Investment in financial services technology is at an all time high. A recent report by Accenture stated that global investment in financial  technology ventures tripled between 2013 to 2014, reaching $12.21 billion.  The growth of mobile and cloud computing provides the opportunity to disrupt the existing financial industry.

Today, a majority of the buzz has...

René Lacerte is CEO and co-founder of Bill.com, the nation's largest business payment network with over 500,000 members and more than $12 billion in annual payments. In 2014, his company was named one of the best places to work by the San Francisco Business Times.

He is a frequent public speaker and winner of several executive awards including the 2013 Emergence...

Cloud companies are finally pushing U.S. businesses beyond paper billing and payments
 

While consumers keep making more of their daily finances digital—from online banking to Apple Pay—many U.S. companies remain wed to paper. The typical American pays 35 percent of her bills with checks, but most businesses complete more than...

It’s hard to get super excited about what Bill.com does. The creation, sending and life cycle management of organizations bills is hardly sexy. But the humble Bill is the route by which revenue is generated – hence Bill.com is the conduit for a significant amount of commerce.

One transaction which is more important to Bill....

Silicon Valley Bank's expansive roster of small business clients gives it a giant window into the technology world, as long it's paying attention to the software being used by its customers.

Sometimes the bank...

Bill.com provides a similar service for small businesses, who have lots of payments going back and forth.  This is a much bigger problem because if you don’t keep track of receivables, you can see your income siphoned away in the form of 0% interest loans to your customers.

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Recognizing the pains associated with running a business, companies like Square, Xero, Bill.com, Freshbooks, Expensify and ZenPayroll (disclosure: my company) are applying the principles of modern software to design and deliver beautiful solutions that make it easier to take care of these critical...

Bill.com - Every company and contractor we pay gets routed through Bill.com for two reasons. First, they pay by check and wire, making it easy for our vendors to be paid quickly. Second, they keep a copy of the original invoice so we always have a record of what each amount was for. Granted, it takes a little bit of time to get used to this and if you don’t use...

BILL.COM CLOSES $38 MILLION IN FINANCING LED BY SCALE VENTURE PARTNERS TO FURTHER ACCELERATE ITS BUSINESS PAYMENTS NETWORK

Momentum In Banking Industry Reflected in New Strategic Investments from Bank of America, American Express and Fifth Third Bank

Led by new investor Scale Venture Partners (ScaleVP), the...

Payment and cash management service Bill.com raised $38 million in a new round of funding that includes the backing of key finance industry investors. With this funding, company has raised $80 million to date.

The Palo Alto company led by CEO Rene Lacerte said that the round was led by Scale Venture Partners. Rory O'Driscoll, a partner at Scale, has...