50 Providers to Watch for 2016

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 is third year 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:

APEX Analytix
1501 Highwoods Blvd, Ste 200 | Greensboro, NC | 27410 United States
dthompson@apexanalytix.com
800-284-4522
Provides solutions and/or services in the following categories:
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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

Applause
100 Pennsylvania Ave. | Framingham, MA | 01701 US
sales@applause.com
1.844.300.2777
Provides solutions and/or services in the following categories:

Aquiire
10290 Alliance Road | Cincinnati, Ohio | 45242 United States
marketing@Aquiire.com
513/285.8385
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Aquiire, a Coupa company, offers an intelligent real-time Procure-to-Pay suite which 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

Avetta
549 East Timpanogos Circle | Orem, UT | 84097 United States
info@avetta.com
949-236-5978
Provides solutions and/or services in the following categories:
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Avetta helps the world’s leading organizations effectively manage supply chain compliance through prequalification, document management, auditing, employee-level qualification & training, insurance verification and business intelligence. […]

BuyerQuest
343 West Bagley Road | Berea, Ohio | 44017 United States
doug.blossey@buyerquest.com
216-956-2386
Provides solutions and/or services in the following categories:
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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
Provides solutions and/or services in the following categories:
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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

Claritum
Unit 5, Riverside Court | Bath, BANES | BA2 3DZ United Kingdom
hello@claritum.com
+44 (0)1225 851666
Provides solutions and/or services in the following categories:
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Simplicity is beauty in the crazy world of procurement automation Claritum’s cloud solution simplifies the procurement process. Enabling more efficient and effective order capture, aggregation of demand, spend management and central supplier control. With easy to use, plus highly configurable, catalogues and RFx forms. Providing an intuitive user interface for employees to make their own purchases and progress orders. Reducing

Decideware
1 Market St, Ste 3600 | San Francisco, CA | 94105 United States
sales@decideware.com
888-666-5553
Provides solutions and/or services in the following categories:
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"Agency Lifecycle Experts" Decideware provides major advertisers with the world's best agency lifecycle management platform. We offer an integrated suite of solutions which help advertisers optimize their agency relationships and spend. The Agency Lifecycle Platform currently consists of five modules: Agency Selection Scope of Work Creative Manager Production Budgeting Performance Evaluation We believe Decideware's Agency Lifecycle Management Platform offers advertisers

EcoVadis
205 East 42nd St, 20th floor | New York, NY | 10017 United States
sales@ecovadis.com
+1 917 398 3333
Provides solutions and/or services in the following categories:
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EcoVadis is the world’s most trusted provider of business sustainability ratings, intelligence and collaborative performance improvement tools for global supply chains. Backed by a powerful technology platform and a global team of domain experts, EcoVadis’ easy-to-use and actionable sustainability scorecards provide detailed insight into environmental, social and ethical risks across 198 purchasing categories and 155 countries. EcoVadis’ full-service offering can

Eved
350 W Ontario | Chicago, IL | 60654 United States
sales@eved.com
+1 312.902.3833
Provides solutions and/or services in the following categories:
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Eved is an event commerce company that offers the only spend management solution for meetings and events. Our web-based platform automates how large corporations request, order and pay for event services, delivering increased transparency, significant efficiencies in the billing and reconciliation process, and improving compliance and control. No other event technology or spend management solution exists in the market that

Exari
745 Boylston Street | Boston, MA | 02116 United States
mmaziarz@exari.om
617-938-3777
Provides solutions and/or services in the following categories:
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Exari was founded by lawyers who recognized that contracts were broken. Our team is made up of experts with strong legal backgrounds and a unique combination of business savvy and technological prowess that enables us to not only truly understand your business and your pain points, but also transform your contract problems into visibility and risk solutions. At Exari, we

Fluent
498 Georgetown St. | Lexington, Kentucky | 40508 United States
hello@fluent.network
314-378-9512
Provides solutions and/or services in the following categories:
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Fluent is the financial operating network for global commerce. Fluent’s enterprise blockchain network is powering applications built to transform trade and the financial supply chain, including real-time B2B payments, supply chain financing, and a peer-to-peer working capital marketplace.

