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CBA gets behind Kounta’s virtual cash register – WA Today

Shaun Drummond WA Today March 14, 2016 Commonwealth Bank has claimed a world first of payments, a cash register and stock management on one device by offering Aussie cloud-based cash register Kounta on its Albert mobile sales tablet. “Having payments [...]

CBA gets behind Kounta’s virtual cash register – Canberra Times

Shaun Drummond Canberra Times March 14, 2016 “Having payments and point-of-sale on one device is, in fact, unique. If you jumped on a plane to New York and dined at its finest restaurant, you would not get this customer experience. [...]

CBA gets behind Kounta’s virtual cash register – The Sydney Morning Herald

Shaun Drummond The Sydney Morning Herald March 14, 2016 Commonwealth Bank has claimed a world first of payments, a cash register and stock management on one device by offering Aussie cloud-based cash register Kounta on its Albert mobile sales tablet. [...]

CommBank counts on Kounta

David Swan The Australian March 14, 2016 12:41PM CommBank today launched what it says is a world-first, a new all-in-one point of sale app for its Albert EFTPOS tablet. The bank has partnered with Sydney-based start-up Kounta to add a [...]

Kounta counts on US success

Kounta counts on US success DAVID SWAN DECEMBER 09, 2014 9:30AM Australian cloud point of sale start-up Kounta has appointed Jason Seed as its USA President ahead of a launch there in 2015. Kounta, which allows cafes bars and restaurants to [...]

From tablets to SaaS to analytics

That clunky old cash register just doesn’t cut it any more. Retailers have been hit by an avalanche of technology, driven by the trends in mobile, analytics, CRM and the ‘internet of things’. Whether using iPads as tills, changing prices [...]

US iPad App Launch

Kounta, the Australian software company behind the fast growing cloud-based POS of the same name, has announced that its iPad POS app is now available for download in the United States. Coming on the heels of their North American launch, [...]

Software start-up Kounta wins MYOB investment

MYOB has taken a strategic stake in Kounta, which makes cash register ­software, as the accounting software maker ramps up efforts to corner the small business payments market ahead of the big banks and US venture Square. Details of the [...]

MYOB picks up stake in Kounta

Accounting software provider MYOB has picked up a minority stake in cloud-based Point of Sale (POS) start-up Kounta, with the two companies set to launch an integrated online solution. The partnership comes at a time when MYOB is steadily beefing [...]

The Kounta MYOB Deal

Accounting software company MYOB made a surprise announcement last week that it had made a minority investment in cloud point-of-sale app Kounta. The deal was surprising for several reasons. The last time MYOB acquired software or services it bought the company [...]

Wallets could be obsolete by 2021 as mobile payments take over

Wallets could be obsolete by 2021 as mobile payments take over Mobile payment technology could swipe out the use of traditional wallets in eight years, a Commonwealth Bank survey finds. After surveying 1024 Australians the bank forecasts that paying with [...]

Delivering the digital wallet at the point of sale in Australia

Providing consumers with simple and efficient payment solutions, and adding value in the process, is central to PayPal’s product vision and brand promise. So it is with great excitement that I share news from Australia. Today we’re announcing that four [...]

Kounta on Channel 10 Breakfast Show

Kounta Cloud Based Point of Sale features on Channel Ten Breakfast Show accepting PayPal mobile payments at Sonoma Baking Company

Mobile Check-Ins At Stores For Personalized Service

PayPal is rolling out a number of payments pilots this week in international markets, showcasing the company’s mobile payments technologies. We’ve seen PayPal test payments technologies before larger rollouts — the company recently did this with its in-store payments technology [...]

Epson partners with Kounta for revolutionary cloud compatible retail printing solution

Epson has partnered with Kounta, a Cloud Based Point of Sale System out of Sydney, to launch its latest cloud compatible retail printing solution – the TM-i intelligent printer series TM-T88V-i and TM-T70-i – in Australia. With IHL Group reporting [...]

Mobile Payments on tap as apps trump cards

Cash and plastic are set to vanish as mobile technology takes off, writes Sarah Whyte. How would you like to pay for that? Not so long ago, this question had two answers: cash or card. Not any more. Customers can [...]

