Kashoo, makers of simple cloud accounting software for freelancers, startups, small businesses, and accountants and bookkeepers, took home the "Most Promising Startup" award at last week's Technology Impact Awards, hosted by the British Columbia Technology Industry Association (BCTIA). Founded in 1994 by the BCTIA, the Technology Impact Awards celebrate the successes of the local technology industry and the companies, people and innovation that continue to put British Columbia on the map.
"We like to think of winning this award as a reflection of the entire Vancouver tech community," said Kashoo CEO Jim Secord. "From the BCTIA and its mission to grow the region's industry to the British Columbia Innovation Council and its commitment to developing local entrepreneurial talent to tomorrow's bootstrappers... it's an ecosystem that's growing every day - and we're proud to be a part of it."
Supporting Kashoo's receipt of the "Most Promising Startup" award - and pointing to a rapidly-growing market share - recent Kashoo milestones include:
Use of Kashoo in over 150 countries
Over 40,000 business using Kashoo
Nearly 25,000 downloads of the Kashoo iPad app, the AppStore's most downloaded accounting iPad app
A newly-launched MVP Program, created specifically for professional accountants and bookkeepers
Other 2012 BCTIA Technology Impact Award winners included: Founder and CEO of Hootsuite Ryan Holmes (Person of the Year); Avigilon Corporation (Company of the Year); Webtech Wireless and Troyer Ventures (Adoption of Technology); ParetoLogic (Community Engagement); Tasktop Technologies (Emerging Company of the Year); Recon Instruments (Excellence in Product Innovation); Lungpacer Medical Inc. (Most Promising Pre-Commercial Technology); and CounterPath (Team of the Year). For the official press release issued by BCTIA, click here.
Kashoo is simple cloud accounting software for entrepreneurs, startups, freelancers, small business owners, and accountants and bookkeepers. The software is available in over 150 countries, and the Kashoo iPad app is the iPad's No. 1 accounting application. Headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia, Kashoo was recently named the 2012 "Most Promising Startup" by the British Columbia Technology Industry Association. To learn more, visit http://kashoo.com.
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