FusionOps
707 California Street | Mountain View, CA | 94041 US
info@fusionops.com
408-524-2222
Provides solutions and/or services in the following categories:

Genesis Automation USA
360 Central Avenue | St. Petersburg, FL | 33701 United States
contact@genesisautomation.healthcare
+1 310 870 1167
Provides solutions and/or services in the following categories:
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Genesis helps healthcare providers manage cost to deliver care. Using the latest mobile technologies and implementing best practices in traceability, cost capture and inventory management, Genesis enables healthcare providers to reduce cost and implement efficiencies throughout the entire value chain, while obtaining full visibility into the cost to deliver care, with ease and minimal effort.

Gigwalk
539 Bryant Street, Suite 401 | San Francisco, California | 94107 United States
sales@gigwalk.com
1-888-237-5896
Provides solutions and/or services in the following categories:
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Gigwalk builds mobile software for distributed workforce management, providing employers the ability to find the right people to get the job done, supervise distributed teams and get real-time visibility into what’s happening on the ground and out in the field. Based in San Francisco, California, Gigwalk is backed by August Capital, Harrison Metal, Nokia Growth Partners, Randstad Innovation Fund, and

Global Risk Management Solutions
660 Newport Center Drive, Suite 600 | Newport Beach, CA | 92660 United States
sales@GlobalRMS.com
9497598500
Provides solutions and/or services in the following categories:
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GRMS provides risk assessment programs that assist companies to reduce exposure to global business risk and liability in over 120 countries.

Greensill Capital
One Southampton Street, Covent Garden | London, England | WC2R 0LR United Kingdom
media@greensill.com
+1 646 415 8870
Provides solutions and/or services in the following categories:
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Greensill Capital is an independent finance company that unlocks working capital and generates margin improvement for our global clients via better management of trade payables, receivables and inventory. In addition to delivering some of the industry’s largest investment-grade supply chain finance programmes, Greensill Capital is the leading provider for non-investment grade obligors as well as delivering solutions to reach the

Lavante, Inc.
5285 Hellyer Ave | San Jose, California | 95138 United States
Provides solutions and/or services in the following categories:
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Lavante is the leader in SaaS-based Supplier Information Management and Profit Recovery. Built on the patented Lavante Connect Platform, Lavante solutions generate millions in cost savings and deliver the highest-quality data to clients and suppliers while syndicating data solutions to partners throughout the Procure-to-Pay (P2P) ecosystem. Lavante data optimizes supplier value and supports better decision making across enterprise environments. Since

MBO Partners
13454 Sunrise Valley Dr, Suite 300 | Herndon, VA | 20171 United States
tclarke@mbopartners.com
(703) 793-6209
Provides solutions and/or services in the following categories:
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MBO Partners is the leading provider of management services for independent professionals and the clients that engage them. We deliver a complete Business Operating System that makes it easy for those self-employed professionals and their clients to work together in a convenient, tax-efficient and legally compliant manner. For self-employed professionals, MBO Partners manages their entire business infrastructure. Our technology platform

Nipendo
25 Mall Road | Burlington, MA | 01803 United States
info@nipendo.com
(857) 400-9696
Provides solutions and/or services in the following categories:
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Nipendo Supplier Cloud enables a new level of buyer-supplier collaboration, empowering organizations around the world to achieve best-in-class procure-to-pay automation and compliance across all spend categories. While most procurement solutions are geared towards indirect spend, The Nipendo platform is designed to automate even the most complex direct spend processes. Customers rely on Nipendo Supplier Cloud to enable real-time collaboration and

OpusCapita
Keilaranta 13 | Espoo, Helsinki | FI-02150 Finland
kelly.babbit@opuscapita.com
510-595-6800
Provides solutions and/or services in the following categories:
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OpusCapita digitalizes and automates purchasing, invoice handling and payments, as well as cash management and supplier financing. With 600 million annual transactions, over 200 million of which are automated electronic documents, we have the expertise to make buying and paying easier and more cost effective. You get end-to-end visibility, control and compliance of your spend and cash flow. In 2015

Per Angusta
19 rue Montgolfier | Lyon, Rhone | 69006 France
hello@per-angusta.com
0033 4 26 28 27 18
Provides solutions and/or services in the following categories:
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Per Angusta is reinventing Procurement Performance Management (PPM). With Per Angusta’s cloud-based Procurement Performance Management Solution, procurement teams can create a step change in their productivity — all while managing and sharing their performance with Finance in all simplicity. The solution enables purchasing teams to drastically increase agility and efficiency in their day-to-day strategic sourcing management activities. Since 2012, more

Prodigo Solutions
600 Cranberry Woods Drive, Suite 300 | Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania | 16066 United States
hello@prodigosolutions.com
855.248.2208
Provides solutions and/or services in the following categories:
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Trusted by over half of the U.S. News & World Report Honor Roll Best Hospitals and 20% of the nation's largest 50 IDN's, Prodigo exists to help healthcare providers remove costs from their supply chain and achieve patient safety objectives through improved data quality, operational efficiency and supply chain transparency.

