Articles tagged “expense technology”

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SAP Concur on Track to Reach Pre-Pandemic Levels by Next Year

SAP, the parent company of the Concur suite of tools for managing travel expenses, said on Tuesday the company's unit was recovering after the pandemic shock. "Concur is actually recovering very nicely," said Luka Mucic, chief financial officer for the German software giant. "They are only representing this quarter a 1 percent drag on the…

Business Travel

Amadeus Wins Accenture, Melia Hotels Deals Thanks to Microsoft Tie-Up

Plugging its Cytric Travel & Expense platform directly into Microsoft 365 is a clever move from Amadeus, but is there a risk business trips lose their appeal when positioned so closely next to the option of virtual meetings using Teams?

Amadeus Wins Accenture, Melia Hotels Deals Thanks to Microsoft Tie-Up

Business Travel

Corporate Card Startup Ramp Turning Travel Manager After $750 Million Funding

New York-based Ramp has signed a string of agency, co-working space and ridesharing partnerships, but it looks like venture capital firm General Catalyst may be pulling the strings and driving its debut into travel management.

Corporate Card Startup Ramp Turning Travel Manager After $750 Million Funding

Business Travel

Global Fintech Players Nium and Stripe Target Travel Payments for Growth

These startups are taking aim at the travel industry’s legacy payment systems, which Omicron will be putting to the test again this winter.

Global Fintech Players Nium and Stripe Target Travel Payments for Growth

Business Travel

Expensify’s Argument for Business Travel’s Return Before Its IPO

The IPO frenzy continues, this time with a controversial CEO who wants to shake up the way employees file expenses and save the planet at the same time.

Expensify’s Argument for Business Travel’s Return Before Its IPO

Business Travel

Expense Startup Raises $300 Million to Target Remote Workers Doing Less Travel

Ramp is yet another fintech newcomer that plans on disrupting corporate travel and expenses. Is its automated twist enough to help it stand out in a saturated market?

Expense Startup Raises $300 Million to Target Remote Workers Doing Less Travel

Business Travel

SAP Concur to Help Businesses Sync Meeting Planning With Travel Expense Management

We anticipate a convergence between travel expense management and meeting planning. Companies will see a boom in internal meetings for team bonding and training as the pandemic subsides. So they'll need software to rein in costs.

SAP Concur to Help Businesses Sync Meeting Planning With Travel Expense Management

Business Travel

Amex GBT Now Deviates Widely From Core Travel Focus

Putting the “American Express” back into American Express Global Business Travel, its new Neo1 expense tool reminds us the world’s biggest corporate travel agency is half-owned by a credit card company.

Amex GBT Now Deviates Widely From Core Travel Focus

Business Travel

Newly Minted Danish Unicorn Ready to Ride Next Wave of Corp Travel Payments

Travel is coming back and there’s all-to-play-for vibe in the expenses market, but startup Pleo could overstretch itself.

Newly Minted Danish Unicorn Ready to Ride Next Wave of Corp Travel Payments

Business Travel

Corporate Travel Rivals Coupa and Emburse Square Off With Separate Acquisitions

With expense firms doubling down on travel management with acquisitions, is this genuine confidence in a corporate travel rebound or opportunistic purchases of distressed startups?

Corporate Travel Rivals Coupa and Emburse Square Off With Separate Acquisitions