50 Providers to Watch for 2018

At Spend Matters, we routinely review the latest procurement technology and service offerings. This uniquely positions us to help you with your vendor selection process. The 50/50 lists are the result of intense debate, discussion and refinement among all Spend Matters analysts, and reflect our unbiased, independent view of the organizations you should know and watch.

This year's issuing the Spend Matters ‘Providers to Watch’ list and it’s never been this competitive and dynamic. Note that the companies on the lists were independently selected by the Spend Matters analyst team based on each provider’s merits.

Take a look at the providers our analysts believe are worth considering for your procurement projects:

Agiloft
   
460 Seaport Ct. #200 | Redwood City, California | 94063 United States
marketing@agiloft.com
6505878615x1
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Winner of the PC Mag "Editors' Choice" award and top-rated by users on Capterra, Agiloft Contract Management Suite works the way you do. Automate contract generation, approvals, reporting for working with customers and suppliers. Deep configurability means the system conforms to your supply chain and procurement processes and not the other way around. Trusted by 3+M users.

AnyDATA Solutions
   
3rd Floor 17 Carlton House Terrace | London, Westminster | SW1Y 5AH United Kingdom
info@anydatasolutions.com
44 (0)800 080 7861
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A true end-to-end rapid analytics platform (PaaS), extensible across functions, industries different use cases, providing a Market Place of Data, Contract Management, Compliance On Boarding and Analytics Solutions. The power to combine cleansed data, contracts, on boarding information and enrichment data to get the full story. Applications ready to go to day, integrated and with the flexibility to change as

APEX Analytix
       
1501 Highwoods Blvd, Ste 200 | Greensboro, NC | 27410 United States
dthompson@apexanalytix.com
800-284-4522
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P2P leaders across the world’s largest companies use APEX Analytix supplier portal software; controls, audit and analytics software; and recovery audit services in virtually every country to produce billions in documented savings and income each year. Leveraging the latest in cognitive computing and our massive proprietary database of scored supplier records, APEX Analytix helps companies recover and prevent overpayments, improve

Aquiire
     
10290 Alliance Road | Cincinnati, Ohio | 45242 United States
PAnthony@Aquiire.com
513/285.8385
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Aquiire’s intelligent real-time Procure-to-Pay suite brings the convenience and simplicity of the consumer shopping experience to the business user with unparalleled compliance and savings. Aquiire features patented, real-time B2B e-commerce shopping from a single search, advanced machine learning to improve search relevance and spend visibility and cutting-edge supplier relationship management technologies to automate buyer/seller collaborations. Aquiire’s best-in-class, intuitive user interface

Aravo
     
100 California Street, Suite 1320 | San Francisco, CA | 94111 United States
info@aravo.com
415.835.7600
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Aravo provides the market's leading third-party risk management and regulatory compliance solution. Aravo launched its cloud-based platform in 2004 and continues to serve as the industry's leading innovator today. Our market-leading third-party risk and compliance solutions include Registration and Qualification, Anti-Bribery / Anti-Corruption, Responsible Sourcing, and Data Privacy / Data Security. The world's best-run businesses utilize Aravo's platform, including General

AvidXchange
 
1111 METROPOLITAN AVENUE, SUITE 650 | Charlotte, North Carolina | 28204 United States
info@avidxchange.com
888.918.2843
Provides solutions and/or services in the following categories:

BidMode
 
470 Sapphire Drive | Carmel, Indiana | 46032 United States
ian.diakov@bidmode.com
5742103367
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Powerful sourcing optimization with the best customer service in the industry.

