René Lacerte, CEO/Founder of

June 16, 2017 Joseph Floyd

René Lacerte, CEO/Founder of on How Hires Great Talent and Builds a Healthy Culture

René Lacerte is the Founder of, a leading digital business payments company creating simple A/P and A/R solutions. He founded the company in 2006 after seeing the need to consolidate and automate how businesses and finance professionals manage their payments.

In this episode of Emergence Playbook, René sits down with Brian Jacobs, General Partner and Founder of Emergence Capital. They discuss a number of different topics including:

  • How the idea for came about while experiencing the day-to-day operations of his first company (PayCycle, acquired by Intuit)
  • Tips on hiring executives including some of the key questions he asks potential candidates
  • Lessons learned from how leverages go-to-market partnerships with Fortune 100 companies
  • The role of fitness and health within the company culture at

René Lacerte, CEO/Founder of was originally published in Emergence Playbook on Medium, where people are continuing the conversation by highlighting and responding to this story.

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