EBay, PayPal Fuel Future Of Mobile Commerce with Kounta

On Monday, the first day of Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, I waited in line for lunch with our TV team for well over an hour. We all got a simple ham sandwich, a Catalonian staple. And then we ran behind the rest of the day.

ANZ pledges $1 billion for start-ups Kounta

But emerging businesses need more than money – they also need business support, said Nick Cloete, the founder of point-of-sale software system Kounta. “It’s great to see the big banks taking notice of the growing start-up scene in Australia. We’d [...]

Mr. Pretzels chooses Australian technology for Sydney kiosks

Point of Sale systems can be a sizeable investment for any small business owner, and due in part to their proprietary nature, often come with expensive ongoing support and perpetual license costs. One of the new breed of these systems [...]

Lifehacker Elevator Pitch: Kounta

Elevator Pitch is a new regular feature on Lifehacker where we profile startups and new companies and pick their brains for entrepreneurial advice. This week, we’re talking with Nick Cloete from Kounta. In 128 words or less, explain your business idea. [...]

Mastermind a winning start-up strategy

Nick Cloete has built a very successful start-up. Building a successful business is like mastering a game of chess. As an entrepreneur, you not only need a strategy to win, your moves need to be timed perfectly to make the [...]

Point of sale software that makes other cash registers seem “archaic”

The pitch Most cash registers in the market are “archaic,” said Kounta founder and CEO, Nick Cloete. “They bolt on very old technologies that aren’t at the level they need to be today to create rather an interaction other than [...]

Cash on ropes but not quite done

Prominent at the point of sale are pink leaflets advertising the latest way for Sonoma fans to pay: PayPal. The bakery has been test-driving a PayPal app, facilitated through its Kounta, a point-of-sale system that lets customers check in, order [...]

Kounta teams up with Tyro to speed up card payments

First Australian Point of Sale to integrate full suite of payment options Sydney, Australia, 12 June 2013 – Two Australian payment industry disruptors, cloud-based point-of-sale (POS) service Kounta and electronic payments provider Tyro Payments, today announced a partnership to reduce transaction friction for small business. [...]

Private: Australian Point-of-Sale Startup Kounta Launches its First VC Round

Years after the devastating dot com collapse, the Australian financing scene is finally emerging from the wilderness with help from a recent funding boost in tech startups—starting with the latest Point-of-Sale startup, Kounta. The emerging company announced the launch of [...]

Kounta launches point of sale starter kit

Retail and hospitality businesses can get a quick start in the cloud with Kounta’s new POS in-a-box The cloud-based Point of Sale company, Kounta, has launched a POS starter package for hospitality and retail merchants, starting from $599. According to [...]

Kounta offensive hits bars

SYDNEY – After setting up a deal with PayPal, Australian point-of-sale outfit Kounta is looking for cafés, restaurants and bars to take up its locally designed system, pictured, which could see patrons paying for their intake with their mobile phones [...]

Cloud-based mobile point-of-sale system goes beyond the counter

Payment systems have been evolving rapidly over the past year, with several new services launching in Australia within the last month alone. Kounta, a cloud-based mobile point of sale system, takes the payment system evolution beyond the counter.

What if, just what if, you could pay for your cappuccino using your phone?

Mobile payment and point of sale for stores and shoppers will probably never be the same again. Yes, you read it here first… Australian cloud point of sale start-up Kounta, has partnered with PayPal and Beat the Q to offer [...]

The future of payment technology: New systems that could help your business

As the business environment has evolved into a global market, payment systems have been changing rapidly in the past two years. New-age technologies now aim to better service customers, help businesses expand internationally and offer more consumer insights. Many Australian [...]

Kounta a Tech23 Company

Every year, Tech23 showcases the 23 most innovative and exciting Australian startups, and this year is no exception. We are so thrilled to present this year’s Tech23 2013! View Tech23 companies » View presenters »

iGeeksBlog: iPad POS App Feature

Many iPad POS developers herald their apps as replacing the cash register, but Kounta’s aiming for something more.  The Kounta POS for iPad is the replacement for the legacy POS systems that replaced the cash register. Developed with hospitality in [...]
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