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Software Description:

Smartkarma is Asia’s largest provider of independent research, with over hundreds of analysts writing on thousands of companies across Asian and European markets. Its cloud-based platform connects independent investment research providers to institutional asset managers, such as sovereign wealth funds, hedge funds, pension funds, boutiques and family offices.

Many of the world’s leading institutional investors subscribe to Smartkarma’s innovative network for its quality up-to-the-minute reports and real-time discussions. The network continues to grow as Smartkarma bolsters its offering - i.e. Premium Services allows asset managers to more deeply engage with independent research providers and C-Suite will soon help corporates monitor shareholder interest, promote research coverage, and streamline investor relations workflow.

Smartkarma’s success has led to a quick expansion from the Singapore Global Headquarters to Hong Kong, Frankfurt, London and New York. Sequoia Capital, a world-leading technology venture capital firm, recently joined Wavemaker Partners, Jungle Ventures, and Spring Seed in ensuring Smartkarma’s further growth by providing Series B funding, bringing the total equity investment in Smartkarma to USD 21 million.

Software Description:

Auka's platform enables retail banks to provide innovative products and services to consumers and businesses without the overhead from legacy IT.

Our products are delivered white label and made available on a Software as a Service model. All products and services are realised through consumer and merchant interfaces, that are branded, owned and monetised by the banks.

Our expertise allows banks to become masters of technology-driven innovation and digital user experiences. The Auka technology enables increased customer acquisition and revenue generation enabling banks to fight off competition in an increasingly competitive market.

We also provide customised design, localisation services and technical integrations on-demand.

Our consumer app supports any funding source (accounts, cards, prepaid, lines of credit) and covers virtually every payment scenario:
1. Person-to-person payments, allowing people to transact and engage with each other.
2. Person-to Merchant Payments, allowing people to pay at SME merchants, covering both remote and on-site payment scenarios, with advanced options catering to take away/delivery, ticketing, coupons and more.

We also provide Integrated Merchant Payments, which enables mobile payments in external systems such as eCOM platforms, POS Systems, invoicing systems and 3rd party apps. All of these payment products are issued to consumers via our white label consumer app. With our Merchant Console, we also provide all the necessary tools for merchants to accept mobile payments including product management and marketing, order handling and sales and settlement reporting.

Person-to-Person Payments (P2P)
P2P enables the bank to offer real-time person-to-person payments funded by and settled to any funding source, including accounts, cards, prepaid and lines of credit. Transaction processing can be configured to cater to any local, regional or international constellation.

Digital Cash Payments
Digital Cash Payments is Auka´s turnkey mobile payments product for SMEs, enabling consumers to pay at SME merchants using their mobile phone, funded by any funding source including accounts, cards, prepaid and lines of credit.

Software Description:

Crunch delivers a unique combination of accounting software and real accountants for the freelance, contractor and start-up business.

Our software is developed in-house, unique to us, and tailored specifically to the needs of those audiences. Our limited company accountants help you stay on top of your finances, giving you more time to focus on running your business.

Unlimited accountancy support
Our accountants are always on hand to provide support tailored to your limited company, from answering queries on allowable business expenses to proactive advice on managing your accounts.

Manage your accounts online
Our online accounting software helps you keep on top of your limited company accounts and bookkeeping. Send invoices, record expenses and get a real-time view of your accounts and how much tax you owe - anytime, anywhere.

VAT returns
If your limited company is VAT registered, our software makes submitting VAT returns to HMRC simple. We'll also let you know when your VAT deadlines are approaching, helping you avoid any nasty fines.

Year end accounts
When your year end comes, your client manager will work with you to ensure we've everything we need to file your accounts direct with HMRC. We'll also take care of your Company Tax return and will let you know exactly how much Corporation Tax is due.

Accountancy review
Our accountancy reviews make sure your limited company accounts are in good shape. With a full check-up from one of our accountants, you'll get advice on how to claim for complex expenses, be made aware of tax schemes available to you, and much more.

IR35 review
Not sure if you're affected by IR35? We'll help you navigate the sometimes complicated rules. Our IR35 review service will assess your contracts and working practices to find out if you're at risk from an HMRC investigation and advise on the best course of action.

Our Accreditations
You can feel safe in the knowledge that we are experts in our field. Our accountants have a range of qualifications from the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT), Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW). We are also IPSE accredited (which recognises our particular expertise in dealing with tax issues for the self-employed), and an AAT Accredited Employer.

Features:

  • Batch Permissions & Access
  • Data Export
  • Data Import
  • Notifications
  • Multi-User
  • API

Features:

  • Billing/Invoicing
  • CRM Integration
  • Payment Processor
  • Inventory Tracking
  • Dashboard
  • Data Visualization
  • Chat
  • Contact Management
  • Contact Sharing
  • Batch Permissions & Access
  • Customer Management
  • External Integrations
  • Multi-Currency
  • Notifications
  • Multi-User
  • Data Export
  • Data Import
  • 2-Factor Authentication
  • API

Features:

  • Notifications
  • Balance Sheet
  • Forecasting
  • General Account Ledger
  • Data Export
  • Accounts Receivable
  • Billing/Invoicing
  • Budgeting
  • Expense Tracking
  • Dashboard
  • Payroll
  • Multi-User
  • Data Import
  • API
  • Data Visualization
  • Tax Management
  • P&L
  • Accounts Payable

Summary:

  • Smartkarma’s unique platform has been built to unite the fragmented research industry, empowering investors & research analysts to collectively achieve their full potential..

