Swinburne’s Master of FinTech partners with industry leaders


The Australian Graduate School of Entrepreneurship at Swinburne has partnered with judo bank and Banxa to offer its Master of Financial Technologies (FinTech) students a unique opportunity to learn from industry leaders.

The world of FinTech is rapidly changing as more markets begin to recognize and regulate cryptocurrencies. This makes it an exciting time to start a FinTech career, whether you work in technology and product development or have a background in business, finance, marketing, strategy or sales. Swinburne’s Master of Financial Technologies enables students from all backgrounds to be part of the FinTech evolution.

Swinburne Masters in Fintech Director, Dr Dimitrios Salampasis, says: “Judo Bank and Banxa, together with our existing industry partners, are creating an educational prototype of global best practice. Industry and student needs are considered and integrated into the degree.

Partnerships based on people and technology

Judo Bank is gaining a reputation for its work with small and medium-sized businesses and a focus on client relationships. While Banxa, the world’s leading listed payment service provider (PSP) and RegTech platform for the digital asset industry, specializes in providing seamless fiat to crypto conversion for the asset industry. digital, powering giants such as Binance, OKX, Kucoin and more.

The two organizations will co-create content, host conferences, provide case studies, and provide students with access to company networks.

Judo Bank CEO Joseph Healy said, “We are delighted to partner with Swinburne and support the next generation of FinTech leaders.

“Sharing insights into our relationship-driven business model and the important role technology plays in it is a valuable story for FinTech students as they embark on their careers.”

Employers Demand Crypto Talent

With the meteoric growth of cryptocurrency and other financial technologies, employers are scrambling to keep up with the demand. The necessary talent ladder is simply not available, either in Australia or overseas. Product specialists, blockchain specialists and engineers are in high demand – and that’s just the technical side. The industry also needs people in less technical positions with an interest in and knowledge of cryptocurrency and blockchain.

Banxa CEO Holger Arians said: “This partnership will provide a collaborative space to develop Australian crypto talent and bridge the gap between demand and supply of talent in the industry.

“The crypto market is constantly evolving, and conversations with the next generation of FinTech leaders are key to shaping the future of technology and industry.”


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