Xero Beautiful Business Fund

The Xero Beautiful Business Fund is back for 2024. A chance to win a better future for your small business.

Hear from a 2023 global winner

We’re backing beautiful business

The Xero Beautiful Business Fund is an initiative backing you for the future. We’re offering over R8,000,000 in funding to Xero small business customers in Australia, Canada (excluding Quebec), New Zealand, Singapore, South Africa, the UK, and the US, so you can keep doing what you do best.

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Country and global prizes

There will be four winners from each country, each receiving R250,000. Four global winners will be selected from the pool of country winners from around the world. Those global winners will get an additional R550,000.

Learn more about the prizes
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Making the future brighter for small business

Enter in one or more category

There are four categories and there’s no limit on how many you can enter. If you think you qualify for each of them, go all out.

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    Innovating for environmental sustainability
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    Trailblazing with technology
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    Strengthening community connection
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    Upskilling for the future

How to enter

Are you innovating for environmental sustainability, trailblazing with technology, strengthening community connection, or upskilling for the future?


Register an account

Click the button above to get started with your entry.

Complete the entry form

Fill out the online form with some background information on your business.

Record & upload your pitch video(s)

In your 90-second pitch video(s), provide details on your plans for the funding and your business goals.

Get back down to business

Entries close on 27 August 2024. Good luck!

Download our partner toolkit

For accountants and bookkeepers, we’ve created a toolkit that includes a range of assets, from email headers to templates, for you to send to your clients about the Xero Beautiful Business Fund.

Download partner toolkit
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Learn more about our partner incentives

We’re introducing a referral program for Xero accounting and bookkeeping partners. When your small business clients enter the fund, they will be asked if they were referred. If they were, they can name their accountant or bookkeeper and their firm in the application. Prizes up for grabs!

Terms apply
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Want to know more?

  • Meet the 2023 winners

    Looking for ideas on how you can take the next step in your business?

    Get to know the 2023 winners
  • Key dates

    Entries close on 27 August 2024 and winners will be announced at the end of October 2024. We'll keep you posted.

    See more FAQ's here