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Alexander Hagerup

Alexander Hagerup
Alexander is a serial tech entrepreneur based in New York with a strong passion for artificial intelligence. Prior to founding Vic.ai, he founded two other technology companies, the last one venture funded by Northzone Ventures and was acquired by NASDAQ-listed J2 Global Inc. in 2014. Alexander has led the development of several software platforms as well as managed integration projects between business systems for 15 years. He has a finance and accounting background and is also a large shareholder and board member of 24SevenOffice.com, a large cloud accounting & ERP system.
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How AI Learns Your General Ledger Accounts

Posted by Alexander Hagerup on May 22, 2019 8:03:00 AM

Companies are all different. Even if your firm specializes in a particular vertical market, it can still take a considerable amount of time for one of your accountants or bookkeepers to learn the general ledger and the cost classifications for dozens of different clients.

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Topics: Accounting

Ignite Spot Accounting Services [Case Study]

Posted by Alexander Hagerup on Apr 25, 2019 8:45:00 AM
  • Industry: Accounting
  • HQ: Kaysville, Utah (Salt Lake City metropolitan area)
  • Employees: 30
  • Accounting / Finance Systems: Bill.com and Intuit QuickBooks Online
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Topics: Case Studies | Outsourced Accounting

How AI Changes an Accountant's Service Offerings

Posted by Alexander Hagerup on Apr 24, 2019 8:04:00 AM

Software and technology companies frequently talk about their product roadmap. But this isn’t something we typically hear from accounting firms. However, AI and machine learning impact the types of services an accounting firm can offer.

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Topics: Accounting

Countsy [Case Study]

Posted by Alexander Hagerup on Apr 23, 2019 3:29:29 PM

  • Industry: Accounting
  • HQ: San Francisco, California
  • Employees: 100 - 150
  • Accounting / Finance Systems: Bill.com, Expensify, and NetSuite (Countsy is NetSuite’s 2019 BPO Partner of the Year)
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Topics: Case Studies | Outsourced Accounting

Outsourced Accounting and the Mix of Clients

Posted by Alexander Hagerup on Apr 10, 2019 8:50:00 AM

A huge part of your success in automating outsourced accounting has to do with the mix of clients. These are the kinds of clients that you work with. Will your accounting practice change the mix of clients it has?

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Topics: Accounting, Artificial Intelligence

Choosing an AI Platform for Your Accounting Firm

Posted by Alexander Hagerup on Apr 3, 2019 8:45:00 AM

When you're thinking about how to select the right AI platform, you should first clarify why you're investing in AI. For most accounting, CPA, or outsourced bookkeeping firms, the goal is to find an AI-based accounting platform that will genuinely work for you. It should streamline time-consuming, mundane tasks.

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Topics: Accounting, Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence in Accounting: Focus on Your Workflow

Posted by Alexander Hagerup on Mar 13, 2019 8:05:00 AM

Accountants ask themselves questions tens, if not hundreds of times each day. What types of questions do they ask themselves? Keep in mind, these are excellent questions for artificial intelligence or AI.

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Topics: Artificial Intelligence

How AI is Changing What Accountants Do Today

Posted by Alexander Hagerup on Mar 6, 2019 8:34:00 AM

About 80% of us have used systems that are based on artificial intelligence or AI technology. But most of us are not aware of that. 

A huge amount of venture capital is being invested in the development of intelligence systems. And that shift is happening very fast. 

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Topics: Accounting, Artificial Intelligence

How Artificial Intelligence (AI) is Impacting the Accounting Industry

Posted by Alexander Hagerup on Feb 27, 2019 8:11:00 AM

What does it mean when we use the word artificial intelligence or AI?

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Topics: Artificial Intelligence

How the Right AI Can Transform Your Accounting Business

Posted by Alexander Hagerup on Feb 20, 2019 9:15:00 AM

Accountants know that it’s tough to change software—both the software that they use internally to run their firms and the related software that their clients use to interact with them.

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Topics: Accounting

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