IXUP enters NZ market via partnership with Beyonde Ventures
2 4 November 2021 IXUP enters New Zealand market via partnership w ith Beyonde Venture s Pty Ltd HIGHLIGHTS: • IXUP sign s Partner A greement with Beyonde Ventures to launch in the New Zealand market . • Beyonde Ventures provide s special ty marketing services in relati on to customer loyalty programs . • IXUP and Beyond e Ventures to develop the New Zealand market in partnership by offering a jointly developed ‘ IXUP powered ’ innovative loyalty and co - marketing platform . • Beyonde Ventures partnership anticipated to be a key driver of IXUP’s commercialisation efforts in the short term . IXUP Limited (ASX: IXU) (“ IXUP ” or the “ Company ”) is pleased to announ c e the signing of a Partner A greement ( Agreement ) with Beyonde Ventures Pty Ltd ( Beyonde ) . Beyond e is a subsidiary of Ellipsis & Co mpany an Australian owned customer loyalty consultancy , with a high - profile list of clients with well - known loyalty programs. The Agreement The Agreement will see IXUP support Beyonde ’s customer data m arketing activities in New Zealand and the expan sion of Beyonde’s customer loyalty program data capabilities for its impressive client network . Beyonde will utilise IXUP ’s market leading secure data engine to deliver privacy enhanced, secure and personalised loyalty offers for and between Beyonde’s loyalty program client s . Beyonde will establish a New Zealand instance of the IXUP Platform to meet any client data sovereignty requirements ; will take on the role as IXUP’s Partner and Master Reseller for the New Zealand market ; and will provide a Software - as - a - Service (SaaS) and Platform - as - a - Service (PaaS) offering of the IXUP Secure Data Engine . The Agreement will have a n effective rolling 2 - year term from the date of execution, being 2 3 November 2021. The Opportunity Beyonde is well positioned to deliver customer loyalty programs in New Zealand ( including in financial services, travel, retail , telecommunications and utilities) and , via partnership with IXUP , will be able to provide its customers with the ability to collaborate in a privacy enhanced manner in order to generate more valuable and personalised offers , wh ilst maintaining control and security of their client’s data . As a result of IXUP’s recently announced Data Collaboration Agreement with Acxiom, the world’s leading data demographic company, the Agreement with Beyonde will be further enhanced by third par ty enrichment data sourced by IXUP. Marcus Gracey, Chief Executive Officer of IXUP, commented , “This agreement strategically positions IXUP’s technology in the New Zealand market and specifically focusses our technology on the New Zealand loyalty marketing sector . Th e co - marketing market sector is not only lucrative, but also a sector that lends itself naturally to the benefits of our platform and technology and we are very excited be able to access the tier one clients with well - known loya lty programs in Australia and New Zealand via Beyonde in New Zealand and its parent , Ellipsis & Company here in Australia. We are thrilled to be working with the Beyonde and Ellipsis teams and about the opportunities we are progressing together.” Simon Rowles, Managing Director of Beyonde commented, “Our clients have sophisticated loyalty programs and permissioned customer data and want to collaborate with each other but today they can’t. Our partnership with IXUP allows our clients to understand where they share the same customer and to each market to that customer without having to exchange data. The transaction is the new cookie.” Tim Tyler, Managing Partner of Ellipsis & Company commented, “The partnership with IXUP provides a boost to the va lue of our client’s first party data and enables collaborative commerce while absolutely preserving customer privacy. We are in advanced discussions with several organisations who are interested in privacy - preserving data capabilities and are confident we will partner with client s to implement a proof - of - concept project in the first quarter of 2022. ” For completeness, the Company wishes to provide the following additional information in relation to the Agreement: ? Term of 2 years; ? Parties to bear their own costs; ? Revenue Share: IXUP to receive 70% of the fees (net of charges and taxes) collected from private data collaboration projects and associated customer insights to customers and software resale in New Zealand, with Beyonde to retain 30%; ? Termination provisions provide for breach and/or noncompliance ; and ? Terms are otherwise commercial in confidence and subject to strict confidentiality provisions. T his announcement has been approved for release by the Board of IXUP. - ENDS - For enquiries regarding this release please contact: IXUP Investor Relations Mr Marcus Gracey Julian Maguire Managing Director/CEO Executive Director – The Capital Network firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com +61 2 8206 8888 +61 02 8999 3699 About Beyonde Ventures Beyonde help deliver ‘what’s next’ in customer experience, creating competitive advantage through winning customer experiences. We are the Customer Experience innovations experts. We use the new, specialist, customer experience solutions that are leading disruption offshore. We deliver a performance shift for our clients by importing, integrating an d launching them domestically. For more information, visit https://beyonde.co/ About Ellipsis Ellipsis are the Customer Loyalty Experts. We help businesses thrive through solving complex customer problems and delivering innovative data products and insights services . Ellipsis use Customer Science® to develop state of the art insights products. Bringing clarity and greater certainty to customer - focused decisions by leveraging internal and external data For more information, visit https://www.ellipsisandco.com/ About IXUP IXUP Limited (ASX:IXU) (pronounced ‘eyes up’) is a pioneering technology company that specialises in analytics over data that remains encrypted. IXUP’s privacy preserving analytics platform can help solve important research, business and policy problems by allowing data sets from different parties to be combined and analysed in a secure environment with full control. While conventional encryption techniques protect data when it is stored or in transit, they fail to protect data when it is in use. The IXUP p latform uses advanced encryption and compute techniques including homomorphic encryption, that enables analytics over data without ever needing to decrypt it, preventing data from being vulnerable to loss and misuse. To learn more, please visit: www.ixup.com . IXUP’s registered address is Level 3, 223 Liverpool Street Darlinghurst NSW 2 010 .
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