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

By Jessica 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 funding outsourced bookkeeping
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What is a Chatbot—and How Can They Change the Way Businesses Run?

By Angelina DeLago on Aug 8, 2018 8:30:00 AM

Automation is changing the way business gets done online. Advanced software that only a few years ago would have been out of reach for most companies is now being widely adopted by businesses of all sizes. One great example? Chatbots.

Topics: Robots accurate bookkeeping small business bookkeeping Automated Bookkeeping
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Botkeeper Launches Intello Integration to Help SMBs Save Money

By Jessica 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 outsourced bookkeeping
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Botkeeper is a Finalist for the 2018 Red Herring Top 100 North America Award!

By Jessica 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 outsourced bookkeeping
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The Robot That Does The Weeding For You

By Angelina DeLago on Sep 1, 2016 7:38:48 AM

Having a garden is fun and relaxing. Whether it’s a flower garden or vegetable garden, it brings beauty and peace to your world. The major pain point of having one, though, is tending to it - aka pulling weeds. Well, what if I said you didn’t have to weed anymore?

Topics: Robots Startup Spotlight
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Pokemon Go: When You Gotta Catch Em All...

By Angelina DeLago on Aug 9, 2016 7:48:42 AM

As fellow Pokemon Go players, the Botkeeper team understands the urge to try to catch the Botkeeper bot. With a Pokemon Power of "Accurate, automated bookkeeping at unbeatable prices", how could you resist!

Topics: Bookkeeping Robots
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Google AI Defeats Korean Legend In Go Battle

By Angelina DeLago on Jul 21, 2016 10:07:46 AM

No, I am not talking about Pokemon Go. Sorry to those following the new flavor of the week. I am talking about the game ‘Go’, which originated in ancient China. It is a strategic, two-player game with the goal to get the most territory over your opponent.

Topics: Robots
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Can You Trust A Robot While You Sleep?

By Angelina DeLago on Dec 3, 2015 8:50:07 AM

In recent years, robot vacuum cleaners have become a real hit. Since the debut of iRobot’s Roomba in 2002, they have sold well over 10 million units and that is only Roomba. Consumers are immediately sold on the idea of chore reductions. Who wouldn’t be? This was also true for a South Korean woman who made the purchase with the same appeal. The excitement quickly passed for her, though, when she became a victim of “vacuum robot rage”.

Topics: Bookkeeping Robots

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