Australian FinTech company profile #55 – ebroker

Australian FinTech company profile #55 – ebroker

  1. Company Name: ebroker
  2. Website: ebroker.com.au
  3. Key Staff & Titles: Simon Isaacs CEO, Heath Fitzpatrick COO.
  4. Location(s): Varsity Lakes, Gold Coast.
  5. In one sentence, what does your fintech do?: Using key data via an algorithm, we independently and transparently live match SME’s to non-bank lenders looking for that particular client.
  6. How / why did you start your fintech company?: Traditional banks are limited in how much they will help SMEs and brokers aren’t transparent, we wanted to change that. Simon has a tech background and knew what technological and AI innovations could bring to this sector.
  7. What is the best thing your company has achieved or learnt along the way (this can include awards, capital raising etc)?: Keep moving forward. We know we have a good product, competitors come and go and we don’t get caught up in that, we keep focused on what we’re striving to achieve.
  8. What’s some advice you’d give to an aspiring start-up?: Get your business plan, find the right people and invest time in ensuring you commit to your brand values.
  9. What’s next for your company? And are you looking to expand overseas or stay focused on Australia?: We are focusing on keeping ebroker marching forward as the leader in this space across Australia.
  10. What other fintechs or companies do you admire?: Entrepreneurs who realise that the worst mistake a small business can make is to think like a small business.
  11. What’s the most interesting or funniest moment that’s happened in your company’s lifetime?: At a recent event, an old school operator tried to publicly put down what ebroker is doing, no doubt motivated by fear. Our response was, “We work transparently with over 70 non-bank lenders and all of their products, do you?”

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