FileThis Fuels Online Bookkeeping Company, Bench, with its Secure Documents-as-a-Service Platform to Streamline the Delivery of Documents and Metadata


FileThis Documents-as-a-Service powers Bench.comFileThis, a paperless pioneer in the Bay Area named by TIME Magazine as one of the “50 Best Web Services of 2014”, and Bench, a fintech company that raised $7 million in a Series A round in January 2015, today announced an integration of FileThis’ Documents-as-a-Service Platform into Bench’s software to continue to make bookkeeping a painless process for small businesses and entrepreneurs.

By using the FileThis service, Bench will be able to securely fetch monthly statements, invoices, and bills from bank, payroll, insurance, and utility accounts for its clients. This helps clients to save countless hours a day by removing the need to manually log into dozens of online accounts, download, organize and send statements to their bookkeepers. Besides automatically fetching new statements, FileThis can retrieve up to three years’ worth of a customer’s historical financial documents.

“As an emerging startup ourselves, FileThis is excited to provide other growing businesses with a disruptive technology to bring document-based productivity to another level,” said Brian Berson, CEO and co-founder of FileThis. “We’re thrilled to equip Bench with our service to deliver financial documents more efficiently, offering an added value to both the Bench team and the small businesses that count on them to improve their bookkeeping processes.”

The FileThis Documents-as-a-Service platform securely delivers online documents and financial metadata from almost 500 institutions in the US. The integration with Bench is part of a growing initiative for FileThis to equip fast-growing startups with a seamless back-end for cloud-based document and metadata delivery.

“At Bench, we look for ways to free entrepreneurs from laborious tasks in order to let them concentrate on other aspects of their business,” said Ian Crosby, Co-Founder and CEO of Bench. “FileThis offers an efficient integration that will save time for both our clients and our bookkeeping teams.”

FileThis has delivered over 6 million documents since launch, continuing to serve as a leading provider for emerging document delivery technology and bringing new levels of paper free productivity to any consumer, business or platform that needs access to financial documents.

For more information about Documents-as-a-Service please contact FileThis at

About FileThis Inc:
FileThis helps consumers, small businesses, and tax and bookkeeping professionals to go paperless, eliminates paper waste and increases productivity by automating time-consuming tasks such as document fetching, filing, and finding. FileThis for Consumers is an award-winning cloud and mobile service that helps consumers stay on top of their personal accounts, statements, bills, and other paperwork. FileThis for Professional Services lets tax and bookkeeping professionals utilize cloud technology to connect with their clients in new ways. FileThis Documents-as-a-Service is a platform for document and metadata delivery.

About Bench:
Bench is an online bookkeeping service that pairs business owners with professional North American, online bookkeepers and a custom-built accounting software. Founded by Ian Crosby and Jordan Menashy, Bench launched out of New York City and is now based in Vancouver, BC. Bench’s bookkeepers are available to clients via phone, email, or in-app messaging through the Bench web app. By integrating live bookkeepers into their software experience, Bench combines the convenience and efficiency of modern technology with the expertise and time-savings afforded by a professional service.