Fillip claims to be the first digital payment platform built for business fleets.
Through the Calgary startup’s platform, business owners can empower drivers to pay for fuel and maintenance expenses with a secure digital wallet, spend controls, and real-time transaction notifications.
The Alberta fintech has raised capital from local investors, including Thin Air Labs and 51 Ventures, both based in Calgary. The company believes its products and solutions can benefit a range of potential customers, from small businesses to major fuel retailers.
To succeed in the market, newcomer Fillip has to navigate complicated waters.
“It’s a complex space with multiple stakeholders,” says Alice Reimer, chief executive officer of Fillip. “Establishing strategic partnerships is critical.”
In addition to establishing strategic partnerships, Fillip recently added two new executives to accelerate growth. The two roles—Vice President of Strategy & Data and Head of Growth & Customer Success—signal the startup’s intentions following customer traction and seed funding.
“Calgary’s innovation ecosystem is one that enables entrepreneurs to start, scale, stay, and succeed,” believes Reimer. “We also have access to some of the best and brightest minds here, and many generations of remarkable talent that gives back and leans in.”