Fintech Zeller is taking on the big four banks to offer financial services to the small business sector, launching a new transaction account, debit card, and app. It’s a major shift in strategy for the Melbourne startup, founded by former Square exec Ben Pfisterer and Dominic Yap. The three-year-old venture launched in 2021 with a… Read more »
Digital advertising software startup Mandoe has launched a self-service platform for small businesses harness the power of digital signage. The startup has worked with blue chip clients such as David Jones, Boost Juice, Rip Curl, Spec Savers and Australia Post for more than a decade and is power bringing the same marketing potential to smaller… Read more »
With apologies to America’s founders, “Give me digital, or give me death!” could be a catch cry for small business owners faced a rapidly changing and disrupted economy as they struggle to decide where to invest their limited resources to remain competitive. It’s hard to know which way to go, but there are some fundamentals… Read more »
75 per cent of Australian SMB owners said they can’t be sure they’ll be able to pay their own bills on time due to unpaid invoices.
Part of the reason why SMB owners are choosing to forgo a business loan is the amount of documentation required, with 80 percent stating it was onerous.
SMEs have access to a burgeoning surplus of tech products and services designed to improve productivity today. So much so that it feels easier to draw up a long list of favourites than it does whittle that down to a short one.
A survey of small business owners across Australia has found small business owners are sacrificing their work-life balance in order to achieve business success. The survey of 921 SMEs conducted by CGU Insurance revealed whilst small business owners cited the freedom of making their own decisions as a strong indicator of success, many of these… Read more »
Government awards first commercialisation grants to researchers and SMEs through Global Connections Fund
A researcher at Charles Sturt University working to create environmentally sustainable solutions for the Murray-Darling Basin is among the first recipients of a commercialisation grant from the government’s Global Connections Fund.
Tyro Payments, the Sydney-based fintech company looking to become the next big Australian bank, has announced the appointment of Gerd Schenkel as its new CEO. Current CEO Jost Stollmann will move to the position of full-time executive director.