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Ready, set, start your business

Backr helps you set up shop with easy steps and a tailored to-do list. Create an account to get started!

Proud Commonwealth Bank Partner

Guiding you from plan to profit

Like thousands of other Australians, you’ve thought about starting a business. You’ve chosen a name. You’ve sketched the logo. And now you’re ready to join Backr: a streamlined, task-based tool making it easier than ever to turn your business dream into reality.

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The early bird gets the $

We've partnered with CommBank to help kickstart your business. Create an account with Backr and complete 4 easy tasks to receive a $500 boost!*

Expert guidance

Personalised recommendations to help you make key business decisions at the setup stage.

Define your value proposition: a list with checked recommendations

Tailored to-do list

Manageable, practical tasks that you can complete at your own pace.

Tailored to do list with tasks to sign up for a business account and register for a sole trader ABN

One source for every service

Access all the services you'll need to start a business in one quick click.

Business plan creation with document previews

Who we are

Backr was created with the help of X15 Ventures, a venture-builder powered by CommBank, in partnership with KPMG High Growth Ventures and Microsoft. Backr supports Australian entrepreneurs and simplifies the process of setting up a business, from registering the name to issuing the first invoice.

X15 Ventures

Things you should know:

*$500 Small Business Credit: Offer available from date of Backr launch. To be eligible for this offer you must sign up to Backr by 31 January 2021 and by this date:
  • Use Backr to apply for a sole trader ABN.
  • Use Backr to register a new business name.
  • Complete the Backr Business plan.
  • Open a business transaction account with Commonwealth Bank.
You must also use the business transaction account by 31 March 2021 by either completing 1 digital login and signing up to 1 merchant plan between day 1 and day 56, or completing 1 digital login and 5 qualifying transactions between day 1 and day 56. $500 will be credited to the Commonwealth Bank business transaction account only, within four weeks of completing all the above activities. Limited to one $500 credit per person per business. We reserve the right to terminate the offer at any time.