Coupa Blog

Coupa is a company of talkers, passionate about sharing tips, tricks and advice for improving finance and procurement and saving companies of all sizes time and money. But we’re not the only people with opinions and ideas. We’d love to hear from you so join the conversation!

 

Why spend management requires a ‘User-Centric’ approach

  • September 12, 2017
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  • Rob Bernshteyn
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  • CEO
What does the “U” in C-O-U-P-A stand for? User Centricity. This is something I first started thinking about during my college days. The campus ATM I was born in Russia, and came to the United Stateswhen I was seven years old. Going into the second grade, I couldn't…Read blog post

The One Thing That Changes When Your Company Goes Public

  • December 12, 2016
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  • Rob Bernshteyn
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  • CEO
Earlier this year, Coupa went public. Making the decision to go public was something we considered very carefully and we were very pleased with the reception we received from investors in the market. But, there’s not a whole lot that has changed since our IPO, other than that now we…Read blog post

An open letter to our customers on Coupa IPO day

  • October 06, 2016
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  • Rob Bernshteyn
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  • CEO
Today marks a significant milestone for our Coupa community of customers, partners and colleagues. Today our company stock—COUP--begins trading publicly on the NASDAQ stock exchange. On behalf of all my Coupa colleagues, I’d like to thank our customers and partners who have shared this journey with us and…Read blog post

Is your company ready to deliver value as a service?

  • August 29, 2016
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  • Rob Bernshteyn
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  • CEO
It is already common knowledge that many traditional product companies are converting the delivery of their offerings to the as-a-service model. We are now approaching the final frontier of that model: Value as a Service (VaaS). As we shift to VaaS, customers will focus less on the delivery model and…Read blog post

The Final Frontier of the “As a Service” Model

  • July 14, 2016
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  • Rob Bernshteyn
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  • CEO
First there was SaaS—software as a service. Then there was PaaS—platform as a service, and IaaS, infrastructure as a service. Now it’s trendy to talk about XaaS, in which ‘X’ stands for anything and everything as a service. As XaaS comes to fruition in any number of industries, we are…Read blog post