The 5 Best Alternatives to e2E in 2024

The 5 Best Alternatives to e2E in 2024

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Pilot Team
January 15, 2023
The 5 Best Alternatives to e2E in 2024

e2E is a comprehensive accounting and financial management solution designed for startups and small businesses. It offers a range of services, including bookkeeping, tax preparation, and financial consulting. However, e2E might not be the perfect fit for every business, which is why we've compiled a list of alternative solutions to consider below.

1. Pilot

At Pilot, we're dedicated to providing startups and growing businesses with the essential accounting, CFO, and tax services they need. Our team of experts, combined with our innovative software, ensures accurate monthly books, allowing you to focus on what matters most - growing your business.

What We Do

As a leading provider of financial services for startups and small businesses, we cater to a diverse range of industries and offer a comprehensive suite of services to help you achieve your business goals. Our team of experts is committed to delivering personalized solutions tailored to your unique needs:

  • Industries: We specialize in working with high-growth technology startups, ecommerce providers, professional services, non–profits and more.
  • Services: Accounting, Advisory, Financial Planning & Reporting, and Outsourced CFO support for QuickBooks Online.

Our combination of industry-specific expertise and innovative software ensures accurate monthly books, allowing you to focus on growing your business. From budgeting and KPI tracking to board decks and fundraising, we're here to provide the bookkeeping, tax, and financial expertise every founder needs.

Why Use Pilot?

  • Time-saving: Pilot's innovative workflows and streamlined integrations with over 250 finance tools help you save time on bookkeeping, tax, and CFO tasks, allowing you to focus on other aspects of your business.
  • Data-driven insights: Our services provide you with valuable insights into your financial performance, enabling you to make smarter decisions and achieve your business goals more effectively.
  • Expertise at every stage: Pilot has extensive experience working with businesses at all stages of growth, from startups to established companies, ensuring that you receive the right level of support and guidance throughout your journey.
  • Strong community and support: We not only offer top-notch financial services but also focus on building a supportive community for our clients, providing resources, events, and networking opportunities to help your business thrive.
  • Highly rated and trusted: Pilot is the #1 bookkeeping and accounting service on G2 and has received high ratings on Capterra and Getapp, demonstrating our commitment to delivering exceptional service and results for our clients.

Our Pricing

Pilot offers various pricing options for their services:

  • Bookkeeping: Starter $499/month billed annually, Core $699/month billed annually, and Plus custom pricing.
  • Tax: Essentials (starting at $2,450/year) and Standard (starting at $5,400/year).
  • CFO Services: Basic ($1,875/month billed annually), Essential ($3,375/month billed annually), and Custom ($5,625/month billed annually).

For custom pricing plans, visit the Pilot pricing page and contact sales for a quote.

2. Kruze Consulting

Kruze Consulting is a leading provider of accounting, finance, HR, and tax consulting services for seed and venture capital-funded startups. With a focus on serving funded early-stage companies, Kruze Consulting's clients have collectively raised over $10 billion in VC financing and are regularly acquired by the largest public technology companies.

  • Industries: SaaS, Biotech, CPG, Crypto, eCommerce, Hardware, and Healthcare.
  • Services: Startup Accounting, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Advisory, Bookkeeping, Financial Planning & Reporting, HR, Outsourced CFO, and Tax Preparation.
  • Pricing Plans: Basic (starting at $600/month), Founder Timesaver (starting at $850/month), Premium (starting at $750/month for startups with $150k-$300k in monthly expenses), and Custom pricing for startups with more than $300k in monthly expenses.

3. Acuity

Acuity is a financial services company that specializes in providing accounting and online bookkeeping services tailored to the needs of entrepreneurs. With a focus on helping businesses establish a sustainable financial process, Acuity has become the trusted financial backbone for thousands of innovative entrepreneurs.

  • Industries: Blockchain & Cryptocurrency, eCommerce, Professional Services, Software, and Technology Hardware & Equipment Accounting.
  • Services: Accounting, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Advisory, Bookkeeping, Outsourced CFO, Payroll, Tax Preparation, and Technology Implementation & Consulting.
  • Pricing Plans: Bookkeeping ($479/month), Bookkeeping Plus ($1,029/month), and Bookkeeping Plus + Accounting ($2,179/month).

4. Graphite

Graphite is a finance department-as-a-service provider for early-stage and growing technology, e-commerce/CPG, and web3 startups. They offer a fractional model, operating like an in-house accounting and finance team but at a fraction of the cost. Graphite helps startups scale from pre-seed through their exits by providing services such as bookkeeping, revenue recognition, month-end close, inventory management, sales tax, financial modeling, board reporting, and more.

  • Industries: Blockchain & Cryptocurrency, eCommerce, Food & Beverage, Media, Retail, Software, Technology Hardware & Equipment Accounting.
  • Services: Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Advisory, Auditing, Bookkeeping, Financial Planning & Reporting, Outsourced CFO, Payroll, Tax Preparation, Technology Implementation & Consulting.
  • Pricing Plans: Tier 1: Accounting (starting at $850/month), Tier 2: Strategic Finance (contact for pricing), and Tax & Compliance (contact for pricing).

5. Finta

Finta is an all-in-one accounting platform designed specifically for startups, offering an easy way to set up bookkeeping and taxes. By replacing Quickbooks and expensive bookkeepers, Finta provides clean books, timely tax filings, and a real-time dashboard to track your startup's financial metrics.

  • Industries: Primarily targets startups and VC-backed growing companies.
  • Services: Software Accounting, Bookkeeping, Tax Preparation, Financial Insights, and Support Services.
  • Pricing Plans: Startup Plan ($100/month), Growth Plan ($250/month), Tax Filings Add-on ($1,000 + $250/state or foreign shareholder), and R&D Tax Credits Add-on (15% fee).

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