Katz Nannis + Solomon
Kats Nannis + Solomon specializes in helping early-stage, angel and venture funded technology, life science and entrepreneurial companies.
Ray is an Audit & Assurance partner and the New England technology leader. He has more than 25 years of experience and has served clients ranging from venture capital-backed emerging-growth companies to many of our most complex multinational clients. Ray specializes in the software industry and has led complex global audits, SEC reporting, IPOs, and mergers and acquisitions, and has a strong background in due diligence and purchase accounting, income taxes, and revenue recognition.
Pipe transforms recurring revenue into up-front capital for growth without dilution or restrictive debt.
Danforth is the financial and operational backbone to hundreds of life science companies, providing integrated and scalable consulting teams ranging from staff accountant through CFO. The company’s services span the full breadth of a finance organization’s needs, whether short or long term, including accounting and operational finance support, capital raising, financial planning and analysis, IPO preparation, post-public SEC compliance, clinical business operations management and strategic and operational human resources.
InteliSpark, LLC is a hands-on business development consulting firm specializing in securing non-dilutive funding for start-ups through the Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR), Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR), and other government research funding programs. We work with start-ups, universities, venture capital firms and economic development programs to match small innovative companies and technologies with funding opportunities. Using our proven track record of creating winning SBIR/STTR proposals, we turn those opportunities into realities.
David Ephron helps companies win R&D contracts from federal and state agencies to develop advanced technologies. His proposals have secured over $350M in non-dilutive funding for clients that span a diverse range of industries and technology areas — including solar energy, biofuels, semiconductors, electronics / optoelectronics, biotechnology, software, telecommunications, novel materials, medical diagnostics and therapeutics, and many others. Clients range in size from new startups to Fortune 500 companies. Most engagements evolve into long-term relationships based on trust and success.
Jameson and Company
Jameson is an accounting firm that specializes in working with government agencies, such as the NIH-National Institutes of Health, DOD-Department of Defense, DOE-Department of Energy and NSF-National Science Foundation. They can help with making sure you are compliant with Federal Acquisition Regulations for awards like the SBIR/STTR Phase II, BARDA, BAA, R01, U01, IDIQ, and ARPA-E.
Wolf & Company
Wolf & Company is the largest regional accounting firm in Massachusetts. They work with a number of venture backed technology companies, including Pillar portfolio company Zapata.
Supporting Strategies provides full HR, benefits, accounting and payroll support to scaling companies. We work with Janean Sullivan at the company. Pillar's Sarah Hodges has worked with Supporting Strategies across several startups.
Samet is a full-service accounting firm in Boston. The firm's experienced accountants stay abreast of the latest data, regulations, and industry trends, providing advice that helps advance their clients' business goals. Pillar's Sarah Hodges has worked with the firm across several companies. We work with David Marcus at the firm.
Mary Hirtle, CPA
Mary Hirtle focuses on supporting startups with various financial services, with an emphasis on tax preparation, tax savings advice, and consultation on business entity set up. Mary has worked with several startups in our network who have shared positive reviews.
Signature Bank – Signet
Signature Bank is a New York State-chartered commercial bank, Member FDIC. With over $70 billion in assets, Signature Bank is a full-service bank built upon strong financials and exceptional client service, provided by experienced financial professionals. Signet is Signature Bank's very own blockchain based 24x7x365 instant fiat settlement platform.
JP Morgan is the only bank you'll ever need. The firm serves the Technology, Disruptive Commerce and Life Sciences ecosystems from inception onward with an offering that includes online banking, treasury, debt, investments and advisory services. Pamela Aldsworth leads the firm's venture practice; she has been a close friend of our firm and avid supporter of the Boston ecosystem for years, and is a wonderful partner to startups and VCs.
First Republic Bank
First Republic provides a comprehensive set of banking services to support the growth of your business at every stage. They are committed to fast response and ease of use through a dedicated team that can also provide introductions within the industry and insights into working with investors, thought leaders and service providers. Their Innovators’ Toolkit gives you an additional suite of mission-critical services with discounts up to $220,000 to address many of your immediate operational needs.
Silicon Valley Bank
Silicon Valley Bank has successfully supported founders, entrepreneurs, and investors for over 35 years. The company provide banking and financial services to help you, as you strive to grow your business at every stage. Pillar has worked with Dan Allred and Jesse Bardo at their firm.