Expense Management

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News / Startups
Itilite raises $29M for business travel and expense solution
By Mitra Sorrells | April 15, 2022
Itilite says its business has grown 500% since its last funding round in 2020, and it now works with more than 300 companies globally.   Read More
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Opinion / Technology
How to solve the lodging industry’s tech skills gap
By Sebastien Leitner - Cloudbeds | March 14, 2022
The industry must streamline training, prioritize technology that is easy to use and educate the next generation of hospitality workers. Read More
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Interview / Startups
STARTUP STAGE: Ardor Travels is travel and expense management for SMEs
By Mitra Sorrells | March 1, 2022
 The platform is intended for small- to mid-size businesses and offers a unified system for business travel and expense management. Read More
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News / Online
TripActions moves deeper into Europe with Comtravo acquisition
By Jill Menze | February 8, 2022
Including the Comtravo acquisition, TripActions has invested more than $400 million in Europe and the U.K. over the past year. Read More
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News / Online
VIDEO: TripActions on innovation and being Netflix
By PhocusWire | December 20, 2021
Many startups reduced headcount and brought down the shutters during the pandemic, TripActions raised significant rounds, unveiled new products and is poised for further growth. Read More
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From Our Partners / Technology
Here's why expense reports are disappearing for corporate travelers in the U.S. and Europe
By TripActions | December 13, 2021
A revolution in travel and expense management solutions spares travelers endless headaches and allows companies to better utilize their finance teams. Read More
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News / Technology
VIDEO: Concur founder Steve Singh on next-gen business travel
By PhocusWire | December 8, 2021
Investor Steve Singh discusses why he's optimistic about the future of business travel - and how both the technology architecture and the business models will change in the years ahead. Read More
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News / Online
American Express GBT will go public via SPAC at $5.3B valuation
By Mitra Sorrells | December 3, 2021
The transaction, expected to close in the first half of 2022, is expected to provide up to $1.2 billion of gross proceeds, of which $335 million is fully committed from new investors including... Read More
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News / Technology
TravelBank acquired by U.S. Bancorp
By Kevin May | November 17, 2021
U.S.-based TravelBank, a member of the PhocusWire Hot 25 Travel Startups for 2020 collection, is a travel and expenses management platform. Read More
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News / Online
Lola team finds home at Capital One
By Linda Fox | October 11, 2021
Lola's management say credit card and membership service Capital One is the "ideal place to continue the journey." Read More
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News / Startups
Troop attracts travel industry luminaries with $8M investment
By Linda Fox | September 30, 2021
Meeting management startup Troop plans to use the funding to speed up product development and integrations. Read More
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News / Startups
Corporate travel startup backed by Concur founder launches with $41M raised
By Mitra Sorrells | September 23, 2021
Spotnana uses a cloud-based, API-friendly platform to provide unbundled travel services and automation to global corporations and travel companies. Read More
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News / Technology
Travel innovation "faceoff" brands unveiled for Business Travel Show
By PhocusWire | September 13, 2021
The companies will present their services in series of head-to-head battles at the in person event, which takes place later this month. Read More
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News / Startups
Portside raises $17M to grow cloud-based business aviation tech
By Jill Menze | May 24, 2021
Founded in 2018, Portside helps aviation management companies, aircraft owners, corporate flight departments and fractional operators streamline their digital data operations. Read More
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News / Technology
Coupa acquires Pana business travel platform
By Kevin May | March 22, 2021
The deal is the second in the travel sector in recent years for U.S.-based Coupa after its deal to buy Yatra in January 2020. Read More