Michael currently works with Xero in a sales capacity. Xero is an online accounting platform seeking to make a massive impact on the American market of over 3,600,000 small and medium businesses. We need a better alternative to a desktop accounting platform.

Recent articles about Michael & Xero include an article on accounting in the cloud. There is also this guide to buying online accounting software

Xero is also reportedly planning an IPO on American markets in 2015. This is particularly compelling news, since Xero was recently declared the top innovative growth company by Forbes magazine. 
What's going on in Michael's universe?