Importance of Accounting Startups Elevated by AccountexNext Pavilion

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Accountex USA in Boston August 22-23 to feature pavilion for accounting startups



Our common interest in helping enable the success of accounting technology startups will be exemplified by this year’s AccountexNext pavilion.

Accountex USA is working with to launch AccountexNext – a pavilion dedicated to accounting technology companies less than two years old. The purpose of the pavilion is to elevate the importance of accounting technology start-ups and promote their development. To learn more, visit

“Accountex is pleased to collaborate with on ways to help CPA firms thrive through technology,” stated Brian Cuthbert, Executive Director of Accountex USA. “Our common interest in helping enable the success of accounting technology startups will be exemplified by this year’s AccountexNext pavilion.” and the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants, a global organization that represents the unified voice of the American Institute of CPAs and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, jointly oversee a startup accelerator program focused on accounting technology. The accelerator program will play a featured role at the AccountexNext pavilion, with four spaces devoted to the companies that make up its 2018 class:

  • TrueUp: The Los Angeles startup uses gamification to help companies assess the technical skills of job candidates and improve the skills of current employees.
  • RegroupTax: A San Diego firm that built a cloud-based program and app that creates workpapers for business tax preparation with a trial balance feature.
  • Pluma: A San Francisco company that offers a professional development platform pairing working professionals with experienced executive coaches through in-app messaging and video sessions, accessible by computer or mobile device.
  • North Capital: A Salt Lake City marketplace solutions and advisory firm whose technology platform allows broker-dealers, funding platforms and issuers to conduct online private securities offerings.

“Our view is that new technologies will help further evolve the accounting profession and create new opportunities,” said Michael Cerami, vice president of marketing and business development for “Providing support and exposure to early-stage companies with the potential to make an impact on accounting puts the profession at the vanguard of innovation.”

In total, the AccountexNext pavilion has reserved space for up to 10 startup companies. For more information, including the list of participating startups, visit

About Accountex USA

Accountex is the leading independent accounting technology expo featuring a 15,000-square foot trade show floor, which will highlight a collection of over 100 solution providers, outstanding educational opportunities from an unmatched collection of industry experts, ongoing peer networking opportunities, and the opportunity for attendees to earn up to 23 CPE credits.

More information about Accountex USA can be found at:

About is known for bringing innovative solutions to the accounting profession, either in partnership with leading providers or directly through its own development. The company has established itself as a thought leader on emerging technologies and as the trusted business advisor to practitioners in the United States, with a growing global focus.

Our company’s core mission is to drive the transformation of practice areas, advance the technology ecosystem for the profession, and lead technology research and innovation efforts for practitioners.

A subsidiary of the American Institute of CPAs, the company is also part of the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants, the world’s most influential organization representing the profession. For more information, visit

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