Joint Media Release, Aider and Paymark: 22 July 2019Paymark is joining forces with Kiwi fintech sensation Aider to help business owners better understand the ebbs and flows of their working day.Paymark connects more than 75% of New Zealand’s EFTPOS terminals and for over 30 years has been the home to New Zealand’s leading EFTPOS network. Paymark’s Insights allows business owners to get a deeper understanding of their businesses with a live transaction feed that lets you see every card transaction in fine detail.With two thirds of small businesses failing to survive for more than five years*, it’s imperative that business owners have the tools they need to flourish and grow.Newcomer Aider is giving small businesses in the hospitality and retail industries easy access to all their information through a voice-operated digital assistant. Want to know how many returning customers you had last week, what your top product was this month or how you’re tracking against forecast? Just ask.Now, Aider and Paymark have come together to integrate Paymark’s Insights with Aider’s artificial intelligence and help businesses get even further ahead.
By combining the two services we believe New Zealand business owners will be able to see what’s going on and better understand why their business is operating the way it is, and that’s great for everyone,”- Paymark’s Head of e-Commerce, Digital Experience & Marketing, Darren Hopper.
“We’re delighted to be working with such an exciting company who really are transforming the way business owners can access and review their operational activity. Whether they want to check out Vend’s point of sale app, Xero’s accounting or even a range of payroll and social media analytics, Aider is there for you. By combining the two services we believe New Zealand business owners will be able to see what’s going on and better understand why their business is operating the way it is, and that’s great for everyone,” says Paymark’s Head of e-Commerce, Digital Experience & Marketing, Darren Hopper.“The data Paymark collects is a gold mine for small business owners – they just need to be able to access it on-the go simply by asking, that’s where Aider comes in,” says Brendan Roberts, Aider’s Founder and CEO. “As a New Zealand-based software company, we’re proud to work with an authority like Paymark to help Kiwi businesses succeed.” Businesses that sign up for Aider alongside Paymark Insights will receive three months’ access to Aider’s analytics for free, so there’s nothing to stop you diving into your business and finding out what’s going on.For more information contact:Aider:Kari ViccarsHead of Marketing, Aider+64 21 086 12262 email@example.comPaymark:Paul BrislenSenior Account Manager, Acumen Republic+64 21 988 firstname.lastname@example.orgAbout AiderCo-founded in 2017 by Brendan Roberts and Pete Weaver, Aider is a mobile digital assistant for smarter business.Connecting to the apps hospitality and retail SMEs use to run their businesses, Aider delivers easy access to answers, all from one place. Currently, the Aider ecosystem includes Xero, QuickBooks Online, Kounta, Vend, Twitter and Google Analytics and many more. Business app connections include: point of sale, accounting, payroll, rostering, online calendar, social media, analytics.Using the Aider mobile app, users can ask questions by typing, voice-to-text or speaking through a voice assistant, like Alexa or Google Assistant.Aider was the first New Zealand company selected to join in MasterCard’s Start Path programme as one of only 11 start-ups in the world chosen to take part this year. Aider is available to anyone in New Zealand at www.aiderstatic.temp513.kinsta.cloudDOWNLOAD:Aider and Paymark Join Forces - Media ReleaseAider LogoAider Reverse LogoAider Customer StoriesLINK TO ADDITIONAL MEDIA ASSETS