Link Group, a provider of technology-enabled administration solutions, has collaborated with fintech innovation hub Stone & Chalk to support the start-up community to encourage innovation in financial services.

The partnership will provide Link with access to the fintech start-ups community of Stone & Chalk, which supports more than 90 startups and their 300 staff.

Link said that the collaboration will include possible ideation and design challenges, as well as product development and commercialisation projects.

Link Group CEO of information, digital and data services Paul Gardiner said: “We are pleased to partner with Stone & Chalk and become part of their established fintech ecosystem.

“Link is committed to exploring new innovations and we look forward to working with start-ups at the cutting edge of technology. We are confident we will develop creative, market-leading solutions that will drive efficiencies for our clients.”

Stone & Chalk CEO Alex Scandurra said: “As the centre of gravity for fintech in Australia, we pride ourselves on partnering with industry leaders in finance and technology.

“Our partnership with Link Group will open up a whole new area of opportunity for commercial exploration and collaboration for our fintech startups and broader fintech community.”