• Thu. May 23rd, 2024

FloQast Secures $100 Million in Series E Funding, Achieving $1.6 Billion Valuation

FloQast, a finance and accounting operations platform provider created by accountants for accountants, has announced the successful closure of its Series E funding round, raising $100 million. The round was led by ICONIQ Growth, with Roy Luo, representing ICONIQ Growth, joining FloQast’s Board of Directors. BDT & MSD Partners and WiL (World Innovation Lab) also join as first-time investors, alongside the continued participation from board member Meritech Capital as well as Sapphire Ventures. 

With this latest investment, FloQast achieves a post-money valuation of $1.6 billion, underscoring its position as a leader in the accounting and finance technology sector. The company further emerges as a solution for countless organizations striving to transform finance and accounting operations for better insights to inform business strategy.

“Today’s accounting and finance teams have the opportunity to emerge as drivers of growth and strategic change within their organizations,” said Mike Whitmire, CPA*, CEO and co-founder of FloQast. “FloQast can be a catalyst for accelerated financial transformation, starting with the automation of routine, repetitive tasks to empower finance and accounting teams to increase efficiency, enhance accuracy, and minimize compliance risks. This funding round will help that transformation become a reality for even more teams around the world.” 

Since its founding in 2013, FloQast’s Accounting Operations Platform has been adopted by more than 2,600 teams globally. The new funding will fuel FloQast’s continued research and development of new solutions designed to improve existing workflows in the office of the controller, as well as short-term and long-term innovations powered by exciting developments in artificial intelligence. It will also drive continued growth and global expansion efforts, enabling the company to deliver even greater digital innovation and operational excellence within accounting and finance teams. 

“We are excited to continue our partnership with FloQast as it further cements its status as a leading driver of transformation within the accounting and finance industry,” said Roy Luo, General Partner, of ICONIQ Growth. “FloQast’s mature organizational infrastructure, operational excellence, and strategic vision for future growth is impressive, as is its remarkable momentum over recent years. The company’s recent introduction of innovative solutions and expansion into international markets present significant opportunities, and we look forward to contributing to FloQast’s continued success as it enters its next phase of development.”

FloQast recently attained $100 million in Annual Recurring Revenue, a historic milestone showcasing robust growth and market leadership in more than a decade of growth for the company. Over the past year, FloQast achieved remarkable success, unveiling an array of accomplishments:

This collection of achievements underscores FloQast’s commitment to excellence, innovation, and continued growth in the ever-evolving landscape of accounting workflow automation. FloQast’s recent growth and momentum are a testament to a dedicated team of FloQasters, who tirelessly work to improve the efficiency and productivity of accountants and financial leaders globally. 

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