Why I Developed Finance Oxygen By Steve Sykes

Why I Developed Finance Oxygen By Steve Sykes

Steve Sykes, 1 November 2021
I am often asked “why did you develop Finance Oxygen and why did you spend so much time and money on it?” The answer is simple. It was frustration.You see, SER is a specialist in one area of finance and one area alone. That being to make sure a vendor salesperson who uses a finance product to help them sell, is supported by what we do at SER.

Finalist Best FinTech Business Lender 2020

Finalist Best FinTech Business Lender 2020

Steve Sykes, 25 November 2020
SER is excited to announce that we were finalists for the BEST FINTECH BUSINESS LENDER 2020 in the 5th Annual Australian FinTech Awards. These awards celebrate the achievements of the dynamic people and businesses comprising the FinTech sector, and seek to recognise success in the FinTech sector in its many forms.

Why am I so upbeat? By Steve Sykes

Why am I so upbeat? By Steve Sykes

Steve Sykes, 12 November 2020
Steve Sykes here. Yep, still here, which for this year, is a pretty big achievement. How are you? How are your energy levels? Do you still have that drive and passion? Still ready to go that extra mile for your customers? How is your resilience? I thought I would be on the floor in the foetal position by now. Run over by a never-ending tide of bad news both here and abroad. I go up and down like a yo-yo.

Banking Intractability

Banking Intractability

Steve Sykes​, 5 March 2020
Banking Intractability. It is very easy to bank-bash. We all like to do it. Yet, all of us have known that it is a bank’s role to be conservative. That they deal in large amounts of money and therefore have “regulated” responsibilities to manage these funds conservatively

Why am I so upbeat? By Steve Sykes

Commentary on the Effects of the Banking Royal Commission by Steve Sykes

Steve Sykes​, 27 August 2019
People often ask me what do I think of the Banking Royal Commission outcomes AND how do I think it will affect them/me? Like everyone else, I have been appalled at the findings. Shocked at the level of complacency that existed in the banking system. I use the term complacent, because customers have been treated as an afterthought. Whenever that happens, at some point, there will be an over reaction back the other way.