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What is ProcureTech?

ProcureTech was founded to amplify and accelerate digital procurement. It has been created to support buyers and vendors in navigating the rapidly evolving procurement ecosystem and enable them together to quickly source and build intelligent, flexible, digital procurement solutions.

What does ProcureTech offer?

Solving the most pressing business, social, environmental and economic challenges requires new thinking and a new platform for procurement leaders, entrepreneurs and the digital procurement ecosystem. As a company, ProcureTech is home to the ProcureTech100, ProcureTech SOURCE, and our services ranging from the ACCELERATOR programme to our StrategyLAB and more.

I am a corporate buyer or procurement specialist, how do I work with ProcureTech?

We offer a range of suitable solutions for corporates, such as our StrategyLAB, ACCELERATOR programme, scale programme, and more. Contact us at hello@procuretech.co to find out more.

I am a digital solution and I would like to work with ProcureTech

Creating a profile on ProcureTech SOURCE(link to source) for your solution is your best starting point. If you would like to participate in ACCELERATOR programme you can read more here (link to accelerator page), or contact us at hello@procuretech.co to find out about other servicees.

How do I find out more?

Please explore our website more or contact the ProcureTech team at hello@procuretech.co

I am interested in being involved with procuretech more broadly, how do I do this?

For other collaborations or ways to work with us, contact us directly at hello@procuretech.co

What is the ProcureTech100?

The ProcureTech100 is the definitive 100 pioneering digital procurement solutions.

What is the purpose of the ProcureTech100?

At a time when innovative digital procurement solutions are driving real change and business impact, the ProcureTech100 identifies the most forward thinking and customer focused technology, data and analytics procurement solutions on the planet.

How are the 100 identified?

1. Research ProcureTech Ecosystem We have already researched the digital procurement ecosystem and identified over 4,000 solutions to be considered for the ProcureTech100.  This ecosystem is dynamic and we will continue to update ProcureTech as it changes.

2.  Create ProcureTech100 Shortlist From the ProcureTech database we will then apply statistical analysis of over 50 key data points including growth, security, customer, financial and employee data to create the shortlist.

3.  Identify the ProcureTech100 A panel of experts from the Procurement industry will review and rank the shortlist, which will then be integrated with the shortlisting data points to create the ProcureTech100.

4.  Announce the ProcureTech100 The 2023 ProcureTech100 will be shared with companies and media, and announced by ProcureTech at its virtual PIONEERS event in November every year.

What are the selection criteria for the ProcureTech100?

The ProcureTech100 will be formed from quantitative and qualitative data sets which will be analysed and assessed to identify the leading digital procurement solutions across 14 categories.

How do I register my company for the ProcureTech100?

ProcureTech has a comprehensive database of Digital Procurement solutions that we select from. If you believe that we may not be aware of your solution, we first and foremest recommend that you create a profile on ProcureTech SOURCE (link to SOURCE), as all companies on the platform are entered into the selection process.

How do enhance my entry for the ProcureTech100?

If you are already on SOURCE, ensure that you have added complete information to your profile. Any additional information is gathered from our own research.

Do I have to pay to participate in the ProcureTech100?

No, there is no charge to participate in the ProcureTech 100. It is not pay to play or pay to win.

What are the categories for the ProcureTech100?

The categorie are:
Analytics, Data & Intelligence
B2B Marketplace
Contract & Legal
Risk Management
Social Impact
Source to Pay
Sourcing & Cost Management
Strategy, Process & Performance
Supplier Management
Sustainable Procurement

What happenes if my solution spans more than one category?

When you edit your profile on SOURCE, you have the option to indicate which capabilities your solution supports, and this will ensure that you are considered for multiple categories.

What are the key dates for the annual ProcureTech100 process?

The ProcureTech100 is announced in November every year during our PIONEERS webinar. The yearbook is released in the following month.

Who is on the ProcureTech100 panel?

