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It’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the number of business apps available in today’s online marketplace. By identifying the specific needs of the user, TopAlternatives makes concise recommendations based on quality rather than quantity.

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About the Founder

Matthew AverkampMatthew Averkamp has been building online businesses for almost a decade. Through years of continuous trial and error, the self-taught web entrepreneur has developed a passion for finding cutting edge tools that transform the way people conduct business online.

A Native Wisconsinite, Matthew relocated to Austin, Texas in 2006. Now a part-time digital nomad, Matthew has participated in unique events like Project Getaway, Work from Curacao, Nomad House, etc.

His active interest in emerging technologies is the driving force behind the true mission of TopAlternatives—to make it easier for small businesses around the world to succeed.

Matthew is also an enthusiastic supporter of websites like Kiva, where he has provided loans to more than 2,000 individuals around the world.


Prior to TopAlternatives, Matthew co-founded AccountingCoach, a website that teaches students and small business owners the basics of accounting. Today it is considered the #1 website for learning accounting online and receives more than 2 million visitors each month.

While building AccountingCoach from the ground up, Matthew struggled to find the right tools to grow his business. He saw the need for TopAlternatives, an all-encompassing resource that provides unbiased recommendations to small business owners.

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