Press Release Coverage

11.19.2018 - Scout RFP is recognized as a 2018 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for Strategic Sourcing Application Suites

The Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice Distinction Is Based on Feedback and Ratings From Technology Decision Makers Who Have Experience Purchasing, Implementing and/or Using Scout’s Platform San Francisco, CA, November 19th, 2018 – Scout RFP, the sourcing and supplier engagement platform, today announced they were named a 2018 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for Strategic… read more

11.7.2018 - Scout RFP Launches Scout Contracts, a Simple, Effective Contracts and Obligations Management Platform for the Enterprise

Scout launches new contract management product to help enterprises manage supplier contracts, agreements, and obligations within their unified sourcing and supplier engagement platform. SAN FRANCISCO – November 7, 2018 – Scout RFP, the unified sourcing and supplier engagement platform, today announced the release of its new Scout Contracts product, the simplest and most effective way… read more

09.5.2018 - Scout Appoints New Sales and Engineering Leaders to Executive Team

New CRO Jerry Brooner and CTO Sarvesh Mathur bring world-class experience and a strategic vision for growth to Scout’s powerful sourcing and supplier engagement platform SAN FRANCISCO – September 5, 2018 – Scout RFP, the new enterprise standard for strategic sourcing, today announced two new members of their executive leadership team. First, Jerry Brooner, former… read more

05.7.2018 - Scout RFP Named a 2018 Spend Matters Provider to Know

Analysts from the leader in procurement industry insights name Scout RFP as a sourcing solution that is setting the industry standard. San Francisco — May 7, 2018 — Scout RFP, the fastest growing cloud-based sourcing platform, has been named a 2018 Provider to Know by Spend Matters. The 5th annual 50 Providers to Know list,… read more

05.1.2018 - Scout Helps Enterprises Track Over $800M in Savings with New Finance and Sourcing Tools

Scout launches new savings tracker allowing strategic sourcing teams to track savings across the business and align with finance on key metrics and company initiatives. SAN FRANCISCO – May 1, 2018 – Scout RFP, the fastest growing digital sourcing platform, today announced the release of its new Savings Tracker, a better way for businesses to… read more

04.17.2018 - Scout Appoints Vice President of Marketing to Accelerate Global Growth

Enterprise SaaS marketing veteran Grant Shirk joins Scout’s executive team to help accelerate the company’s growth and market momentum. SAN FRANCISCO – April 17, 2018 – Scout RFP, a leader in cloud-based strategic eSourcing solutions, today announced Grant Shirk is joining the executive team as its first Vice President of Marketing. Following the success of… read more

03.15.2018 - VSP Global Named a Finalist in the World Procurement Awards 2018

Scout customer shortlisted for the prestigious award celebrating innovative procurement executives. SAN FRANCISCO – March 15, 2018 – Greg Tennyson, Chief Procurement Officer of Scout customer VSP Global, has been selected as a finalist for the “Smart Cube Procurement Leader Award” in the World Procurement Awards 2018. The World Procurement Awards are among the most… read more

02.27.2018 - Scout Revolutionizes Supplier Performance Management with Newest Solution

Scout’s latest product innovation allows the enterprise to facilitate seamless supplier performance management and drive greater impact. February 27, 2018 – SAN FRANCISCO – Scout RFP, a leader in cloud-based strategic eSourcing solutions and winner of 8 coveted industry awards, today announced the release of its latest product innovation: Supplier Performance Management. It will be released… read more

02.22.2018 - Scout SPARK Brings Together Over 300 Sourcing Professionals and a Lineup of Expert Speakers

Industry experts and customers will explore how to drive unprecedented enterprise-wide impact from sourcing and procurement. February 22, 2018 – SAN FRANCISCO – Scout RFP, a leader in cloud-based strategic eSourcing solutions, will host SPARK, its inaugural conference, on February 27, 2018 in San Francisco. A first-of-its-kind industry event, SPARK will showcase the central theme of… read more

01.17.2018 - 68 Percent of Finance Professionals Report That Procurement Makes Them More Effective