Our independent selection panel is made up of over 70 high profile experts including CPOs, CIOs, Venture Capitalists and analysts – all passionate about digital procurement. These include procurement and technology leaders from global organisations including Roche, Shell, Jaguar Land Rover, Uber, Vodafone, Estee Lauder, Kantar, The World Bank Group, Mars, BP, Dyson, Sky, Walmart International and Coca-Cola Europacific Partners. We also have a number of venture capitalists who specialize in procurement/B2B/enterprise software that include Mosaic Ventures, Maersk Growth and Accel-KKR. To view and connect with all of our panellists check them out here (link to the procuretech100 page panellist section)

When will the ProcureTech100 be announced?

The ProcureTech100 is announced in November every year during our PIONEERS webinar. The yearbook is released in the following month.

How would my company benefit from being in the ProcureTech100?

Being named as one of the ProcureTech100 will position your solution amongst the 100 pioneering procurement technology, data and analytics solutions on the planet.  

1. It will distinguish your solution amongst the many other providers in the industry.
2. Create awareness of your solution amongst the 1,000s of buyers who are actively looking for intelligent, flexible solutions to enhance their procurement function.  
3. Ensure visibility amongst the wider procurement community including media and investors.  
4. Support and enhance your marketing, both on our platform and through your own channels, by attaching the ProcureTech100 award to your solution.  
5. Gain recognition for your team and inspire other digital procurement leaders.

Will my ProcureTech100 entry be enhanced if I subscribe to ProcureTech services?

No. All vendors have an equal opportunity to participate in the ProcureTech100.

How often does the ProcureTech100 take place?

The ProcureTech100 is an annual event.

What is the ProcureTech ACCELERATOR?

The ProcureTech ACCELERATOR is the catalyst for smarter, stronger digital procurement partnerships. It is a fast-track programme that enables leading enterprises to connect, collaborate and co-create with innovative digital procurement solutions and form partnerships.

Why should I join the ProcureTech ACCELERATOR?

The ProcureTech ACCELERATOR is the only procurement accelerator programme on the planet. Our fast-track programme connects the world’s leading procurement teams with innovative digital procurement solutions. We bring together innovators, senior procurement and technology executives and investors to address specific enterprise challenges with digital procurement solutions. Through the ACCELERATOR, leading corporations and digital solution providers

1. Create high performing digital procurement partnerships
2. Amplify and accelerate collaboration to co-create
3. Share collective experiences and insight
4. Optimise use of scarce resource
5. Increase the speed of innovation adoption
6. Learn and build out their own innovation capabilities
7. Create stronger more successful solutions
8. Get ready to scale fast!

How do we get involved in the ACCELERATOR?

Both corporates and solutions providers can apply for ACCELERATOR programmes. You'll find details on how to get involved on our dedicated ACCELERATOR page here (link accelerator page).

Who is involved? 

ProcureTech ACCELERATORs are run by ProcureTech. We involve key people from the corporate side and from the vendor(s) involved to ensure a focused programme and high impact delivery.

How long is the ACCELERATOR programme?

ACCELERATOR programmes typically run for 7-12 weeks, although times vary depending on individual company needs.

What is the selection process to join the ACCELERATOR? 

Challenges are reviewed from corporate partners to be included in the ACCELERATOR, and where possible synergies are sought. These challenges are then shared and ProcureTech scout to identify potential solutions for the challenges, as well as receiving applications. The longlist of applicants will be analysed with the corporates to create a shortlist that best fit the challenge requirements. These digital solutions will be invited to a pitch session where they can demonstrate their solution and capabilities. We then decide which solutions will join the ACCELERATOR programme. For those that aren’t selected, we will provide feedback and include them in future relevant initiatives.

What can digital solution providers expect from the ProcureTech ACCELERATOR??

As a digital solution provider, you can expect:

1. Unparalleled access to potential future customers
2. Extensive mentorship, procurement leaders sessions and a collaborative environment
3. Expanding digital procurement solutions, ‘go-to-market’ plans and pitch
4. Demo and showcase days amplifying engagement beyond the ACCELERATOR
5. Fast track to first successful projects with corporate partners
6. Mentoring by procurement leaders

What can corporate partners expect from the ProcureTech ACCELERATOR?

As a corporate partner, you will receive:

1. Access to the best of innovation in digital procurement
2. Curation of solutions with high potential to meet your challenges
3. Digital procurement immersion combined with solution co-creation
4. Shared, collective intelligence and experience
5. Future proof your procuretech stack
6. Solutions built for scale

What happens after the programme?

