Intuit

  • From A TC40 Win To A $170M Intuit Acquisition, Mint.com Tells All

    From A TC40 Win To A $170M Intuit Acquisition, Mint.com Tells All

    With Disrupt NYC 2012 literally a day away (tickets here), it’s hard not to think about the past success of our former Battlefield startups. I’ve taken a close look at quite a few over the past couple weeks, and to be honest none have come as far as Mint.com. The company has rocketed to success since launching at TC40 in September, 2007, and subsequently winning the top prize at… Read More

  • Intuit Acquires Marketing SaaS Company Demandforce For $423.5M In Cash

    Intuit Acquires Marketing SaaS Company Demandforce For $423.5M In Cash

    Intuit has just acquired marketing SaaS company Demandforce for $423.5 million in cash. Demandforce’s SaaS application automates internet marketing and communications, so customers can focus on running their day-to-day operations. The startup, which is profitable, has thousands of customers across service verticals that include dental care, automotive repair, spas, salons… Read More

  • Intuit Acquires Mobile Payments Company AisleBuyer, Will Integrate Into GoPayment, POS Solutions

    Intuit Acquires Mobile Payments Company AisleBuyer, Will Integrate Into GoPayment, POS Solutions

    AisleBuyer, makers of a virtual shopping assistant app that lets in-store customers bypass checkout lines by paying directly on their mobile phone, has been acquired by Intuit. The Boston-based startup will be joining Intuit’s payments team, where their technology will be used to transition Intuit’s existing point-of-sale solutions as well as Intuit’s Square… Read More

  • InvoiceASAP Rolls Out Mobile Invoicing With Support For QuickBooks Sync, Card.io

    InvoiceASAP Rolls Out Mobile Invoicing With Support For QuickBooks Sync, Card.io

    Cloud-based invoicing platform (and TechCrunch Disrupt finalist) InvoiceASAP is out with some very welcome news for business owners and their accountants today: integration with QuickBooks. The new functionality works with both QuickBooks Desktop and QuickBooks Online, but here’s the killer feature – the proprietary solution supports syncing with QuickBooks as far back as 2004. Read More

  • Intuit GoPayment Goes International With Canada Launch; Redesigns Mobile Credit Card Reader

    Intuit GoPayment Goes International With Canada Launch; Redesigns Mobile Credit Card Reader

    Intuit is announcing major news this evening around its mobile credit card swiping device and Square-competitor GoPayment reader. Intuit is one of the first major U.S. mobile payments readers to go international, with a launch in Canada. And Intuit is debuting a newly, redesigned sleek version of its reader. Launched two years ago, GoPayment offers a complimentary app and credit card reader… Read More

  • In A Reversal, Intuit Will Make Quicken 2007 For Mac Work With Lion

    In A Reversal, Intuit Will Make Quicken 2007 For Mac Work With Lion

    Intuit has just released some good news for  “Quicken for Mac” users.  The accounting software company says they will have a solution that makes Quicken 2007 for Mac “Lion-compatible” by early spring 2012. Yes, irony alert. Back in July, I wrote about the dilemma facing those users, because Apple Lion OS was dropping support for Rosetta.  Without Rosetta, Quicken… Read More

  • Intuit GoPayment Now Allows Merchants To Receive Money On A Prepaid Visa Card

    Intuit GoPayment Now Allows Merchants To Receive Money On A Prepaid Visa Card

    Intuit has made an interesting move today with its mobile credit card reader GoPayment reader. Intuit is allowing merchants to keep and receive funds on a prepaid credit card as opposed to depositing the amount in a bank account. Launched two years ago, GoPayment offers a complimentary app and credit card reader to allow small businesses to conduct charges via their smartphones. GoPayment… Read More

  • Intuit Now Allows Businesses To Create E-Commerce Storefronts On Facebook

    Intuit Now Allows Businesses To Create E-Commerce Storefronts On Facebook

    Intuit is the latest company to enable e-commerce on Facebook, announcing today that businesses using the company’s Websites software can create a store on the social network. Intuit SimpleStore for Facebook will automatically sync the merchant’s website and Facebook page, loading inventory and enabling payments. Business owners can accept credit or debit card payments directly… Read More

  • Intuit Partners With Verizon Wireless To Sell Square-Competitor GoPayment At Retail Stores

    Intuit Partners With Verizon Wireless To Sell Square-Competitor GoPayment At Retail Stores

    Inuit’s GoPayment reader, which competes directly with Square, is making a significant move in the mobile payments space today, partnering with Verizon Wireless to sell its credit card readers in Verizon Wireless’ 2,300 retail stores and business-to-business sales channels. Launched two years ago, GoPayment offers a complimentary app and credit card reader to allow small businesses… Read More

