About Xero

We help small businesses thrive worldwide


Global team


We started Xero to change the game for small business. Our beautiful cloud-based accounting software connects people with the right numbers anytime, anywhere, on any device. For accountants and bookkeepers, Xero helps build a trusted relationship with small business clients through online collaboration. We’re proud to be helping over 700,000 subscribers worldwide transform the way they do business. And we’re just getting started.

Founded in 2006 in New Zealand, Xero is one of the fastest growing Software as a Service companies globally. We lead the New Zealand, Australian, and United Kingdom cloud accounting markets, employing a world-class team of more than 1,400 people in 20 offices across the planet. Forbes identified Xero as the World’s Most Innovative Growth Company in 2014 and 2015.

Small business makes the world go round – it’s the heart of the global economy. We want millions of small businesses to thrive through better tools, information and connections. Like all great challenges, we can’t do it by ourselves: we work closely with our customers, partners, and other friends to push innovation forward, turning Xero into the online business platform for the world.

A thriving business is a beautiful thing

“Life before Xero was a nightmare. I was basically using an Excel spreadsheet set up by a friend. The amount of time it took was ridiculous.”

Ryan O'Flynn, O’Flynn Plumbing, Melbourne

O'Flynn Plumbing

Our numbers add up

1200+ product updates

Our development cadence is phenomenal with over 1200 product updates and features delivered in the last year. Xero integrates with 400+ add-on applications allowing people to customize Xero to their needs.

16,000+ partners

Xero connects with over 16,000 accounting and bookkeeping firms worldwide. We create practice tools that help partners extend their services and provide added value to small businesses.

NZ$1 trillion recorded in Xero

Over NZ$1 trillion transactions were recorded in Xero last year. Our online accounting platform is secure and accessible anytime, anywhere. We’re loved and trusted in over 180 countries.

Get paid faster

Businesses can improve cashflow by getting invoices paid faster on Xero. Access to real-time account information and business tools from your Mac, PC, tablet or phone means greater control and better decisions.

Over half a million subscribers and growing

Since our start in 2006, we’ve grown from a handful of small businesses in New Zealand to more than half a million subscribers globally.

2015 growth graph

We're a beautiful team

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