DougSleeter (@dougsleeter) is the founder and former CEO of The Sleeter Group, an international network of accounting software consultants, and the former producer of SleeterCon, an annual conference and tradeshow for accounting professionals. After selling The Sleeter Group in 2015, he now focuses on angel investing and advisory for startups in Fintech, Blockchain, and automation.

In 2017, Doug was inducted into The CPA Practice Advisor Hall of Fame in the accounting profession. He was also named to Accounting Today’s “Top 100 Most Influential People in Accounting” each year 2008 through 2015.

Doug is a passionate leader of innovation and change in the small business accounting technology world. As a CPA firm veteran and former Apple Computer Evangelist, he melded his two great passions (accounting and technology) to guide developers in the innovation of new products and to educate and lead accounting professionals who serve small businesses.


We provide angel investments and strategic advisory services to hundreds of software companies, accounting firms, educational organizations, and small businesses. Our current portfolio includes: * Public Offering Dec 2019 * Accounts payable, receivables and payments automation – Payroll, benefits and HR solutions for small business – Automated client bookkeeping solutions for accounting firms.
Gilded – Gilded believes the future of finance is global, open, and powered by blockchain. Our cutting edge software simplifies payments and accounting for global businesses with both crypto and traditional finances. – Mobile app of location-based audio stories for travelers. Explains interesting facts and history of your GPS location. – Online accounting software for the Brazilian market.

Ace Cloud Hosting – – Ace Cloud Hosting is a windows desktop application hosting company providing cloud-based access to powerful servers. Host all your applications in the cloud including QuickBooks, Sage, Tax applications, and all your windows data. Ace is our preferred hosting provider because of their great support, fast response, and very high performance. Sold to BlueSnap – Oct 2019 * – Integrated Quoting, eSign, AR automation, Customer Success and NPS solution.

BQE – Professional services automation, project management and accounting. Complete online suite of solutions for professional services firms.

Mana Pacificwww.manapacific.comAccelerating the adoption of renewable energy in the Pacific Islands.
Locate – Cloud-based inventory management solution for mid-sized business.

Client – All-in-one Workspace where accounting professionals and clients have everything they need to collaborate.

Spotlight – Integrated reporting and forecasting that allows you to create insights to inform better business outcomes.

Agiliron – Agiliron is an all-in-one software suite which allows you to manage all orders, inventory and CRM records, from all channels, in one place. – Deliver and integrate invoices directly to your customer’s existing accounting system, and also provide “one click” customer statement reconciliation


Executive Coaching

We provide executive coaching to CEOs who are looking to improve their strategic thinking and planning. Read More

M&A Consulting

We can help you weigh the tradeoffs of building your existing company, attracting venture capital, or pursing a partial or complete sale of your assets.

Accounting Software Marketing Strategy

We help developers develop a winning marketing strategy for the accounting profession, resellers, VARs, and small businesses.

Blockchain Technology Consulting

From crypto currency such as Bitcoin and Ethereum, to blockchains for accounting records, to smart contracts, we believe we in the midst of a fundamental shift in the way information is stored, transmitted, secured, and consumed.

Strategic Advisory

We help your entire team focus on how your company can win in the marketplace. We provide product direction, marketing and sales channels, and a deep understanding of the marketplace you are targeting.

Software Development Consulting

With an extensive background in software design, feature development, and product positioning, we can help your team develop strategy and execution plans for creating market-winning applications.



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Doug Sleeter's Published Articles, Slide Decks, and Books