Press and News

June 12, 2019 Bento for Business Goes After Checks With Bento Pay(Forbes)

June 12, 2019 Bento Unveils Venmo Style Digital Payment Solution for SMEs(Finovate)

June 12, 2019 Bento for Business adds ‘Zelle-like’ service for B2B payments(Bank Innovation)

June 12, 2019 Bento Pay To Give Small Businesses A Venmo-Like Solution(Benzinga)

June 12, 2019 Bento Introduces Digital Payment Solution For SMBs(

June 12, 2019 Bento to launch P2P-style payments for businesses(PaymentsSource)

June 12, 2019 PRESS RELEASE: Bento for Business to Simplify B2B Payments with Bento Pay(Business Wire)

May 31, 2019 Bento for Business Hires on Two C-Level Appointees(Finovate)

May 30, 2019 PRESS RELEASE: Bento for Business Expands Leadership Team with Key Executive Hires; Appointments Follow Record Year of Growth(Bento for Business)

May 7, 2019 PODCAST: Bento’s Farhan Ahmad: We want to make it very easy for SMBs to replace checks(Tearsheet Podcast with Zach Miller)

Apr 12, 2019 PODCAST: Why Farhan Ahmad Is Wanting To Lend A Hand To SMBs(Benzinga | Fintech Focus Podcast with Spencer Israel)

Apr 4, 2019 Bento for Business and Visa Team Up on Cash Flow for SMBs(Bank Innovation)

Apr 4, 2019 Bento for Business Partners with Visa(Finovate)

Apr 3, 2019 FinTech is Changing Small Business Banking for the Better(Nasdaq | TradeTalks with Jill Malandrino)

Apr 3, 2019 Bento For Business Taps Visa For Small Business Cash Flow(

Apr 3, 2019 PRESS RELEASE: Bento for Business and Visa to Help Optimize Cash Flow for Small and Midsize Businesses(Business Wire)

Apr 2, 2019 Intuit Developer Spotlight: Bento for Business(Intuit Developer)

Mar 6, 2019 Bento for Business: Instantly Control and Track Employee Expenses From Anywhere(Intuit | Firm of the Future)

Feb 12, 2019 Small Businesses Are The Next Wave Of Fintech Focus(Forbes)

Feb 7, 2019 MEDIA: TV Interview with Co-Founder and CEO Farhan Ahmad(tastytrade | Bootstrapping America)

Jan 29, 2019 PODCAST: Co-Founder and CEO Farhan Ahmad on how Bento is building a modular fintech platform for underserved SMBs(“Bank On It” Podcast with John Siracusa)

Jan 10, 2019 PRESS RELEASE: Bento for Business Named a Best Company to Work For in Chicago(Business Wire)

Jan 10, 2019 IT Pros Should Use Virtual Credit Cards, Not Just Accounts Payable(PCMag)

Jan 8, 2019 PODCAST: Co-Founder and CEO Farhan Ahmad — Focus on People(Wall Street Oasis | “Moving Up” Podcast with Alex Grodnik)

Oct 17, 2018 PRESS RELEASE: Bento For Business Partners With Cast & Crew To Reimagine Digital Expense Management For Entertainment Industry(Bento for Business)

Oct 9, 2018 PRESS RELEASE: Bento for Business Appoints Billtrust’s Flint Lane to Board of Directors(Bento for Business)

Jul 20, 2018 Chicago Startup Helps Small Businesses Save Big Money(Lendio)

Jun 29, 2018 Financial startup raises $9 million(Crain’s Chicago Business)

Jun 28, 2018 Bento for Business Raises $9 Million in New Funding(Finovate)

Jun 28, 2018 Edison Partners Leads $9 Million Growth Investment in Bento for Business(Edison Partners)

Jun 28, 2018 Bento for Business: Setting the New Standard for a Modern Business Financial Experience(MissionOG)

Jun 28, 2018 Bento raises $9M to help small businesses save more money(Built In Chicago)

Jun 28, 2018 Bento for Business Raises $9M to Help Companies Manage Employee Expenses(American Inno)

Jun 28, 2018 Financial Management Company Bento For Business Raises $9M(

Jun 28, 2018 PRESS RELEASE: Bento for Business Secures $9.0 Million Investment to Accelerate Growth(Business Wire)

Jun 28, 2018 Fintech Company Bento for Business Secures $9M in Funding(

May 7, 2018 7 Cool Productivity Tools You Probably Haven’t Heard Of(

Mar 20, 2018 Bento Prepaid Debit Cards Limit Where and When Spending Takes Place(

Mar 19, 2018 Expense control made simple: Use Bento for Business with Transaction Pro Importer(Transaction Pro for QuickBooks)

Mar 1, 2018 PRESS RELEASE: Is Your Business at Risk of Employee Fraud? Find out with Bento’s 2-Minute Fraud Risk Calculator(Business Wire)

Feb 6, 2018 Startup Challenger Banks with Small Business Focus(Finovate)

