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Tycoon game series teaches essential skills to run your own small business
Want to find out what it would be like to be the next tech tycoon? A new interactive game series might just teach you the skills to walk that path.
Xero backs down on plans to retire older expense claims functionality
Xero has made a U-turn on its decision to retire its older expense claims functionality and replace it with the new Zero Expenses.
Xero recruits longtime partner into US expansion efforts
Xero‘s expansion across the United States will now continue hand-in-hand with US-based payroll firm Gusto.
Lessons from the XD18 panel: How the tech community is stronger together
his month, Xero kicked off its global Developer Roadshow event series, XD18, in partnership with Amazon Web Services.
Xero announces connected accounting features to bring SMBs and advisors closer
The new products include connected accounting, Xero HQ and Xero Projects updates, and improvements to bank reconciliation.
Xero rebrand reflects evolution from accounting software to business platform
Xero tested different tagline options with customers, partners and staff across its markets.
How to switch off when you’re a small business owner
Taking time out allows you to focus on those important to you and strengthen relationships, which can be a vital reboot.
Innovation, business expansion, tech talent - Reflections from Techweek’18
Techweek’18 not only celebrated innovation, it also offered networking opportunities and practical advice for New Zealand tech businesses.
Three things to consider before moving to the cloud – Xero
Making the most of cloud solutions is about more than a lift-and-shift of your processes.
Accenture: Data is king in age of disruption
To survive and thrive, companies need to make the most of their data to see trends and act quickly, just as digital disruptors do.
Xero launches in-depth look into the economic health of Kiwi SMBs
“Small businesses play a crucial part in driving the Kiwi economy, so understanding what makes them tick is essential."
Xero posts first annual EBITDA positive result
Xero improved operating and investing cash flow margins from 71% to 9% over three years and grew revenue at a CAGR of 49% over the same period.
Xero announces new features with Microsoft, Google, and Stripe
The features will pull photos of receipts right into the Xero Expenses Android app and also allow clients to pay off invoices from within Outlook.
Xero hits one billion AI account suggestions milestone
“At the heart of Xero’s automation vision is to augment humans, not replace them.”
Girl power: Championing women in tech
Looking forward it's essential that the tech sector continues to champion women and encourage them to get involved.
SMBs – Do you know your financial support options?
Banks, small business lenders, payment providers and other fintech partners are constantly working on ways to support small businesses.
Service providers must go big, go boutique or go broke – Xero
As practices digitise, streamline, scale and specialise, those who hold onto the traditional approach risk being left behind.
Xero climbs into ASX100 as Vocus Group dropped
“This is another key step in our journey as we continue to broaden our shareholder base and deliver on our long-term strategy” - Xero COO.
Discrimination, advocacy, and standing together – Women in tech speak out
Xero’s International Women’s Day tea saw approximately 80 women who were Xero partners, customers, and employees coming together.
Xero founder Rod Drury steps down from CEO role
“Steve’s appointment underpins the important evolution from a founder-led company to a business with worldwide scale.” – Xero chair
Xero doubles down on commitment to Auckland with new office
The new office will include a coworking space and event centre that will focus on cloud-based business platform innovation.
Xero opens biggest office globally in Wellington
More than 650 employees will be spread over five levels with an internal atrium staircase connecting the floors.
More ambidextrous thinkers needed in technical roles – Xero
There’s a tendency in the industry to accept i-shaped thinkers (highly skilled in one area) with the assumption it’s how good engineering is done.
SMEs should use Xmas slowdown to plan and reflect – Xero
28% of businesses don’t have any provision in place for when times get tough, with another six percent unsure of what they’d do in tough times.