New data from Scout RFP identifies procurement as a driver of key finance priorities. SAN FRANCISCO – January 17, 2018 – Scout RFP, a leader in cloud-based strategic eSourcing solutions, today released findings from a recent survey of finance professionals exploring the use of strategic sourcing to supplement finance initiatives. Findings from the study indicate that… read more

11.28.2017 - Scout RFP Hits $13 Billion in Spend Managed and Heightens Customer ROI

Leader in cloud-based strategic eSourcing solutions points to 10x returns for customers NOVEMBER 28, 2017 – SAN FRANCISCO – Scout RFP, a leader in cloud-based strategic eSourcing solutions, is pleased to announce banner growth in 2017, including reaching over $13 billion worth of spend managed through Scout Pipeline. This November, Scout celebrated the one-year anniversary of… read more

11.1.2017 - Scout, SIG, and Intuit Team Up For Webinar on Standardizing Indirect Procurement

SAN FRANCISCO – November 1, 2017 – Scout RFP, Sourcing Insights Group (SIG), and Intuit will present strategies for standardizing indirect procurement during a webinar on November 2, 2017. The event will detail how Larry Wood, Head of Strategic Sourcing at Intuit, accelerated success for the organization by adopting an indirect procurement standard. Executives from… read more

09.5.2017 - Scout RFP Named 2017 SaaS Awards Winner for Supply Chain

SAN FRANCISCO – September 5, 2017 – Scout RFP, a leader in cloud-based strategic eSourcing solutions, announced today that it has been named a winner of the 2017 Best SaaS Product for Supply Chain/Warehouse Management from the SaaS Awards program. The Software-as-a-Service Awards program accepts entries worldwide, including North America, Australasia, and EMEA. Now in its second… read more

06.20.2017 - Scout Summer ’17 Release Adds Vendor Contract Management and Expanded Language Offerings

Scout’s new contracts product provides improved workflow and greater supplier visibility. SAN FRANCISCO – June 20, 2017 – Scout RFP, a leader in the cloud-based strategic eSourcing solutions space, today announces the launch of its Summer ’17 release. Scout Contracts, its new vendor contract management solution, allows the enterprise to collaboratively and comprehensively manage supplier contracts…. read more

06.7.2017 - Scout RFP Raises $15.5 Million in Series B Financing Round Led by Menlo Ventures

The company’s robust momentum and success of its eSourcing platform attracts next round of investment SAN FRANCISCO – JUNE 07, 2017 – Scout RFP, a leader in cloud-based strategic eSourcing solutions, today announces the completion of its Series B round of $15.5 million in financing, bringing total investment in the company to $27.25 million. The… read more

06.2.2017 - Scout RFP Finalist at 2017 Red Herring Top 100 North America

LOS ANGELES – May 26, 2017 – Scout RFP has been selected as a finalist for Red Herring’s Top 100 North America award, one of the technology industry’s most prestigious prizes. Finalists for the awards are among the continent’s brightest and most innovative private ventures. Their place among North America’s tech elite has been chosen by… read more

05.24.2017 - Scout RFP Named as a Gartner Cool Vendor in Procurement and Sourcing Technology

Gartner’s report recognizes young vendors delighting customers with innovation and positive business impacts. SAN FRANCISCO – May 24, 2017 – Scout RFP, a leader in cloud-based strategic e-sourcing solutions, announced today that it has been named one of Gartner’s 2017 “Cool Vendors” in Procurement and Sourcing Technology.1 The report identifies interesting, new and innovative vendors, products… read more

05.22.2017 - Scout RFP Recognized on Spend Matters 50 Providers to Watch for 2017 List

eSourcing provider selected company who is pushing the envelope on the procurement publication’s annual list. SAN FRANCISCO – May 22, 2017 – Scout RFP, a leader in the cloud-based strategic eSourcing solutions space, is pleased to announce that it has been named on Spend Matters 50 Providers to Watch for 2017 list. Spend Matters is a… read more

05.16.2017 - Scout RFP Releases Insights on Strategic Sourcing for Enterprise Success

