Intuit

  • 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

  • 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

  • [Confirmed] Intuit Adds Check To Its Finance Stable In $360M Deal

    [Confirmed] Intuit Adds Check To Its Finance Stable In $360M Deal

    [Update: Intuit has announced its acquisition of the mobile payment and bill management services company, Check, in a $360 million deal.] We had reported earlier Tuesday that the deal would be around $350 million, according to people with knowledge of the transaction. A report from The Wall Street Journal published yesterday placed the deal at $360 million. And the WSJ had reported… Read More

  • Intuit Buys Lettuce Apps For $30M To Add Inventory And Order Management To Quickbooks

    Intuit Buys Lettuce Apps For $30M To Add Inventory And Order Management To Quickbooks

    Some consolidation afoot in world of cloud-based enterprise services. Intuit has made another acquisition to help position itself as the go-to place for small and medium businesses to run their offices in the cloud: it has bought Lettuce, a platform for companies to manage both orders and inventory online. Lettuce is not disclosing the terms of the deal in its announcement, but we have… Read More

  • Intuit Agrees To Acquire Small Business Document Startup Docstoc

    Intuit Agrees To Acquire Small Business Document Startup Docstoc

    Intuit, maker of financial products like Quickbooks and TurboTax, has a stated purpose of trying to be “the operating system for small business.” Today, it took another step to solidify that position with the acquisition of Docstoc, which over the years has created one of the largest directories of documents for building a small business. Read More

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