Independant brewers association and PencilPay

PencilPay joins the IBA

November 23, 2021Breweries , Media

Melbourne, Victoria: Fast-growing software start-up PencilPay today announced that they are the newest Associate Member of the Independent Brewers Association. This membership will assist PencilPay to create a link to government agencies, industry, trade and international counterparts to represent the interests of Australian independent brewers. Tim Demetriou, CEO of PencilPay commented that: “Working with 15 …

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Government Intervention in Wine Production

October 24, 2019Media , Wine Merchants

Do you want the government controlling your business dealings? Stemming from an 18-month investigation, the ACCC has now published their findings into quality & payment issues regarding grape and wine producers. Wine Making & Testing Methods There is a recommendation that all winemakers must follow the same methods for testing and sampling their grapes and …

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Tim Demetriou speaking about PencilPay for the SBC Fintech program.

The Domino Effect: What it is and How it Affects You

July 22, 2019Media

Australian small businesses are the backbone of our economy, responsible for 60% of GDP and 20% of all employment. Innovation has enabled SMEs to behave like larger companies in many industries, but there is a problem the small business community faces. ASIC thinks this is the #1 reason for failure of SMB; poor management of …

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AustralianSuper Partners with global FinTech Accelerator in Melbourne for the Financial Health and Wellbeing of its members​

May 31, 2019Media

AustralianSuper has joined the Melbourne based Fintech Accelerator as a partner to explore solutions to benefit Fund members. Accessing global financial services technology innovations through the Startupbootcamp program will assist AustralianSuper explore alternatives for future technologies, gain insights into member behaviors, and create and test prototype solutions based on the product offerings of chosen startups. Key …

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Tim Demetriou pitching his business Pencil in a large theatre.

Pencil has cracked the final 10 for Startupbootcamp’s latest global fintech accelerator

May 21, 2019Media

Melbourne-based startup, Pencil, is the only Australian business that was selected to participate in Startupbootcamp’s next fintech accelerator. Pencil is an application management system that enables companies to easily submit credit applications digitally, with instant approvals. Startupbootcamp received nearly 900 applicants from 59 countries worldwide for the program and the final 10 were selected from …

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Startupbootcamp selects ten firms for fintech accelerator​

May 17, 2019Media

Startupbootcamp’s global accelerator program has announced the 10 startup companies chosen for its FinTech Accelerator program, which will officially start on June 3rd and operate until Demo Day on August 29th. Supported by leading names in the financial services and tech industries, such as NAB, Bupa, Deloitte, Capgemini, DiUS and Amazon Web Service (AWS), the …

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