Xero buys up business lender 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 »


Airwallex announce Xero integration

- March 10, 2020 2 MIN READ

Aussie fintech unicorn Airwallex has announced an integration with Xero that will allow its small business customers to easily reconcile domestic and international payments directly in Xero. Businesses will be able to connect their multi-currency financial transactions in Airwallex to Xero, allowing users to see a daily update of transactions in their Xero bank feed.… Read more »

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Carbon neutral milestone hit by small business solution, Xero

- March 5, 2020 2 MIN READ

Small business solutions platform Xero has gone carbon neutral. The accounting giant announced it has offset 100 per cent of its carbon emissions by investing in carbon certified environmental projects and conservation schemes across the globe. The brand says this move will balance out the carbon emissions produced by its operations and major suppliers for the… Read more »


Xero launches new integration with Square

- February 10, 2020 2 MIN READ

Cloud accounting solution Xero has announced greater integration with payment platform Square to allow small businesses invoices to now be paid instantly and recorded automatically in Xero. The enhanced integration allows small businesses using Square to email invoices from Xero giving their customers the option to pay the bill instantly, using a credit or debit… Read more »


Uber for Business joins Xero Connect

- February 4, 2020 < 1 MIN READ

Small business owners using Uber for their travel needs will now spend less time reconciling their expenses with Uber for Business now integrating with Xero removing the need for manual data entry. Uber for Business simplifies the expense process for businesses and their employees and helps improve cash flow with monthly billing. Instead of paying… Read more »


Xero and NAB join forces to streamline bill payments

- December 12, 2019 2 MIN READ

Cloud accounting solution Xero has integrated accounts payable functions on its platform with Australia’s largest business bank in move the company is calling a game-changer. Australian businesses using Xero that have NAB internet banking will be able to instruct multiple bill payments at a time through Xero and approve their bill payments anytime, anywhere, directly in… Read more »


Bricks & Clicks is coming to Canberra

- November 13, 2019 2 MIN READ

Kochie’s Business Builders In partnership with Xero and Netregistry will be taking Bricks & Clicks on the road in December and the first stop is our nation’s capital. Join us as small business expert and Sunrise host, David Koch emcees a free afternoon event in Canberra for small business owners who want to know more about taking their… Read more »


The news you need to know: Monday October 21 2019

- October 21, 2019 2 MIN READ

Find out all the news that matters to small business owners as we deliver today’s headlines in bite-sized chunks. Catch up with the news you need to know on Monday, October 21 2019. Cash Converters to cough up millions in a class-action suit Cash Converters has agreed to settle a class-action suit brought against the… Read more »


Late payment times improving for small business says Xero

- September 19, 2019 < 1 MIN READ

Leading small business platform Xero has released new data showing an improvement in late payment times across July for small business owners in Australia. The data from Xero Small Business Insights found that while businesses still wait on average just over 33 days to be paid on a 30-day invoice, it’s the best result since… Read more »