After getting a diploma, MBAs might think they have it all figured out. However, the best education is only one building block of future career success. No matter how well you did in b-school, it’s important not to get complacent. It’s easy to over-value your education credentials, especially with GMAC surveys reporting that 99 percent of employers end up satisfied with their MBA hires.
Up-take on easy-to-use software is growing and moving up the CPOs agenda
Any software developer worth their salt knows the importance of making their programmes easy to use. Yet the rise of extremely easy-to-use software in every home with an internet connection, and the growing demand for wide-reaching purchasing tools, has placed usability even higher on the CPO’s list of desirable qualities.
Coupa Software netted $22 million in new funding to boost its cloud-based e-procurement (or spend-management) services.
New investor Crosslink Capital led this E Series round, joining previous backers Battery Ventures, BlueRun Ventures, El Dorado Ventures and Mohr Davidow Ventures. The cash influx brings total venture funding to $41. 5 million to date for the six-year old company.
Coupa helps manage the entire spending process for businesses, from purchasing supplies to reimbursing employees for expense reports.
Mere months after closing a $12 million investment, Coupa has closed it’s fifth round of funding for $22 million. The company did not disclosed its valuation.
Coupa Software this morning announced that it raised $22 million for its cloud-based enterprise expense management platform, which it says helps companies — particularly their CFOs — see how much money they’re spending and manage the purchasing process
Coupa Software is growing like mad by solving a tough problem for companies -- helping them know if they are spending too much money, and too much time, buying the supplies they need.
Coupa, the creator of spend optimization software for businesses, which brings something of a Mint.com-like view into where a company spends on operating resources, is today announcing the close of a $22 million Series E round of funding led by a new investor,Crosslink Capital. Previous investors Battery Ventures, BlueRun Ventures, El Dorado Ventures and Mohr Davidow Ventures also committed to the round.
Coupa Software, a San Mateo, Calif.-based provider of spend optimization software, has raised $22 million in Series E funding. Crosslink Capital led the round, and was joined by return backers Battery Ventures, BlueRun Ventures, El Dorado Ventures and Mohr Davidow Ventures. www.coupa.com
Earlier today, Coupa announced it had raised $22 million in financing -- you can read our first take on the news here -- in its latest capital raise. Based on the valuation and size of the round, there's no question that investment interest in P2P is alive and well. We hope this round will provide a much-needed jumpstart to the sector for VCs and private equity firms to invest in innovative providers across the eProcurement, e-invoicing and supplier network areas. But what are the most important takeaways from Coupa's sizeable round?