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Xero adds Apple Pay

Xero says its Apple Pay partnership will help small businesses get paid faster. The company says slow payments are a major source of grief for small businesses who often struggle with poor cash flow. Xero says its customers around the world sent 15 million invoices in the last 30 days. Based on Xero’s data customers […]

UFB fuels Xero Hawke’s Bay move

If you’re wondering why the government was so keen to build a fibre network look no further than Victoria White’s Xero boss brings jobs to Hawke’s Bay in Hawke’s Bay Today. She writes: Next year, Hawke’s Bay will join the likes of San Francisco, London, and Singapore, as a base for global software company Xero. The ever-expanding company […]

What hasn’t been said about MYOB buying Greentree

Australian accounting software company MYOB bought Greentree for NZ$25.5 million. It will pay another $3 million if the owners meet unspecified targets. It’s the latest move by what was, until recently, the regional leader in small business accounting software. Over the last five years Xero has hammered MYOB by offering a clean, online, subscription-based alternative to […]

Xero woos small business with Microsoft Outlook link

One of the advantages of cloud apps like Xero is that it is easy to link them. You do none of the hard work, that’s all handled for you. Best of all, you don’t need to buy fresh software or download and install patches. Xero founder Rod Drury has hinted in the past that this […]