#67 Toby Norton-Smith, X15 Ventures

Jan 28, 2021

Dexter Cousins is joined by Toby Norton-Smith to celebrate the 1st anniversary of x15 Ventures. 

x15 Ventures (the CVC arm of Commonwealth Bank) is a venture scaler focused on building, investing or acquiring ventures that can deliver the next generation of services in and around banking, advantaged through integration and support from CommBank. 

Toby launched x15 in 2020 and is currently the Managing Director. Prior to x15 Ventures, Toby was General Manager of Digital Growth at CBA, CEO of a fintech venture in the wealth space (StocksInValue), and commenced his career at McKinsey and Co.

Tune for a candid and insightful chat as Toby shares how he and the x15 team are taking a different approach to CVC.  

Toby also shares some exclusive news on the latest talent and venture acquisitions. Plus he gives his views on the future of Fintech and why banks need to focus on collaboration.

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