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
   
5th Floor, Platform 9, Tower Point, 44 North Rd, Brighton | LONDON, Westminster | BN1 1YR United Kingdom
info@anydatasolutions.com
44 (0)800 080 7861
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A true end to end data and contract integration and reporting platform, extensible across functions, industries different use cases, providing Data, Contract, Compliance, Form Creation and Analytics Solutions. The power to combine cleansed data, contracts, user inputed information (forms) and enrichment data to get the full story. Award Winning Applications ready to go today and integrated. Plus a Platform for

apexanalytix
       
1501 Highwoods Blvd, Ste 200 | Greensboro, NC | 27410 United States
dthompson@apexanalytix.com
800-284-4522
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apexanalytix revolutionized recovery audit with advanced analytics and the introduction of firststrike overpayment prevention software. Today, apexanalytix is a leader in supplier management innovation with apexportal and smartvm, a popular supplier onboarding and compliant master data management solution available. With over 250 clients in the Fortune 500 and Global 2000, apexanalytix is dedicated to providing companies and their suppliers the

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

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
 
1210 AvidXchange Lane | Charlotte, NC | 28206 United States
info@avidxchange.com
800.560.9305
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Founded in the year 2000, AvidXchange transforms the way companies pay their bills. Trusted by more than 5,500 customers throughout North America, AvidXchange is the industry leader in automating invoice and payment processes across the real estate, HOA, construction, and healthcare industries. AvidXchange is distinguished as a global fintech unicorn and one of the fastest growing technology companies in the

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
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Bonfire is a leader in strategic sourcing and procurement technology that makes the Request for Proposal (RFP) process easy. The collaborative and powerful cloud-based platform offers online solicitation, submission, contract evaluation and management, and vendor performance. Bonfire is smart sourcing, made easy. www.gobonfire.com

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, Suite 300 | Berea, Ohio | 44017 United States
sales@buyerquest.com
866.937.0670
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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
 
114 W 41st St floor 16 | New York, NY | 10036 United States
info@celonis.com
(212) 847-0692
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Celonis is the leader in business transformation software based on the process mining technology it pioneered.

ConnXus
   
5155 Financial Way | Mason, OH | 45040 United States
carrie.hof@connxus.com
5132042873
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Founded in 2010, ConnXus is a global supplier management platform that enables more inclusive, transparent and risk-mitigated supply chains. ConnXus supplier management software solutions simplify the complexities of global supply chains and allow buyers to achieve their goals of responsible, sustainable sourcing and encompasses actively matching the needs of corporate procurement with the capabilities of diverse vendors along with a

Corcentric
   
200 Lake Drive East, Suite 200 | Cherry Hill Township, NJ | 08002 United States
info@corcentric.com
800-608-0809
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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.

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 provides risk assessment programs that assist companies to reduce exposure to global business risk and liability in over 120 countries.

Globality
 
8 Homewood Place | Menlo Park, California | 94025 United States
LearnMore@globality.com
1 650) 352-8900
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Globality’s vision is to unlock world-class services. Using innovative A.I. technology built upon a constantly-expanding knowledge foundation with millions of data points, Globality ensures a level playing field so companies get the best service providers at the right price for every project. Plus, this inclusive approach leads to a decrease in time spent searching in favor of time spent doing,

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
 
1918 Smallman Street | Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania | 15222 United States
inquiry@legalsifter.com
7242217438
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LegalSifter combines A.I., software, and services to help clients with contracts, both before and after they are signed. Reviewing and negotiating contracts is a pain, and keeping track of them after they are signed is equally difficult. LegalSifter (the product) reviews draft agreements with artificial intelligence in a minute or two, providing in-context expertise throughout the negotiation. Sifter Concierge organizes

LevaData
 
60 Market Street, Suite 700 | San jose, CA | 95113 United States
info@levadata.com
408-809-2780
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LevaData helps global enterprises improve gross margins by reducing supply chain costs, with a focus on delivering measurable and accountable supply chain solutions and strategies that transform companies. The unique LevaData Cognitive Sourcing™ Platform allows customers to sense, recommend, act, and learn. Customers include leaders in the top global supply chain organizations, as well as medium-sized OEMs seeking to achieve

Market Dojo
 
Westend Business Suites | Stonehouse, Gloucestershire | GL10 3SL United Kingdom
marketing@marketdojo.com
01173180955
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Market Dojo are an industry-leading provider of on-demand eProcurement Software Solutions. Our tools are designed to be used by Procurement teams globally, regardless of their budgets, experience or capabilities. Our current product suite includes: SIM Dojo - Simplify and control your Supplier Onboarding process Category Dojo - Run Opportunity Analysis to monitor where your time is best spent Innovation Dojo

