Five FinTechs on Friday – March 26, 2021

We’re on Clubhouse! To hear more about the five fintechs highlighted today and general chat about all things fintech with Simone Joyce, Chair of FinTech Australia and Founder of Paypa Plane, and Brian Collins, MD at Startupbootcamp; head here OR add to calendar.

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Introducing Shouta: an App that brings gifting up to speed and down to scale. With digital tech and customisable micro-gifts, you don’t have to break the bank to make someone’s day, and gifts can be sent and received in seconds. Make a mate’s day in an instant with digital micro gifts like coffee, drinks, and more. Shouts are easy to send and even easier to spend. Life is full of mini moments. Good ones, like birthdays and promotions. Bad ones, like running late and coffee spills. And ugly ones, like getting fired or break-ups. Whatever the moment, there’s a Shout for it. An easy, inexpensive, digital gesture to let someone know you’re thinking of them.

Life Sherpa

At a time of great personal financial uncertainty Life Sherpa is Australia’s favourite online financial advice service, delivering affordable, accessible advice to a wider audience than traditional models. Life Sherpa offers a menu of services at fixed fees which our members can choose from. A focus on education and empowerment, allows Life Sherpa to deliver personal financial advice from real advisers at a price that meets consumer expectations.

Whether it’s sorting your super, buying a home, getting the right insurance, or nailing your budget, Life Sherpa is there to help you on life’s journey especially through the COVID recovery.


Latpay. A leading payment and Merchant Service Provider in Australia and the UK – Latpay offers superior and bespoke payment solutions for merchants worldwide. Our merchant facilities deliver an integrated payment solution to make processing payments easier and more accessible. Fully accredited PCI DSS Level 1 certified, licensed under AFS and FCA accredited (UK) we set a new standard in fraud and data protection security to increase your compliance. Accept payments anywhere, anytime, with an innovative payment solution that suits your business strategy.


Founded in 2019 by serial entrepreneurs Brodie Haupt, Drew Haupt, Darren Hodgkin, and John Kerr, WLTH is a digital lending and payment provider designed to supply Australians with a reimagined approach to flexible residential, SMSF, and commercial lending solutions through a simple five-step, low-rate, hassle-free digital application process. With a focus on technology, loyalty, and sustainability, WLTH will bring to market a suite of tech-centric products, including feature-laden transactional accounts, a powerful payments app, a high-value loyalty system and a pipeline, including a myriad of further fintech solutions.

Thumbzup is an established payment company providing innovative Payment on the Move. Their customers range from leading banks, tier 1 retailers, hospitality businesses through to SME’s. In 2021 Thumbzup, in partnership with Sunmi, launched a solution that is easy and cost-effective to implement. It delivers on enterprise mobility, payments, Point of Sale (POS), and more. Besides the ability to leverage the latest retail trends, the Thumbzup mPOS solution enables retailers to replace their physical POS and traditional payment terminal with a portable Android capable payment device that delivers more than the combined functionality of the two units at a fraction of the capital cost and with low operational impact. Learn more:
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