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Fortitude Valley, AUS
Ann Street
Fortitude Valley, 4005, AUS


CEO/ M.D/ Founder
CIO/ Co-Founder
Chief Operations Officer
Non Executive Director
General Counsel
Non Executive Director
Marketing & Communications


TOTAL $2.38M
Seed, 8/2013
Seed, 11/2013




Tappr is an innovative technology start-up specialising in a user friendly end-to-end mobile payment solutions for both businesses and individuals. The company is developing a mobile credit card acceptance device and app called Juvo. Juvo attaches to a smart phone or tablet to enable merchants to accept payments from credit and debit cards, as well as Tappr’s own wallet application. Juvo is developed to comply with EMV and PCI standards.

Tappr focuses on enriching the relationship between the merchant and consumer while focusing on the user experience, innovation and intuitive functionality.

Tappr is in full development with a release of Juvo in early 2014. The company has offices in Australia and Singapore.

Recent Milestones

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    Tappr received $1.96M ($2M) in Seed funding. (11/6/13)
    Posted 10/31/13 at 10:55pm via
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    Tappr added Bess Brennan as Marketing & Communications. (10/29/13)
    Posted 10/29/13 at 9:24pm
  • Dollar
    Tappr received $420k in Seed funding. (8/15/13)
    Posted 5/23/13 at 6:41pm via
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    Tappr — New Website Launched (5/13/13)
    Posted 5/12/13 at 11:06pm via
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    Tappr added Ben Lawton as Chief Operations Officer. (12/27/12)
    Posted 1/24/13 at 7:30pm
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    Tappr added Adam McArdle as Non Executive Director. (10/10/12)
    Posted 1/24/13 at 7:34pm
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    Tappr added Grant Halverson as Non Executive Director. (9/1/12)
    Posted 1/24/13 at 7:34pm
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    Tappr added Aaron Whiteman as VP Sales & Marketing. (4/12/12)
    Posted 4/19/13 at 1:06am
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    Tappr added Prem Krithivasan as Non Executive Director. (3/20/12)
    Posted 4/19/13 at 1:04am
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    Tappr added Courtney Keim as General Counsel. (3/10/12)
    Posted 1/24/13 at 7:34pm
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    Tappr added Kerry Esson as CIO/ Co-Founder. (2/1/12)
    Posted 1/24/13 at 7:29pm
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    Tappr added Brett Hales as CEO/ M.D/ Founder. (1/1/12)
    Posted 1/23/13 at 11:55pm



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Above: Tappr
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  1. Entrepreneur raises over $400,000 in venture capital for on-trend third party payment system ( [edit]
  2. Tappr gets $2m for NFC payments ( [edit]
  3. Website Go to Market ( [edit]
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