August 14, 2012 10:14 ET

Akken Partners With Advance Payroll Funding, Ltd. to Integrate Cloud-Based Staffing Platform With Funding and Payroll Services

Integration Allows Akken Users Greater Control and Access to Working Capital

NASHUA, NH--(Marketwire - Aug 14, 2012) - Akken, the staffing efficiency improvement specialists, today announced a partnership with Advance Payroll Funding, Ltd., a funding and payroll services to the temporary and contract staffing industry. This partnership enables users to access Advance's sophisticated funding and payroll solutions through the Akken Staffing platform. The Akken Staffing Platform is a 100% cloud-based, multi-tenant All-in-One platform to centralize information allowing staffing and recruiting organizations to improve performance and increase profitability.

"Our mission at Advance is to help staffing firms grow. We have partnered with Akken to ensure our clients have access to the leading staffing platform," said Adam Stern, President of Advance Payroll Funding. "With this integration, staffing firms are able to integrate front office capabilities like applicant tracking and job placement with payroll integration and support."

"We have partnered with Advance because they are the nation's leading provider of funding and integrated payroll services to staffing firms. Advance's back-office software is integrated with Akken's Staffing Platform to provide our customers with the most advanced solutions possible," said Giridhar Akkineni, Founder of Akken. "This partnership provides users with the most up-to-date information and reports in a timely manner."

Benefits of the Akken Staffing Platform and Advance Payroll Funding integration include:

  • Complete integration with Advance's flexible and virtually unlimited working capital solutions, all designed specifically for providers of contingent labor.

  • Scalability of front and back office functions. Advance's fully outsourced back office support, including payroll, payroll taxes, invoicing, custom financial reporting, and much more, allows faster business growth while utilizing Akken's robust, web-based front office solution.

  • Advance's broad suite of strategic support services allows a staffing firm to stand out in today's competitive marketplace. 

For additional information about the Akken Staffing Platform and Advance Payroll Funding integration, please visit

About Akken
Akken is the staffing efficiency improvement specialist that helps staffing and recruiting companies increase their revenue, decrease costs and manage their risk. Akken provides the 100% cloud-based, multi-tenant, all-in-one platform to centralize information, and improve performance and profitability by automating the "fill-to-bill" process. Hundreds of staffing and recruitment firms are successfully running their businesses on the Akken Staffing™ platform. For more information, please visit or call 1-866-590-6695. Join us on LinkedIn.

About Advance
Advance is the leading independent provider of funding and payroll services to the temporary and contract staffing industry with a single focus; to help staffing firms grow through their integrated funding solutions and excellent services including A/R management, payroll tax administration, invoicing, credit, collections, and insurance benefits. For more information, please visit

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