374. Insights: The importance of cashflow for SMEs - Live at Xerocon

Episode 549 · November 15th, 2019 · 50 mins 35 secs

About this Episode

On this week's combined news and insights show, David Brear hosts a live panel at Xerocon London 2019! On the first part of the show, David is joined by a couple of special guests to discuss some of the announcements that were made at Xerocon:

Xero Pay partners with Transferwise for bill and reconciliation payments (03:32)

  • Craig Walker - Co-founder and Executive GM of Payments & Billing Solutions at Xero
  • Nilan Peiris - Vice President of Growth at TransferWise

Iwoca and Xero working together to improve SME lending solutions (08: 52)

  • Ben Johnson - Payments & Lending Partnerships Lead at Xero
  • Lara Gilman - Chief Product Officer at iwoca

Later in the show, things get heated at the F'in Debate where 4 teams go head-to-head to debate which is the most valuable or impactful aspect of cashflow to SMEs! (15:13)

Divided into their debate teams, our special guests include:

Team Spending:

  • Carlo Gualandri - CEO of Soldo
  • Frankie Kay - Director of Farnell Clarke

Team Payments:

  • Pranav Sood - Vice President & General Manager of International Expansion at GoCardless
  • Jonathan Bareham - Director and co-founder of Raedan

Team Lending:

  • Anil Stocker - CEO of MarketFinance
  • Lauren Harvey - Founding Director of Full Stop

Team Forecasting:

  • Hannah Dawson - CEO and Founder of FUTRLI
  • Nikki Adams - Director of Ad Valorem

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