It’s no secret that Xero CMRO Andy Lark is passionate about small business. He’s a huge believer in the power of small biz networks and the importance of ecosystems. So, in the lead up to Xerocon South – the theme of which is ‘The Network Effect’ – Andy has invited CEOs from leading startups Hubdoc, TSheets and Redii to join him for a panel discussion, focusing on the importance of ecosystems in driving global growth.
These inspiring leaders will talk about how they have scaled their startups and turned them into thriving businesses.
Guests will include CEOs and business directors from the Sydney startup scene.
“From Apple’s App Store to the Xero App Marketplace, ecosystems have played a major role in driving high-growth companies to success. With cloud software, it’s easier for any startup, anywhere, to build a globally scalable product” Andy says.
Andy will explore why ecosystems are core to the success stories of three businesses who are at different stages of their journey to integrate with the Xero ecosystem.
Joining Andy on the panel
- Jamie McDonald, Co-founder of Hubdoc, which taps into existing document-rich systems to make life easier for organisations – existing ecosystem partner.
- Matt Rissell, CEO at TSheets, one of the most popular time-sheeting apps – new ecosystem partner.
- Naomi Simson, Director at Redii employee recognition and reward software – looking to join the Xero ecosystem.
“We invest in building the world’s best platform – that’s how we win,” says Andy.“The great businesses out there are putting platforms like Xero at the core of their business. That’s how they win.”
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