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zlien’s cloud-based platform makes lien rights easy, empowering a fair construction ecosystem that everyone can trust. Construction firms, material suppliers, equipment renters, and other project stakeholders nationwide use zlien to eliminate the administrative headaches and legal guesswork associated with lien waiver exchanges, preliminary notices, and mechanics lien compliance, enabling them to minimize financial risk and achieve a more seamless, transparent, and fair payment process. Users include thyssenkrupp Elevator Corporation, BlueLine Rental, Graybar Electric, TruTeam, USG Corporation, Belfor USA, and other highly successful Fortune 500 companies in the construction industry. Investors include Altos Ventures and Brick & Mortar Ventures. 

HQNew Orleans, US
Employee Ratings4.5

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)148(+9%)

Key People/Management at zlien

Scott G. Wolfe

Scott G. Wolfe

Martin Roth

Martin Roth

VP of Revenue
Hisham Younis

Hisham Younis

Chief Technology Officer
Nate Budde

Nate Budde

Chief Legal Officer
Jason Bull

Jason Bull

Director of JobSight
Bradford Walker

Bradford Walker

VP Operations & Strategy
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zlien Office Locations

zlien has an office in New Orleans
New Orleans, US (HQ)
1121 Josephine St
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zlien Financials and Metrics

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zlien total Funding

$6.8 m

zlien latest funding size

$5 m

Time since last funding

3 years ago

zlien investors

zlien's latest funding round in July 2016 was reported to be $5 m. In total, zlien has raised $6.8 m
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zlien Online and Social Media Presence

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zlien Blogs

The Federal Prompt Payment Act: A Comprehensive Guide for Contractors & Subs

Prompt Payment The US Federal Prompt Payment Act (PPA) protects all tiers of contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers from late payments on federally-funded construction projects. It does this by providing a timeline of when payments will be released to the prime contractor, subcontractors, and su…

The Five Largest Liens in Los Angeles County (July 2019)

When a contractor invests their own money into someone else’s construction project and doesn’t get paid, it can be devastating. Sometimes the amounts are staggering, as we saw in Los Angeles county for several months over the summer. Back in June, a contractor invested $30M into a project without re…

How to recognize payment issues on a construction project (and what to do about them)

If another contractor on one of your jobs is having trouble getting paid, it’s a bad sign. Payment issues on a construction project often affect more than one company, so spotting these red flags early on gives you time to take steps to prevent the payment problems from impacting you. This article w…

The 5 Largest Liens Filed In Dallas County (July 2019)

As contractors rush to build residential projects in Dallas County, many have run into a brick wall of non-payment. And because Texas has some of the most complex laws governing mechanics lien filings in the US, it’s important for contractors to protect their lien rights on every project.  Lien fili…

How To Demand Faster Payment Using The Texas Prompt Payment Act

Contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers are entitled to prompt payment on construction projects in Texas. In this article, we’ll show you how to figure out if your project is covered by the Texas Prompt Payment Act, what the penalties are for late payments, and how to demand payment using prompt …

Contractors Guide To Writing An Effective Prompt Payment Demand Letter

Prompt payment laws, first enacted by the federal government and later by states, provide legal recourse when owners and contractors fail to meet their payment obligations. More often than not, construction contracts specify payment terms, but prompt payment laws provide an additional layer of secur…
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zlien Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was zlien founded?

    zlien was founded in 2007.

  • Who are zlien key executives?

    zlien's key executives are Scott G. Wolfe, Martin Roth and Hisham Younis.

  • How many employees does zlien have?

    zlien has 148 employees.

  • Who are zlien competitors?

    Competitors of zlien include Nvoicepay, InstaMed and CloudPay.

  • Where is zlien headquarters?

    zlien headquarters is located at 1121 Josephine St, New Orleans.

  • Where are zlien offices?

    zlien has an office in New Orleans.

  • How many offices does zlien have?

    zlien has 1 office.