Bodhala
 
222 Broadway, Floor 19 | New York, New York | 10038 United States
info@bodhala.com
212-594-1475
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Bonfire
   
121 Charles St. W. #C429 | Kitchener, Ontario | N2G 1H6 Canada
Hello@GoBonfire.com
1-800-354-8010
Provides solutions and/or services in the following categories:
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Bonfire is the leading next-generation competitive bidding and RFx platform. Bonfire goes beyond the basic automation of eProcurement suites and older simple bidding tools, helping you to make better, faster decisions. It’s a collaborative, powerful, and insightful cloud-based platform for today’s procurement needs. Bonfire streamlines your entire RFx and bidding process, helping you run projects up to 50% faster. Bonfire

Bugcrowd
 
921 Front Street | San Francisco, CA | 94111 United States
hello@bugcrowd.com
(888) 361-9734
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BuyerQuest
       
343 West Bagley Road | Berea, Ohio | 44017 United States
doug.blossey@buyerquest.com
216-956-2386
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BuyerQuest enables the Next Generation Procure-to-Pay (P2P) Experience BuyerQuest delivers an unparalleled eCommerce experience to some of the world's largest and most sophisticated procurement organizations. Our software streamlines and enhances the corporate buying process in order to increase user adoption, drive contract compliance, and save money. Search - Buy - Pay A P2P Solution that creates real value for an

Catalant
     
25 Thomson Place, 3rd Floor | Boston, MA | 02210 United States
info@gocatalant.com
617-446-3734
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Catalant helps companies build an agile workforce, with technology and programs that enable them to access the talent they need, when they need it, wherever it is. Forward-looking executives partner with Catalant to transform the structure of how their companies’ work gets done and the behaviors that drive or delay agile workforce transformation. Over 20 percent of the Fortune 1000

Celonis
 
Theresienstr. 6 | Munich, Bavaria | 80333 Germany
info@celonis.com
+49 89 4161596 70
Provides solutions and/or services in the following categories:

ConnXus
   
5155 Financial Way, Suite 3 | Mason, OH | 45040 USA
sales@ConnXus.com
513.204.2873
Provides solutions and/or services in the following categories:

Corcentric
   
457 Haddonfield Road, Suite 220 | Cherry Hill Township, NJ | 08002 United States
info@corcentric.com
18006080809
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Corcentric is a leading provider of procurement and finance solutions that transform how companies purchase, pay, and get paid. Corcentric’s procurement, accounts payable, and accounts receivable solutions empower companies to spend smarter, optimize cash flow, and drive profitability. Since 1996, more than 6,000 customers from the middle m

CreditRiskMonitor
 
704 Executive Boulevard, Suite A | Valley Cottage, New York | 10989 United States
info@creditriskmonitor.com
8452303000
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CreditRiskMonitor is a financial news and analysis service that helps procurement professionals stay ahead of and manage supplier risk quickly, accurately and cost effectively. More than 35% of the Fortune 1000, plus thousands more worldwide, rely on our commercial credit and financial risk analysis covering 57,000 public companies worldwide. Unlike other commercial credit bureaus, CreditRiskMonitor’s primary expertise and focus is

Dhatim
 
104 Boulevard du Montparnasse | Paris, Ile de France | 75014 France
dremaud@dhatim.com
+33145389283
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Conciliator™ is an award-winning cloud platform powered by Artificial Intelligence , developed by Dhatim, the leading software editor in automation of administrative functions. More than 50 of the Forbes Global 2000 companies use Conciliator™. Conciliator™ helps Procurement, Finance and HR teams by removing the burden of their laborious manual tasks, by identifying new sources of optimization and by taking automated

Freelancer
 
680 George Street, Level 20, World Square | Sydney, New South Wales | 2000 Australia
support@freelancer.com
+61-296929980
Provides solutions and/or services in the following categories:

GE GENIUSLINK
 
3135 Easton Turnpike | Fairfield, CT | 06828 United states
jodie.davis@ge.com
518-313-2758
Provides solutions and/or services in the following categories:

Genesys Talent
   
100 Waugh Dr., Suite 300 | Houston, TX | 77007 United States
info@genesystalent.com
713-962-6228
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A STRATEGIC WORKFORCE SOLUTION THAT IMPROVES CANDIDATE QUALITY, LOWERS COST, AND INCREASES AGILITY Genesys combines over 40 years of talent sourcing best practices, SaaS technology, and dedicated curation teams to offer our clients an innovative and more strategic approach to talent acquisition. Our unique approach allows Genesys to efficiently develop and maintain custom built, highly available clouds of talent across

Global Risk Management Solutions
   
660 Newport Center Drive, Suite 600 | Newport Beach, CA | 92660 United States
sales@GlobalRMS.com
9497598500
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GRMS | Global Risk Management Solutions provides innovative supplier screening solutions that help companies reduce their exposure to business risk and liability. Unlike Do-It-Yourself (DIY) supplier assessment products, GRMS solutions combine off-the-shelf software, premium data feeds and continuous, expert human interventions to ensure supplier compliance on an ongoing basis, effectively delivering risk management-as-an-integrated-service. As a market leader, the company’s solutions

GRI (Geometric Results, Inc.)
   
500 Woodward, Suite 2150 | Detroit, MI | 48226 United States
dcooper@geometricresultsinc.com
(817) 999-7093
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As the world’s largest independent extended workforce solutions provider, GRI provides world-class non-employee labor management. We maintain a conflict-free position with regard to staffing suppliers and VMS technologies, which allows us to meet the multi-faceted non-employee labor needs of some of the world’s largest and most complex companies. Our workforce solutions address program activity management components including SOW management, data

Keelvar
       
Rubicon Centre, Bishopstown, | Cork, Co Cork | T12 Y275 Ireland
info@keelvar.com
+353 21 234 0219
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Keelvar provides optimization-backed sourcing software that is easy-to-use. Large and medium enterprises use Keelvar to manage over $1bn in spend monthly and it is the most modern advanced eSourcing tool on the market. Keelvar's customers have a desire to apply best practice sourcing to a variety of strategies and wish to operate independently without a dependency on consulting support. Keelvar

Kepler Consulting
 
8 rue Volney | Paris, Ile de France | 75002 France
sherif.zaki@kepler-consulting.com
+ 33 (0)1 44 75 05 35
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LegalSifter
 
1251 Waterfront Place, Suite 200 | Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania | 15222 United States
inquiry@legalsifter.com
7242217438
Provides solutions and/or services in the following categories:
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At LegalSifter, our mission is to bring affordable legal services to the world by empowering people with artificial intelligence. LegalSifter (the product) helps clients review contracts in a minute or two using artificial intelligence and the advice of their lawyers and leaders. Users start by uploading draft contracts into LegalSifter. Sifters – the software trained to read text, look for

LevaData
 
440A Wolfe Road | Sunnyvale, CA | 94085 United States
info@levadata.com
408-809-2780
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LevaData helps global enterprises to improve gross margins by reducing supply chain costs. LevaData’s cloud platform combines market intelligence and enterprise data with applied cognitive analytics to continuously identify savings opportunities and risks. Our customer’s procurement, engineering, and sourcing teams can make the right decisions to deliver competitive advantage. Through a shared, outcome-based approach, Levadata ensures our customers achieve a

Market Dojo
 
Westend Business Suites | Stonehouse, Gloucestershire | GL10 3SL United Kingdom
craig.knowles@marketdojo.com
01173180955
Provides solutions and/or services in the following categories:
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Market Dojo provide a range of affordable, on-demand eSourcing tools to help procurement professionals negotiate more effectively. Market Dojo - Accessible eSourcing Software (RFx/reverse auctions) Category Dojo - Spend Category Analysis Tool Innovation Dojo - 2-Way Buyer and Supplier Collaboration Software SIM Dojo - Supplier Onboarding Tool Sign up for free to discover everything our software has to offer in

