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KPMG and Coupa Form Strategic Alliance to Drive Procurement Transformation

New Alliance Aimed at Helping Clients Achieve Savings

SAN FRANCISCO – Coupa INSPIRE Conference – April 10, 2013 KPMG LLP, the U.S. audit, tax and advisory firm, and Coupa Software, the leader of cloud-based spend optimization solutions, today announced a new strategic alliance dedicated to helping clients transform their approach to procurement to achieve bottom-line savings. The alliance was announced at the Coupa INSPIRE Conference in San Francisco this week.

KPMG works with clients to help them make procurement a source of value and innovation through better spend management, productivity gains and improved internal controls. In partnering with Coupa, KPMG will help clients drive sustainable improvements to capture the full value of the implementations of Coupa’s suite of cloud-based financial applications.

Coupa’s suite of cloud applications helps customers around the globe increase control and maximize savings. Using Coupa, customers typically realize an overall savings of 11 percent and enjoy a convenient and familiar shopping environment.

“Our mission is to make procurement a competitive differentiator for our clients,” said Samir Khushalani, principal for KPMG LLP. “By forming an alliance with Coupa, we are working to help clients drive sustainable improvements to transform the procurement organization and processes into a driver of value and innovation.”

“KPMG and Coupa share a common vision,” said Roger Goulart, vice president, alliances at Coupa. “Together, we are helping companies achieve success using innovative strategies and the latest technologies.”

In other news this week, Coupa also announced the acquisition of Xpenser, new product releases and a technology integration with SnapLogic.

KPMG LLP, the audit, tax and advisory firm (, is the U.S. member firm of KPMG International Cooperative (“KPMG International”). KPMG International’s member firms have 152,000 professionals, including more than 8,600 partners, in 156 countries.

About Coupa Software
Founded in 2006, Coupa Software is the leading provider of cloud-based spend optimization software. More than 300 customers in 40 countries use the Coupa suite of cloud applications to amplify their spend power and reduce spending costs up to 11 percent. Only Coupa provides a true suite of cloud applications for finance, including procurement, expense management and accounts payable that enables customers to launch the solution immediately and quickly realize significant savings. Learn more at: or call 650.931.3200. Read more on the Coupa Blog, follow @Coupa on Twitter, or follow Coupa on LinkedIn at

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