Think you’ve got what it takes to run a business?
Put your entrepreneur skills to the test. Play construction, tech or restaurant tycoon to learn how to run a business.
Build and grow your own construction company. Develop a team with strong controls on logistics, worksite safety and financial management.
Get your own restaurant business cooking. Manage staff, inventory, finances and marketing. Keep customers happy while growing your business.
Immerse yourself in launching your own tech company. Focus on the startup phase of the business and develop a human-centric design process.Download free now
Build a virtual empire
Launch a virtual business
The Tycoon games teach players how to successfully run a business and discover the tools needed to excel in the future of business.
Learn business skills
From invoicing to research and development, players learn financial literacy and business skills as they progress through the games.
Thanks to our game developers
Games were developed by JOY Business Academy in partnership with Xero, BNZ, Microsoft, BDO, BCITO and the Ministry of Social Development.
Level up by learning Xero
Hit milestones while learning how to use Xero by earning badges within the game.
Set up your Xero account
Learn to connect your bank feeds, add financial advisors, and use payment services.
Cash is king
Generate profit and loss reports, file GST returns, and get financial advice from a pro.
Track cash flow
Keep track of your virtual business’s cash flow, outstanding invoices and workflow.
On the go
Check balances, reconcile bank accounts and upload receipts on the in-game mobile app.
Build your business
Grow by adding Xero Payroll and Xero Projects to manage your staff and jobs.
Run your business day to day
Create quotes and invoices, reconcile bank accounts, and add receipts with a single photo.
Start your business today with Xero
Resources to get you going
Find out how to start a business with these Xero resources.
- Future of finance
- Small business guides
- Teaching tools for partners
Future of finance
Xero provides an online learning experience created to change the way you teach and give your students real-world accounting skills.Check out Xero for educators
Small business guides
Thinking of starting your own business? Read our tips, tricks and accounting essentials for business success.Read the guides
Teaching tools for Xero partners
Need some training for your clients or staff? Xero Central has online courses, webinars and events to help you get the most out of Xero.Visit Xero Central
Plans to suit your business
All pricing plans cover the accounting essentials, with room to grow.
Our most popular plan Standard
NZD per month
Good for growing small businesses.
Good for larger employers and more complex small businesses.
NZD per month
- Everything from Premium
- Payroll for up to 5 people
- Expenses for up to 5 people
- Projects for up to 5 people
- Advanced insights with Analytics Plus
Start using Xero for free
Access all Xero features for 30 days, then decide which plan best suits your business.
- Safe and secure
- Cancel any time
- 24/7 online support