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QBC London attendees picking up some warm Expensify socks at our stand!

Our UK team had a fantastic time at this year’s QBConnect, which saw accountants and businesses braving the ‘Beast from the East’ storm to come out and celebrate the future of accounting. We’ve put together a little recap of some of our favourite moments, learnings, and interactions we had during the week. Kudos to Intuit for hosting a brilliant event!

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Since 2008, Expensify users have saved more than 24 years of manual data entry with SmartScan.

Check out the infographic below for more cool stats on the past 10 years of Expensify!

Expensify - 10 Years of Expense Reports That Don't Suck!

Can you believe that Expensify turns 10 this year?  I’m 42, so that’s nearly a quarter of my life devoted to the dark arts of expense management, and it has gone by so fast.  It feels like just yesterday we launched our app for the iPhone (which also just turned 10), making us the first cloud-hosted, receipt-scanning expense management app, ever, for any phone.  Since then, we’ve added more customers than the next four competitors *combined* — doubling our customer count this year alone.  Continue Reading…

Tips and tricks for scaling SQLite for 4M real-ish queries per second on a single server, and how bare metal compares to EC2 for this workload.

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It’s almost time to break out the champagne and welcome in the new year, so here’s a friendly reminder for our US-based customers to update your mileage rate according to the new IRS standard.

Beginning January 1, 2018, the business standard mileage rate will be 54.5 cents per mile, up from 53.5 cents per mile in 2017. For more details, check out IRS.gov.

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Expensify customer Hubdoc has (temporarily) handed the bookkeeping reins to a novice – Senior Product Marketing Manager, Geoff Gualano.

As interim bookkeeper at Hubdoc, Geoff has been tasked with learning his way through the company’s bookkeeping tools (including Expensify) and using his fresh perspective to uncover workflow inefficiencies.

We chatted with Geoff about how he – as a first-time admin – used Expensify to manage Hubdoc’s receipt tracking and expense management process.

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Any entrepreneurs out there looking for inspiration? Listen to Expensify CEO David Barrett discuss how to think about success beyond IPOs and acquisitions, why VC money is not always the answer, and why hiring people outside Silicon Valley is often best.

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