Full integration between Midpoint and Xero's cloud-based accounting software serving 500,000+ small businesses globally
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TORONTO, July 6, 2015 /CNW/ - Midpoint Holdings Ltd. ("Midpoint") (TSXV: MPT) (FSE:8MH) is pleased to announce that it has completed an integration with Xero, the leader in online accounting software. Based purely in the cloud, it provides business owners with real-time visibility of their financial position in a way that's simple, smart and secure.
This means that Midpoint and the 500,000 + Xero users around the world can save time and money using the integrated service and represents a key business to business to consumer channel initiative for Midpoint.
John Booth, Chairman & CEO of Midpoint, said:
"Xero has developed a phenomenal following and user base, particularly among our target SME market, so the opportunity to integrate was one we have been keen to pursue and we look forward to the opportunity to help the growing Xero install base make more cost effective international cross currency payments. We are proud to be joining the growing and vibrant Xero community."
Gary Turner, MD of Xero, said: "This partnership is great for many of our small business customers dealing with international payments around the globe. These businesses can now seamlessly use the Midpoint platform to avoid paying banks and brokers those hidden fees."
Xero is beautiful, easy-to-use online accounting software for small businesses and their advisors. The company has 500,000 subscribers in more than 180 countries. Xero seamlessly integrates with over 400 third-party tools, and was ranked No. 1 by Forbes as the World's Most Innovative Growth Company in 2014 and 2015.
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For further information: Midpoint Holdings Ltd., The Exchange Tower, 130 King Street West, Suite 3680, Toronto, ON M5X 1B1, www.midpoint.com; John G. Booth, Chairman & CEO, +44 (020) 7448 3082; Marc Henderson, Director, +1 (416) 214 9910; For further information about Xero please contact: Emma Izatt, Xero Communications Manager, +44 7738 981930 / [email protected]