Intuit

  • Porch Acquires Mobile Advice Marketplace Fountain

    Porch Acquires Mobile Advice Marketplace Fountain

    The Seattle-based online home services platform Porch.com today announced that it has acquired Fountain, a service that connects Internet users with doctors, lawyers, mechanics, tech support and other experts through video chats, texts and annotated photos. Fountain was co-founded by Aaron Patzer, who is best known for founding and leading Mint.com. Patzer, who was also Fountain’s CEO… Read More

  • Goodbye, Docstoc

    Goodbye, Docstoc

    Not so long ago, the financial products maker Intuit said it wanted to be “the operating system for small businesses.” Today, seemingly, it wants to be cloud-based accounting and tax services provider for small businesses. Indeed, two weeks ago, Intuit announced the sale of three well-regarded businesses — Quicken, Quickbase, and Demandforce — that it no longer… Read More

  • More Layoffs For Intuit As Company Continues Realignment

    More Layoffs For Intuit As Company Continues Realignment

    Intuit is laying off 249 employees, mostly in the company’s Small Business Group, according to an internal memo from CEO Brad Smith reviewed by TechCrunch. We first heard about the layoffs this morning, and Intuit confirmed the layoffs to TechCrunch. In June, Intuit laid off 399 employees as part of a company realignment. Last week as part of its quarterly earnings, the company said that… Read More

  • Intuit Lays Off 399 Employees In Company Realignment

    Intuit Lays Off 399 Employees In Company Realignment

    Intuit has confirmed to TechCrunch that it has laid off 399 people, or just under 5 percent of the company’s roughly 8,000 employees, in a re-alignment of the company. Patrick Barry has also stepped back from leading Demandforce, though he remains an employee of Intuit. Read More

  • Uber Partners With Intuit To Help Drivers Track Earnings

    Uber Partners With Intuit To Help Drivers Track Earnings

    On-demand transportation company Uber is working on ways that it could make life easier for its drivers. Earlier today, that included a partnership with Metromile to offer per-mile car insurance. And now the company is announcing a partnership with Intuit that could provide more visibility to drivers about their earnings and taxes. Read More

  • Stripe Partners With Intuit To Help On-Demand Workers Keep Track Of Their Finances

    Stripe Partners With Intuit To Help On-Demand Workers Keep Track Of Their Finances

    Startup Stripe helps to power payments for a large number of new services offering up ways to make cash as part of the growing “on-demand economy.” Meanwhile Intuit, which makes accounting and tax software for small businesses and the self-employed, wants to help those workers keep better track of their finances. Read More

  • Intuit Buys ZeroPaper, Its First Acquisition In Brazil

    Intuit Buys ZeroPaper, Its First Acquisition In Brazil

    Accounting software giant Intuit is looking to raise its game in international and emerging markets, and it’s doing so in part by way of acquisition: the U.S. company has bought ZeroPaper, a startup out of Brazil that offers cloud-based accounting services to small businesses, specifically money management solutions. Terms of the deal have not been disclosed. ZeroPaper says in a blog… Read More

  • Intuit Buys UK’s Acrede To Expand Its Global Payroll Services

    Intuit Buys UK’s Acrede To Expand Its Global Payroll Services

    Intuit has quietly made another acquisition today to expand its accounting and back office management business, this time focusing on payroll. Acrede, a Jersey, UK-based provider of global, cross-border and cloud-based payroll services, is joining Inuit; and its CEO and founder, Karen Paterson, is being named Intuit’s director of payroll platform. Financial terms and other details of… Read More

  • Intuit Acquires ItDuzzit, An IFTTT-Style Service For Businesses To Connect Cloud Apps

    Intuit Acquires ItDuzzit, An IFTTT-Style Service For Businesses To Connect Cloud Apps

    More acquisitions for Intuit as it continues to build out its cloud services platform for small and medium businesses. It has bought itDuzzit — a Chicago-based startup that provides tools for businesses to integrate different web and mobile apps with each other: think IFTTT for enterprises. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but it looks like that product will continue to live on… Read More

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