A Quick Word

We have had commitments for campaigns. Yes, a big deal. A Wellington regional one in May and a national one in July. Yes. So the Beta is out in the Android Play Store. I will get an iOS one out before too long as this is too big an opportunity to waste. Try it out. […]

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Change Agents

Who am I doing this for? This is not the same question as “why am I doing this?”, nor “who is Givahoy for?”. I’ve answered that in other places. This is also not a market analysis question, since, while there is always a need for focus in specific opportunities, the market is everyone. Instead, I […]

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The Co-Founder Conundrum

I don’t currently have any co-founders. Clearly I could not have come as far as I have on my own, but as yet no-one has stepped into that further commitment to making this real. If I had a co-founder, then I might have entered the pitch selection for the Kiwibank Fintech Accelerator, but I had […]

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Where are we?

Here’s a state of the nation. How is Givahoy developing?: The biggest business decision is to charge nothing for transactions for the immediate future. This means that whatever you are collecting for, you can do so for free. Validation and verification will apply – e.g. if you say you are a business or charity, then […]

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Trust me, I’m an Entrepreneur

Givahoy is digital street collection for the cashless society, providing free, trusted payments to charities So why would an entrepreneur want to do something like that? There are reputable high-growth companies built on the assumption that, because the main part of the target market can pay $x, then the customers must pay $x. Givahoy is […]

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Givahoy Overview and The Kiwi Landing Pad

I was fortunate enough to be able to attend the Kiwi Landing Pad’s Sales and Marketing Jam today. Very different content and feel to the local entrepreneur meetings. It was more mature, focused on business more than monetising, and more day-to-day than the perpetually disrupting environments that have been held aspirationally. Very practical and pragmatic, […]

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