YC-backed ZenPayroll, the startup that offers an easy to use, cloud-based payroll application, has released its API, which allows third-party software providers to integrate data from their offerings into the payroll app.
ZenPayroll, which has a list of all-star investors, is disrupting a space that incumbents like ADP and Paychex have dominated for some time.
Enterprise resource planning (ERP) software developer Sage Group said it has purchased PayChoice, a privately held, $39 million provider of cloud-based payroll and human resource services aimed at SMBs, for $157.8 million.
Cloud-based payroll startup ZenPayroll wants to improve the way payroll is handled by small and medium-sized businesses, and to provide them with tools they need to do so. With the introduction of an API, the company is opening up integration with a wide variety of other back-office tools already used by many of its customers. Read More
ZenPayroll, the startup that offers an easy to use, cloud-based payroll application; is announcing a new round of Series A funding totaling $20 million. The round was led by General Catalyst Partners with Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers also participating.
Cloud Sherpas has raised $40 million and made its eighth acquisition to expand its cloud brokerage service.
The funding, lead by Greenspring Associates, brings Cloud Sherpas’ total to $62.6 million. Existing investors Columbia Capital and Delta-V Capital joined in the new round.
Cloud computing becoming mainstream; mobile computing boosted by cloud services; and social networking - also a cloud based service - are tipped to drive, rather than support changes in business processes in Australia in 2012.