  • Our innovative cloud-based platform enables independent investment research providers and institutional asset managers.

  • Discuss up-to-the-minute reports in real time.

  • Research reinvented.

Summary:

  • White-label mobile payments SaaS for banks.

  • Google cloud platform hosted.

  • Our consumer app supports any funding source and covers virtually every payment scenario.

  • PSD2 and GDPR compliant.

Summary:

  • Online accounting software

  • Dedicated client manager

  • Access to team of accountants

  • Unlimited phone and email support

  • Mileage app

  • Receipt scanning app

  • Registration for company taxes

  • VAT returns completed and submitted

  • Annual accounts

  • Company Tax return filing

Per User Plan

$625.00
1 user(s) / month

Basic

$96.29
1 user(s) / month
Included in plan:
  • Online accounting software
  • Dedicated client manager
  • Access to team of accountants
  • Unlimited phone and email support
  • Mileage app
  • Receipt scanning app
  • Registration for company taxes
  • VAT returns completed and submitted
  • Annual accounts
  • Company Tax return filing
  • End of year PAYE
  • Payroll for directors (up to the NI threshold)
  • Dividend payment functionality
  • Registered Office
  • Mortgage service

Plus

$151.71
1 user(s) / month
Included in plan:
  • As basic plus:
  • Self Assessment filing (up to two directors)
  • In-app chat for quicker responses
  • Service office address and forward
  • References (two per year)
  • IR35 review (one standard IR35 review)
  • Business Protect Insurance worth £59.50 plus IPT (must be activated)
  • Payroll for up to 10 employees
  • Accountancy healthcheck (one per year)
  • Mortgage service (£150 cashback)

Premium

$272.24
1 user(s) / month
Included in plan:
  • As Plus, plus:
  • Self Assessment filing (up to four directors)
  • IR35 review (two standard IR35 reviews or one enhanced IR35 review)
  • Payroll for up to 10 employees
  • Accountancy healthcheck (two per year)
  • Mortgage service (£250 cashback)
  • Bookkeeping
  • Pension auto-enrolment (set up costs additional £270+VAT)

FAQs:

    Does this service offer an API?
  • Yes, there are premium options for large clients looking to integrate Smartkarma via an API.

  • Does this service integrate with any other apps?
  • Symphony.

  • Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • Smartkarma's research network includes institutional investors and independent research analysts.

  • What are some applications this service is commonly used in tandem with?
  • Smartkarma Insights are integrated into Symphony and Bloomberg.

  • What is this service generally used for?
  • Smartkarma's platform serves global asset managers in their need for investment research insights and ideas.

  • Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • Yes, clients are onboarded with extensive customer support.

  • Does this service offer multi-user capability (e.g. teams)?
  • Yes, there are per user plans and teamwide plans to accommodate firms of all sizes.

FAQs:

    What is this service generally used for?
  • To secure and grow market share, increase revenue and prevent third-party disruption enabled by PSD2.

  • Does this service offer an API?
  • Yes.

  • Does this service integrate with any other apps?
  • Existing bank apps.

  • Does this service offer multi-user capability (e.g. teams)?
  • Yes.

  • What platforms does this service support?
  • iOS, Android, Merchant console, Bank console, P2P.

  • Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • Yes.

  • What are some applications this service is commonly used in tandem with?
  • Any existing online banking services offered by a bank.
    Loyalty and marketing schemes.
    Chat functionality.
    CRM.

  • Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • White-labelled SaaS for banks to roll out within their regions.

FAQs:

    Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • Freelancers, contractors, self employed and start-up businesses.

  • Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • Yes, unlimited support via phone, email, and in-app chat. Plus, a series of help centre articles, videos and business guides.

  • What is this service generally used for?
  • Managing business finances.

  • What platforms does this service support?
  • Web app, iOS app, and Android App.

  • Does this service offer an API?
  • Yes.

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Who uses Smartkarma
  • SMEs
  • Enterprises
Desktop Platforms:
  • Web App
  • Windows
  • Macintosh
Mobile Platforms:
  • iOS
  • Android
Languages:
English
Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.

Other:

Who uses Auka
  • Agencies
  • Enterprises
Mobile Platforms:
  • iOS
  • Android
Languages:
Norwegian, English
Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.

Other:

Who uses Crunch
  • Personal
  • Freelance
  • Startups
Desktop Platforms:
  • Web App
  • Macintosh
Mobile Platforms:
  • iOS
  • Android
Languages:
English
Regional Restrictions:
UK only
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