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November 1st, 2012 | Yahoo! News

Amerinet Selects Coupa to Provide Members Easy Access to Amerinet’s Preferred Pricing and Contracts

 

Amerinet members to receive special discounting on the spend optimization solution offered throughCCP.

 

St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) November 01, 2012

Amerinet, Inc., a leading national healthcare solutions organization, today announced that it has selected Coupa, the fastest-growing provider of spend optimization software, via certified Coupareseller, CCP Global, to help its members purchase healthcare products at discounted prices and aid in keeping their spend under control.

 

With Coupa, Amerinet members have access to intuitive, easy-to-use software at preferred pricing for purchasing supplies in addition to Amerinet’s negotiated discounts for those supplies.

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October 31st, 2012 | Sourcing Innovation

Robbie and the Coupa Factory, Part II

Oompa Loompa Doom-pa-dee-do
We can't stop building products for you!
Oompa Loompa Doom-pa-dah-dee
If you are wise you'll try it tout-de-suite

 

What do you get when you're UI obsessed?
Teams of coders who are distressed
Until they reduce the clicks to one or two
That's what the 'loompas will do for you.


Coupa is still trying to make the easiest end-to-end e-Procurement platform on the market, and still innovating new releases on a quarterly cycle.

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October 16th, 2012 | Cloud Computing Magazine

Optimizing Cloud Infrastructures, Driving Business Innovation

“Realizing the true benefits from cloud requires a determination of the organization’s readiness and a sound corporate strategy and buy-in from the business.”

 

With the ever-increasing number of cloud infrastructure providers, businesses are now able to choose from a variety of options to align their cloud strategy with their specific business needs. The cloud drives business innovation by being infinitely scalable, completely secure and able to turn on a dime to innovate without any interruption of service or extra cost to customers. 

 

A market study of over 600 companies conducted by cloud management provider RightScale reveals how businesses are approaching cloud computing and what priorities they set for implementing their cloud strategies.

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October 11th, 2012 | SpendMatters UK

Coupa take it to Eleven

The ladies and gentlemen of Coupa (spend management software) were in London Town recently on their global “ELEVEN Crank the Savings World Tour”.  (Yes, they are from California, how did you guess)?  And if you’re wondering why they called it that, see the video clip at the end of this post… And just to confuse things numerically, their new software release is “Coupa 8”.

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October 10th, 2012 | Business Journal

Here's 30 Bay Area startups pegged as 'Next Big Thing'

Here's another indicator of the strength of the Bay Area's startup culture. Three-fifths of the companies in the Wall Street Journal's annual "Next Big Thing" ranking of the country's most promising new venture-backed companies are from the region that includes San Francisco and the Silicon Valley.

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October 10th, 2012 | Forbes

News Analysis: SnapLogic Snaps Up $20M In Series C Funding For Cloud Integration

Strengthens product offerings. SnapLogic offers an integration platform, integration server, integration design tool, and integration market place designed for the cloud world. With almost 100 Snaps in its appstore and almost 200 built to date, users can easily integrate best of breed cloud apps in thousands of combinations. The ecosystem includes free snaps such as Amazon EC2, Box, Clarizen, Facebook, Flickr, Four Square, Twitter, Yelp, and Zoho. Paid snaps include popular enterprise apps such as Coupa, Eloqua, Financial Force, MarkLogic, Microsoft Dynamics CRM, NetSuite, Oracle Peoplesoft, Parature, RightNow, Salesforce.com, SAP, and Zuora.

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October 10th, 2012 | RedwoodCity-WoodsidePatch

3 Redwood City Startups Make 'Next Big Thing' List

Redwood City has undoubtedly made a reputation for itself as a prime location for successful start-ups and influential companies.

 

A recent article in the Wall Street Journal(WSJ) is more proof of that fact.

WSJ publishes an annual ranking of the 30 companies nationwide that their reporters and business analysts believe are pegged to become "the next big thing." In this year's rankings, three-fifths of all the companies are located in the Bay Area - and three of them are in Redwood City.

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October 10th, 2012 | Accounts Payable News

Coupa reaches milestone of 500,000 Suppliers

Coupa now connects customers with more than one half million worldwide suppliers. Through the Coupa Supplier Network and other direct connectivity options, suppliers can easily engage with customers to complete business transactions.

 

Ravi Thakur, vice president of Customer Success at Coupa said:"Coupa is renowned for its usability with end users, but we are equally dedicated to the supplier side. The high velocity growth rate we're seeing with suppliers underscores this."

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October 10th, 2012 | businesscloud9

Cloud Maker: Coupa's Rob Bernshteyn on why Spend Management works where e-procurement failed

Remember e-procurement? Remember all those stories about companies spending £50 to buy a packet of paper clips that would cost an individual 50p down the local stationery shop? Remember how the purchasing department’s paper chase was going to be reined in once and for all? 

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October 7th, 2012 | Global Finance

SIBOS: Centralization: Under One Roof

SHARING THE BURDEN

New regulations and global uncertainty are reviving corporate focus on payment factories and in-house banks.

 

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As companies look further outside their borders for new growth and increased regulation makes tracking cash flows even more crucial, interest in centralizing and standardizing payment flows is growing. Depending on the company, this could mean implementing a payment factory, an in-house bank and/or a shared services center. A payment factory, as the term implies, generally refers to “centralizing payments through a single hub,” notes Andrew Owens, senior vice president of enterprise payments with SunGard AvantGard. The objective typically is to drive transaction efficiency by standardizing processes and eliminating redundancies.

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