Paro, founded in 2015, is an AI-driven platform designed to link businesses with freelance professionals in the fields of finance and accounting. The company's system strives to pair businesses from various sectors and sizes with thoroughly evaluated financial experts, CFOs, CPAs, and bookkeepers, with the goal of providing businesses with the resources they need to manage and expand their own financial portfolios. Paro is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

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Management Team

Anita Samojednik
Chief Executive Officer
Michael Burdick
Co-Founder, Co-Interim Chief Financial Officer & Chief Strategy Officer
Cathy O'Grady
Fractional Chief People Officer
Dan Wywrot
Co-Founder & Vice President of Finance
Jason Nahani
Executive Officer
Rich Smolen
Co-Interim Chief Financial Officer
Saum Mathur
Chief Operating Officer

Board Members

Clara Sieg
Garth Timoll Sr.
Top Tier Capital Partners
Mark Fernandes
Sierra Ventures
Paul Lee
Builders VC

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News Highlights

Paro raises $25M to match freelance financial experts with firms
Today, Paro announced that it raised $25 million in a Series C round led by Top Tier Capital Partners, bringing the startup’s total raised to $67 million. Madrona Venture Group, Revolution Ventures and Sierra Ventures also participated in what Paro CEO Anita Samojednik described as an up-round with “clean terms.”
Updated on: Jun 14, 2024


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