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Get ready for a whole new Wave

We’re excited to announce that we’ve rebranded Wave! Our new look and feel brings to life our evolution from a free accounting software to a full-service financial services platform, and our focus on supporting brave entrepreneurs.

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Culture & performance: Wave wins two awards

Culture is more than a ping pong table and a beer fridge. Build a culture carefully and consistently, and great things follow.

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Introducing Ownr: a new service for business registrations in Canada

Registering a business can be frustrating and complicated, deterring entrepreneurs from making the leap. Wave is pleased to announce it is working with Ownr to make the process easier and more enjoyable for Canadian entrepreneurs.

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Wave partners with Microsoft to deliver new payment innovation

We’re passionate about getting you paid faster. We know that cash flow is a huge deal to small business owners, so when we see a way to reduce your time to payment, we jump on it. When Microsoft came to us with a cash-flow boosting idea, we stepped right up. And this week, at the […]

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Payroll by Wave is free for 30 days for all American businesses

Whoever said the best things in life can’t be free? Now American businesses can enjoy a 30-day free trial of Payroll by Wave, and experience on-time employee payments, direct deposit, and simplified taxes*. It’s easy to set up—you don’t need to enter a credit card—and your free trial starts when you run your first payroll. […]

Women in Tech

Showcasing Women in Tech at Wave

Wave held an event on March 27th, 2018 showcasing three successful, diverse women in the technology sector. Read their stories and learn from their tips on building a rewarding career in tech.

3 million customers, and 3 million thank-yous!

3 million customers, and 3 million thank-yous!

Today the Wave team celebrates — and thanks — the 3 million entrepreneurs who have come to Wave for a better way to make, manage and move money.

Wave's year in preview

2017 → 2018: Wave’s year in (P)review

Last year, Wave launched automatic billing and bank payments, migrated to AWS, announced blue-chip integrations, and overhauled mobile apps.

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Diversity and Inclusion at Wave

We believe that a diverse and inclusive culture is a priority for a winning team — you don’t get innovation without diversity.

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Automate your business: Wave + Zapier

Using more than 1,000 integration options from Zapier, you can automate your business processes to save time and be more efficient.

Wave wins Fintech Award

Celebrating innovation (and a win!)

Last night at a gala event at the Royal Ontario Museum, Wave won the Canadian Innovation Award in Financial Services. We’ve all come a long way.

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What are bank payments?

Bank payments are the digital equivalent of paper checks. Instead of writing a paper check, customers pay online, right from their bank account to yours.

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Introducing bank payments

Cash in on cashless payments with Wave’s latest online payment option. Your customers pay straight from their bank to yours with bank payments.

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Scan business receipts effortlessly with receipts by Wave

Receipts by Wave is a free receipt scanning app that syncs seamlessly with our award-winning free accounting software.

Wave’s Big Migration — Why we’re moving to AWS, and what it means for customers

Ash Christopher, Wave’s Senior Director of Engineering, explains Wave’s system upgrades.