About us

Since 2013, we've been helping recruitment, labour hire and other contingent workforce businesses in Australia and New Zealand to start, scale and succeed.

APositive team photo
$3 Billion+

The amount we have financed to help fund the growth of hundreds of businesses like yours.


The number of contractor timesheets we’ve processed.

4.9 Stars

APositive is rated as ‘Excellent’ on Trustpilot with more than 100 ratings from happy customers.

Our story

Making lives easier

APositive are workforce experts, specialising in funding and back office solutions for recruitment, labour hire and other contingent labour industries. The company was founded in 2013 with the purpose ‘to make lives easier through innovative business finance’.
Whilst our range of products has expanded since then, our core mission remains the same. To allow businesses to thrive by helping them overcome cash flow or administrative hurdles, freeing them up to focus on what they do best.
In the last 10 years, we've helped 100s of businesses start, scale and succeed with a range of innovative solutions, expert advice and first class customer service, funding over $3bn of invoices and processing payroll for over 120,000 timesheets.
APositive begins lending
After being founded in 2013, the business was ready to begin offering invoice finance to Australian recruitment companies.
Finance platform unveiled
The first version of the APositive finance platform was launched, allowing customers to manage their own cash flow.
Launch of APay
The product offering was expanded with a ‘recruit now, pay later’ solution designed for the permanent market.
Payroll management
APositive began offering a one-stop shop, outsourced payroll management solution.
Launch in NZ
Funding and back office solutions offered to workforce businesses in New Zealand.
Investment in payroll tech
Following years of post-COVID growth, the business made significant improvements to its payroll software.
Our people

Executive team

When you work with APositive, you're working with a varied team of recruitment industry experts, with many decades of experience helping businesses like yours.
Danny Marlow
Danny Marlow
CEO / Director

Danny is CEO and co-founder of APositive, which he launched in 2013 ‘to make lives easier through innovative business finance'

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Sibell Kursat
Sibell Kursat
Chief Operating Officer

As Chief Operating Officer, Sibell leads business operations for A+ with a focus on client services, team building and strategic execution.

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Darren Cottrell
Darren Cottrell
Chief Revenue Officer

As Chief Revenue Officer, Darren's key focus is growth through the management of client attraction, retention, and the sales team.

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Mark Doughty
Mark Doughty
Chief Financial Officer

As Chief Financial Officer, Mark is responsible for financial control, financial management and corporate development.

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Mark Wood
Mark Wood
Chief Risk Officer

As Chief Risk Officer, Mark is responsible for legal, credit, operational risk and compliance matters within the business.

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Leslie Cutting
Leslie Cutting
Chief Technology Officer

As Chief Technology Officer, Leslie oversees system development of the suite of A+ products, ensuring only the highest quality is delivered.

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Join our team

We’re on a mission to make lives easier for recruitment, labour hire and contingent workforce companies. We just love our customers and take great pride in assisting them to start, scale and succeed. We’re good at what we do and we have fun doing it. Ready to join us?

Discover how Apositive can help your business grow

Our consultants have extensive experience assisting the growth of hundreds of businesses like yours. Get in touch with us today and see how we can make a positive difference.