MBO Partners
       
13454 Sunrise Valley Dr, Suite 300 | Herndon, VA | 20171 United States
tclarke@mbopartners.com
(703) 793-6209
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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

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 Louis Guérin | Villeurbanne, Rhone | 69100 France
hello@per-angusta.com
0033 4 26 28 27 18
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Per Angusta is reinventing Procurement Performance Management. With our 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 increase agility and efficiency in their day-to-day sourcing activities. Since 2012, more than 8000 users in over

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
marketing@prgx.com
1-888-799-7976
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PRGX Global, Inc. is a global leader in Recovery Audit and Spend Analytics services. With over 1,600 employees, the Company serves clients in more than 30 countries and provides its services to 75% of the top 20 global retailers and over 25% of the top 50 companies in the Fortune 500. PRGX delivers more than $1 billion in cash flow

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
     
601 108th Avenue Northeast, 19th Floor | Bellevue, Seattle, WA | 98004 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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Sovos is a leading global provider of software that safeguards businesses from the burden and risk of modern tax. As governments and businesses go digital, businesses face increased risks, costs and complexity. The Sovos Intelligent Compliance Cloud is the first complete solution for modern tax, giving businesses a global solution for tax determination, e-invoicing compliance and tax reporting. Sovos supports

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. It’s powerful, easy to learn, and inexpensive to own at $699/year. Any organization can find valuable […]

State of Flux
         
128 Southwark Street | London, London | SE1 0SW United Kingdom
enquiries@stateofflux.co.uk
+44 (0)2078 420 600
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Headquartered in London and with offices in the USA, Australia and Central Europe, State of Flux has been supporting clients in procurement for over 16 years. As the global expert in supplier relationship management (SRM), we help large organisations achieve both financial and non-financial value benefits, through working with strategic suppliers to identify innovative and collaborative ways to compete in

Suplari
 
1700 7th Ave., Suite 116, PMB 700 | Seattle, WA | 98101 United States
info@suplari.com
(425) 610-9496
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Suplari is a modern, innovative take on spend analytics and supplier management whose mission is to make it easy for Enterprise procurement and finance teams to make faster and better purchasing decisions by connecting disparate data, automating analysis, and enabling collaboration and accountability. With Suplari, you are freed from data drudgery and armed with visibility and fresh insights each month

Tipalti
 
1810 Gateway Dr. Suite 300 | San Mateo, California | 94404 United States
sales@tipalti.com
(650) 530-1870
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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, KPMG compliant 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. 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
     
2625 Augustine Drive | Santa Clara, CALIFORNIA | 95054 United States
katieevans@upwork.com
4088861111
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Upwork is the leading online talent solution transforming professional staffing. Upwork empowers businesses with more flexible access to quality talent, on demand. Through Upwork’s matching technology and services, companies have access to a global pool of proven professionals and agencies so they can scale their teams dynamically to meet business needs. It offers four core solutions to help businesses of

VNDLY
 
4900 Parkway Dr Suite 125 | Mason, OH | 45040 United States
info@vndly.com
513-204-4300
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Founded in 2017, VNDLY transforms how companies manage the contingent workforce. With its SaaS Work Management System (WMS), companies can manage the entire non-employee engagement lifecycle from talent acquisition to training to payment and offboarding. VNDLY serves as the ERP system of record for multiple Fortune 500 companies to manage their entire contingent and non-employee workforce on a single platform.

Vroozi
       
1212 Broadway Plaza Suite 2100 | Walnut Creek, CA | 94596 United States
info@vroozi.com
866-509-5045
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Vroozi provides mobile-first spend management, eProcurement, marketplace, and invoicing automation solutions for midmarket and enterprise customers. With the Vroozi Cloud platform, organizations optimize and automate how they purchase, invoice, pay, and collaborate with their supplier population for goods and services. The Vroozi technology is centered around an intuitive and powerful user interface that allows for immediate end user adoption. In

wescale
   
Voßstraße 33 | Berlin,   | 10117 Germany
hello@wescale.com
+49 (30) 577015 55-0
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Since 1999 we have been bringing together different experts in the fields of business process digitization, electronic purchasing, and networking of people and systems. Together we aspire to support companies with the implementation and digitization of their purchasing strategies through innovative technologies and methods. Our customers profit from our expertise from hundrets of digitization projects, and our long-term experience from

Yooz
   
8951 Cypress Waters Blvd, Ste. 170 | Coppell, Texas | 75019 United States
contact@us.getyooz.com
832-384-9669
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Yooz is a fast-growing, award-winning software firm that solves for today’s finance professionals’ top invoice and payment processing challenges by providing innovative, cloud-based AP automation. Yooz offers an intuitive, simple, secure, purchase to pay invoice processing solution that integrates seamlessly with more than 200 ERP platforms. Simplicity, transparency, security, savings, and mobility form the hallmark foundation of the Yooz platform