Mumbrella awards Matchboard $15,000 Business Boost

SYDNEY — April 27, 2020 — Mumbrella announced Matchboard as a runner-up in their Business Boost contest aimed to support SMEs through Covid-19. More than 200 companies applied in a highly competitive process judged by five luminaries in the Australian media and marketing industry. Matchboard will receive $15,000 worth of digital advertising on the Mumbrella….

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Matchboard launches Free Contact Centre Hotline

SYDNEY — April 7, 2020 — In response to unprecedented demand on contact centres in Australia, Matchboard has launched the Contact Centre Hotline to provide free phone advice on any contact centre challenge or question an organisation may have.  Challenges may vary from technical to operational, such as “how do I ensure security for work-at-home….

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Australian contact centre outsourcing sector immune to Coronavirus – for now

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA — March 24, 2020— Bucking the trend of business decline amidst Coronavirus, contact centre outsourcing companies in Australia are recording a surge in demand. This was the conclusion reached by Matchboard, which conducted a snap survey of suppliers on its platform last week. Key findings include: Almost 80% of outsourcers said they were….

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Matchboard a finalist in the My Business Awards for Innovator of the Year

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA — September 30, 2019 — Capping off a month of award wins, Matchboard was today announced finalist for Innovator of the Year in the My Business Awards 2019. The winner will be decided at a black-tie dinner on November 15 at The Star Sydney. Managing Director, Sharon Melamed, said, “It’s a proud moment….

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Business matchmaking site says, “I love you 3000”

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA — June 10, 2019 — When Sydney entrepreneur Sharon Melamed heard the now famous quote from the film Avengers: Endgame, “I love you 3000”, she couldn’t help but smile. Her award-winning B2B matchmaking platform, Matchboard, just celebrated its 3000th match, a major milestone for the 7-year-old business. Anyone can use Matchboard’s website to….

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Matchboard leads Small Business for Small Charities drive

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA — February 1, 2018 Sharon Melamed, Founder of business matchmaking site Matchboard, may have started a new trend in the small business community – supporting small charities with pro bono marketing.  View media release 

Westpac names Matchboard one of Australia’s top 200 Businesses of Tomorrow

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA — April 13, 2017  B2B matching site Matchboard has been named one of Westpac’s top 200 “businesses of tomorrow”, a vote of confidence in the company’s unique trust-based platform for matching buyers and sellers in the sales and service arena. Westpac announced the names of the businesses on April 7, adding that these 200 companies….

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Automation and Globalisation reshaping the BPO industry

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA — March 6, 2017 — The business process outsourcing (BPO) industry is at a turning point – automation of back office and contact centre processes is rising steadily, eating into the BPO vendors’ bread-and-butter; and client focus on customer experience outcomes is causing a rethink in location strategy. Against this backdrop, countries such as Fiji,….

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Matchboard awarded Government grant for international expansion

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA — October 5, 2016 — Matchboard, a B2B matching platform which launched in 2012, celebrated its four-year milestone this month with the announcement that it has received an Export Market Development Grant to accelerate its push into the UK. Matchboard is a free online service which uses proprietary matching software to match “buyers” with….

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Matchboard expands to the UK market

LONDON, ENGLAND – August 14, 2017. Online dating sites have been around for years, but the concept of a matchmaking site for the commercial world is relatively new. Now, through advanced matching algorithms similar to dating sites, businesses can find their “perfect match” suppliers online too. Leading the way is AboutMatch, the international arm of Australia’s award-winning Matchboard platform, which….

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1250 clients, $14.2 million in deals …start-up Matchboard turns 3

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA – September 2, 2015 – Matchboard, a B2B matching platform which launched in 2012, celebrated its three-year milestone this month with some statistics which attest to the success of its unusual business model, built entirely on trust. Founder, Sharon Melamed, said, “When I started Matchboard, I wanted to solve a problem I saw….

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Matchboard propels LikeBillions into Australian market with revolutionary new technology – Web Voice Synchronisation (WVS)

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA – March 2, 2015 – Following on the success of many other Israeli technology vendors, LikeBillions has announced it is entering the Australian market, with its patented Web Voice Synchronisation (WVS) platform. WVS integrates contact centres and digital marketing through rotating phone numbers, uniquely identifying a caller’s web session and presenting this data….

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Aussie Internet service finds cure for search engine blues

Matchboard hits 1000th client milestone with Royal Society for the Blind SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA – November 7, 2014 – Searching online for a suitable product or service provider can be a highly frustrating experience, when you get hundreds of thousands of results returned by search engines. The question, “Where do I start?” echoes in offices everywhere,….

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Contact Centre Matching Service turns Two, reveals Buyer Trends

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA – September 19, 2014 – Matchboard, a free online matching service for the contact centre industry, celebrated its two-year milestone this month. Managing Director, Sharon Melamed, said, “Almost 1000 requests have been submitted and hundreds of deals have been signed as a result of our service for the industry.” The company’s website shows….

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