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Feeding America at Vendr: Our 2021 volunteers pledge

What comes to mind when you think of the holiday season? Family? Gifts? Good food? Heading into the holiday season is exciting for families and ...

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Super Bowls to startups: Lessons from Joe Montana of Liquid2 Ventures

When you think of enduring success in sports, few names fit the bill like world champion quarterback Joe Montana. Over his 16-season career with the ...

Vendr + G2 Track partner to help companies manage and save on SaaS

SaaS management continues to be one of the first steps – and biggest challenges – for companies struggling to get control of their SaaS buying. ...

Vendr and Zip partner to complete the SaaS buying lifecycle

SaaS is expensive – in both time and money. While we’ve recently seen a massive increase and transformation in the amount of SaaS companies need, the ...

Procurement is ready for disruption: Q&A with Chris Soriano, Head of IT Procurement at Epic Games

As the Head of IT Procurement at Epic Games, Chris Soriano’s inner child couldn’t be more thrilled.  With the incredible success of Fortnite and the ...

Insights from a 20-year procurement career with Dr. Elouise Epstein

Procurement practices have undergone an evolution over the past two decades. Where once large organization structures spread out the category work ...

The state of SaaS procurement: Q&A with Michael Denari, Head of Global Spend at Canva

Starting out in Accounting at Sonos, Michael Denari (current Head of Global Spend and Business Systems at Canva) remembers being in the office ...

Software negotiation strategies: Best practices from over 300M in SaaS

Purchasing software can feel a lot like buying a new car. If you don't have the budget upfront, you can't buy it. Fortunately, we're at work to ...

The SaaS buying process: Four steps to get started

SaaS spending isn’t slowing down anytime soon — in fact, Gartner predicts it will grow 9.5% YoY. With the industry growing rapidly, finance ...

Best practices for tracking SaaS spend and resources

Oftentimes, companies of all sizes have no central tracking for SaaS spend management. We’ve noticed customers ranging from 200 to 2,000 employees ...

Top finance conferences for SaaS leaders to attend in 2021

While conferences as we knew them might not look the same anymore (bumping elbows with industry friendlies, touring company booths, and getting up ...

SaaS negotiation and innovation: An interview with Omar Ghani, Reddit’s procurement leader

In 2020, Reddit’s 700+ person company at the time went through a complex cloud services negotiation. Through a very competitive bid, they saved ...

Add these ten BIPOC-led companies to your SaaS stack

In the last decade, SaaS has changed almost every aspect of daily life. Whether you’re landing a new client or grabbing a ride home, chances are, ...

From Sausalito to Series A: A Q&A with our founder

In 2018, Vendr’s founder and CEO Ryan Neu left his sales career of 7+ years to start a new company. For Ryan, entrepreneurship was a force, and he ...

How to buy SaaS for less: Leave software negotiation to the experts

Is it just me or does the task of finding and buying software for your team feel like searching for a new home office chair after COVID-19 hit?  You ...