountain View, California.
Coinbase is an online platform that allows merchants, consumers, and traders to transact with digital currency. It allows its users to create their own bitcoin wallets and start buying or selling bitcoins by connecting with their bank accounts. Also, it provides a series of merchant payment processing systems and tools that support many highly-trafficked websites on the internet. Coinbase was launched in 2012 with a mission to create an open financial system for the world. It is operated from San Francisco, California.
DriveWealth is a digital trading technology company that develops a cloud-based API-driven brokerage infrastructure. It offers digital brokerage solutions to broker-dealers, advisors, and online partners worldwide through its proprietary investment platform. DriveWealth delivers access to the U.S. securities markets along with an array of digital products that power both emerging and established financial companies. The company was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in Chatham, New Jersey.
Ethos was built to make it faster and easier to get life insurance for the next million families. Our approach blends industry expertise, technology, and the human touch to find you the right policy to protect your loved ones. We leverage deep technology and data science to streamline the life insurance process, making it more accessible and convenient. Using predictive analytics, we are able to transform a traditionally multi-week process into a modern digital experience for our users that can take just minutes! We’ve issued billions in coverage each month and eliminated the traditional barriers, ushering the industry into the modern age. Our full-stack technology platform is the backbone of family financial health.
Monzo (previously Mondo) is a bank for people who live their lives on their smartphones and is targeted at people who want to get things done in a click and who don’t see the need for branches and cheque books. The platform is focussed on building the best current account in the world and ultimately working with a range of other providers so that Monzo can be an intelligent hub for your entire financial life.
Nova Credit helps you access credit in the U.S. by translating your international credit score into a U.S.-equivalent credit score. This translated score is made available to U.S. financial institutions so you can apply for credit cards, loans, housing and more without having to build a U.S. credit score from scratch. Founded by newcomers, the company has a diverse team from around the globe who are creating a world beyond borders to help newcomers arrive and thrive.