What we see in Chicago is a grounded startup community
San Jose, CA (PRWEB) April 22, 2014
Chicago-based small businesses can now access a full suite of outsourced financial services from small business financial experts, Early Growth Financial Services (EGFS). EGFS, a Silicon Valley-based outsourced financial services firm, has just announced that they have opened operations in Chicago to provide accounting, CFO, tax, and valuation services to the local startup and small business communities. In addition to its Silicon Valley headquarters, EGFS currently operates in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Colorado, and Austin. As EGFS increases the reach of their nationwide expansion, they are pleased to announce the addition of Chicago as one of their hubs.
EGFS currently supports 300+ clients nationwide, from technology startups to brick and mortar establishments. With clients such as TechShop, RocketSpace, ZenDesk, and OUYA, EGFS has proven their expertise in helping small businesses with all of their financial needs, from day-to-day transactional accounting to strategic financial guidance. Chicago-based clients include GiveForward, an online fundraising website focused on medical care for loved ones, and OEC Corp, a provider of software and consulting to the financial services industry.
“Chicago is home to a dynamic startup community,” says Sirk Roh, Chief Operating Officer and Lead for Chicago Operations. “From what venture capitalists used to dismissively refer to as a ‘flyover city,’ Chicago has turned that impression around and established itself as a thriving startup center. What we see in Chicago is a grounded startup community: solid businesses, smart businesses, pragmatic businesses that understand what kind of support they need to become sustainable businesses -- and that recognize the value that EGFS brings.”
“When I founded EGFS in 2008, my mission was to provide top-quality accounting and strategic financial consulting services to small businesses, on-demand,” says David Ehrenberg, Founder and Principal for EGFS. “I just didn’t see this service available in the market-place, and with so many early-stage companies in Silicon Valley, it was a necessary service - this was a huge gap. As we increase the velocity of our nationwide expansion, our goal is to continue to address this service gap in small business communities throughout the U.S. We are really excited about launching in Chicago and look forward to becoming an even greater partner within the local small business culture here.”
Early Growth Financial Services is an outsourced financial services firm that provides four platforms of financial support to small to mid-sized businesses: transactional accounting, CFO, tax, and valuation services. Headquartered in the Bay Area, EGFS has operations in Silicon Valley, San Francisco, LA, Las Vegas, Colorado, and Austin. Clients include TechShop, OUYA, Formspring, Rocketspace, and OpenERP, as well as over 300 small to mid-sized businesses across the United States. EGFS was ranked #5 in Silicon Valley Business Journal’s Fastest Growing Private Companies for 2013. For more information, visit http://www.earlygrowthfinancialservices.com and follow @EarlyGrowthFS