The PRWIRE Press Releases https:// 2018-10-12T01:56:39Z BUSSQ and CoverCard Partner to Drive Innovation in the Superannuation Sector 2018-10-12T01:56:39Z bussq-and-covercard-partner-to-drive-innovation-in-the-superannuation-sector Building and construction industry super fund BUSSQ and technology startup CoverCard have joined forces in a twelve-month partnership deal that will provide significant benefits for BUSSQ’s 85,000 members and 14,000 employers. With the spotlight from the Royal Commission on the industry, its further proof that industry funds like BUSSQ are committed to implementing initiatives that are for the benefit of their members. The partnership will see CoverCard’s technology deployed to assist BUSSQ members in managing their tickets and licences to build their careers, whilst providing BUSSQ employers with discounted access to CoverCard’s technology that streamlines recruitment and qualification management requirements. In turn, BUSSQ will obtain a deeper picture of the employment and recruitment needs of their members.   ‘We believe this partnership represents a significant win for everyone involved,’ said BUSSQ CEO Linda Vickers. ‘We are always looking for ways to innovate and provide extra value to our members and employers. Innovation and technology are key priorities for BUSSQ and CoverCard’s offering is a very neat fit for us and our members.’   CoverCard CEO Matt Tomlins said BUSSQ was an ideal corporate partner as they recognise the importance of innovation and the capability that tech startups can provide.   ‘Superannuation funds, and other financial services organisations, are a strong fit for our offering and this partnership will help supercharge our growth. Linda and the team at BUSSQ have been excellent to work with, as they can genuinely see the value of our proposition for their members.’ ‘There’s huge opportunities for corporates and startups to come together where innovative technology can assist a large customer base for mutual benefit, and I’d love to see a lot more of it.’ Phil de Courcey Appointed as CoverCard Advisor 2017-10-30T06:32:29Z phil-de-courcey-appointed-as-covercard-advisor Brisbane-based tech startup CoverCard has today announced the appointment of Phil de Courcey as an Advisor. Phil de Courcey, who is currently the CEO of the Resources and Engineering Skills Alliance, will provide valuable input to CoverCard as they continue to assist frontline workers and employers in blue collar industries that have particular ticket, licence and qualification requirements.   ‘Phil’s background in mining, defence and technology will be hugely valuable as we continue to grow our business,’ said CoverCard CEO and Co-Founder Matt Tomlins.   ‘We’re looking forward to learning from the wealth of knowledge and industry contacts that Phil has built over a long period. It’s an exciting time for our business and Phil will play an important part in shaping our story as we grow.’   Phil de Courcey believes CoverCard can play a key role in driving efficiencies that assist both workers and employers, particularly in the mining and construction sectors and potentially defence. 'CoverCard's technology is hugely impressive and is already making significant strides in assisting job seekers, workers, recruiters and employers alike. I've seen first-hand the industry need for this product and I'm excited to work with Matt and the team.' About CoverCard CoverCard is a Brisbane-based technology startup, supported by Advance Queensland through the Hot DesQ Program, that enables blue collar employers to instantly filter incoming job applications against the ticket and licence requirements. Media Enquiries Matt Tomlins, CEO and Co-Founder 1300 65 76 88 matt.tomlins@covercard.com.au