Tech solution to age-old problem of subbies not getting paid

Tech solution to age-old problem of subbies not getting paid
Green Light Escrow founder, Maxwell Semmons-Russell. (Image: Supplied)
Maria Slade
Getting ripped off on yet another job was “fuel for the fire” for plumber-turned-entrepreneur Max Semmons-Russell.The owner of Auckland firm KPA Plumbing was just getting back on his feet after losing $50,000 to a client who didn’t pay when the same thing happened again.He didn’t even know what a startup was, much less what escrow meant, but by this stage, the idea was stuck in his head: Why can’t payments for tradies be held in the middle until the work is done and everyone is happy?“My Dad’s a tradie...

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