A conversation with Simon Hargraves

All companies are technology companies these days, so thriving means delivering technology improvements before your competitors. P^werFinance Chief Technology Officer Simon Hargraves discusses how he utilises technology to drive better customer experiences, making efficient use of resources to deliver product enhancements, and what it’s like working on the tech side of a fin-tech startup.

A conversation with Dean Curtis

To build a successful business, you need to hire the right people and give them freedom to do what they do best. P^werFinance Chief People Officer Dean Curtis explains the process for creating a well aligned and cohesive team, lessons on building organisational culture, and how a business’s success depends on it.

Easier street: How to get better traction on transport funding

Everyone wants better transport infrastructure. From businesses, who named it their number one priority ahead of the recent Budget, to urban commuters, to the government, we all agree on the need to deliver more and better options to get from A to B.

A conversation with Samantha Nel

When you are a startup, mitigating present and future risks is essential in a small, but competitive, market. P^werFinance Treasurer Samantha Nel reveals how she helps manage the risks to maximise the business’s growth, as well as how you go about building a treasury function from scratch.

A conversation with Charlotte Kent-Johnston

Marketing a new business and building trust is a serious task. P^werFinance Chief Marketing Officer Charlotte Kent-Johnston explains the challenges and rewards of launching a start-up doing new (and sometimes very complex) things, what her experience has taught her about achieving cut-through, and her ambitions for the P^werFinance brand.

A conversation with Isuru Palliyaguru

Building a technology platform from scratch that allows businesses to craft their own financial structures to better support their businesses is a big undertaking. P^werFinance Development Team Lead Isuru Palliyaguru discusses the process for building a unique platform from the ground up, developing software in the fintech space, and why P^werFinance presented an opportunity too good to pass.

Time for banking to embrace a little risk ​

The Reserve Bank served up a long-weekend treat for finance geeks last Friday, announcing a new depositor insurance protection scheme to protect Kiwis’ first $100,000 of deposits at each bank.

A Better Experience with Finance​

There’s more need than ever to reduce the cost of doing business and provide safe and affordable finance to all New Zealanders. P^werFinance COO Matt Mobbs explains who P^werFinance will help, why its platform is unique, and how it can help Kiwi businesses become the hero in the finance story.

A conversation with Ralph Chang

New Zealand organisations are hungry for new financial models like embedded finance that do more for their businesses and their customers. P^werFinance Chief Growth Officer Ralph Chang explains the thinking behind the business, what local organisations are telling him and why P^werFinance is an exciting place to be.