RapidRatings
86 Chambers St | New York, NY | 10007 United States
information@rapidratings.com
646.233.4600
Provides solutions and/or services in the following categories:
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RapidRatings is transforming the way the world’s leading companies manage enterprise and financial risk. RapidRatings provides the most sophisticated analysis of the financial health of public and private companies in the world. The company’s analytics system provides predictive insights into third-party partners, suppliers, vendors, customers and securities issuers. Every business conversation becomes more productive, transparent and efficient with the RapidRatings

Scout RFP
123 Mission Street | San Francisco, California | 94105 United States
marketing@scoutrfp.com
1-800-235-4492
Provides solutions and/or services in the following categories:
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Scout is the sourcing and supplier engagement platform trusted by procurement teams to streamline their process, manage a unified pipeline of projects, and collaborate with stakeholders and suppliers. Scout’s powerful platform manages over $20 billion in project spend, makes enterprise commerce faster and more transparent, reduces risk, and drives profitability, giving CPOs the tools they need to transform the enterprise.

SDI
1414 Radcliffe St., Ste 300 | Bristol, PA | 19007 United States
sales@sdi.com
800-322-2644 option 5
Provides solutions and/or services in the following categories:

Simfoni
549 W Randolph St | Chicago, Illinois | 60661 United States
info@simfoni.com
3125837500
Provides solutions and/or services in the following categories:
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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
Provides solutions and/or services in the following categories:
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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

Spend360 International
Centrepoint House, 2 Denmark Road | Guildford, Surrey | GU1 4DA United Kingdom
konrad.litwin@spend360.com
+44 (0) 1483 698 198
Provides solutions and/or services in the following categories:
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Spend360 enables you to reduce costs and manage your suppliers more effectively by providing detailed all-round insight into your procurement spend. This enables you to produce cash savings and procurement efficiencies through key activities including strategic sourcing, contract management, e-auctions, compliance and supplier consolidation. Further, many organisations run several systems to access spend data, creating unnecessary complexity, poor quality data

SpendLead
51 Melcher Street | Boston, MA | 02210 United States
richard@spendlead.com
+16177941660
Provides solutions and/or services in the following categories:

SupplyOn
Ludwigstraße 49 | Hallbergmoos, Germany | 85399 Germany
Info@SupplyOn.com
0800-78775966
Provides solutions and/or services in the following categories:

Tamr
66 Church Street | Cambridge, MA | 02138 USA
info@tamr.com
(617) 545-5134
Provides solutions and/or services in the following categories:

Toptal
548 Market St #36879 | San Francisco, CA | 94104 US
1.888.604.3188
Provides solutions and/or services in the following categories:

Uber for Business
1455 Market St 4th Fl | San Francisco, CA | 94103 USA
Provides solutions and/or services in the following categories:

Upwork
441 Logue Avenue | Mountain View, CALIFORNIA | 94043 United States
katieevans@upwork.com
4088861111
Provides solutions and/or services in the following categories:
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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

Wax Digital
Grafton Street | Hyde, Cheshire | SK14 2AX United Kingdom
daniel.ball@waxdigital.com
+44 (0)161 367 8375
Provides solutions and/or services in the following categories:
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Wax Digital delivers innovative cloud eProcurement systems to help savings-focused organisations get better value from their buying. Our best-of-breed web3 Source-to-Pay software delivers spend control, compliance and savings across the entire purchasing lifecycle for organisations including CenterParcs, Nissan, Thomas Cook, Xerox, CEVA Logistics and the NHS. Our solutions are used in 102 countries worldwide, with £23bn of spend under management

Workday
6230 Stoneridge Mall Road | Pleasanton, CA | 94588 United States
1-877-WORKDAY
Provides solutions and/or services in the following categories:

Xeeva
999 Tech Row | Madison Heights, Michigan | 48071 United States
results@xeeva.com
888-504-7660
Provides solutions and/or services in the following categories:
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Founded in 2014, Xeeva is focused on accelerating the advancement of procurement and sourcing. Its full suite source-to-pay solution does more than just improve processes, it transforms your business – allowing you to truly see more, do more, and save more. Uniquely built with patented AI at its core, the power of its advanced technology is embedded throughout the entire