Lee and Danny Dunne, of Payaro

Caring payments start-up set for £1.4 million turnover prepares for second round of investment

A payments technology company which helps children escaping domestic violence with every transaction is set for a £1.4 million turnover in its first year.​ Payaro Ltd  gained initial investment late last year. Due to exponential UK growth, with a month-on-month revenue increase of 40 per cent, expansion plans have been brought forward. That means a second round of investment opportunity came earlier than anticipated.   The Staffordshire-based company backs the Buddy Bag Foundation with a percentage of each sale completed through its innovative sales systems and has pledged an additional donation of £1,000 every year. It is gearing up for a second round of investment following significant growth, and having welcomed new private equity is opening the doors to more backers to …

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Hannah’s golden opportunity for businesses to help charity

Businesses are being offered the chance to help elderly people who may be struggling during lockdown with the launch of a new marketing venture. Award-winning marketing professional Hannah Montgomery is launching her new business Golddust Direct this week. Dubbed ‘Moonpig for businesses’ it offers firms a direct mail package to raise their profile. As part of the service, firms can add an extra donation to help Hannah’s charity Re-Engage Lichfield, which helps combat loneliness in the elderly by providing social contact. The donation through Golddust Direct would pay for a letter or card to be sent to an elderly person. …

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