- July 1, 2006
- Hamish Edwards
- Personal Finance, CRM, Collaboration, Banking, SaaS, Business Services, Billing, Finance, Accounting, Software
- Xero provides cloud accounting software and services for accounting professionals and small businesses, with over 300,000 global customers
Xero provides online accounting software and services for small and medium businesses. It includes a full accrual accounting system with a cashbook, automated daily bank feeds, invoicing, debtors, creditors, sales tax and reporting.
Xero is listed on the New Zealand Stock Exchange and the Australian Securities Exchange. It has over 300,000 users and paying customers in more than 100 countries. Xero is most active in New Zealand, Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States.
Xero's Software as a Service business model where software is hosted on the Internet as an innovative means of supplying solutions to large fragmented markets such as small businesses. Xero releases new features approximately every month. Additions and extensions to functionality are developed in response to the needs of new customers and new industries.
Xero is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner. The Xero software is developed using Microsoft's .NET development environment, over a multi-tenanted SQL Server 2008 database, on a Windows 2008 production server infrastructure. Our production servers are hosted by Rackspace, a tier-one NASDAQ listed hosting provider, which monitors our servers and firewalls 24/7/365 at guarded facilities. Xero has also implemented a global Content Delivery Network with Akamai for faster application delivery to customers around the world.
We have made a significant investment in this global production hosting platform, providing it with the capacity for future growth and ensuring security of customer data.
In 2009, Xero won two Webby Awards for world-class software usability and design. In 2012, Xero was a recipient of the Fast Company Innovation by Design Award in the Service Design category. In 2013, the company was named by Forbes as the #1 Most Innovative Growth Company in the world.
Current Team (13)Update
Past Team (2)Update
Funding Rounds (6) - $244.2MUpdate
3 Market Lane
101 Green Street
San Francisco, CA 94111
500 Avebury Boulevard
Milton Keynes, MK9 2BE
Level 2, 33-35 Ainslie Avenue
Canberra ACT, 2601
Suite 1 1 Mary's Place
Surry Hills NSW, 2010
1/6 Elizabeth Street
Level 1 69 St Georges Bay Road
Blinksale is a web platform and application that allows users to send invoices.
NetSuite provides cloud computing business management software enabling companies to manage...
FreshBooks, cloud-based accounting software, allows owners to invoice clients, track time and run...
FreeAgent provides online accounting and money management software for small businesses and...
Intuit provides business and financial management solutions for SMBs, financial institutions,...
KashFlow is cloud-based accounting software that automates the booking process for small business...
Clear Books provides online accounting software that includes bookkeeping and invoicing features...
- 02/11/14 -techcrunch.com