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How Old Are Your Children? A New Business Travel Bot Finds It Relevant

Business travel agencies have never quite shaken questions about their loyalty. Attempting to address whether they’re working on behalf of buyers or suppliers, “open” or…

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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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Abacus Resolved Legal Dispute With Expensify Ahead Of Acquisition

Expense management system providers Abacus Labs and Expensify in June agreed to end a patent infringement suit brought by the latter a year earlier. The…

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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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Expensify Alleges Patent Infringement In Suit Against Smaller Expense Rival

[UPDATE, August 1, 2018: Abacus and Expensify agreed to dismiss all claims. More information here.] [UPDATE, Aug. 18, 2017: Abacus Labs Inc. asked the U.S….

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Coupa, Chrome River Bag Millions

June was a huge month for two of Concur’s California-based competitors. Coupa raised $80 million at a valuation of $1 billion. Chrome River picked up $100 million,…

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Expensify’s Fighting Words Are Not Just For Concur

Expensify CEO David Barrett likes dissing corporate booking tools, and seems to consider travel management his competition. He proudly opines that expense will “eat” corporate travel. Expensify for the…

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