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The Expensify EC-1

Let’s make it clear from the outset that this story is about an expense management SaaS business called Expensify. As you’d expect, yes, this is about the expense management market and how

How a band of P2P hackers planted the seeds of a unique expense management giant

It’s natural to think an expense report management business would play it by the book. But one look at Expensify is enough to tell you that this is a company that never even looked for the book.

Brex, Ramp tout their view of the future as Divvy is said to consider a sale to Bill.com

Earlier today recent dog-parent Alex Konrad and fellow Forbes staffer Eliza Haverstock broke the news that Divvy, a Utah-based corporate spend unicorn, is considering selling itself to Bill.com for a

As Q2’s lull fades, unicorn IPOs are revving up

Let’s discuss IPOs this morning to fully understand where we stand today in the realm of unicorn liquidity.

Expenses startup Pleo preps $100M Series C funding, launches new bill payments service

Late-stage fintech startup Pleo, which offers expense management tools and “smart” company Mastercards, says it plans to raise a Series C round of funding this summer. It’s also launchin

3 new $100M ARR club members and a call for the next generation of growth-stage startups

Time flies. It was nearly a year ago that The Exchange started keeping tabs on startups that managed to reach $100 million in annual recurring revenue, or ARR. Our goal was to determine which unicorns

Expensify CEO shares high-level keys for keeping costs low and managing expenses

Hire people you trust, keep policies light and flexible, and invest in experiences that bring your team together.

Stack Overflow expands its Teams service with new integrations

Most developers think of Stack Overflow as a question and answer site for their programming questions. But over the last few years, the company has also built a successful business in its Stack Overfl

Utah’s Divvy raises $200M to eliminate expense reports

NEA has led the round for Divvy, a business expense and budgeting platform.

Lyft adds automatic ride receipt forwarding for business profiles

Lyft now makes it easier for business travelers to expense the trips they take for work – rides taken under a Business Profile within the Lyft app can now be automatically forwarded to a number of e

Expensify Announces New Travel Integrations With Uber, Priceline, NexTravel And More

Expensify is taking another step toward making expense reports easier by announcing integrations with a bunch of travel-related services. So instead of forwarding travel receipts to receipts@expens

With $3.5 Million In New Funding, Expensify Targets Concur Customers

Expense management startup Expensify is hoping to win over some new customers thanks to SAP's acquisition of competitor Concur. To do that, it's making it free for Concur customers to switch to its pl

Expensify Now Offers Support For Bitcoin, An Alternative To PayPal For International Contractors

<a target="_blank" href="http://expensify.com">Expensify</a> is now supporting <a target="_blank" href="http://bitcoin.org/en/">Bitcoin</a> to give international contractors an alternative to Paypal a

Google, HelloFax, Expensify And Others Want You To Go Paperless In 2013

The "paperless office" has been a fantasy of office managers since the advent of the personal computer. While you are probably printing less today than you did ten years ago, the U.S. Environmental Pr

Nearing The 1M User Mark, Expensify Adds ‘Trips’ Feature To Mobile Apps

It seems that <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/expensify-com">Expensify</a> is not done with its mission of making "expense reports that don't suck" quite yet. Today, the San Francisco-based

Now At 600K Users, Expensify Announces Major Pricing Changes; Targets SMBs With New Salesforce

Expense reports are a pain in the ass, which is why David Barrett founded <a href="https://www.expensify.com/">Expensify</a> in May 2008. Since then, the startup has raised nearly $7 million in fundin

Expensify Adds Intelligent Receipt Scanning To Expense Report System

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/05/expensify-picture.png" class="shot2"><a href="http://www.expensify.com">Expensify</a>, the startup helps take the <a href="https://techcrunch.

Expensify Debuts New Version Of Hassle-Free Expense Report System

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/11/expensify.jpg"><a href="http://www.expensify.com">Expensify</a>, the startup helps take the <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2009/03/11/expensi

Why Products Suck (And How To Make Them Suck Less)

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/11/office-space.jpeg"> Now, you might think that making a product that isn’t terrible should be so obvious to every company on the planet as t
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