The Spotcap blog

Keep your business moving forward with expert advice from the Spotcap team.

Influencer

A beginner’s guide to finding an influencer

Influencers are an important aspect of not only marketing strategies, but the business image as a whole when it comes to interacting with customers. The…

Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity – don’t get locked out

Cyber threats are at an all time high, and it has never been more important for businesses to lock down their data. Gone are the...
Finnies 2017

Spotcap Announced as a Finnies Finalist

Fintech Australia has today announced the finalists for the inaugural Finnies. Held next week in Sydney, the national fintech awards identify outstanding players who demonstrate…

2017 Federal Budget

Federal Budget 2017: a commentary on Australian fintech

Friday, 12 May 2017 Spotcap Australia and New Zealand Managing Director, Lachlan Heussler   Open Data and APIs   Treasurer Scott Morrison announced a budget…

Federal Budget 2017: How do SMEs benefit?

This year’s federal budget announcement alluded to many positive implications for SMEs, with the federal government mostly continuing to support small businesses in their respective…

Preparing for the End of Financial Year

How you can better prepare for the end of financial year    It is only a couple of months out from the end of financial year…

Spotcap’s Lachlan Heussler named top fintech influencer

Managing Director of Spotcap Australia and New Zealand, Lachlan Heussler, has just been named a fintech industry influencer by Finder.com.au. Billed as the definitive list…

Alternative Finance Guide

Spotcap’s Guide to Alternative Finance

Despite being the backbone of the Australian economy, many small businesses struggle to access the finance they need to grow. Fortunately, the emerging alternative finance…

Debunking the myth: how long is the ideal working day?

With lots of provocative articles currently circling the internet about work hours, here at Spotcap we were curious to find out just how much is ideal for both…

The Lifetime Value of a Broker’s Client

When you’re running a client-facing business, a couple of adages seem to endure. One: 80% of your business comes from 20% of your clients, and…

5 things you need to know before scaling your business

Scaling your business is exciting. If all goes well, your team, customer base and revenue will grow. If done badly, you can end up with…

Is your business affected by the cash flow crisis?

Is your small business owed money? Chances are, it is…   A recent report released by the Invoice Market indicates Australia’s two million small businesses…

To Buy or Not To Buy: The Pros and Cons of Buying and Leasing Equipment

Like most things in business (and life), choosing between buying and leasing equipment isn’t always black and white. Whether it’s computers, cars or machinery, there…

Spotcap CEO, Jens Woloszczak, talks responsible lending at Altfi

AltFi, the global summits for the alternative finance sector, came to Sydney on 27 February. Held at Doltone House on Jones Bay Wharf, a number…

Borrowing money is good for your bottom line. It’s time we smash the borrowing stigma

When you’re looking at options to raise capital in order to grow your small business, you can either borrow money or raise money through providing...
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