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Wednesday 10.9.2019 Vision is a funny thing. Until relatively recently, humans were at the mercy of circumstance when it came to sight – if you had 2020 vision, you were lucky, but if not, you had no choice but to hope for the best. Then, glasses, telescopes and microscopes were invented. Then, flashlights. Suddenly, we could see... read more
Thursday 09.26.2019 INDIVIDUAL LEADERSHIP AWARDS: Through peer nominations, our executive winners were selected based on their track record of achieving goals, leadership skills, and ability to attract and retain talent. SAAS MARKETING LEADER AWARD WINNER: Michaela Dempsey – VP of Demand and Head of Marketing – Scout RFP... read more
Monday 09.23.2019 When you’re trying to raise dollars for your business it’s always best to learn from experience and Alex and Stan are sharing their incredible journey with Scout RFP, the second company they’ve raised venture capital for after successfully exiting their first business.... read more
Thursday 09.19.2019 SEPTEMBER 19, 2019 There are some great lessons in this interview about the importance of listening to your customers, not jumping into building a product straight away and being really focused with your MVP by solving a really small problem at the start.... read more
Monday 09.16.2019 Alex Yakubovich co-founder and CEO of Scout RFP, a SaaS product that helps companies with their strategic sourcing and procurement. Alex started a web development company when he was in college. Over time, it evolved into an online ordering software product that the team sold to restaurant chains. By graduation the business was making 6-figures... read more
Thursday 09.12.2019 As part of a study on market dynamics, this forecast report explains factors affecting the global market growth. The authors of the report have provided a broad competitive assessment, detailed regional study, and other different types of research studies to give a complete analysis of the global market. The report can be used as an... read more
Tuesday 09.10.2019 Once plans are developed and an implementation carried out, failure is never assumed to be a possibility. The phrase “Failure is not an option” is usually associated with the fabled Apollo 13 moon landing, although the ideal is spread much broader than rocket science these days. …Many time procurement systems are not adopted or used... read more
Tuesday 09.10.2019 Our number one value at Scout is “Obsess over the Customer.” I live that value every single day so I don’t actually feel like I have left direct sales. Additionally, I make it a point to stay very involved in so many of our customer and prospect interactions to ensure I stay very close to... read more
Friday 09.6.2019 67 percent of startups fail to exit or raise additional funding; just 48 percent of startups make it to a second round of funding; and only 15 percent raise a fourth round of funding, typically a Series C. Leaders of software startups must adjust their leadership approach to continuously build and sustain a winning company... read more
Thursday 08.29.2019 …Examining the contracting clauses ahead of the merger is vital. “A lot of companies aren’t sophisticated in the contracting process,” Garber said. He continued to say that if companies can’t get out of contracts during the merger, that is a huge liability. “It will make moving supplier bases almost impossible,” he told Supply Chain Dive.... read more
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Scout News

09.26.2019 - Scout RFP Appoints Yvette Kamperin to Head Talent Acquisition

New VP of Talent Acquisition Will Lead People Operations Amid Global Expansion SAN FRANCISCO — September 26, 2019 — Scout RFP, the company that is reinventing Sourcing and Procurement, today announced Yvette Kamperin has joined the company as Vice President of Talent Acquisition and the latest addition to its executive team. As VP of Talent… read more

09.10.2019 - Namejs Kins Nominated as ASTT Person of the Year for Trenchless Technology

Branch Manager of Procurement at Unitywater recognized for leading mission to reduce cost of water for Australians MELBOURNE — September 11, 2019 — Namejs Kins, Branch Manager Procurement at Unitywater, has been nominated as one of four finalists for the Australasian Society for Trenchless Technology (ASTT) Person of the Year award. The award recognizes individuals… read more

07.9.2019 - Scout RFP Receives Recognition as Industry Leader

E-sourcing platform recognized for its Reverse Auctions solution by CIO Applications, ranked as top e-sourcing tool from Procurement Leaders SAN FRANCISCO — July 9, 2019 — Scout RFP, the company that is reinventing Sourcing and Procurement, is pleased to announce CIO Applications has chosen it as one of the Top 10 Auction Software Solution Providers 2019…. read more

04.23.2019 - Scout RFP Advances Customer Focus with Leadership Team Additions

New VP of Product and VP of Demand Further Extends Deep Commitment to Customers and Market Need SAN FRANCISCO — April 23, 2019 — Scout RFP, the company that is reinventing Sourcing and Procurement, is pleased to welcome Chris Wada, former VP of Product at ServiceMax, as its new VP of Product. Additionally, Michaela Dempsey, who… read more

04.10.2019 - Scout RFP Receives Awards from Unitywater and Palo Alto Networks Reflecting Extraordinary Impact

Platform’s Ease of Use, Collaboration, Great Efficiency, Glowing Feedback and Proactive Support Cited SAN FRANCISCO — April 10, 2019 — Scout RFP, the Sourcing and supplier engagement platform, today announced it has received two awards from customers Unitywater and Palo Alto Networks, reflecting the extraordinary impact Scout has made on their organizations. Unitywater, the progressive water… read more

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