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Intro to Wave Accounting          Scott Zandbergen     VP, New Products & Pro Network
Are you taking advantage of “the cloud”?
Small businesses are embracing cloud-             based tools…  Calendar management                                   E-Ma...
What’s driving this demand?• Small biz people want to be mobile• Using multiple devices – strong desire  for everything to...
What about Security?• We use 256-bit data encryption.• Data is stored in secure data centers with physical and electronic ...
A real data centre looks like this…
NOT like this…
A little bit about Wave…• Headquartered in Toronto   • Nothing outsourced!• $19 million in funding• Named to Deloitte’s pr...
A “True Cloud” experience….
• Sign-up online – up & running in  seconds• We are also the host provider (one  throat to choke)• Applications are design...
Wave Accounting• Wave Accounting launched  November 2010• FREE & robust online  accounting app for small  business (GL, AR...
Wave Payroll• Wave Payroll launched  February 2012• $3/employee/pay – THAT’S IT   • Direct Deposit   • T4s   • ROEs   • Mo...
Our Customers…• Most are very small businesses, that understand that  accounting is important and necessary, but still hav...
Demo…
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Using Wave Accounting for Small Businesses (Webinar)

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Using Wave Accounting for Small Businesses (Webinar)

  1. 1. Intro to Wave Accounting Scott Zandbergen VP, New Products & Pro Network
  2. 2. Are you taking advantage of “the cloud”?
  3. 3. Small businesses are embracing cloud- based tools… Calendar management E-Marketing toolsEmail CRM Accounting/Billing/InvoicingDocument Management Human Resource Management Online Payment appsData storage/Backup
  4. 4. What’s driving this demand?• Small biz people want to be mobile• Using multiple devices – strong desire for everything to be “in sync”• Ability to choose platform / OS• Quick implementation and low upfront costs – low risk• No more upgrade headaches• Disaster recovery/backups – done!Business people are realizing that the cloudremoves much of the pain associated withtraditional on-premise software tools.
  5. 5. What about Security?• We use 256-bit data encryption.• Data is stored in secure data centers with physical and electronic protection, 24/7 monitoring, security guards, etc.• Certified by 3rd parties and annual security audits conducted.• Bank feeds are optional and READ-ONLY. Wave can never move or transfer your money.
  6. 6. A real data centre looks like this…
  7. 7. NOT like this…
  8. 8. A little bit about Wave…• Headquartered in Toronto • Nothing outsourced!• $19 million in funding• Named to Deloitte’s prestigious ‘Companies to Watch’ list• 350,000 customers in 200+ countries• Adding 30,000 per month• 5M page views per month• Over 70 employees
  9. 9. A “True Cloud” experience….
  10. 10. • Sign-up online – up & running in seconds• We are also the host provider (one throat to choke)• Applications are designed & optimized for the web o Any operating system o Any browser o Any device• Updates delivered every 2 – 3 weeks o No disruptive “upgrades”
  11. 11. Wave Accounting• Wave Accounting launched November 2010• FREE & robust online accounting app for small business (GL, AR, AP)• Your data stored in CANADA
  12. 12. Wave Payroll• Wave Payroll launched February 2012• $3/employee/pay – THAT’S IT • Direct Deposit • T4s • ROEs • Monthly CRA remittances • Employee portal Example: 5 employee company, paid bi-weekly = $390/year
  13. 13. Our Customers…• Most are very small businesses, that understand that accounting is important and necessary, but still have a difficult time making it a priority • Solopreneurs • Work-at-home moms • Contractors • Photographers • Realtors • Freelancers
  14. 14. Demo…

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