Payments

Apr
08

New finance platform Skippr to boost innovation and growth with fresh perspective on cash flow management

New finance platform, Skippr, signifies a new direction for the fintech space. Helping businesses understand cash flow better and providing them with simple and accessible tools to optimise that flow, the new start-up connects both invoice finance and cash flow forecasting through one platform.   Pat Crivelli, Founder of Skippr said, “SMEs are the backbone […]

By Cameron Dart | FinTech . Investing . Payments
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Apr
06

Facebook wants to partner with Aussie banks on mobile strategy

Social media behemoth Facebook is looking to partner with Australian banks to explore opportunities in mobile banking, in a move that could radically change the face of retail banks. Paul McCrory, head of financial services Australia at Facebook, said the $428 billion tech giant has built “huge mobile platforms” that see 11 million Australians a […]

By Cameron Dart | Banking . FinTech . Payments
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Mar
29

Payment solution: corporates embrace virtual credit cards

For some time now, the dominant theme in digital payments for retail customers has been: “build it and they will come”. It’s a different story for corporates, where the rate of mobile payments innovation and adoption has been much slower, apart from some key emerging niches including virtual credit cards. A virtual card is exactly […]

By Cameron Dart | Banking . FinTech . Payments
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Mar
24

Mobile payments: A haven for big players

Disruption, that pervasive buzzword in fintech, is usually attributed to startups competing with the big players. These companies are small, agile and new to the market. They bring new technology and ways of doing things, and are quick to adapt. But what happens when it’s these bigger players, such as the traditional banks, that introduce […]

By International FinTech | FinTech . Payments
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Mar
18

Moroku releases Australia’s first device agnostic, mobile business and payments platform

Moroku has released Australia’s first device agnostic, mobile business and payments platform. Designed to allow small businesses to manage their customers, products and sales, the Marrakash android app not only creates and stores orders, when installed on an NFC enabled phone the app can take “Tap and Go” credit card payments. Until Marrakash, merchants need […]

By Cameron Dart | FinTech . Payments
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Mar
18

Fintech start-up Afterpay plans ASX listing

Fintech start-up Afterpay — backed by legendary corporate raider Ron Brierley and a host of alumni from his former Guinness Peat Group — plans to list on the Australian Securities Exchange to supercharge growth plans after signing up more than 100 retailers to its online e-commerce product in the past nine months. Afterpay, whose backers […]

By Cameron Dart | ASX . FinTech . Payments
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Mar
15

truRating launches in Australia, empowering businesses to capture mass customer feedback at point-of-payment

Award-winning UK-based point-of-payment rating system, truRating, has officially launched in Australia, giving businesses a straightforward and cost-effective way to collect immediate feedback from their customers when they pay. Using the payment terminal, truRating presents customers with a single feedback question, asking them to rate an aspect of their experience using a scale of 0-9 on […]

By Cameron Dart | FinTech . Payments
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Mar
09

UK fintech startup truRating knew Australia would be a prime market

“Australia was in our sights early on as a prime market for truRating to launch in following our early success in the UK. Our local market research demonstrated that consumers want a simple and anonymous way to provide feedback about their experiences to businesses and truRating is committed to delivering that capability via our world-first […]

By Cameron Dart | FinTech . Payments
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