Adobe, Owens Corning, Uber, among business leaders to share procurement efficiencies in new research from Harvard Business Review Analytic Services. SAN FRANCISCO – May 16, 2017 – Scout RFP, a leader in the cloud-based strategic e-sourcing space, is pleased to introduce a new procurement industry resource created by Harvard Business Review Analytic Services. The new research… read more

03.24.2017 - Scout RFP Included in Independent eProcurement, eSourcing, eInvoicing, and Spend Analysis Vendor Landscape Research Report

According to report, “best-of-breed solutions provide real value to improve your purchasing” SAN FRANCISCO – March 24, 2017 – Scout RFP, a leader in the cloud-based strategic e-sourcing solutions space, announced today that it has been included in Forrester Research’s March 2017 Vendor Landscapes: eProcurement, eSourcing, eInvoicing, And Spend Analysis, 2016 To 2017. In the… read more

03.9.2017 - Scout RFP Joins Global Leaders at Sourcing Industry Group’s Spring 2017 Global Summit

eSourcing provider participates in global four-day sourcing gathering SAN FRANCISCO – March 9, 2017 – Scout RFP, a leader in the cloud-based strategic eSourcing solutions space, is pleased to announce its presence at the Sourcing Industry Group (SIG) Spring 2017 Global Summit on March 13-16, 2017. SIG is the premier membership organization for sourcing, procurement, and… read more

03.8.2017 - Scout RFP Wins 2017 EPIC Supplier Award

E-sourcing provider recognized for customer excellence and innovation in the procurement market. NEW YORK – March 8, 2017 – Scout RFP, a leader in the cloud-based strategic e-sourcing solutions space, is excited to announce that it has been named as a winner of the 2017 EPIC Awards (Excellence in Procurement of Indirect Categories) at ProcureCon Indirect… read more

02.23.2017 - Scout RFP Successfully Completes SOC 2® Type II Audit Examination

SAN FRANCISCO – February 23, 2017 – Scout RFP, a leader in the cloud-based strategic e-sourcing solutions space, is pleased to announce that it has successfully completed a Service Organization Controls (SOC) 2® Type II Audit examination for their procurement SaaS system. Scout retained international business advisory firm Skoda Minotti for its SOC 2® audit work…. read more

02.14.2017 - Zebra Technologies Transforms Global Sourcing with Scout RFP

E-sourcing solutions provider enables Zebra Technologies to easily collaborate, spend smarter and generate better business outcomes SAN FRANCISCO – February 14, 2017 – Scout RFP, a leader in the cloud-based strategic e-sourcing solutions space, is pleased to announce its extended relationship with longstanding customer Zebra Technologies (NASDAQ: ZBRA), a global leader in providing solutions and… read more

02.2.2017 - Scout RFP Wins 2016-17 Cloud Awards Program

SAN FRANCISCO – February 2, 2017 – Scout RFP is excited to announce that it has been named as a winner in the 2016-2017 Cloud Awards Program. Now entering its seventh year, the cloud computing awards program celebrates excellence and innovation in the rapid-growth cloud computing market. The awards program accepts entries from across the… read more

01.16.2017 - Scout RFP Adds Portuguese Language Functionality

SAN FRANCISCO – January 16, 2017 – Scout RFP (Scout) expanded its cloud-based strategic sourcing platform with the addition of Portuguese language functionality. Scout’s enhanced multi-lingual capability caters to its growing global customer and supplier base, a number of which are on the Forbes Global 2000 Enterprises and the Fortune 500. By broadening its language… read more

12.6.2016 - Scout RFP Introduces Opportunity-Based e-Sourcing

Scout Pipeline and Intake provide organizations real-time visibility and control over spend SAN FRANCISCO — Dec. 6, 2016 — Scout RFP, the leading cloud-based strategic sourcing provider, announces the launch of two new sourcing tools: Pipeline and Intake. Scout Intake, a project request sourcing tool, allows sourcing to efficiently fulfill submitted requests and quickly respond… read more

11.9.2016 - Anaplan Selects Scout’s Sourcing Technology to Help Manage Profitable Growth

