Intuit

  • Intuit Opens Up APIs To Financial Data Service That Powers Quicken, QuickBooks And Mint

    Intuit Opens Up APIs To Financial Data Service That Powers Quicken, QuickBooks And Mint

    Intuit is announcing today the availability of a new API that will give third-party developers access to the financial data service that powers Quicken, QuickBooks, Mint.com, and FinanceWorks. Basically, Intuit is allowing developers to tap into transaction information from 19,000 financial institutions, autocategorize this data, and embed it into applications. While the Intuit Partner… Read More

  • Mint.com Tops 10 Million Registered Users, 70% Use Mobile

    Mint.com Tops 10 Million Registered Users, 70% Use Mobile

    Mint.com, a financial planning app that was a TC40 winner and acquired by Intuit in 2009, has just announced it has surpassed 10 million registered users. This is pretty incredible growth considering the company only had about 1.7 million users when it was acquired nearly three years ago. The service is tracking more than $80 billion in credit and debit transactions and almost $1 trillion in… Read More

  • Intuit Misses, Q4 Sales Up 14 Percent To $651M

    Intuit Misses, Q4 Sales Up 14 Percent To $651M

    Intuit reported fourth-quarter earnings today, with Q4 revenue increasing by 14 percent to $651 million. The company missed analyst expectations, with $0.03 in Non-GAAP earnings. Analysts expected $0.06 cents a share on revenue of $652.6 million. Net income came in at $4 million for the quarter. “Fiscal 2012 was another strong year for Intuit, with 10 percent revenue growth and earnings… Read More

  • Scott Cook of Intuit

    Intuit Founder Scott Cook: Mint Is Roughly 4X Bigger Than It Was Pre-Acquisition

    Scott Cook started Intuit in 1983, and since then he and the company have overcome quite a few obstacles. He watched as mobile became a dominant channel in people’s lives, found ways to penetrate emerging markets, and leveraged Intuit’s excellent reputation to pick up the hot new kid on the block, Mint.com. The acquisition went down in 2009, two years after Mint launched on… Read More

  • Intuit Merges Its Square Competitor GoPayment With QuickBooks Point Of Sale

    Intuit Merges Its Square Competitor GoPayment With QuickBooks Point Of Sale

    Let the mobile payment wars continue! Only yesterday Square announced its ever-expanding retail availability (20,000 outlets nationwide), and today competitor Intuit GoPayment is following up with some major news of its own. Intuit is now merging its traditional POS software, QuickBooks POS, with its mobile offering (and Square rival) Intuit GoPayment. The two solutions will now be able… Read More

  • 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