News & Analysis

5 things you should know about tech today

- November 8, 2019 3 MIN READ

  It’s Friday and major stuff’s happening. Like. 1. Airbnb will audit houses after Vice exposed a massive scam After 11 years in business, a US$35 valuation and hopes for an IPO, the normally aloof house sharing platform Airbnb is actually going to take more than a casual glance at what’s going on with the… Read more »

News & Analysis

Here’s who’s coming to Xero’s annual Woodstock for accountants (aka Xerocon)

- August 7, 2019 < 1 MIN READ

Accounting platform Xero  has revealed its keynote speakers for Xerocon Brisbane 2019, the largest accounting industry  conference in Australasia. The event, at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, September 4-5 is expected to attract more than 3,500 accountants, BAS agents, bookkeepers and financial professionals. This year’s Xerocon theme of ‘Communities of Purpose’. Keynote speakers are:… Read more »

Profiles

The one piece of advice Xero’s Trent Innes gives small business owners to ensure they survive

- July 20, 2019 6 MIN READ

  Trent Innes is a hero at Xero. An accountant with more than 20 years of experience, he first joined the cloud-based accounting platform’s Melbourne HQ in 2013 as National Sales Director, then in January 2016, became Xero Australia & Asia Managing Director, just a decade after its genesis on an apartment dining room table in Wellington, New… Read more »

Profiles

It’s time to embrace the ‘financial web’

- August 13, 2015 3 MIN READ

Small businesses are the biggest opportunity on the web right now – especially in the FinTech space. It is something Rod Drury and his team at Xero are referring to as the emergence of the “financial web” and Dropbox has just come to the party.