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External Reporting Board chair Michele Embling joins fintech start-up
Building a customer base from the ground up and shaping the direction of a brand-new business is a challenging but exciting proposition. P^werFinance Chief Commercial Officer Matt Rama discusses how he’s growing awareness of the company, and how conversations with Kiwi businesses are leading to new custom solutions that are changing the way we do – and view – finance in Aotearoa New Zealand.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.