SAN FRANCISCO (February 18, 2015) — ZenPayroll announced today that it is now serving more than 10,000 small businesses across the country and processing billions of dollars in annual payroll. Since launching publicly in December 2012, for businesses in California, ZenPayroll has been rapidly expanding its service across the country. Currently, ZenPayroll supports 38 states and the District of Columbia, representing over 95% of the U.S population. In the coming few months, the company will support businesses nationwide.
“Small businesses have been ignored and considered an inaccessible market for decades. Today we are proud to be helping 10,000 small businesses in every industry, in nearly every state,” said Joshua Reeves, CEO and co-founder of ZenPayroll. “We still have a lot of work to do, and we look forward to bringing delightful, modern payroll to millions of businesses across the country.”
“ZenPayroll has reached 10k customers faster than any other small business software company and their growth rate is accelerating,” said Hemant Taneja, Managing Director at General Catalyst. “We think every new business will start with ZenPayroll for compensation, much like they do with Stripe for online payments.”
To accelerate its growth and nationwide expansion, ZenPayroll has hired Brett Willms to be its Chief Marketing Officer. Prior to joining ZenPayroll, Willms led Google’s small business marketing efforts for the Americas.
“The way small businesses are run is undergoing a massive transformation, and it’s allowing employers and employees to connect on a more meaningful level,” said Brett Willms. “I’m thrilled to be joining a company that’s not only taking off right now, but embarking on a long-term mission to make compensation a human connection, rather than just a transaction.”
Gusto is on a mission to bring life to work by reimagining payroll, benefits, and HR. Gusto serves over 40,000 companies nationwide and makes the most complicated, impersonal business tasks simple and delightful. Gusto has offices in San Francisco and Denver and its investors include Google Capital, General Catalyst, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, and the founders of Instagram, Stripe, Nest, PayPal, Yelp, Dropbox, and Eventbrite, among others.