Feb 6, 2018 7 Startups That Are Working to Help Small Businesses(Fundera)

Dec 14, 2017 Bento for Business launches a new product with bank transfers enabled by Dwolla’s API(Dwolla)

Dec 12, 2017 Going cashless: Should small business clients do it?(Accounting Today)

Dec 11, 2017 How To Gain Total Control Over Employee Expense Management(Stéphanie McGuirt LLC)

Nov 30, 2017 QBOchat Live at QBConnect(QBOChat)

Nov 29, 2017 11 Strategies to Help You Win & Keep Accounting Clients(Accounting Web)

Nov 13, 2017 #RecipeForSuccess: Southern-Fried Relationships(Intuit Firm of the Future)

Nov 11, 2017 Best Business Prepaid Cards 2018: Netspend vs. PEX vs. Bento(FitSmallBusiness)

Oct 31, 2017 PRESS RELEASE: Bento for Business Establishes Chicago Office, Adding to Growing Fintech Ecosystem(Nasdaq GlobeNewswire)

Oct 24, 2017 PRESS RELEASE: Bento For Business Delivers The Future Of Small Business Banking(Bento for Business)

Oct 24, 2017 Bento for Business opens APIs, partners with The Bancorp and launches new products(Banking Technology)

Oct 23, 2017 My 10 Favorite Apps: Week 4 – Bento for Business(Insightful Accountant)

Sep 22, 2017 PRESS RELEASE: Brink’s Partners with Bento for Business to Transform Employee Spending and Expense Management(Bento for Business)

Sep 21, 2017 Bento for Business Names Jeff Pomeroy VP of Product(Paybefore)

Sep 21, 2017 Brink’s White-Labels Startup’s SME Payment & Expense Solution(Business Travel News)

Sep 15, 2017 SMB Expense Management Provider Bento Snags Major Partnership with The Brink’s Company(Bank Innovation)

Sep 15, 2017 Digital currency—and not talking crypto(Banking Exchange)

Sep 5, 2017 3 ways CIOs can save money by capturing more data(CIO)
Jun 8, 2017 One-Size-Fits-All Compliance Programs Are a Risk for SMEs and Startups(FOX 8 WVUE)

Jun 6, 2017 This Tech Startup Helps Companies Manage Employee Expenses In Real-Time(Forbes)

Apr 26, 2017 Bento wins Startup of the Year award by Paybefore(Paybefore)

Apr 25, 2017 PRESS RELEASE: i2c And Bento Partner To Deliver Full-Featured Prepaid Business Debit Card Solution(Bento for Business)

Apr 19, 2017 PRESS RELEASE: Bento for Business Welcomes Lou Friedmann as Chief Revenue Officer(Bento for Business)

Mar 22, 2017 PRESS RELEASE: Leading Compliance and FinTech Speakers Announced for COMPLY2017(PRWeb Sitemap)

Mar 21, 2017 This startup gives small businesses more control over company cards(Built in Chicago)

Feb 16, 2017 Future Of Fintech 2016 Startups: Where Are They Now?(Venture Capital Database)

Feb 9, 2017 How Bento used an ACH API to build its flagship product(Dwolla)

Jul 25, 2016 2016: Here’s What’s Next For VCs And Startups(Mattermark)

Jun 10, 2016 Bento for Business Banks $7 Million in New Investment(

Jun 10, 2016 FinTech Startup Bento for Business Closes $7M Series A Financing Round led by Comcast Ventures(

Jun 10, 2016 Venture Capital Database 2016 Now Available!(Venture Capital News)

Jun 9, 2016 FinTech Startup Bento for Business Closes $7M Series A Financing Round Led by Comcast Ventures(

Jun 9, 2016 PRESS RELEASE: FinTech Startup Bento for Business Closes $7M Series A Financing Round Led by Comcast Ventures(PRNewswire All)

Jun 9, 2016 Bento for Business Raises $7M Series A for Small-Business Expense Management(WSJ – ATD)

Jan 26, 2016 How APIs, Analytics, and Algorithms are Transforming Finance: Q and A with Sean Anderson, Chief Product Officer & Founder, Bento for Business(Medium)

Nov 26, 2015 Bento for Business helps plug the credit leaks(

May 6, 2015 Why Bento Goes Where No SMB Solution Has Gone Before(

Mar 31, 2015 Bento for Business launches prepaid commercial MasterCard(FleetOwner)

Mar 25, 2015 PRESS RELEASE: Bento for Business Launches Prepaid Commercial MasterCard Solution Built Specifically for Small Businesses(Marketwired)

Mar 25, 2015 A Corporate Card Just For Small Businesses(Forbes)

Feb 11, 2015 Bento for Business Closes $2.5M Seed(

Feb 11, 2015 Term Sheet — Wednesday, February 11(Fortune)

Feb 11, 2015 Tech Startup Bento for Business Closes $2.5M Seed Financing Round(Yahoo Finance)