Bench Accounting, branded as Bench, is a four-year-old fintech company that automates accounting tasks to organize the financials of small businesses, independent contractors, and entrepreneurs. Pairing its intuitive software with a live bookkeeping team, Bench combines the convenience and efficiency of modern technology with the expertise and time-savings afforded by a professional service. Bench was founded by Forbes 30 Under 30 winner Ian Crosby, along with Jordan Menashy, Adam Saint, and Pavel Rodionov in 2012. Unlike traditional accounting solutions, the company provides subscription access to proprietary, cloud-based software in combination with in-house bookkeepers to serve their clients. Bench has raised $33M to date, services thousands of business owners across the country, and currently employs 250 people out of its headquarters in Vancouver, Canada.