finder fintech roundup: easyshare, Knose and alternative SME lending

Elizabeth Barry 4 September 2017 NEWS


Fintech for pets and the rise of alternative business lending.

The headlines in financial innovation from the past week.

Australian SMEs are turning to alternative sources of funding

New research from has found that small businesses are embracing peer-to-peer lending, crowdfunding and online loans. However, while businesses are looking outside the traditional and applying with fintech lenders, not all SMEs are getting the loans they hope for.

How fintech can turn Australians into more responsible pet owners

Fintech startup Knose Everyday Pet Care is looking to use fintech to help Australian pets that don't get sufficient medical attention. This is estimated to be around half of Australia's pets. To do this, it will offer a customisable platform whereby vets can create pet health plans and set their own prices.

Part of a share house? Fintech startup easyshare wants to send you beer

Household payment platform easyshare last week ran a promotion for those house sharing in Sydney's inner west. The first 100 share houses to sign up would be personally delivered a case of beer.

The finder fintech roundup is a summary of the news in fintech from the past week. Check back every Monday to catch up.

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