65% of companies that failed say this one step would have made all the difference

Dec 08

65% of companies that failed say this one step would have made all the  difference

One of the biggest difficulties Singapore startups and SMEs face is keeping their accounts organised from day one. At Futurebooks, we have dealt with several companies that needed an accounting cleanup with the company’s financial year end fast approaching. This often happens in a growing small business when the main focus of most founders is to generate...

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Accounting for bitcoin and other blockchain trading businesses in Singapore

Oct 27

Accounting for bitcoin and other blockchain trading businesses in  Singapore

Why use bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies? Bitcoin and other blockchain-based currencies are gaining traction in various markets, including Singapore, with large companies such as IBM looking to open a Blockchain Innovation Center in the country. There are a couple of factors why the blockchain-based currency is getting traction as an alternative to cash when doing business, with...

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Our journey to becoming Xero Most Valued Partner Asia

Oct 06

Our journey to becoming Xero Most Valued Partner Asia

Being the first recipient of Xero’s Most Valued Partner Asia Award at Xerocon South 2016, held in Brisbane, is the culmination of Futurebooks’ Xero journey and a kick-start for online accounting in Asia. Six years ago, two team members at Futurebooks got certified on Xero, and we decided to include Xero in our cloud accounting software offering....

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Press Release: Futurebooks named Most Valued Partner Asia at Global Accounting Awards

Sep 12

Press Release: Futurebooks named Most Valued Partner Asia at Global Accounting Awards

Futurebooks team receiving the Most Valued Partner Asia Award at Xerocon South 2016. In photo: (LR) Xero CEO Rod Drury, Futurebooks Accountant Cheryl Niu, Futurebooks Marketing Manager Joyce Bibby, Futurebooks CEO Namita Sethi, Futurebooks Accounting Manager Savitha Raman, Managing Director for Xero Asia Alex Campbell, and Sales Director for Xero Asia Shaun Burke. Local Accounting Firm Makes...

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How does Singapore businesses benefit from UOB’s live bank feeds to Xero?

Aug 13

How does Singapore businesses benefit from UOB’s live bank feeds to Xero?

This article was originally published on APAC CIO Outlook Magazine. One of the big three local banks, United Overseas Bank (UOB) announced a pioneering partnership with Xero, a cloud accounting software for SMEs and startups in Singapore. This allows for live banking data to be synced into the accounting software in a secure, automated and real-time manner....

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