GreenPost & GreenBizCheck Take Off for New Markets

GreenPost & GreenBizCheck Take Off for New Markets

Singapore start-up, GreenPost,
the first company in Asia to help billers go paperless with an aggregating
solution for consumers, is set to aggressively expand its regional footprint
with Malaysia next on the list. Meanwhile, GreenBizCheck is one of 10
Australian start-ups taking part in ANZA Technology Network’s Gateway to the US
program, attending Silicon Valley Connect 2011 to see how business is done in
the world’s top tech hub. Adam Lyle, based in Singapore, is expanding
GreenBizCheck across Asia.

GreenPost to move into Malaysia

Business Times Malaysia (19
September 2011):

GreenPost, the first company in
Asia to offer aggregated bill presentment, is set to aggressively expand its
regional footprint.

Its co-founder, Harveen Narulla
said the company’s next step is to move into Malaysia, Australia, Hong Kong,
India, Indonesia and other parts of the region. “By year-end, we see
ourselves more aggressively enter Malaysia and the rest of the region,” he
told Bernama in an interview here.

Established in 2005, and incubated
at the National University of Singapore, GreenPost is helping billers to go
paperless with its aggregating solution to help consumers move away from paper
bills towards receiving electronic bills in one easy platform.

Its aggregation technology through
intelligent extraction from biller existing infrastructure is done without
compromising billers’ access to consumers. The technology is commercially very
viable, and technically easy and risk free to implement.

Harveen said GreenPost is
currently in partnership and discussion with all big billers and already has
contracts with some of the smaller ones.

On the payment collection
services to be offered to users for seamless experience, he said:” We are in
discussion with some of the local and international banks based here.

“They (banks) want to offer
their service regionally as they have services in Singapore and Malaysia and
other countries in the region. Discussions with some of them are in an advanced

He said GreenPost allows
consumers to aggregate and see their electronic bills in one platform and
access the bills whenever they want.

The free platform allows users to
add different billers, view bills, set reminders to pay bills, and even track
spending or compare with average user spending.

Harveen pointed that billers
would have enormous benefits as they can save spending on paper bills, while
for individual users, it is in terms of the login into one portal to check all

The GreenPost platform is
currently available for consumers in Singapore, Malaysia, Australia and the
United States.

In Singapore, users can receive
electronic bills from Singapore – SingTel, StarHub, M1, SP Services, NUSS,
Keppel Club, Singapore Swimming Club, and Sunpage.

In Malaysia, it includes Maxis,
Digi, Tenaga Nasional (TNB)and Astro while in Australia, it is Optus, Telstra,
3Mobile, and Citilink. In the US, it is AT&T. Greenpost will be adding U
Mobile and Celcom soon in Malaysia.

Touching on security for users,
GreenPost Head (New Business &Sustainability), Nigel Hembrow said the
company uses the same security as for the internet and banks. — Bernama

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Ten Australian Startups to Meet
Tech Industry Leaders, Pitch for Investment at Silicon Valley

Connect 2011

ANZA Technology Network (28
September 2011):

Entrepreneurs Ready to Explore
Global Commercialisation Opportunities as

Part of ANZA Technology Network’s
Gateway to the US Program

Much has been written lately
about Australian entrepreneurs and their presence in Silicon Valley. Success
stories abound about a so-called “Aussie mafia” hauling in hundreds
of millions of dollars for their founders through investments and acquisitions
in just a few years.

This week, 10 more Aussie
startups will experience what locals simply refer to as “the Valley”.
As part of ANZA Technology Network’s Gateway to the US program, they will be
attending Silicon Valley Connect 2011 on 29-30 September, a conference designed
to immerse them into how business is done in the world’s top tech hub.

The 10 companies are: Bright
Future, CleverMe, CodeFire, Green Biz Check, Happy Inspector, HeyLets!, Hubblr,
NoQ, Summa and WeTeachMe. Read more about them:

“The Gateway companies
attending Silicon Valley Connect 2011 will meet people from some of the major
players – Facebook, Google, Oracle, Intel, Microsoft, IBM,” said Viki
Forrest, CEO of ANZA Technology Network.

“ANZA’s team of mentors will
be on hand to help turn those introductions into sustainable connections that
accelerate market entry strategy to the US.”

The 10 Australian companies, who
will join local entrepreneurs and others from Europe, Asia and South America,
will attend a round of intensive panel discussions that cover all aspects of
doing business in the US market. Featured topics are corporate partnerships,
customer channels and distribution and logistics and requirements for working
in the US.

A number of successful startup
stories will be shared, including that of Sizhao “Zao” Yang, founder
of MyMiniLife (sold to Zynga) and creator of Farmville.

Several of the companies will
pitch to investors at Silicon Valley Bank on September 30. Investment firms
scheduled to attend include Garage Technology Ventures, Siemens Venture
Capital, Southern Cross Venture Partners and ePlanet Capital.

Silicon Valley Connect 2011 will
be held at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View on September 29 and at
Silicon Valley Bank on September 30. The conference, organized by the Chamber
of Commerce International Consortium for Entrepreneurs (CCICE) and ANZA
Technology Network, welcomes technology entrepreneurs from around the world
seeking to explore and gain access to business opportunities in Silicon Valley.

Locals can attend the Thursday
session of the conference at the Computer History Museum for $299 (USD). The
Friday investor pitch session is sold out.

About ANZA Technnology Network

ANZA Technology Network assists
innovative Australian and New Zealand technology and biotechnology companies
with global commercialization in the US and China. Through our in-market
Gateway and Fast Track programs we work with committed companies to determine
the right foreign marketplace and what it will take for successful business
expansion. ANZA maintains a valuable global network of industry leaders across
numerous technology sectors and opens this portfolio to our clients to foster
funding, partnering and growth opportunities. Since 2002, ANZA has workedwith
hundreds of companies and made thousands of key connections.

GreenBizCheck is represented in
Asia by Adam Lyle in Singapore.

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