2019 Lift Off Awards

Applications are now open for the 2019 Lift Off Awards!

YBF Ventures are hosting the second annual Lift Off Awards in November – an evening which celebrates gender and cultural diversity in fintech.

2019’s judging panel includes some of the country’s leading fintech and business leaders including Tyro’s Chief Product Officer, Bronwyn Yam; Lander & Rogers Chief Executive Partner, Genevieve Collins; Chief Risk Officer of Latitude Financial and member of the YBF Fintech Hub board, Jo Mikleus; FinTech Australia’s GM Rebecca Schot-Guppy; CEO of Startup Victoria, Judy Anderson; Code Like a Girl’s CEO, Ally Watson and Director of Deloitte Digital and founding MD of Girls in Tech Australia, Susan Brown. Applications are now open for individuals, startups and scaleups.

Amy Auster, Deputy Secretary, Economic Department of Treasury and Finance says, “Initiatives like Lift Off are important to encourage and promote and shine a light on the amazing diversity of people who are involved in the fintech sector.”

The second annual Lift Off Awards will take place 21 November in the Ballroom at YBF Melbourne, 7:00pm – 9:30pm.