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Botkeeper vs. ScaleFactor vs. Pilot vs. Bench: Which Bookkeeping Software is Right for Your Business?

By Jess King on Jul 17, 2019 9:26:00 AM

Whether you run a startup company or manage a billion-dollar enterprise, bookkeeping is one of the most important tasks for any business. Business owners want (and need) to focus on their products and services as well as growing their company. But they also need to stay on top of bookkeeping tasks, which are tedious and time-consuming. Fortunately, there are lots of bookkeeping services available today that can help business owners streamline their bookkeeping tasks so they can focus on what matters.

Topics: outsource bookkeeping small business bookkeeping automated bookkeeping comparison listen on the go
7 min read

Gartner Says Botkeeper Is a "Cool Vendor," and We Tend to Agree

By Aaron Sullivan on Apr 30, 2019 10:22:00 AM

After many formative years building Erector Sets and solving Rubik's Cubes, we at Botkeeper are delighted to finally be recognized as “cool” by the global research and advisory firm Gartner! Although the designation might not pack the same social punch as it did in middle school, we’re honored to be listed in the “Cool Vendors” category of Artificial Intelligence for Small and Midsize Businesses.

Topics: outsource bookkeeping Gartner cool vendor
3 min read

How to Add Your Accountant to QuickBooks Online

By Aaron Sullivan on Apr 25, 2019 11:17:22 AM

Nobody likes going it alone, especially if whatever you’re trying to do leaves you feeling overwhelmed and incapable. But that’s why it’s good to ask for help from someone who knows what’s up, like inviting your accountant to your QuickBooks Online account so they can help with your bookkeeping.

Topics: QuickBooks Tutorials outsource bookkeeping QuickBooks quickbooks online tips
9 min read

Bot Spotlight Client Series: An Interview With ADcountants

By Aaron Sullivan on Feb 7, 2019 9:22:00 AM

This post is the first in the Bot Spotlight Series, where we sit down with different industry clients, experts, and influencers.

This month, we met with Tyler S. Clark, founder of ADcountants, to talk about advertising for accounting firms and the role of automation and machine learning in that space. An abridged Q&A follows, and the full video interview is included below.

Topics: outsource bookkeeping advertising for accounting interview advertising for accountants bot spotlight
4 min read

AI Bookkeeping Startup Botkeeper Raises $18M Series A led by Greycroft

By Jess King on Nov 21, 2018 3:09:35 PM

Closing the books at the quarter end, managing invoices, and categorizing expenses involve a wide array of complex tasks that are both laborious and prone to human error. We at Botkeeper are automating bookkeeping workflows through our human-assisted AI platform, and today have announced our $18M series A round, one of the largest A rounds for a Boston tech company.

Topics: Bookkeeping Robots Small Businesses outsource bookkeeping funding
3 min read

Botkeeper Launches Intello Integration to Help SMBs Save Money

By Jess King on Jun 28, 2018 9:00:00 AM

The SaaS space is growing like crazy. Today’s business owner has numerous software applications built into their company framework, and is getting a ton of emails every day with the promise of the bigger better option. But how do you even know if you’re getting the most bang for your buck when it comes to your software spend? Are your employees using the tools you've invested in? What are your employees even signing up for? Should you be evaluating competitive vendors? When are all of your contracts up? Which new evaluations are worth your time?  

Topics: Bookkeeping Robots Small Businesses outsource bookkeeping
2 min read

Botkeeper is a Finalist for the 2018 Red Herring Top 100 North America Award!

By Jess King on Jun 20, 2018 8:30:00 AM

We're proud to announce this week that botkeeper has been selected as a finalist for Red Herring's Top 100 North America award, a prestigious list honoring the year’s most promising private technology ventures from the North American business region!


The Red Herring editorial team selected the most innovative companies from a pool of hundreds from across North America. The nominees are evaluated on 20 main quantitative and qualitative criterion, which include disruptive impact, market footprint, proof of concept, financial performance, technology innovation, social value, quality of management, execution of strategy, and integration into their respective industries.

 

Topics: Bookkeeping Robots Small Businesses outsource bookkeeping