Allan Jones got his start in the tech industry when he was 19, and by the time he was 26, he was chief marketing officer at ZipRecruiter, a leading online employment platform.
Through his experience as an executive at companies like Docstoc over the course of 15 years, Jones discovered a gap in the marketplace that led him to start Bambee, a company focused on solving human resources problems for small businesses.
“Growing up in a family that ran a small business, I have a high level of empathy for small businesses in general,” said Jones, who founded Bambee in 2016. “Throughout my career working for different places, I noticed that a lot of small-business owners lacked infrastructure and were left to their own devices to solve complex problems, particularly those relating to employment. I’ve known for a long time about the aches and pains that exist in small businesses and wanted to offer them solutions they previously didn’t have access to.”
Ninety-eight percent of the companies that Bambee works with have less than 50 employees. Starting at $99 a month, it provides clients with dedicated HR managers, who help each company navigate the complex regulatory world of compliance, HR policy, employee relations and HR strategy, which includes everything from hires and furloughs to internal investigations. Additional services include…