Cloud-based Platform Helps Align Investments to Business and Financial Goals San Francisco, CA – November 9, 2016 — Anaplan, the world’s leading planning and performance management platform for smart businesses, selected Scout RFP’s (Scout) cloud-based strategic sourcing solution to help prioritize and manage sourcing decisions that align to its financial goals. “Anaplan continues to grow… read more

10.25.2016 - Scout Wins PayStream Advisors 2016 Innovative Sourcing Technology of the Year Award

Strategic Sourcing Solution Hailed for Driving Impact-Based Business Outcomes San Francisco, CA – October 25, 2016 — Today Scout RFP (Scout), the leading cloud-based strategic sourcing provider, announced it is the recipient of PayStream Advisors’ Innovative Sourcing Technology of the Year Award. This award designates Scout as a disruptive sourcing technology that supports smarter supplier… read more

10.12.2016 - Scout RFP Named a Winner of Ventana Research’s 2016 Technology Innovation Awards

Cloud-based Sourcing Platform Recognized for Excellence in Service and Supply Chain San Francisco, CA – October 12, 2016 — Scout RFP (Scout), the leading cloud-based strategic sourcing platform, was named the winner of Ventana Research’s prestigious 2016 Technology Innovation Award for Service and Supply Chain. The Ventana Research Technology Innovation Awards cover 30 business and… read more

10.4.2016 - Scout RFP Bridges Communications Barriers With Spanish Language Capability

Functionally Improves Sourcing Collaboration Across Fortune 2000 Enterprises San Francisco, CA – October 4, 2016 — Scout RFP (Scout) enhanced its cloud-based strategic sourcing platform by adding Spanish-language functionality at the request of its growing number of Forbes Global 2000 Enterprises including CEMEX, a global leader in the building materials industry. Scout’s new multilingual capability… read more

09.27.2016 - Scout’s Sourcing Platform is Seal’s Choice to Provide Clients Best-In-Class Sourcing Resources

Improved Visibility and Simplified Data Processing Drives Exceptional Service San Francisco, CA – September 27, 2016 — Seal Software (Seal), the leading Contract Discovery and Analytic software provider has implemented Scout RFP’s (Scout) automated, cloud-based strategic sourcing platform to provide clients greater visibility into third party sourcing ensuring they are receiving the best services at… read more

09.19.2016 - VSP Global Leverages Scout’s Platform to Drive Strategic Sourcing

Platform Supports Real-Time Decision Making to Grow Strategic Partnerships San Francisco, CA — September 19, 2016 — VSP Global®, the largest healthcare company by membership and provider of affordable, high-quality eye care and eyewear, has implemented Scout RFP’s strategic sourcing platform to strengthen its business partnerships and better align with the goals of the organization.

08.23.2016 - Scout’s Momentum Signifies Global Demand for Strategic Sourcing Solutions

Company Forms Customer Executive Board, Expands Sales & Marketing San Francisco, CA – August 23, 2016 – Less than two years since Scout RFP (Scout) launched, over 80 customers (25% of which rank as Fortune or Global 2000 companies in North America and Europe) have adopted its mobile, cloud-based sourcing solution to simplify and inform their… read more

07.27.2016 - Scout RFP Transforms Splunk’s Strategic Sourcing, Spearheads Launch of Sourcing Leadership Group

Splunk on track for significant savings by streamlining its supplier sourcing process San Francisco, CA. — July 27, 2016 — Scout RFP’s (Scout) new breed of cloud-based sourcing has transformed the way Splunk conducts its strategic sourcing. Leveraging Scout’s platform, Splunk has enabled self-service competitive sourcing to keep pace with rapid growth.

01.23.2015 - Scout RFP secures $2.75M in Funding from NEA, Google Ventures, and Zapis Capital

Cleveland, OH — January 23, 2015 — Scout RFP, a cloud-based sourcing platform, today announced that the company raised $2.75 million in seed financing led by leading venture capital firm New Enterprise Associates (NEA), with participation from Google Ventures and Zapis Capital, and angel investors including Techammer & Tim O’Shaughnessy. The funding will be used to… read more