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Category Archives: Updates

December 10, 2014 | Updates | Posted by Craig Baldwin Craig Baldwin

Eliminating $1 Billion Of Tax Industry Waste…Or Why We’ve Decided To Build 88seventysign

Intuit quotes a stat on their tax site about e-signatures that made me do a total double take the first time I read it.   “Organizations spend an average of $19.78 per document getting signatures (sending, tracking, reminding, managing, filing)” $19.78 per document? That seems like a ton of money for one document.   But…

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August 14, 2014 | Updates | Posted by Craig Baldwin Craig Baldwin

Sqrl Releases Teams!

We’ve recently added new updates to Sqrl! You now have the ability to create teams, collaborate with your colleagues, and share custom branding with other members of your organization! To lessen the learning curve, here is an overview of how to access and utilize the new teams feature! To begin using teams you first must get…

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July 9, 2014 | Updates | Posted by Craig Baldwin Craig Baldwin

June Update with Sqrl

The guys in the CPA Voice Ryan Watson, Ryan Baker, & Craig Baldwin were featured in this month’s Ohio Society of CPA magazine, The CPA Voice. The article goes into the detail about Upsourced Accounting, one of the first cloud-based accounting firms in Ohio and the country. Questions about running a “cloud firm?” – check…

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June 6, 2014 | Updates | Posted by Craig Baldwin Craig Baldwin

May Update With Sqrl

May’s total number of Sqrls and reminders sent were:   8,554     New Features shipped in May:   1. Schedule and Recur 2. Change Date Format to DD/MM/YYYY (For International Users) Go to username (upper right) > click downward arrow > click “user settings” > make a change! 3. “Group-by” View For example, by clicking “contact” your…

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May 8, 2014 | Updates | Posted by Craig Baldwin Craig Baldwin

Love Thy Accountant

Today’s post is a guest blog by Brendan Wu, Co-founder and CFO of Common Ledger. At Common Ledger we’re pleased and proud to be teaming up with our buddies from Sqrl. Together we think we’ve got plenty to offer the accounting world and we’re starting by showing accountants the love Love Thy Accountant   Around…

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April 7, 2014 | Updates | Posted by Craig Baldwin Craig Baldwin

Branded Requests for Sqrl Released

Over the last couple months we’ve worked through dozens of interviews and conversations with our community and users, and from that feedback we knew it was imperative to release white labeled notifications. We’re now happy to announce that this new feature has been added to Sqrl! A quick overview on what can be changed and…

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January 29, 2014 | Updates | Posted by Craig Baldwin Craig Baldwin

Sqrl Raises Seed Round

Today is a big day for us as we announce our $550K seed raise, led by Cincinnati-based fund CincyTech, Chicago-based Hyde Park Ventures, and other strategic investors.   Shortly after the completion of the Brandery program, we knew raising venture funding was in our future. We’re very thankful for the investors who chose to believe…

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January 22, 2014 | Updates | Posted by Craig Baldwin Craig Baldwin

A Look at Sqrls to Come

The Sqrl team is getting closer to our first release and wanted to give a preview of sqrls to come (some screens and features on the way).   Our goal as a team is to retrieve information faster and more accurately than any other technology available (read: email & collaboration software). As such, we have…

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November 27, 2013 | Updates | Posted by Craig Baldwin Craig Baldwin

Startup Thanksgiving

Somehow the epic faces of retail and corporate America have decided to allow Christmas (or Holiday) music before Thanksgiving this year. Display cases went straight from pumpkins to snow covered pines. Little kids have been sitting on Santa’s lap at the local mall for weeks. Thanksgiving has been tossed aside as the ugly, non-revenue generating…

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August 20, 2013 | Updates | Posted by Craig Baldwin Craig Baldwin

Accrew is now Sqrl

The Accrew team has spent the last couple months working very hard at the Brandery in Cincinnati. We’ve talked to a lot of accountants of both small and large firms.  Frankly, the learning process will never stop. Yet it’s through our research that we’ve decided to change our name to Sqrl (pronounced Squirrel). I know what you’re thinking, “What…

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