Nimbi
   
Alameda Vicente Pinzon, 51 - 6th floor | Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo | 04547130 Brazil
marketing@nimbi.com.br
+55 11 31355 8000
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Nimbi is a technology company focused on providing the right tools and solutions for our clients to increase productivity and performance in dealing with their business partners. We use our expertise in supply chain management to develop solutions that enhance productivity and generate savings. Our eProcurement platform include the entire search, certify, negotiation, and transaction processes between companies. And it

NPI
 
271 17th Street NW, Suite 550 | Atlanta, GA | 271 17th Street NW, Suite 550 United States
kaddington@npifinancial.com
404-591-7500
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What We Do at NPI NPI is an IT sourcing consulting company that helps enterprises identify and eliminate overspending on IT and Telecom purchases, accelerate purchasing cycles and align internal buying teams. We deliver transaction-level price benchmark analysis, license and service optimization advice, and vendor specific negotiation intel that enables IT and Telecom buying teams to drive measurable savings. NPI

Opus Hiperos
     
3040 Route 22 West, Suite 110 | Branchburg, NJ | 08876 United States
solutions@opus.com
908 981 0080
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Opus (www.opus.com) is a global risk and compliance SaaS and data solution provider founded on a simple premise: that faster, better decisions in compliance and risk management give businesses an extraordinary advantage in the marketplace. Today, the world’s most respected global corporations rely on Opus to Free their Business® from the complexity and uncertainty of managing customer, supplier and third-party

Per Angusta
   
19 rue Montgolfier | Lyon, Rhone | 69006 France
hello@per-angusta.com
0033 4 26 28 27 18
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Per Angusta is a cloud-based strategic sourcing management application that drives savings directly into the company bottom line. Automating sourcing pipeline processes to emphasize transparency and foresight for stakeholder collaboration and team performance. Per Angusta uniquely structures day-to-day strategic sourcing management of the procurement operations, making it a key contributor to the profitability of the business it serves in a

Previse
 
2nd floor East Side Kings Cross Station York Way | London, London | N1C 4AX United Kingdom
info@previ.se
+44 (0)20 7440 9780
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PRGX Global
   
600 Galleria Parkway, Suite 100 | Atlanta, GA | 30339 United States
info@prgx.com
1-888-799-7976
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PRGX is a “big data” analytics firm built on a heritage of recovery audit expertise. As the founder of recovery audit in 1970, PRGX has expanded upon its knowledge and expertise to offer various services including Contract Compliance, Spend Analytics, Supplier Information Management, Duty to Report (new UK legislation), Working Capital Optimization and more. Today, our solutions help clients reduce

Randstad Technologies
   
10 Presidential Way, Suite 101 | Woburn, Ma | 01801 USA
nfo@randstadusa.com,
781-938-1910
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Simfoni
     
549 W Randolph St | Chicago, Illinois | 60661 United States
info@simfoni.com
3125837500
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Simfoni is a market leader in the field of apps and analytics for procurement and supply chain. Clients deploy our state-of-the-art analytics platform, Virtuosi™ to help understand better where there are opportunities for business improvement. The Virtuosi analytics output helps clients identify how they can make procurement and supply chain operations easier, more efficient and more effective. Where appropriate, we

SirionLabs
     
One Market St. Spear Tower, 36th floor | San Francisco, CA | 94105 United States
Devinderjeet.singh@sirionlabs.com
+1.416-835-6174
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SirionLabs is transforming the contracting engagement between enterprises by bringing the contracting parties closer together across the full lifecycle of the contract – from authoring to performance to closure. Sirion’s award-winning platform serves as a single source of truth for both parties across all key disciplines – contracts, performance, financial, risk and relationship management. This collaborative and holistic approach materially

Sovos
 
200 Ballardvale Street, 4th floor | Wilmington, Massachusetts | 01887 United States
info@sovos.com
+1-866-890-3970
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With the ability to convert the world’s most complete and accurate regulatory analysis into scalable, reliable and secure cloud software, Sovos is trusted by half the Fortune 500, including many of the top manufacturers, retailers and financial services companies.

