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Xero is getting into business lending, buying Sydney financing startup Waddle for $80 million

- August 25, 2020 2 MIN READ

Accounting software giant Xero Ltd is moving into lending to small business through invoice financing, announcing plans to acquire Sydney startup Waddle for up to $80 million. Xero (ASX: XRO) said the acquisition of the cloud-based lending platform aligns with its strategy to grow the small business platform and to address critical small business financial needs. “Waddle’s… Read more »

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A bookkeeper should be one of the most important people in your business

- October 26, 2015 < 1 MIN READ

No matter how good you think you are at wearing a million different hats as the founder of a startup, there is one hat that you should look to take off as soon as possible when you start your new venture. That hat, of course, is bookkeeping. Even if you are an accounting genius, as a founder it is wise to have someone on your team that is not emotionally attached to the numbers because, at times, you will be.