Founded in 2020 in Auckland, New Zealand, Onwardly is solving the growing challenges that businesses face towards cybersecurity.
We believe that great businesses are built on a solid foundation of good security practice. This should not hold businesses back but should empower them to grow and thrive. So we make software that helps demystify the process of security. That helps businesses understand what to do next in order to defend themselves and achieve their own mission.
Onwardly is led by Phil Howie (CEO and Founder), who has spent the last decade working in high-growth SaaS businesses and was employee #1 at Pushpay, a global kiwi success story. Phil spent 6 years at Pushpay, and experienced its rapid growth to $100m+. He recently spent time heading up Product and Engineering at Whip Around, another HiTech award winning kiwi SaaS company.
Phil has over 20 years of experience in the design and development of high quality digital experiences and is dedicated to delivering great products to market that delight customers and deliver outstanding value.
Onwardly has partnered with Laura Bell, security expert and CEO of SafeStack Academy as an advisor and investor. SafeStack Academy is a leading New Zealand founded cybersecurity training platform, helping growing companies bring security skills to their software development practices.
➞ Onwardly wins Best Startup award at iSANZ 2021- iSANZ Awards
➞ Featured in Stuff.co.nz - New business plans to disrupt the cybersecurity market for SMEs