Xero invite users to apply for “Beautiful Business Fund”
Xero have launched a fund for small businesses, designed to celebrate success and encourage growth, called the “Beautiful Business Fund”.
If you subscribe to Xero, either directly or through your accountant, and have 0-50 employees you can apply to their fund. (Full eligibility criteria)
The fund is split into four categories:
- Innovating for sustainability: How are you taking the next step on your sustainability journey?
- Strengthening community connection: How are you striving to give back to your community?
- Trailblazing with technology: How are you seeking to innovate and set pace with technological advancements?
- Upskilling for the future: How are you thinking ahead and preparing for the future?
You can enter as many of the categories as you wish. You’ll need to prepare a 90 second pitch video and complete a short online application form, for each category you enter.
The total fund stands at NZ$750,000, which is around £350,00.
Xero are judging each category by country. If you win one of the four categories in the UK, you will receive £10,000. The winners from each country will then be judged against each other, for a global winner of each category. The global winner of each category would receive £25,000.
Applications close at 5pm on 6th October 2023.
Our tip – please don’t leave your application to the last minute!
To apply and read Xero’s full terms and condition for the fund, click the link below.
Find out more: Xero’s Beautiful Business Fund