Finnotec is made possible with the ardent support of a core group of leading fintech companies and other stakeholders in the financial technology and the wider business community. Without their financial and moral support, an event of this proportion would be impossible to organise. Their support also means tickets can be very reasonably priced for you.

Each year Finnotec reaches out to the community, specifically keeping in mind the themes for that year and the thought leaders in the respective sectors, who are then invited to sponsor the event. Huge thank-you's to each and every one who has backed this event passionately.

This year, we couldn't have pulled it off without this bunch of awesome sponsors who are willing to back the future of fintech!

A special thank you to our Platinum Sponsor, Kowhiri, for backing this event for a second year in a row.





Kowhiri in Maori means choice. Kowhiri is a New Zealand company that is making available to every Kiwi through innovative yet uncomplicated online experiences to get their wills sorted. Kowhiri is the home of some of NZ's most innovative estate service offerings including MyBuckelist, Ewills and MyDigital Vault. Kowhiri reaches over 100,000 users.





Anthony Harper

Anthony Harper is an award-winning national law firm. For more than 150 years we have helped and advised New Zealand and international clients achieve their goals. Our high performing, internationally ranked solicitors are deeply immersed in our 22 specialist areas which also include banking and finance, technology and trusts and asset planning. As one of the largest law firms in New Zealand we are proud to be able to solve the most complex of problems for our clients, whilst fostering an inclusive work environment and enhancing our local communities.




NZ’s leading Peer to Peer Marketplace Lender. Proven financial services credentials, backed with leading edge technology. Utilising best banking practices and financial services expertise in risk management, modelling and credit scoring, we can pass on the benefits of a lower cost structure to Lenders and Borrowers. Less than 3 years old, Harmoney has already been awarded accolades both locally and internationally, including the Deloitte Fast 50 One to Watch, and ranked 15th on the Australasian Tech Top 50.





Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED) helps create a future of prosperity and opportunity for Auckland and achieve our shared vision of being the world’s most liveable city. ATEED is part of the Auckland Council family.

We contribute by leading and supporting initiatives and networks that attract talent and investment, boost business and job creation, foster innovation and an entrepreneurial culture, grow our visitor economy, and shape Auckland’s identity to stand out globally. 



UK Department for International Trade

The UK Department for International Trade (DIT) helps UK-based companies succeed in the global economy.

We also help overseas companies bring their high-quality investment to the UK’s dynamic economy. DIT offers expertise and contacts through its extensive network of specialists in the UK, and in British embassies and other diplomatic offices around the world.

We provide companies with the tools they require to be competitive on the world stage.


Kiwi Wealth

Kiwi Wealth

We are a 100% New Zealand owned and operated, investment management business, helping Kiwis save and invest through our KiwiSaver scheme, Superannuation scheme and our Private Portfolio Service.

With award-winning service and a global investment strategy, we are focussed on creating better financial futures for Kiwis by helping people get informed about how they can grow their wealth.




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Spotcap provides flexible and accessible small business financing, allowing entrepreneurs and small business owners to focus on what matters – their business. It has developed proprietary technology which assesses real-time business performance to grant short-term credit lines and loans.

Headquartered in Berlin Germany, Spotcap launched in Spain in September 2014 before expanding to the Netherlands and Australia in 2015, the UK in 2016 and New Zealand in 2017.





Besides financial sponsors we have a number of community groups and fintech enthusiasts who provide us support in various ways. This has been invaluable to the success of Finnotec.

This year we would like to give shout-out's to the following entities who have extended their support of the event. Thank you!

[PS. we will continue to add to the list]


New Zealand Financial Innovation & Technology Association (FinTechNZ) is here to help connect, promote and advance the trends shaping the FinTech ecosystem. We are an industry working group of financial innovation and technology participants.  We aim to assist New Zealand innovators in becoming strong contributors in the FinTech revolution.We aim to helping New Zealand FinTech businesses succeed by providing a collaborative voice, creating connections, promoting FinTech to sector members, government, public and international community.  FinTechNZ also provides thought leadership for the FinTech sector.


Institute of Financial Advisors

Institute of Financial Advisers

The Institute is New Zealand's professional body for advice practitioners in financial planning, insurance, investment and estate planning.We help our members reach their full potential as professional financial advisers for the benefit of the New Zealand public.

Whether you're a consumer wanting to find more about the value of good advice or to find a financial adviser, or a practitioner seeking to become more professional, we can help.

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PocketWise helps you put more money in your pocket. Compare KiwiSaver funds, mortgages, credit cards and personal loans and find the best deals. It’s entirely free to use – you don’t pay anything, ever. It shows you the widest choice of financial products, allowing you to easily compare the essentials in no time at all. We are independent and not owned by any financial product company. PocketWise is here to help you and your family save, manage, and grow your money so you can spend it on the things in life that matter to you.