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Peter Thiel to Invest in Xero

Oct 21

Part of our US strategy is to work with the best people in the Industry.  Over the last few months we’ve had the opportunity to connect with some of our heroes – a group of people that we believe are the global leaders in Internet. We’re really proud that they are enthusiastic about our business, […]

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UK Bank Feeds – a new way of working

Oct 19

Henry Ford, the pioneer of what we recognise today as Lean Manufacturing, introduced a revolution centred around the elimination of wasteful processes more than a century ago. In his autobiography he explained the essence of it as: “I believe that the average farmer puts to a really useful purpose only about 5% of the energy […]

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We knit we bake we rock!

Oct 5

Last Friday we had a bit of a company outing as it turns out 3 of our staff are rather hard core rockers! Dave (interaction designer) had a dream to bring a rock concert to Wellington for ‘Rocktober’ so rustled up a band of old colleagues and new to present the Golden Axes at a […]

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We’re always hiring!

Sep 16

Speaking at the New Zealand Computer Society 50th Anniversary conference today (twitpic’d below), I mentioned during a panel discussion that our biggest constraint was a pipeline of good talent. A couple of people mentioned afterwards that … There were surprised that we were still hiring There was a perception that Xero was complete and so […]

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