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We’re a group of entrepreneurial minds united by a love of helping businesses grow, a passion for problem-solving, and a soft spot for puns. And cash flow, naturally.
Like all good origin stories, Float was born out of a singular need. Colin, our CEO, was running his creative agency and needed to understand how much cash his business was going to have in the future. Not knowing his future cash position meant he couldn’t make new hires with confidence or invest in his business.
He sat down behind his laptop on a Friday night (because this guy knows how to party), rolled up his sleeves, and began creating his cash flow forecasting spreadsheet. It was completely manual and too laborious to keep up-to-date, which meant that it was an absolute pain. He raised his fist to the stormy Scottish skies and declared “there must be a better way!”
A recent shift in the accounting industry has caused reverberations that have spread far and wide. With changes to the typical client offering, and an increase in fintech solutions, the modern world of accounting is a far cry from the old stereotype of pencil pushers and desk jockeys. But what has remained intact is the […]
Accounting technology is developing at a rapid rate. In June 2019, Accountex reported that the accounting, banking and fintech systems were working closer together than ever before. This accounting tech explosion is exciting – and maybe a little scary. To avoid app fatigue and make sense of this landscape, it’s important for both accountants and […]
We are so unbelievably thrilled to announce that Float has won the Best Fintech Product or Service Award at the UK Cloud Awards! We couldn’t be more proud of our team, our product, and of everything that we’ve achieved over the past year. So here’s to the Float team, but especially to our wonderful […]