Australian fintech and innovative payment plan provider Payright announced its first international venture, extending its buy now, pay later service into New Zealand. Brands including Saladmaster, Amway and Nutrimetics already on the platform in Australia will offer Payright in New Zealand, along with a number of photography studios. Other Payright Australian
Homegrown on-demand courier platform Zoom2U secured AU$4.2 million funding, led by Perennial Value Management, to help grow its team, ensuring it continues to invest in building the platform and further increase its customer base in Australia. Launched in 2014, the company has raised more than $7 million to date and
Accenture has announced Mark Green as its new Lead for Accenture Interactive Australia and New Zealand (ANZ), effective immediately. Green is currently Group CEO and co-founder of award-winning creative agency The Monkeys which was acquired by Accenture in 2017. He will maintain his role as Group CEO of The Monkeys.
Enterprise information management company OpenText is paying US$1.4 billion for Carbonite, a provider of cloud-based subscription data protection, backup, disaster recovery and end-point security solutions to small and medium-sized businesses and consumers. The acquisition of Carbonite is expected to extend OpenText’s leadership in the Enterprise Information Management (EIM) market by
Perth-based agtech start-up Urbotanica is working with equity crowdfunding platform Equitise to raise $700, 000 to support its expansion into Asia. Urbotanica’s first product is called the UrbiPod Indoor Smart Garden, a self-watering kitchen benchtop appliance that uses advanced LED growing technology to allow consumers to grow food indoors including
Challenger bank 86 400 has launched its first home loan product, nine weeks since the public launch of the new bank. The neobank, which initially launched with savings and transactions products, has today launched a digital home loan offering through brokers. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter The new
It’s time for smart cities to embrace new technologies and approaches to combat a growing list of challenges, according to global tech market advisory firm, ABI Research. In its new whitepaper, 5 Ways Smart Cities Are Getting Smarter, ABI Research identifies digital twins & urban modeling, resilient cities, circular cities,
DoubleVerify, an independent platform for digital media measurement software and analytics, announced the acquisition of Ad-Juster, a SaaS-based reporting and analytics platform for digital publishers. Ad-Juster services deliver the data transparency and insights publishers need to optimise their ad revenues across comprehensive direct and programmatic sales channels, the company said.
The total value of B2B cross-border payments immutably stored on blockchain will exceed $4.4 trillion by 2024; up from $171 billion in 2019, according to new data from Juniper Research. Blockchain enables real-time clearing and settlement for B2B transactions, while offering increased transparency and reduced costs. Sign up for Which-50’s
Online shoppers are placing more of a premium on when, where and how they receive parcels than the speed of delivery, according to the latest CommBank Retail Insights report. Whereas the majority of retailers surveyed (58 per cent) are focused on getting goods as fast as possible to their customers,