FreshBooks featured in Bloomberg

November 27, 2012


Yesterday Bloomberg featured an interview with FreshBooks co-founder and CEO Mike McDerment titled No VC: FreshBooks CEO Sees Risk Capital as Too Risky. In the article, Mike discusses his philosophy surrounding venture capital and why FreshBooks has chosen not to raise early stage VC.

Here’s a taste of Mike’s perspective:

For example, FreshBooks spends boatloads of money on customer support because that’s what keeps users coming back and encourages them to spread the word. An investor could see that as an unnecessary cost that could be outsourced or automated, McDerment said.

Head over to Bloomberg and read the article in full


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FreshBooks is the #1 accounting software in the cloud designed to make billing painless for small businesses and their teams. Today, over 10 million small businesses use FreshBooks to effortlessly send professional looking invoices, organize expenses and track their billable time.