Software Index:

Group
System
Description
Preference
Accountancy
7
XERO Logo Vector (.EPS) Free Download
Xero is a simple but effective finance system
Our preferred system for startups outside of certain conditions (in particular complex groups)
Sage One - U.S. Pricing, Features, Reviews & Comparison of ...
Sage provides a comprehensive but complex suite of tools to manage businesses, including finance and accounting
Too pricey and complex. Lacking some key features on basic packages to be our recommended choice.
QuickBooks®: Official Site | Smart Tools. Better Business.
Similar offering to Xero in functionality and features - favourite of US companies
A good alternative to SAGE and particularly useful for US companies/ subsidaries
Chaser | Crunchbase
Chaser is an automated chasing system for credit control
Our preferred system for credit control as part of a wider process
Receipt Bank (@ReceiptBank) | Twitter
Receipt Bank is an invoice management system
Our preferred system for invoice management
AutoEntry | Crunchbase
Auto Entry is an invoice management system
No longer our recommended choice.
Hubdoc | Crunchbase
HubDoc is an invoice management system
Not our recommended choice.
Reporting
1
Visible (@VisibleVC) | Twitter
is a simple reporting tool based around monthly cycle
Our preferred system before investment in more complex BI tools
Banking
3
TransferWise - Photos | Facebook
Transferwise has a focus on international payments
Our preferred system for making payments abroad - and now links automatically with Xero.
PayPal UK: Pay, Send Money and Accept Online Payments
Paypal has a focus on ease of receiving and making payments
Not our recommended choice for making international payments due to higher transaction fees.
Telleroo | LinkedIn
Telleroo makes bulk payment uploads quick, easy and secure
Our recommended choice for making bulk payments easily where these cannot be uploaded directly to your banking system.
Equity Management
4
TechDay - Vestd
UK-centric, with a focus on employee share scheme setup and management.
Our preference if looking to get set up on an EMI scheme and maintaining the scheme.
Capdesk | Crunchbase
UK-centric, with a focus on fundraising and legal documentation.
Our preference for UK based business already been through a few rounds of funding which has led to a more complex cap table.
Carta | Crunchbase
Carta is a US-centric cap management system.
Our preference for US based business already been through a few rounds of funding which has led to a more complex cap table.
SeedLegals | Software Reviews & Alternatives
UK-centric, with a focus on fundraising and legal documentation.
Our preference for a business with a very simple cap table also looking for support in submitting an SEIS/EIS Advance Assurance.
Expenses
4
Xero Expenses - Apps on Google Play
Xero Expenses is a simple expenses system that has the advantage of living in Xero
Our preferred system for very small businesses
AltFi - Pleo
Pleo is expense card and expense system, rolled into one
Our preferred system for giving expense cards to employees (rather than personal expense claims)
Expensify Comparison with Similar Apps | GetApp®
Expensify has sophisticated approvals flows and provides expense cards too.
Our preferred system for very businesses with complex approval flows
Receipt Bank (@ReceiptBank) | Twitter
Receipt bank is easy to use with basic approval flows
Our preferred system for businesses who prefers handing off the autonomy to their employees
Payroll
2
XERO Logo Vector (.EPS) Free Download
Simple but effective payroll system for small businesses
Our preferred system for small business with relatively simple payroll needs - 50 or fewer employees
PayFit | Crunchbase
Payfit is a growing startup themselves
Our preferred software for larger businesses - 50 plus employees
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