After the programme, projects are kicked off between corporates and digital solution providers. There are additional opportunities to work with ProcureTech in ensuring adoption and implementation.

How is the ProcureTech ACCELERATOR different to all of the other accelerators?

The ProcureTech ACCELERATOR is the first and only accelerator focused exclusively on procurement and supplier management. The programme is deep in digital procurement experience and insight sharing. Co-creation is at the core of the programme, from solutions to the structure of first projects / proof of concepts. It’s a very agile programme, built for successful progression from pilot to partnership. The programme creates stronger, smarter digital procurement partnerships. No equity is required from digital solution providers to participate.

Which industry or sector does the ACCELERATOR focus on?

The ACCELERATOR is industry and sector agnostic, we focus on our corporate partner challenges, challenges which when they are solved create real impact.

How can I join?

You want to join the ACCELERATOR? Great! We are always excited to be taking applications. Please have a look at the live challenges on our page (link accelerator page) or contact us directly if you have other needs or ideas.

Can ProcureTech help us digitize in other ways for example scouting?

ProcureTech also work with corporates and digital procurement solutions across a number of areas from digital procurement strategy and transformation map to the specification and selection of digital procurement solutions. Contact us to discuss additional opportunities.

What is ProcureTech SOURCE?

ProcureTech SOURCE is the ultimate place for the digital procurement ecosystem. On SOURCE, corporates, solutions, investors, and procurement specialists can connect with fellow industry experts. It is an online platform where users can discover pioneering solutions, exciting events, and ground-breaking content. Users can create discussions, submit content, and generate collaboration opportunities.

What is ProcureTech SCOUT?

ProcureTech SCOUT is ProcureTech’s scouting process to help corporates find new digital procurement solutions. The process provides faster and smarter matching to bring corporates and digital procurement solutions together.

I'm a corporate partner. What are the steps to the scouting process?

1 - Establishing the challenge statement.
A. Develop the challenge statement through consultation with key client stakeholders via discussion groups / workshops.
B. Confirm the completed challenge statement is accurate.

2 - Develop a solution list
A. Scout potential vendors for the project opportunity.
B. Advertise the challenge and encourage potential vendors to put forward their solution.
C. Consult with industry experts to gain knowledge on leading solutions for the challenge statement & problem.
D. Confirm final list of identified solutions.  

3 - Curate the full solution list into a shortlist
A. Stakeholders evaluate solutions as a collective and narrow down the selection to a short list of vendors.

4. Final solution selection
A. Top ranked vendors are invited to present their solution offering through an interactive session where the key stakeholders can take part.
B. After all the presentation sessions a solution is selected to engage for a pilot programme.

5. Collaboration discussions
A. A pilot planning and preparation session is conducted to establish how the collaboration between the client and vendor will work and to agree on any additional required details

6. Pilot Programme
A. A pilot programme of an agreed scope and KPIs is run to ensure the solution can provide value to the business and the client and vendor can work well together

How are ProcureTech involved in the process?

ProcureTech facilitates the scouting and selection process by collecting vendor information, performing pre-selection checks, and advising the client on past experience where available.

I'm a Solutions Provider. What are the next steps after solutions are submitted for selection?

Applications will be confirmed by an automated email confirming your participation. You should expect to hear back no earlier than 10 working days after the close of the deadline. Once all applications have been received ProcureTech will review entries and provide the client with a ‘longlist’ of vendor applications that they can review for selection.

How is the shortlist created?

A shortlist of vendors will be selected based upon best fit to solve the challenge and will be invited to attend a presentation day so the solutions can be presented and demoed to the client.

I'm a Solutions Provider. What will happen on presentation day?

Your company, if selected, along with a shortlist of other vendors will pitch and demo your solutions to the client. From here the client will make the final selection.

How many other digital procurement solutions are involved?

If you pass the selection for the presentation day your solution will be on a shortlist of other vendors. A limited number will participate but the exact figure depends on suitability and the brief.

Is feedback for unsuccessful solutions provided?

Where possible it is our intention to provide feedback to unsuccessful vendors.