What's Next for Accounting?

By Jason Staats

Weekly tech updates for the accounting profession.

Weekly tech updates for the accounting profession.

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What's Next for Accounting? - Issue #51

Built-In QuickBooks AutomationsI got early access to built-in QuickBooks automations. I don't want to spoil anything, I ran through it in this thread.


What's Next for Accounting? - Issue #50

Convert Emails to PDFI receive a bunch of recurring emails where I need the body in PDF format, either to route to a bill pay system, attach to an accounting transaction, or send to a file system.I shared how I generate these PDFs on an automated basis, by si…


What's Next for Accounting? - Issue #49

Marketing with R&D credits is hot right now - A great reminder your landing page shouldn't be selling 'accounting' or 'tax'"Your Virtual COO" - More great marketing for what could be, under the hood, just about anythingI'm a fan of roasting in all its for…


What's Next for Accounting? - Issue #48

Mesh raises $60M - "Your complete corporate payment solution, built for finance managers"Chargezoom - Free payment processing with bi-direction sync to QBO, Xero & FreshbooksIgnition launches some templates that integrate with Intuit's new Tax Advisor pro…


What's Next for Accounting? - Issue #47

"Simulate your financial future and chart a course toward your best life"A new community platformI gave away a two night stay at David Leary's AirbnbIf you find yourself in a heated battle to crush a fellow Twitter user's follower count you can use this site …


What's Next for Accounting? - Issue #46

"Automatically get cash back from the IRS" - Looks like a niche firm for startups that also does R&DCongrats to LumiQ on raising $5M to make CPE betterRelay hired a stylist"UpLink™ is purpose built to securely request, track, and review large volumes of d…


What's Next for Accounting? - Issue #45

Scrutinize unveils a new "Anomaly Review Workflow"Karbon released a new, beefed-up client portalCongrats to Bookkeeper360 on raising a $2.5M seed!Karbon's 15 favorite no-code resourcesPacSun chooses virtual influencer Lil Miquela to be their new brand ambassa…


What's Next for Accounting? - Issue #44

UScreen recently rolled out v2 of their platform - If I were selling access to videos right now, I'd be doing it on this platformA notepad that does arithmetic in-line - Similar to numbr.dev that I was in love with for client explainers a couple years agoIt l…


What's Next for Accounting? - Issue #43

Another free PDF editorGrasshopper small business bank raises another $30MAnother ᵗᶦᵐᵉ ᵗʳᵃᶜᵏᶦⁿᵍ ᵃᵖᵖ ᶦⁿ ᴺᵒᵗᶦᵒⁿCapsule 3.0 - collect & edit fancy lookin videosA newsletter of other people's creative workspaces


What's Next for Accounting? - Issue #42

Viably raises a $21M seed 👀 Another client-facing finance layer that integrates with your QuickBooks, but isn't an accounting systemMy favorite internal app builder Retool raises another $45MVisualize key presses on screen - very handy for videos, and this on…


What's Next for Accounting? - Issue #41

I'm doing a talk on why you should get better at videoIt's happening on 8/3 at 5pm EST, I made a trailer for it ofc. Details for how to sign up are in the video description.


What's Next for Accounting? - Issue #40

SimplyWise raises $6M - A mobile document scanning app for capturing & organizing receiptsLiveFlow Templates - A library of Google Sheet templates that integrate with your QuickBooksAtomic Sheets - A whole bunch of Google Sheet templatesOpenflow - A new A…


What's Next for Accounting? - Issue #39

AR automation tool Tesorio raises $17MFunnel chart creatorA business slogan generator and a business name generatorI'm hot on a new app, which is actually a very old app, VideoScribe. It is extremely broken but super quick & easy to make animations like I…


What's Next for Accounting? - Issue #38

Tax-app-as-a-service April raised a whopping $30M Series A because banks and developers are tax people 🚩Front raises a $65M Series D - if you're hip to help desk software this is a good one"Estate settlement made easy" (CA)"Create jaw-dropping animations from…


What's Next for Accounting? - Issue #37

"A simple and intuitive way to track your tax returns"Autobooks raises another $50M for their accounting/invoicing/payments solution that's built into online bankingCreate videos with an AI-generated presenter"Notion superpowers for business modellers and thi…


What's Next for Accounting? - Issue #36

A few writers on contract for a new, normie-face US tax YouTube channel. Here's some background about the new channel. It's a mix of technical tax-writing with a bit of comedy writing. I've built out a process for building comedic themes around each video, so…


What's Next for Accounting? - Issue #35

Aerotime - Scooches your calendar events togetheriAccountant - "Get accounting help or ask for advice from an experienced accountant" I can't tell what this actually isTango - Similar to Scribe but a different visual layout and a bit cheaperType Studio - A De…


What's Next for Accounting? - Issue #34

Jotform launches an e-comm platform - They've been following Airtable's development trajectory but it's an interesting extension of a database appMultiplayer chrome browsers - V2 of an app I featured in the past, I love this for teams & working with clien…


What's Next for Accounting? - Issue #33

My favorite simple website builder just added CMS. The homepage doesn't mention it but here are details of the launchA new spreadsheet app for SQL nerds:Free accounting software"


What's Next for Accounting? - Issue #32

Glean raises $100M - We've seen a pile of tools to "search all your apps". This is the most mature, boasting integrations with the Google suite, O365, Slack, Notion & a bunch moreAll-in-one finance management for your businessWerk - All-in-one async proje…