INKLE: A Chat-based CPA for Cross-Border US-Based Startups

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FOUNDED IN (Year): 2022

FOUNDER’S NAME: Anand Krishna

THE IDEA: What is the problem being solved by your startup / business?:

Inkle is solving problems of cross border founders to pay their US taxs, Bookkeeping and Transfer Pricing. Inkle offers chat based CPA for bookkeeping.

THE FOUNDER’S STORY: When and how did you come up with the idea for the business?:

Anand Krishna’s experience in the financial sector, coupled with his passion for addressing the needs of startups, led him to conceive the groundbreaking idea behind Inkle.

During his time at Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley, Anand observed firsthand the challenges faced by cross-border US-based startups in managing their taxes, bookkeeping, and transfer pricing. He recognized the significant burden placed on these businesses to navigate complex regulatory frameworks and ensure compliance while striving for growth.

Motivated by a desire to simplify these processes and empower startups, Anand embarked on a journey to develop a solution that would revolutionize how these financial tasks are handled. With his extensive knowledge of finance, entrepreneurship, and technology, he assembled a team of experts to bring his vision to life.

Through meticulous research, market analysis, and close collaboration with startup founders, Anand and his team designed Inkle as a comprehensive platform that would provide seamless and efficient support for US taxes, bookkeeping, and transfer pricing. The aim was to empower startups to focus on their core business activities while ensuring compliance with regulations and optimizing financial operations.

By leveraging advanced software and cutting-edge technologies, Anand’s product, Inkle, combines automation, data analytics, and expert guidance to streamline the financial processes of cross-border US-based startups. The platform offers user-friendly interfaces, customizable features, and dedicated support to address the specific challenges faced by these businesses.

Through his relentless pursuit of excellence and commitment to empowering startups, Anand Krishna has not only revolutionized financial management but has also made a lasting impact on the success and growth of cross-border US-based startups with the creation of Inkle.

WHO IS THE CUSTOMER: What is the typical profile of your target customer? Where would they be located?:

Cross – border US based Startups

LESSONS TO SHARE: What 3 key lessons from your startup journey you’d like to share with aspiring entrepreneurs?:

Never Give up
Learn to innovate
Focus on Growth

HQ City: Deleware

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Number of Employees: 25-50