By Julie Hsu-Tao, National Geographic Senior Editor and Senior Editor-at-largeSeptember 25, 2018, 6:03pmBenderson Development, the Benderson, WA, software development company, announced today that it has raised $1 billion in a Series A round led by Andreessen Horowitz.
The new round will support the company’s long-term software development strategy and accelerate the growth of its software team, which is currently based in Benderson and provides software and support to businesses, governments, nonprofits and government agencies worldwide.
Bendis software development team includes developers, systems engineers, operations, and marketing managers.
“Bendy’s leadership team has grown exponentially in the last year, and we are excited to be joining forces with Andreessen to build on their success,” said Benderson CEO, John Hodge.
“Andreessen Horowitz is a well-known leader in the software development space and we look forward to continuing to support them in building Bendy’s software team and accelerating its growth.”
The Benderson team will remain headquartered in Bendig, WA.
“The Bendy team has always been the largest, most ambitious, and best-performing team in Bendigo,” said Andreessen CEO, Brian Chesky.
“We look forward working with Bendy to build a world-class team to continue to drive growth and make the software industry a better place.”
In 2016, Benderson was selected as a top ten startup by Forbes, ranking #1 for five of the six metrics including “growth, innovation, value proposition, and customer service.”
For the past six years, Bendigo has also ranked as the “best city in the U.S.” in terms of job growth.
Bentz Software, a Bendig-based software company, was founded in 2010.
The company has a long history of developing software that helps organizations automate processes and processes manage digital transformation.
“I am thrilled to be bringing Bendy software to Bendigo, as we are committed to being a leading company for the digital transformation of our city,” said Bentz co-founder and CEO, Scott Hirsch.
“Our focus is on delivering our customers the most efficient, reliable and secure solution that works across a wide range of IT systems and processes.
We are confident Bendy will deliver on that promise and we will continue to invest in the city to make it a destination for innovation.”
Bendig is located at: 7300 Northgate Way, Bendig WA 98504.
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