Zone & Co Acquires NetSuite Global Partner Fast Four, Announces Goal to Accelerate NetSuite Development and Adoption Globally
The acquisition of Fast Four is a key step in Zone’s mission to rapidly advance the development of its revolutionary cloud software for finance teams: Zone Apps, built for the Oracle NetSuite ecosystem.
BOSTON, February 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Zone & Co, a leading NetSuite development accelerator for financial operations software, has acquired Fast Four, a leading international NetSuite partner and SuiteCloud developer. Built from similar backgrounds, the Fast Four team will join Zone as part of the deal. Fast Four management, including CEO Hylke Sluis, will focus on expanding Zone’s global presence on NetSuite and strengthening the company’s services capabilities and SuiteApps platform: Zone Apps, built for NetSuite.
“Never before has the power of cloud technology been so fully harnessed for finance teams.”
The Zone Apps platform, built for NetSuite, enables fast-growing finance teams to eliminate time-consuming, retroactive manual work in favor of accelerated, automated, forward-looking processes. Zone apps allow users to quickly deploy and scale financial solutions across the enterprise entirely within NetSuite, enabling breakthrough automation features inside NetSuite, such as billing your way, advances in revenue recognition, third-party payment provider integrations, accounts payable and Suite.
“Over the next twelve months, the plan for Zone and Fast Four, like our mission, is simple,” said Derek Zanga, co-founder and president of Zone & Co. “We will do everything possible to accelerate SuiteApp and feature development, so that our existing product suite becomes faster, better and stronger for our global customers, while identifying the use cases and the customer must continually add to our growing product portfolio.”
“Over the past two years, we have experienced phenomenal growth in our business.” said Hylke Sluis, co-founder and CEO of Fast Four. “We have welcomed hundreds of new clients and grown our team from 20 to 70 employees. We have opened offices in 6 countries and have been privileged to work with so many great employees, partners and clients. We We’ve also been able to take our products to places we wouldn’t have imagined two years ago. Now we want to accelerate what we started. Improve our products faster. To serve our customers even better. We want to grow our products and services with more expertise, experience and great people. To achieve our ambitions, we found the perfect fit by joining Zone & Co. A company with a similar background and similar DNA. Together we will be more bigger, stronger and better. We couldn’t be more excited.”
Zone & Co recently closed $76 million in a financing led by Insight Partners to accelerate the growth of Zone & Co’s first SuiteApp, ZoneBilling, and the development of new advanced NetSuite products. Throughout this investment, the company will exponentially expand its market reach and bring unparalleled efficiency and automation to NetSuite customers in nearly every industry.
The inclusion of Fast Four’s impressive SuiteApps and NetSuite ecosystem of services strengthens Zone & Co’s ability to deliver a broader product offering within NetSuite. It will unlock new features within the platform to reduce the friction and time it takes for customers to procure, implement and grow their NetSuite environments at scale.
By extending their NetSuite instance to cover all revenue generation, from provisioning to payment, recording to reporting and other key financial processes – instead of using third-party applications or in-house solutions – Companies gain increased financial visibility, auditability, and efficiency across the enterprise with unified data, automated workflows, and centralized access. This means fewer errors, faster closes, faster payouts, and fewer clicks, all while remaining compliant with industry and federal regulations.
“It’s an exciting time to be at the forefront of cloud financial software by developing mission-critical tools for businesses that are growing at an unprecedented rate.” Zanga added. “Never before has the power of technology been so fully harnessed for finance teams, and we are fortunate to be building this on a platform as powerful as Oracle NetSuite. We are excited to combine teams with Fast Four and to become a leader in the global acceleration of NetSuite development with our 200 employees worldwide in development, professional services, and go-to-market specialties.”
About Zone & Co
Zone & Co’s mission is to make life easier for finance teams by accelerating the development of breakthrough cloud software based on the Oracle NetSuite Platform, the #1 cloud ERP/finance system supporting more than 28,000 businesses worldwide. world. The company was founded in 2013 by Derek Zanga (CEO) and Errol Fagone (CTO) when they saw the untapped potential of NetSuite to manage advanced financial operations at scale. For more information about Zone & Co and all of its products, visit zoneandco.com or follow us on LinkedIn: linkedin.com/company/zoneandco
About Fast Four
Fast Four was founded in 2012 as the very first provider of NetSuite solutions in The Netherlands. It was founded by entrepreneurs who saw in NetSuite THE ERP system of the future and a huge opportunity in the Dutch and Belgian market to help companies move to the cloud. Along the way, Fast Four began developing SuiteApps to initially help its own customers use NetSuite more efficiently, but these apps have proven popular with other NetSuite customers around the world as well. They are now one of the largest SDN partners in the world, with over 500 customers through their SuiteApps.
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