Building a Global Platform Out Of New Zealand: A Conversation with Xero Founder Rod Drury and TCV General Partner David Yuan About Building a Category Leader in Accounting Software
DEC 02, 2019
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TCV believes innovation and great entrepreneurs are everywhere, including the emerging software ecosystem coming out of Australia and New Zealand. TCV GP David Yuan recently had a chance to chat with Rod Drury, Founder of Xero, about how Drury and his team created and scaled a massive New Zealand-based SaaS platform for small businesses around the world. Their conversation includes many lessons for growing companies, including the advantages of a small home market, how to build a global team and business from day one, why Xero went public first and then scaled the business worldwide. For these lessons and a lot more, settle back and click play.