Falling in love can be wonderful. With our heads in the clouds, we sit back and ruminate on our blissful fortune—sometimes temporarily losing track of time, cares, and even our friends. What we shouldn’t lose in love, however, is our jobs. And what’s one of the fastest ways to get downsized? That would be defrauding a company on an expense report.
What is the Sunshine Act?
Its full name is actually The Physician Payments Sunshine Act (PPSA) and it was designed to boost transparency around the financial relationships between physicians, hospitals, and drug companies.
We have some exciting news to share: we’ve raised $13 million in a Series A round led by Redpoint Ventures and including Resolute Ventures, our lead seed investor.
We’re thrilled to welcome Redpoint partner Alex Bard to our board. He shares our vision of using artificial intelligence (AI) to transform the back office (check out his blog here) and brings with him deep expertise in creating successful SaaS companies. Redpoint has a strong track record of building important IT companies such as Pure Storage, Twilio, Concur, Zendesk and Stripe.
It’s our customers that we want to thank the most because user validation is the only thing that matters. Amazon, Comcast, Hitachi, Intuit and dozens of other customers have provided key insights on their needs, and their feedback on how our AI platform automates and improves the efficiency of back office tasks has been phenomenal.
I recently had the pleasure of speaking with Justin Jones, founder of Simple AI. Check out our conversation to hear how we see Artificial Intelligence being used to streamline business back-office processes.
What actually happens on the front lines of international business trips?
From the Panama papers corruption to FIFA bribery, the headlines are full of stories of allegations and investigations of bribery and mega scandals. Rarely do we get a chance to hear the story from the individual that gave the bribe.
Data is often a company’s most critical asset. Businesses globally are collecting increasing amounts of data on customers and partners so they can be more competitive in the marketplace. In the European Union (EU), over 90% of citizens say they want some data protection rights across the EU, regardless of where their data is processed. But why?
Second only to payroll, travel and entertainment (T&E) spending comprises the largest expense for companies. How much is intentional and accidental T&E expense fraud costing your company?
Saving time and money is no easy feat when it comes to auditing your company’s expense reports. Join us to learn from industry experts how companies of all sizes are conquering the last mile of effective T&E expense management by leveraging new technologies, such as Artificial Intelligence (AI).
T&E Expenses Matter: Establishing the Visibility & Control your Company Deserves
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
10:00 am PT / 1:00 pm ET
On July 12th one of our partners is hosting a free webinar that will be of interest to many of our readers. FCPA expert Mike Koehler and Concur will present "Strategies for Minimizing FCPA Risks Associated with Corporate T&E"
Strategies for Minimizing FCPA Risks Associated with Corporate T&E
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
2:00 pm ET / 11:00 am PT
As the future of Enterprise Automation evolves, new industry categories continue to emerge. The latest category, coined by our friends at CB Insights, is "Expert Automation and Augmentation Software" - or EaaS. Wondering what EaaS is all about? Read on and check out the first-ever market map of the EaaS space -
In our last post, we saw how tough it can be to differentiate between misconduct and genuine human error when it comes to corporate fraud. The key to preventing such situations is to create a strong and ethical company culture.
It’s the people that make a business successful.
Honesty and integrity are at the forefront of every great corporate culture. Whether it’s being left out of a team outing or excluded from key business meetings, no one wants to feel out of the loop or unimportant.