ZenBusiness breaks $45m revenue, focusing on 220,000 underserved owners of service businesses

Updated: November 19th, 2023

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ZenBusiness was launched in 2015 as the first one-stop guided platform customized for the entrepreneur’s path to launch, operate, and build a successful firm. Ross Buhrdorf, Shanaz Hemmati, JC Glancy, Rafael Lopez, and Art Flores are the co-founders who built the firm.

Ross Buhrdorf is one of the organization’s principal founders and current CEO. He has been a technology leader, entrepreneur, and corporate executive for over 30 years. In 2010, he received his bachelor’s degree in computer science from The University of Texas at Austin.

ZenBusiness is the latest Texas unicorn, becoming Austin’s largest SaaS finance provider in 2022. Oak HC/FT led the $200M Series C investment, including support from SoftBank Vision Fund 2 and previous investors Cathay Innovation and Greycroft.

In 2022, ZenBusiness plans to launch a $5K Grant Program to help small company entrepreneurs support their ventures and passions. Forbes named it one of the “Best LLC Services” in the US for the second year, with a 4.9 rating.

The ZenBusiness platform has grown more than 400% since March 2020 and now helps over 200,000 US entrepreneurs on their journey from inspiration to business formation and growth.

  • ZenBusiness launched to revolutionize the process of forming a business.
  • The company has helped over 300,000 businesses by providing the tools and resources.
  • It provides web-based products, support, services, and 24×7 business protection.
  • It’s the solo org. in the Small Business Digital Alliance initiative alongside companies like Google, Amazon, Microsoft, etc.
  • The organization comprises a team of 380 FTEwith 150 engineers.
  • Zen Business Broke the $40M Run rate and hoped to break past $50M.