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Research & Innovation

Accounting and finance professionals

CPA.com is dedicated to leading technology research and innovation efforts for practitioners to help drive the transformation of core practice areas. Our investment in research and innovation is displayed through numerous strategic initiatives including investment into technology disruptors, key C-suite events, futurist engagement and learnings, as well as curation of educational resources. CPA.com has established itself as a thought leader, and through strategic initiatives, the thought starters of the profession.

CPA.com Generative AI Initiative

The GenAI initiative is designed to support CPAs’ understanding and application of this transformative technology. The multi-part effort includes a toolkit, firm use cases, an AI-focused Startup Accelerator cohort and more.

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Startup Accelerator

AICPA and CPA.com Startup Accelerator helps grow early-stage companies. Throughout the accounting ecosystem so they can help transform the profession. Our aim is to strengthen the ability of individual accountants or finance teams to be the go-to analysts, strategists and consultants that are indispensable to organizations throughout the world.

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Special Reports

The Rise of GenAI

Top insights from CPA.com’s year-long research initiative into GenAI’s transformative impacts on the profession, including findings from the AICPA / CPA.com AI Symposium, firm use cases, interviews with AI experts, and more.

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ESG: A new era in practice opportunities

Companies are facing increasing pressure to make environmental, social and governance (ESG) reporting a top priority. These new and evolving mandates, coupled with growing demand from stakeholders, create possibilities for the accounting profession which is perfectly positioned to provide the measurement, reporting and assurance to meet current and future demands, no matter the firm size.

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Strategic Events

Executive Roundtable

Since 2009 the AICPA and CPA.com have hosted an annual invitation-only convening of C-suite leaders from accounting technology companies. This event allows industry executives and thought leaders to discuss and share ideas, learn from one another and collaborate with the brightest minds in the accounting profession.

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The AICPA and CPA.com hold annual symposiums on emerging technologies and categories like AI, ESG and blockchain. Firms, subject matter experts, tech companies, regulators and more all convene to create a mind-share on the potential and real impacts for the accounting & finance profession.

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Navigating the Future Program

‘Navigating The Future’ is an experiential program that brings awareness, provides resources and catalyzes new business models to future-forward the profession.

It’s a collaborative initiative between CPA.com and innovation expert, Pascal Finette of radical Ventures. This program is designed to help CPA firms identify the potential change coming to the accounting profession and create strategies to capitalize on new opportunities.

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