ZenBusiness offers an online platform that makes it easy to create, manage and grow a small business. Built for the new generation, the company pulls everything together for the business owner with mobile and web-based products, support, services and 24×7 business protection. ZenBusiness is based in Austin, Texas.

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Leadership Team

  • Ross Buhrdorf
    Ross Buhrdorf CEO & Founder
  • Shanaz Hemmati
    Shanaz Hemmati COO & Founder
  • Ryan Pitylak
    Ryan Pitylak CMO & Founder
  • Alex Victoria
    Alex Victoria CTO
  • Mitch Wilde
    Mitch Wilde Chief Customer Officer
  • Sameer Gulati
    Sameer Gulati Chief Product Officer
  • Angelika Torres
    Angelika Torres SVP, Finance & M&A
  • Zachary Rippstein
    Zachary Rippstein SVP, Marketing
  • Courtney Dickey
    Courtney Dickey SVP, Legal (SVP, Legal & General Counsel)
  • Michael Fanuele
    Michael Fanuele SVP, Brand
  • Who We Are

    We are a small business that is excited about helping other entrepreneurs realize their dreams of creating and growing a successful business. By making business formation easy and affordable, we hope to foster a small business community where owners can connect on a local and national level and help each other grow.

    We launched ZenBusiness because we want to give back and revolutionize the process of forming a business so that more people can realize their dreams and boost the economy.

    Core Values

    These three values serve as another important way we distinguish ourselves from competitors.

    Transparency – We strive to be transparent in everything we do by operating with honesty and integrity to earn your trust and ongoing business.

    Protection – We are committed to protecting you from the pitfalls of running a business by helping you stay in good standing with the government and avoid any liability issues.

    Paying It Forward – We select women-owned and minority-owned businesses in the US to loan money to each year, increasing the lending amount on a yearly basis. It’s another important way we help aspiring business owners reach their dreams. We do this through as a part of our role as a Public Benefit Corporation.

    Logos & Product Images

  • ZenBusiness Wordmark Includes color, black & white, raster and vector assets
  • ZenBusiness Seal Includes color, black & white, raster and vector assets
  • Money App Includes JPEG & PNG assets suitable for articles and blogs
  • ZenBusiness Dashboard Includes JPEG & PNG assets suitable for articles and blogs
  • Awards

  • ZenBusiness named 2023 Winner in "Series C or Later" Category
  • Built In Austin’s 50 Startups to Watch in 2019