David’s takedown of accounting social media “influencers,” Scaling New Heights adds Xero, Right Networks acquires Propelware, Plaid raises $250M, Expensify gets personal, & more

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Show Notes

David Leary on Twitter: "Sometimes I feel like the entire accounting and bookkeeping industry is getting flooded by "social media influencers” that have no real legs to stand on…"

Joe Woodard on Twitter: "We thank @Xero for their sponsorship of Scaling New Heights Online…”

Right Networks Eyes SMB App Connectivity With Propelware Acquisition — PYMNTS — Small business (SMB) cloud accounting firm Right Networks has announced the acquisition of Propelware in an effort to connect its accounting technology to other areas of the enterprise.

Fintech startup Plaid raises $250M at a $2.65B valuation — TechCrunch — The company is today announcing a $250 million Series C investment led by famed venture capitalist and the author of the Internet Trends reportMary Meeker, who will join its board of directors as part of the deal. The funds were raised at a valuation of $2.65 billion, according to sources close to the company.

Intuit relaunches ProAdvisor program — Enterprise Times — Intuit has announced that it has launched a redesigned ProAdvisor program in the US, Canada and Australia. 

[Newsletter] What we’ve been working on all year — Expensify Blog — Expensify has just launched new plans for individuals at $5 per month.

Upcoming Accounting Firm Trends into 2022 — Ryan Lazanis — Ryan breaks down key points from the The World Economic Forum's 2018 “Future of Jobs Report” and writes up four takeaways for accountants.

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Blake Oliver

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