Pricing: How will a new international cable benefit NZ?
Featured Telco Review DTS CEO Brendan Ritchie writes the second of his three part series of posts on the subject of the additional undersea cables planned for New Zealand in the coming years. Read More →
How will a new international cable benefit NZ?
Featured Telco Review DTS CEO Brendan Ritchie writes the first of his three part series of posts on the subject of the additional undersea cables planned for New Zealand in the coming years. Read More →
Burn baby burn… “No surprises” as Xero growth continues
Featured Start-Up Xero burned through $17.3 million during the last quarter, yet remains on-track with the company’s ambitious growth plans.
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Xero praises power of Big Data as doors open for business…
Featured Start-Up “Data has the potential to be an incredibly valuable resource for all New Zealander.” Read More →
Has Dotcom made a Mega cock-up in bashing Xero?
Featured Start-Up Kim Dotcom’s sudden silence in his war of words with Xero CEO Rod Drury has not gone unnoticed in some circles, with many speculating shareholder pressure to have severely bitten his tongue. Read More →
Dotcom takes on Drury… Mocks “overvalued” Xero
Featured Start-Up Born at the NZ Tech chaired political ICT debate and enflamed on national TV, Rod Drury’s Kim Dotcom-bashing has finally provoked reaction. Read More →
“Go home Dotcom”… Drury slams “depressing” political ICT plans
Featured IT Brief As the political heavyweights debated the future ICT roadmap for New Zealand last night, Rod Drury sat shaking his head in the crowd. Read More →
New director jumps on board as Xero strengthens Aussie presence
IT Brief “We have been searching for an additional Director in our largest market, Australia, who understands the innovation occurring in banking and payments…” Read More →
Xero braces itself for “mind-blowing” 2014 and beyond…
Featured Start-Up “The speed that the New Zealand market is changing is phenomenal… We want to blow people’s mind in the next few years as we get to a million customers and beyond.” Read More →
Xero finishes year up 83% to $70m
IT Brief Xero is now the leading accounting software provider in New Zealand and the leading online accounting software in Australia and the United Kingdom, with annualised subscriptions of $29m, $41m and $14m respectively. Read More →
Govt launches NZ Business Number
IT Brief Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce and Commerce Minister Craig Foss this week formally launched the New Zealand Business Number (NZBN) at Xero in Wellington. Read More →
Xero smashes 250k customer mark…
Featured IT Brief “It took five years to get our first 50,000 customers, but in the last 12 months we’ve added 115,000 more.” Read More →
Drury drives Xero’s US expansion with Microsoft, HP and Paypal stalwarts
IT Brief Xero Limited has bolstered its Board and US management team with the appointment of a new Board Chairman, adding a further US based Director, and establishing a new role of CEO, North America following its $US150 million capital raise in October 2013. Read More →
Telecom/Chorus stalwart joins Xero expansion plans
IT Brief Xero’s growth in staff continues with over 90 recruited in the last three months, taking total staff numbers to over 600 with the business still aggressively recruiting, particularly for those with software development skills. Read More →
NZ shares rise as Xero cracks $5 billion value
Featured IT Brief New Zealand shares rose, led by Xero on optimism more investors will focus on the cloud-based accounting firm’s growth potential. Read More →