Tech Company Financing Transactions

ZenBusiness Funding Round

ZenBusiness, based in Austin, scored $4.5 million in funding from Lerer Hippeau, Founders Fund and Greycroft Partners.

Transaction Overview

Company Name
Announced On
Transaction Type
Venture Equity
Proceeds Purpose
ZenBusiness will use the funding for product development and marketing as it rapidly expands into new verticals to serve the growing number of Americans creating businesses in the small business and sharing economy.

Company Information

Company Status
Private & Independent
Internet & IoT
Mailing Address
5900 Balcones Dr. 5000
Austin, TX 78731
Email Address
At ZenBusiness, our goal is to make the dream of starting a new business accessible to everyone across the country. We're a small business empowering the next generation of small businesses to be successful.
ZenBusiness LinkedIn Company Profile
Social Media
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Company News
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Management Team

Email & Social
Chief Executive Officer
Ross Buhrdorf
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Chief Operating Officer
Shanaz Henmati
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Chief Technical Officer
Alex Victoria
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VP - Customer Service
Art Flores
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VP - Customer Service
Mitch Wilde
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VP - Marketing
Zachary Rippstein
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VP - Product Management
James Glancy
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VP - Product Management
Rafael Lopez
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