2022 Macquarie Technology Summit
In this session Cody Friesen, Founder and CEO of SOURCE Global, explains how, as the world moves towards renewable energy sources, new renewable water technology is using the power of the sun to extract clean, pollutant-free drinking water from the air.
Edstart is a Sydney-based, Australian fintech-meets-edtech startup that has built a funding platform to help manage education-related costs. It allows the cost of upfront tuition fees and other large, related expenses to be split over - or beyond - the period of tuition.
Technology is playing a growing role in the delivery of education and lifelong learning for people of all ages across the world. Providing low-cost access to learning resources can provided a means of upward mobility and a way to escape poverty. NavGurukul, a non-profit organisation in India, is bringing affordable technology-based education to underprivileged girls in India to help them achieve their highest potential.
Asia has long been recognised for its role as a global centre of tech innovation and has become an increasingly attractive location for entrepreneurs and investors alike. Jungle VC is one of Southeast Asia's largest independent venture capital firms and has been partnering with entrepreneurs to build the value of their companies, especially in Southeast Asia and India, for more than 10 years. Jungle VC Managing Partner Sandeep Uberoi tells us more.
Israeli-founded startup D-ID was originally established in 2017 to help protect the privacy of humans in facial recognition technologies. Since then, it has identified other applications for its ground-breaking technology, including bringing photos to life with movement and making them speak. Gil Perry, CEO and Co-Founder, joins us to talk about the applications and opportunities for D-ID's technology.
Since it was founded 17 years ago in Sydney, Veridapt has been using its hardware and software technology to capture and display real-time data to measure and monitor commodity inventories. Veridapt CEO David Thambiratnam and Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder Sean Birrell talk about the use of real-time technology-based solutions by the commodities sector.
The Macquarie Technology Summit once again brought together global leaders driving technological change across multiple aspects of business and community.