30 Jan '15, 1am

Techstars Alum Bench Raises $7M Series A Round - @bench @techstars @dotCO #startups

Techstars Alum Bench Raises $7M Series A Round - @bench @techstars @dotCO #startups

So it’s pretty rare that a day goes by that Techstars or a Techstars company isn’t in the news. Yesterday Techstars announced a new $150M fund called Techstars Ventures and today alumni Bench.co raised a $7M Series A round led by Altos Ventures. Bench is disrupting a space that has been in long need of disruption, bookkeeping, a service that has been done by individuals who pour over Excel docs or become Quickbooks wizards. I used to use a service called Outright which was acquired by Go Daddy back in 2012 however I have to say after taking Bench.co for a spin it’s clear they have built something very special. So what does Bench do different? Bench actually employs real people, yes, the bookkeeper you know and love isn’t going to be out of a job, but they are going to become a lot more efficient and cost-effective thanks to Bench. “Our job is to ensure that the experience ...

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