Avalara Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 2004

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Private

  • Employees
  • 4,631


  • Latest Deal Type
  • Debt

  • Financing Rounds
  • 20

  • Investments
  • 29

Avalara General Information


Developer of automated tax compliance software designed for retail, manufacturing, accounting professionals, supply chain and logistics as well as communications industries. The company offers a broad and growing suite of compliance solutions for transaction taxes, such as sales and use tax, VAT, fuel excise tax, beverage alcohol, cross-border taxes, lodging tax, and communications tax, enabling customers to automate the process of determining taxability, identifying applicable tax rates, determining and collecting taxes, preparing and filing returns, remitting taxes, maintaining tax records, and managing compliance documents. It generates revenue in the form of subscriptions and professional services.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
Advantage Solutions
Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Private Equity-Backed
Primary Industry
Financial Software
Former Stock Listing
Corporate Office
  • 255 South King Street
  • Suite 1200
  • Seattle, WA 98104
  • United States
+1 (877) 000-0000

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Avalara Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
Post-Val Status Debt

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Avalara Comparisons

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Total Raised
Post Valuation
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Avalara Competitors (16)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
TaxACT Private Equity-Backed Dallas, TX 00 00000 000000000000 00000
Sovos Compliance Private Equity-Backed Wilmington, MA 0000 00.000 0000000 0000 00.000
Drake Software Private Equity-Backed Franklin, NC 000 00000 000000000 00000
1099 Pro Private Equity-Backed Woburn, MA 00 000000000000
Thomson Reuters Tax & Accounting Corporate Backed or Acquired Carrollton, TX 0
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Avalara Patents

Avalara Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
US-20230401175-A1 Computer networked filing engine Pending 08-Jun-2022 0000000000 0
US-20230401635-A1 Computer networked filing engine Pending 08-Jun-2022 000000000
US-20230401378-A1 Automated preparation and submission of electronic registration Pending 08-Jun-2022 0000000000
US-20230401108-A1 Automated preparation and transmission of electronic registrations, data sheets and resources Pending 08-Jun-2022 0000000000
US-11855842-B1 Primary entity requesting from online service provider (osp) to produce a resource and to prepare a digital exhibit that reports the resource, receiving from the osp an access indicator that leads to the digital exhibit, and sending the access indicator to secondary entity Active 15-Mar-2022 H04L41/084 00
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Avalara Executive Team (62)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Scott McFarlane Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Ross Tennenbaum President
Daniel Fields Chief Technology Officer & Executive Vice President, Engineering
Jayme Fishman JD Executive Vice President of Corporate Development & General Manager, Indirect Tax
Ee Lyn Khoo Executive Vice President & Chief People Officer
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Avalara Board Members (21)

Name Representing Role Since
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00000 000000000 Avalara Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer 000 0000
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Avalara Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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Avalara Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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Avalara Investments & Acquisitions (29)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
AppKnit 20-Oct-2022 0000000000 Business/Productivity Software
Paper Crane 01-Jan-2022 0000000000 Media and Information Services (B2B)
Crowdreason 18-Oct-2021 0000000000 000.00 Financial Software 00000 000
Track1099 01-Oct-2021 0000000000 000.00 Financial Software
3CE Technologies 07-Sep-2021 Merger/Acquisition 000.00 Business/Productivity Software 00000 000
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Avalara Subsidiaries (9)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Paper Crane Media and Information Services (B2B) Boston, MA 2017
Crowdreason Financial Software Carrollton, TX 0000
DAVO Technologies Financial Software Westbrook, ME 0000
KTGroup & Technologie Business/Productivity Software Sao Paulo, Brazil 0000
Track1099 Financial Software Stanford, CA 0000
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Avalara FAQs

  • When was Avalara founded?

    Avalara was founded in 2004.

  • Who is the founder of Avalara?

    Scott McFarlane, Jared Vogt, Rory Rawlings, and Silvia Aguirre are the founders of Avalara.

  • Who is the CEO of Avalara?

    Scott McFarlane is the CEO of Avalara.

  • Where is Avalara headquartered?

    Avalara is headquartered in Seattle, WA.

  • What is the size of Avalara?

    Avalara has 4,631 total employees.

  • What industry is Avalara in?

    Avalara’s primary industry is Financial Software.

  • Is Avalara a private or public company?

    Avalara is a Private company.

  • What is Avalara’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for Avalara is 00000.

  • How much funding has Avalara raised over time?

    Avalara has raised $8.2M.

  • Who are Avalara’s investors?

    Susquehanna Growth Equity, Ares Capital Corporation BDC, and Vista Equity Partners have invested in Avalara.

  • Who are Avalara’s competitors?

    TaxACT, Sovos Compliance, Drake Software, 1099 Pro, and Thomson Reuters Tax & Accounting are some of the 16 competitors of Avalara.

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