Posted in Risk Suppliers

Coronavirus Changes View Of Recent Acquisitions, Muddles Forecasts

Coupa execs on Monday confirmed it bought Yapta for about $100 million, but said the new property would underperform relative to original expectations. Wex acquired…

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Posted in Negotiating Suppliers

As Rates Fall, Corporate Travel Buyers And Hoteliers Go Back To The Table

Hotel average daily rates took a hit in many markets over the past couple of weeks as cancelations rolled in. That means deals for those…

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Posted in Methods Reporting Suppliers

Coupa Buys Yapta, Which Was Part-Owned By Concur

Coupa acquired Yapta, the thirteen-year-old hotel and airfare price assurance firm named for “Your Amazing Personal Travel Assistant.” Yapta had raised more than $25 million…

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Posted in Methods Productivity Reporting

Counting The Ways To Integrate Travel And Expense, Authorized Or Otherwise

Business travel agency startup TripActions is pushing the boundaries of collaboration with examples of both authorized and unauthorized expense management integration. The company today announced…

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Posted in Payment Risk

Fraudsters Busted For Stealing $1 Million Through T&E Card, Expense Processes

A Connecticut woman this week pleaded guilty to embezzling more than $1 million from her company during a three-year period to 2016 by exploiting payment…

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Posted in Methods Reporting Risk Suppliers

AppZen: AI For The Back End

You probably won’t find “auditing expense reports” on a list of tasks humans are sorry to see go to bots. Sensing an opportunity in this…

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Posted in Reporting Suppliers

Certify Seeks Greater Sum, Keeps The Parts In Expense System Combo

[UPDATE, Sept. 7, 2017: Expense management system provider Certify bought nuTravel’s online booking system. It will offer the tool as part of Certify Enterprise Travel….

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