The ICT/Technology Global Victoria team and the Victorian Government's Trade and Investment (VGTI) office in London, in conjunction with the UK Department of Investment and Trade led a trade mission to London Tech Week from 10 to 15 June incorporating 60 delegates representing 44 Victorian companies.
The trade mission included a tailored business matching program of meetings for Victorian companies, four major networking events, and five roundtables with SparkLabs (venture capital), Digital Greenwich (smart cities), Royal Bank of Scotland (fintech), Health Innovation Network (health) and NHS Digital (health). The delegation also participated in a Tech City tour of Shoreditch and facilitated drop-in meetings with Oury Clark (legal and accounting) and Icon Corp Finance (corporate finance advisers).
Victorian tech company Gobbill and its partners announced that it has signed two global partnerships, one with myprosperity – a leading financial wealth management platform, and iSignthis Ltd – an Australian ASX and Frankfurt Stock Exchange cross-listed regtech company.
myprosperity will distribute Gobbill’s bill payment automation technology, while iSignthis will enable Gobbill to digitally identify customers anywhere in world and process card (global) and bank payments (UK & EU).
Melbourne-based company, Vumero Group has chosen London as its first permanent international expansion office. Vumero is an online talent-matching platform that enables employers in high-growth data driven industries to hire faster, cheaper and easier. Their online hiring platform is underpinned by Vumero Institute's global ecosystem of Events, Training and Certifications.
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Pictured: The Victorian delegation on a tour of Tech City in Shoreditch (Source - Trade Victoria)