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Xero reviews from startup founders

38 reviews by founders
Oct. 13, 2016

I evaluated Xero but it was more expensive.

Perry Nelson

Founder - Nicely Noted

Sept. 13, 2016

I have an accounting background and I did the implementation of Netsuite at a former company. We are familiar with the ERP world and chose Wave and Xero. Xero integrates with your monthly expenses and the tools we needed. Xero was quicker at handling our workflow than other tools, and it’s something I can easily train someone to use.

Latif Nanji

Co-founder & CEO - Roadmunk

Sept. 2, 2016

Xero has done a fantastic job of making accounting tasks manageable and understandable for users that are not accountants. Everything is very straightforward and the documentation is well written. We also have an external accountant.

Dylan Baskind

Co-founder & CEO - Qwilr

Xero - Best Bookkeeping Tools for Startups

Xero is an accounting software that promotes itself specifically to the smallest businesses, offering the most streamlined service available in a category that is notoriously complicated. Xero works solely in the cloud and boasts capacity for unlimited users, simple mobile apps and no installation. It covers all basic accounting needs like online invoicing, multi-currency support and expense reporting. In a limited number of states, it also includes payroll features like time tracking, direct deposits and an employee portal.

How startups use Xero?

Xero does everything it can to promote ease of use, and therefore sacrifices some of the more complex features offered by larger services, such as inventory management (which Xero only offers via a third-party add-on). Xero is used almost exclusively by Seed-stage startups that have simpler accounting needs and don’t want the learning curve that comes with a more complex tool like QuickBooks.

How much does Xero cost?

Xero has three pricing plans: a starter plan at $9 per month, a standard plan for $30 per month, and a premium plan for $70 per month.

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