  • BigTime Raises $2M For Cloud-Based Time And Billing Management Software

    BigTime Raises $2M For Cloud-Based Time And Billing Management Software

    BigTime Software, which offers cloud-based productivity software tools to professional services firms, this morning announced that it has raised $2 million in Series A funding in a round from LTC Partners, Geneva Venture Investment Management, Hickory Grove and Howell Capital. The company delivers time, billing and practice management software-as-a-service that integrates with Intuit QuickBooks… Read More

  • Intuit Launches QuickBooks Mobile App For Android

    Intuit Launches QuickBooks Mobile App For Android

    Intuit, the same company that brought you QuickBooks accounting software, has today announced the QuickBooks Mobile app for Android. Now, small businesses that use QuickBooks Pro, QuickBooks Premier and QuickBooks Online will have access to their data from their Android phone. The app has already been made available to iOS users, but Android fans will now be able to get in on the amateur… Read More

  • Apple’s Lion Creates Dilemma For Older Quicken Fans

    Apple’s Lion Creates Dilemma For Older Quicken Fans

    Intuit’s “Quicken 2007 for the Mac” users have a problem. The personal financial accounting software is not going to work under Lion, Apple’s new OS 10.7, due to be released as early as Wednesday. Intuit suggests three solutions. But each has its own flaws, especially if you want to track investments, reconcile your financial statements or not have to buy 3… Read More

  • Intuit's GoPayment Cuts Transaction Fees, Pricing Now More In Line With Square

    Inuit’s GoPayment reader, which competes directly with Square, is about to become more attractive to small businesses. The company has made the decision dropped the transaction fee ($0.15 per transaction) for both new and existing customers for Visa, MasterCard and Discover cards, both swiped and key-entered as well as qualified and non-qualified transactions. The move will go into effect… Read More

  • Intuit's GoPayment iPad App Goes Live, Aims To Rival Square

    Erick recently got a sneak peek at Intuit’s GoPayment app for the iPad, a mobile payment app that lets anyone who sells a product or service get paid on the spot by processing credit cards. This morning, the company announced that the iPad app is now available. The GoPayment apps brings a new layout that takes advantage of iPad’s large, high-resolution display and multi-touch… Read More

  • Cook And Patzer On Intuit's Growth, The Payment Graph, And Product Focus

    Cook And Patzer On Intuit's Growth, The Payment Graph, And Product Focus

    Last night I caught up with Intuit founder Scott Cook and Aaron Patzer, the founder of Mint who know runs Intuit’s personal finance group. I whipped out my iPhone and did an impromptu interview. Cook and Patzer talk about where growth is coming from at Intuit, how it tries to encourage entrepreneurism, and the “payment graph.” Cook is really excited about SnapTax, the… Read More

  • With Square In Its Sights, Intuit Readies A Tablet App For GoPayment

    With Square In Its Sights, Intuit Readies A Tablet App For GoPayment

    Mobile payments are finally taking off right now. But it is not mobile wallets for consumers with NFC-chipped mobile phones leading the way. It is payment apps for small merchants like those made by Square and Intuit’s GoPayment. Tonight at an Intuit showcase in New York City, I got a sneak peak at several new Intuit products still in development, including an upcoming GoPayment tablet… Read More

  • This Year, Do Your Taxes On The iPad With TurboTax

    Last night, after much procrastination, I started my taxes—on my couch with a movie playing on the TV, using only my iPad. I was testing out an early build of TurboTax, which is now available for the iPad (in addition to the online and desktop versions). I got through the bulk of my taxes by the time the movie was over. Taxes are never fun, even on the iPad. But the new TurboTax iPad… Read More

  • Intuit Extends Free Version Offer For Square-Competitor GoPayment Indefinitely

    Intuit raised eyebrows in early January when it rolled out a free version of its Square-competitor, GoPayment, which is a mobile payment application and small credit card reader that attaches to smartphones. The caveat to the free version, as reported by Fortune, was that businesses had until mid-February to sign up for the free service, whereas Square is and always has been free to users… Read More

  • GE' Beth Comstock and Intuit's Scott Cook on Cultures of Innovation

    Intuit, GE Executives Trade Notes On Innovation And Acquisitions

    Speaking at TechCrunch Disrupt in San Francisco today, Scott Cook, the founder and chairman of Intuit, and Beth Comstock, the chief of marketing and vice president of General Electric (GE) traded notes on innovation, investing and acquisitions. Intuit’s best-known products include Turbo Tax, Quickbooks and Quicken, software that helps consumers, the owners of small and medium sized… Read More

  • DoJ Confirms And Settles Apple/Google Anti-Poaching Deal. Apple And Adobe Had One Too?!

    DoJ Confirms And Settles Apple/Google Anti-Poaching Deal. Apple And Adobe Had One Too?!

    Back in June of last year, a report in The Washington Post stated that the U.S. Department of Justice had begun a probe looking into the hiring practices of some of tech’s biggest companies. The probe was at its early stages at that point, but they were specifically looking into if any companies had agreements in place not to recruit one another’s workers. In August of last year… Read More