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December 15, 2017 | Posted by Ascentis Thought Leadership

Ascentis Named to JMP’s 2017 Hot 100 List of Top Software Companies

Ascentis's exceptional HCM solutions receive recognition by JMP Securities through placement on their Hot 100 list.

Minneapolis, Minnesota, December 15, 2017 – Ascentis Corporation, a market-leading provider of cloud-based, SaaS HCM (human capital management) solutions and integrated payroll software, today announced that JMP Securities, a premier San Francisco-based investment bank, has included Ascentis in their “Hot 100” list of the best privately held software companies.

"It's an honor for Ascentis to be included in the JMP Securities 2017 Hot 100 list,” said Brian Provost, CEO of Ascentis. “This is not the first time we have won this award and it's reassuring to know our continued innovation and growth is recognized again this year."

2017 has been a tremendous year for Ascentis as it moves closer to its goal of becoming the market-leading provider of cloud-based, software-as-a-service (SaaS) human capital management (HCM) solutions and integrated payroll services for small and mid-sized organizations. In March of this year, Ascentis announced a majority recapitalization by global equity investor Summit Partners.

In addition to naming Mr. Provost as CEO, Ascentis has added additional executive leadership through the year including most recently announcing Peter Goepfrich as CFO. Ascentis will continue to innovate its product and expects to scale and grow in a healthy, rapid fashion in 2018 and beyond.

To learn more about how Ascentis is a leader in the HCM market, please read more about our HR software solutions.


About Ascentis

Ascentis Corporation specializes in powerful but easy-to-use, human resources software for mid-market, U.S.-based businesses in every industry. Ascentis solutions include recruiting softwareHRIS, talent management software, payroll software, and time and attendance solutions that support greater business efficiency and accuracy. Ascentis automates critical HR and payroll processes such as full-scale benefits management, compliance, online open enrollment, benchmarking, workforce management, real-time payroll processing, tax filing, applicant tracking, employee and manager self-service and reporting. Ascentis’ talent management solutions include learning management, performance management, succession planning, 360° assessment and compensation management. One point of data entry means employee information is accurate, up-to-date and reportable. Electronic submission of information to insurance carriers eliminates errors and supports a paperless open enrollment process.


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