A Global Software Company Requires Multi-Faceted Entity Management Software
Benevity is the global leader in corporate purpose software, with clients that include brands such as Starbucks, Microsoft, Merck, and Visa. Since its founding in 2008, Benevity has expanded to over 850 employees in many countries around the world. As a result of the expansion, Benevity's in-house legal team realized that their legacy entity management software would need to be updated and found Athennian to be the right product fit.
Fragmented Legacy Entity Management Platform Creates Risk and Stress
The legal team decided to look into options out there to manage and store documentation and found Athennian to be a good option that would suit the needs of the legal team at Benevity.
Athennian's Customizable Business Entity Management Software Provides Security and Ease of Access
After comparing several different entity management software options, Benevity selected Athennian as their new platform based on cost and Athennian's specific features. The Benevity team particularly appreciated their ability to customize Athennian for their unique needs.
"We needed something that grants access to specific users, gives them the ability to self-serve, and also provides consistency" said Moojen. The transition to Athennian was smooth. The Benevity team worked directly with a dedicated Athennian specialist who helped structure the implementation, created templates tailored explicitly for Benevity, and kept things on track along the way.
"Our implementation manager at Athennian was great," said Moojen. "She gave us a clear project plan, helped us organize everything, and structured the initial data transfer to the platform. It was a massive exercise, and it was so helpful to have their support. She walked us through it step by step."
Athennian Saves Time for Benevity's Legal Team While Increasing Response Speed
Benevity now leverages Athennian as the single source for all corporate records and entity management. As the company grows, the platform makes accessibility easy for the Benevity team. "Benevity is such a big company now," said paralegal Adele Pieterse. "Athennian is so accessible to everyone that needs it. The company has adapted Athennian for the unique legal filing needs of its corporate structure, leveraging custom templates to structure key documents for compliance."
Athennian's centralized and universally accessible platform has generated substantial time savings for the team. The legal team has also increased its speed in responding to time-sensitive requests. "With Athennian, we immediately know where to find the documents,” said Pieterse. "Access and editing controls are another huge plus for the company."
Benevity Expands Athennian Training, Plans to Implement Integrations
The company’s client success manager at Athennian is helping onboard new entities. Benevity’s legal team envisions creating a one-stop shop for all entity requirements. The team also plans to explore Athennian’s integrations with other tools. The lessons learned from Benevity's entity management are clear for Benevity's team. Processes can suffer when companies are expanding rapidly. That's when a tool like Athennian
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