MYOB has led a $22 million Series C round into workplace software startup Flare, with the accounting platform also announcing a new partnership with the five-year-old venture. Existing investors Point72 Ventures, Acorn Capital and David Fite joined the round with Malcolm Turnbull signing on as a new investor. Turnbull and Fite will become special advisors… Read more »
Private equity-owned accountancy software firm MYOB is ramping up the practice management solutions side of its business with plans to acquire cloud-based software provider, GreatSoft. The move comes after MYOB recent took a majority stake in workforce management software Roubler. The acquisition, now under review by competition regulator the ACCC, will integrate GreatSoft’s cloud-based practice… Read more »
2020 has been the year of the unexpected; the year of the ‘pivot’. We’ve seen world-class chefs provide home deliveries, gin distilleries making hand sanitiser and high fashion brands creating life-saving PPE. Businesses may have been forced to adapt quickly, but it was the innovative and creative responses that delivered new ways to meet the… Read more »
Alongside the negative impact to trade, recent research by MYOB has revealed two-thirds of small business owners feel their mental health and wellbeing has also been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. In response to the findings, MYOB has joined forces with mental health provider Smiling Minds to help small business owners tack control of their… Read more »
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While many businesses have been forced to close as part of social distancing measures to reduce the risk of coronavirus, one entrepreneur’s poison is another’s meat and alongside covering how to get through the next six months, and detailing what’s happening in small business land in our series “From The Frontline“, Startup Daily also wants… Read more »
Accountancy software company MYOB has released a Business Preparedness Guide to help small businesses find their way through all the information and tips on how to successfully face the COVID-19 crisis. MYOB CEO, Greg Ellis, says the rapidly changing situation made it challenging for businesses to keep on top of the latest advice and available… Read more »
Another threat SMEs need to deal with while focusing on the impact coronavirus is cybersecurity, especially as people work from home. Tech and accountancy business MYOB says cybersecurity is a key risk smaller businesses often don’t pay attention to. MYOB Head of Product, SME, Dale Dixon says companies and their staff need clear guidelines on… Read more »
The average person spends more than 90,000 hours at work during their lifetime, and that’s only accounting for paid, 9-to-5 hours. We spend approximately one-third of our lives at work – and yet the work never seems to stay there. We think about work in the shower, on our daily commute or in the… Read more »
MYOB’s new CEO Greg Ellis doesn’t believe in the well-worn startup maxim ‘fail fast’. “I really hate the expression,” Ellis said revealing he’s instilling new drive and vigour in the teams at the now privately-owned accountancy software business. His predecessor, Tim Reed, who spent a decade in the top job before calling time last September,… Read more »
There’s no denying being your own boss is the career choice of today. People of all ages are drawn to the idea of running their own business – and this is especially true for young people. NAB recently found one in two young Australians aspire to have their own business and while being an entrepreneur… Read more »
MYOB CEO Tim Reed is stepping down after 12 years in charge of the Australian accounting software company. Reed, recently returned from holidays after the ASX delisting of the business following its acquisition in May by an affiliate of US private equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR), will stay on as an advisor and… Read more »
Square has integrated its services with MYOB’s accounting solutions, completing its plan to integrate with all major accounting solutions in Australia.
Guy Kawasaki loves Australia; between the gun control, the fact we don’t have to show identification to take a domestic flight, and compulsory voting, he reckons it’s a pretty good place to be.
Aussie founders have a chance to rub shoulders with startup royalty and hear from over 70 speakers at the first-ever Startup Grind Asia Pacific event, presented by MYOB.
MYOB CEO Tim Reed took the opportunity to praise the brand’s community of accountants and bookkeepers for their unwavering support of small business at the keynote opening address at MYOB Partner Connect in Melbourne.