Concur’s stock soars after landing huge government contract

Shares of Concur Technologies jumped nearly seven percent in heavy trading Monday after the Redmond maker of travel and entertainment expense management software announced a long-term deal with the U.S. General Services Administration. As part of the deal, Concur will manage online bookings, travel authorizations and vouchers across various U.S. government agencies. The contract has a… Read More


Shares of Concur rise after revenues beat expectations

Concur, the Redmond maker of travel and entertainment expense management software, today reported a 28 percent increase in revenue, to $108.4 million, for its fiscal second quarter ended March 31. Non-GAAP net income came in at $18.5 million. CEO Steve Singh called the results “exceptionally strong,” leading the company to raise its outlook for revenue and… Read More


Watch my dog help me make the picks for the WTIA awards

We’ve already made it through Oscar season, and now we’re gearing up for March Madness. But before we get there, I’ve got one piece of business to take care of. The Washington Technology Industry Association is celebrating its 17th annual Industry Achievement Awards on Thursday night at the Showbox Sodo. As in years past, I’ve… Read More

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Chart: Who pays the most in Seattle for software engineers

Steve Ballmer was right. It’s all about developers, developers, developers these days. In fact, the market is so hot that companies like, Twitter and Facebook are doing “acqui-hires” — like the one today of TeachStreet — just to gobble up key engineering talent. But that’s not really the norm, and most tech companies are… Read More


Concur posts $84.6M in revenue, swings to loss on TripIt buy

Concur Technologies swung to a net loss during its second quarter largely due to its acquisition of TripIt. The Redmond maker of travel and entertainment expense management software reported a $2.6 million loss, which compared to net income of $6.7 million for same period last year. It posted revenue of $84.6 million for the quarter, a 16… Read More


Concur continues online travel expansion, invests $40 million in India’s equivalent of Kayak

Concur Technologies has been on a bit of a buying binge lately, gobbling up mobile travel planning service TripIt and Europe’s Etap-On-Line. Now, the company is making a big push into India, announcing a $40 million investment in online travel portal Cleartrip. Cleartrip essentially is India’s version of Kayak. Backed by the likes of Kleiner… Read More

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Concur’s Rajeev Singh on the ups and downs of entrepreneurship

In the latest interview on Mixergy, Concur president Rajeev Singh explains how the Redmond maker of travel and entertainment expense management software transitioned from a germ of an idea in 1993 to a $3 billion company today. I’ve become a big fan of Andrew Warner’s interviews on Mixergy, and love when he features Seattle entrepreneurs…. Read More