Spendata
 
PO Box 464 | Southborough, MA | 01772 United States
estrovink@spendata.com
+1 339 970 8803
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Spendata is the first true do-it-yourself spend analysis tool. Because Spendata is easy to learn and inexpensive to own, any organization can find valuable savings […]

State of Flux
       
222-225 Strand | London, London | WC2R 1BA United Kingdom
enquiries@stateofflux.co.uk
+44 (0)2078 420 600
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Headquartered in London with offices in Chicago, Sydney, Auckland, Switzerland, Athens, State of Flux has been supporting clients in procurement for over 13 years. As the global expert in supplier relationship management (SRM), we help large organizations achieve both financial and non-financial value benefits, through working with strategic suppliers to identify innovative and collaborative ways to compete in an ever-changing

Suplari
 
1700 7th Ave | Seattle, Washington | 98101 United States
info@suplari.com
425.610.9496
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Suplari helps procurement organizations uncover the hard-dollar cost savings hidden inside millions of data points. By analyzing millions of sourcing transactions from disparate data sources, Suplari’s AI-driven platform generates the insights needed to reduce spend, improve supplier performance and ensure full compliance. Our mission is to enable procurement organizations to achieve higher levels of operational intelligence, efficiency and effectiveness, so

Tipalti
 
1810 Gateway Dr. Suite 260 | San Mateo, California | 94404 United States
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Tipalti is the only end-to-end global payables automation solution that streamlines the entire accounts payable and supplier payments operation. More than just a global remittance engine, Tipalti also provides supplier onboarding and vetting, digital tax form collection and validation, invoice processing, PO matching, proactive supplier communications, early payments, enterprise-grade financial controls, real-time payment reconciliation, and AP reporting with NetSuite. The

TrustWeaver
 
Kungsgatan 27, 4TR | Stockholm, Stockholm | SE-111 56 Sweden
business@trustweaver.com
+46 8 41 005 790
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TrustWeaver provides a comprehensive cloud-based compliance service for electronic invoicing and other legally critical documents for more than 55 countries. From a single technical interface and through our unique Compliance Map ™ concept, more than 60 world-leading B2B integration brokerage vendors in our partner network automatically provide interoperable legal certainty to trading partners that use their solutions, regardless of changes

Upwork
     
441 Logue Avenue | Mountain View, CALIFORNIA | 94043 United States
katieevans@upwork.com
4088861111
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Upwork is the largest global freelancing website. As an increasingly connected and independent workforce goes online, Upwork helps business break through the barriers of traditional hiring to quickly identify the best talent online. It offers three core services to help businesses of all sizes hire freelancers for short and long-term projects: Upwork’s flagship offering is its self service marketplace which

VNDLY
 
5876 West Fountain Circle | Mason, OH | 45040 United States
info@vndly.com
818-703-3862
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Vroozi
       
15000 Ventura Blvd, #201 | Sherman Oaks, CA | 91403 United States
info@vroozi.com
8665095045
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Vroozi®, the leading cloud-based business purchasing platform, is helping companies make shopping for their business easier, more efficient, mobile-first and enjoyable. Vroozi is designed for companies who want to empower their employees, connect with their suppliers and maintain spend visibility from anywhere, anytime. Vroozi has proven its solution within the enterprise space, and is now democratizing the procure-to-pay process by

wescale
   
Voßstraße 33 | Berlin, | 10117 Germany
enterprises@wescale.com
+49 (30) 577015 55-0
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Yooz
   
8951 Cypress Waters Blvd | Coppell, Texas | 75019 United States
info@justyoozit.com
832-384-9669
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Yooz provides AP Automation intelligence to more than 2,000 global customers, turning AP departments into profit centers by streamlining the invoice process workflow. Born in the cloud, it stays on the cutting edge of innovation by reinvesting 25% of its revenues into R&D. Yooz leverages the technology platform of its European sister company ITESOFT (Paris: ITE), a leader in intelligent