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Float Cash Flow Forecasting Tool Now Integrates with QuickBooks Online

Float helps small and medium-size business owners accurately visualize their short term cash flow by staying in sync with QuickBooks Online data

EDINBURGH, United Kingdom, January 20, 2016 – Today, Float ( announced its cash flow forecasting application now integrates with QuickBooks Online (QBO)—giving small and medium-size business (SMB) owners an easy-to-use, powerful tool for analyzing cash flow and making better business decisions. Float is a software as a service (SaaS) product that makes planning and projecting future cash incredibly simple so business owners can obtain important insights into their business’ finances and plan for the future.

“This is all about simplifying end-to-end business management for small businesses by combining Float’s cash flow forecasting app with the power of the QuickBooks platform,” said Rafael De la Vega, Director of Global Partnerships at Intuit. “Together, Float and QuickBooks give small businesses access to powerful insights once only available to large companies, enabling business owners to focus on business growth rather than spending unnecessary time crunching numbers.”

Float helps SMB owners accurately analyze their short term cash flow by staying in sync with QBO data. With Float’s integration with QBO, owners can easily and accurately project cash available on a daily basis with real-time data. Most SMB owners either do not perform cash flow analysis or struggle to do it by using a time-consuming, manual process involving spreadsheets. Float dramatically simplifies the process by giving users an easy-to-use application that analyzes the data directly from QBO and provides an at-a-glance understanding of how much cash is coming in and out of the business.

With Float integrated with QBO, SMB owners are now able to:

•   Visualize the impact of late payments or going over budget

•   Manage bills, invoices and expected payment dates

•   Import actual figures from QBO in seconds

•   Explore “what-if” cash flow scenarios

Both Float and QBO are designed specifically for SMBs. QBO allows business owners to automatically import bank statements, categorize purchases, create invoices, pay bills, prepare tax returns, and generate reports—and now with the Float integration, business management capabilities are complete with the ability to forecast cash flow with real-time data.

“Cash flow is vital to the health of a company,” said Colin Hewitt, CEO of Float. “With Float’s cash flow forecasting tool integrated with QBO, data is running in the background so it frees up time for business owners and allows them to concentrate on managing and growing the business.”

If you are a business owner interested in learning more about Float integrated with QuickBooks Online or signing up for a free 30-day trial, visit

Join the Float Partner Program if you are an account or bookkeeper interested in helping your clients understand their cash flow. For more information, visit

About Float

Float is an online cash management and forecasting tool that helps you manage your business and keep on top of your cash flow. By projecting your future cash in the bank it’s easier to make the right decisions for your business. For more information, visit



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