Xero Beautiful Business Fund applications are open
Sep 14, 2023
We love to see small businesses succeed, and that’s why we’re excited about this fantastic initiative from Xero: the Beautiful Business Fund.
What does this mean?
Xero is offering more than NZ$750,000 in funding to Xero small business customers across New Zealand, Australia, Canada, Singapore, South Africa, the UK and the US.
It would be wonderful to see one or more of our talented clients take some of the pot—so read on for more information and how to apply.
The four categories
You can enter as many categories as you like. Pick out any that align with your business goals and get the ball rolling:
1. Innovating for sustainability
How are you taking the next step on your sustainability journey?
2. Strengthening community connection
How are you striving to give back to your community?
3. Trailblazing with technology
How are you seeking to innovate and set pace with technological advancements?
4. Upskilling for the future
How are you thinking ahead and preparing for the future?
How to apply
To enter, you must be a Xero customer and meet these criteria. From there you can fill out an application form (found here). As part of the application process, you will be required to create and submit a 90-second pitch video—so get creative! The content should include background on your business plus your plans for the future and why you need funding to make them happen. You must make one video for each category you’re applying to.
Applications are currently open; they close on the 6th of October. Winners will be announced in November.
If you choose to enter, youʼll be asked if youʼve been referred by your accountant or bookkeeper. Please select yes and add the name of our firm and your primary contact.
Good luck! We believe in you