June 14, 2017
This 80s-era mantra has rung in big for the team over at HelloSign. The e-signing company just raised a cool $16-million in funding so you can do away with paper documents… forever. Though the company has been around since 2010, and they “totally didn’t need this cash injection” – a paraphrased quote from COO Whitney Bouck. This is considered their series-B, as they’ve taken very little outside investment, and can boast that their business is already “cash positive.”
With an estimated 7 million users, HelloSign relies heavily on its freemium-product to entice new users. “[The freemium product] creates a very low barrier to entry,” says CEO Joseph Walla. He went on to compare their product to the likes of Box and Dropbox, which gives us a clue as to the kind of domination he’s envisioning: total.