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Stripe vs. Braintree: Who will win over the Aussie startup community?

by 8 days ago.

Global payments platform Stripe has today announced its launch into the Australian market, going head-to-head against competitor Braintree, which established itself in Australia in November 2012 and opened up a Sydney office in June 2013. While Braintree has experienced enormous success in the country, the arrival of Stripe may pose a threat – especially when it comes to winning over the startup community.

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Sydney-based Ridesurfing will become the anti-UBER

by 8 days ago.

Ridesurfing presents a very real threat to UBER’s ride sharing dominance in Australia. Why? Because they are playing out the same strategy Lyft employed in the United States. They’ve just replaced the pink hipster Lyft moustache with the Ridesurfing signature Shaka Sign – the symbolism here is very important and the foundation of their game plan.

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