Five Fintechs On Friday July 8, 2022

The new edition of the five fintechs on Friday is here!

First, news from the industry…

Link4 is expanding its services to the United States with the support of an export grant through the Government of South Australia. Nano announces major B2B expansion plan to bring fast, digital mortgages to all. WeMoney Announces Winners of Inaugural Personal Loan & Car Loan Awards

Below are five fintechs to know about this fortnight!


iPayd

iPayd is a payment protection service for private buyers & sellers where it receives the payment from the buyer (the money being paid for goods or services) and holds it until both the buyer and the seller agree to the release of funds.
iPayd was created by car enthusiasts and fintech developers to protect people from private marketplace scammers.
They are on a mission to open up the potential of the Consumer-2-Consumer economy by solving the issue of trust; between private buyers or sellers.

apickle

Running a business is tough. By the time SMB’s have paid all their rising fixed cost there is nothing left over.

Sounds like you’re in a bit of a pickle…

APICKLE’s intuitive lending-based platform offer SMB’s small little unsecured loans for businesses that think BIG.
Merchant Unsecured business loan – Repay as You Trade
Line of Credit – Use it when you need it.
Now that’s a BIG DILL.

Their platform aggregates consumer demand for unsecured business loans and connects it to its network of APICKLE enabled partners.

Brighte

Brighte is on a mission to make every home sustainable, offering consumers a fast and easy way to pay for solar, battery and home electrification. Brighte has to date helped over 110,000 households get solar sooner, partnering with over 2,000 solar retailers nationally and processing more than $1.3 billion in finance applications. In Dec 2021, ten percent of solar installations nationwide was financed by Brighte. A purpose-led business supporting the power shift to the home, Brighte financed installations reduce household CO2 emissions by 800 million tonnes each year, representing 650MW of solar generation capacity.

Paytron

Paytron is a sophisticated payments platform that lets SMEs manage all their business payments in one place, with built-in approvals workflows. Paytron is the only platform in Australia to streamline accounts payable, receivable, FX payments, payroll, and employee spending corporate cards. The platform allows businesses and their accountants to eliminate 5-6 different apps, and remove ABA files, manual processes, and duplication of work. Paytron also has a two-way sync with Xero, allowing for real-time data visibility and automated reconciliation. Paytron has been selected by Austrade and Investment NSW as one of Australia’s leading Fintech’s.

Card Access Services (CAS)

Card Access Services (CAS) is an Australian provider of payment technology and services, specialising in design, development & integrations to facilitate payment collection, data reporting and automated reconciliation.

The platform is used by merchants around the world servicing online, phone, mobile, traditional retail, and self-service channels.
In the APAC region, CAS is connected to 30+ banks and additionally has its own merchant acquiring business: Paymate, providing online merchant and settlement services in AU and NZ.

CAS is also a successful exporter of our payment technology and managed services to Governments in SE Asia and Africa. CAS was established in 1987.

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