Startup Membership


For early-stage* providers of analytical tools or database offerings using XBRL-formatted data.

Just starting out? Get temporary commercial use of the XBRL US Database of Public Filings and XBRL API as you build infrastructure to support your objectives.

* Organizations less than three years old and generating less than $200,000 in annual revenue.

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First-time members will also need to complete and submit the XBRL US Organizational Member Application

The accounting industry, technologists, information providers and regulators including the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), view XBRL as part of their vision on how to bring transparency to the markets. Now is the time to join industry leaders in XBRL US and ensure that you have the answers when your own clients ask how you are involved.

Get the inside knowledge you need to respond to your clients

For accounting firms, software providers, service and tool providers all need to consider how XBRL factors into applications and services.  Members of XBRL US have early access to development projects, regulatory issues and industry trends and work together to move the standard forward. Joining the organization gives you information and tools that can help guide your own product and client development.

Join an interdisciplinary consortium of leaders

Industry leaders representing accounting, investments, technology, information processing, and consulting help define the standard and demonstrate their leadership. Members include large organizations such as The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC), Oracle, Google, and the AICPA; accounting firms including PwC, KPMG, Ernst & Young, Deloitte, Grant Thornton and BDO,  as well as small XBRL startups.

Drive the standard that drives your business

Join influential committees and working groups that help set the direction and oversight for the ongoing development of our digital dictionary and the strategy behind communicating XBRL. Your involvement today lays the groundwork for XBRL tomorrow.

Increase your visibility

Membership gives you greater visibility as a leader in promoting transparency, accuracy and efficiency in business reporting. Through the XBRL US Web site, collateral materials, trade shows and events, opportunities for speaking roles and contribution to articles, the message about your company and your offerings will gain exposure to the media, prospective customers and partners.

First-time members will also need to complete and submit the XBRL US Organizational Member Application