First Innovations Include Document Management, Mobile/iPad Support, and Integrated Multi-Carrier Packing and Shipping

LAS VEGAS—Nov 07, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE)—SPECIAL TO Sleeter 2011
Fishbowl (, provider of the No. 1 most requested inventory solution for QuickBooks, has launched a new community, Fishbowl Developer Nation (FDN), to support users and partners and to accelerate new innovations for Fishbowl Inventory 2012. Fishbowl unveiled the new network and its new Application Programming Interface (API) at the 2011 Sleeter Accounting Conference in Las Vegas today.

The first three FDN partners are document management provider eFileCabinet, mobile developer Sharpe Concepts, and integrated packing and shipping provider Pacejet.

“Fishbowl Developer Nation is a significant and integral strategy to support the growing community of businesses that rely on the Fishbowl platform for inventory management support,” said David K. Williams, Fishbowl CEO. “FDN creates opportunities for businesses to share in our remarkable growth and for us to create more offerings and new companies within the developer nation.”

“Fishbowl and eFileCabinet are strongly integrated solutions within the QuickBooks community,” said eFileCabinet CEO Matt Peterson. “Our role in the new FDN is a strategic move that supports both of our companies’ continuing growth.”

FDN’s first three partners will achieve the following:

—eFileCabinet—This integrated electronic document management module for Fishbowl Inventory reduces costs and data errors while increasing productivity for businesses that use the Fishbowl Inventory Platform.

—LilyPad—The new LilyPad product from development partner Sharpe Concepts of New York lets companies expand their Fishbowl Inventory system to today’s mobile platforms (smartphones, tablets, and laptops), turning mobile devices into Fishbowl Inventory workstations.

—Pacejet—This SaaS-based company provides integrated multi-carrier packing and shipping for companies that use Fishbowl Inventory, reducing costs while improving service and increasing the competitive advantage for businesses that use Fishbowl.

Customers and prospective developers can enroll in the FDN program at Fishbowl executives said the API also supports Fishbowl Enterprise, the company’s robust and lean ERP solution.

About Fishbowl—

Fishbowl and its cornerstone product, Fishbowl Inventory, make it possible for every business to have the level of flexible and mobile inventory management solutions that large organizations enjoy. Fishbowl Enterprise can rival or replace traditional enterprise resource management for companies ranging from SMBs to mid-size to large enterprises.

View the press release here.