Zip for Startups

Startups control spend with Zip

Put every cent of your funding toward growth. By adopting proactive spend controls, you’ll nail budget forecasts and prevent capital leakage, so you can direct spend toward what matters.

Explore Intake-to-Pay

Pre-approve purchases. Control spend.

Approve any purchase before it happens. With Intake, you can give all department heads the control they need to make the most of their budgets, while minimizing the time employees spend on purchasing.

Know your spend.
Extend your runway.

Stay lean and agile longer while you grow. With built-in spend insights, you’ll know exactly how much spend you’ve committed to and where your capital is going, down to the category and department level.

Modern spend controls.
Built for startups.

Built with the needs of growth-oriented businesses in mind, Zip Intake-to-Pay enables you to control spend with flexibility as you scale.

Startups trust Zip because it offers modern capabilities including:

  • Universal intake for purchasing requests
  • Dynamic, no-code approval workflows
  • Powerful dashboards for spend insights
  • Pre-built integrations to your ERP
  • Pricing designed for adoption
Industry
Software
Employees
620+

“With Zip, we’ve successfully developed a procurement engine that is capable of handling all of our complex cross-functional intake, negotiation and approval workflows, yet also delivers a simple and intuitive requester experience for all of our employees.”

 Robert Scott
Robert Scott
SVP, General Counsel
Before Zip
  • Challenging spend approval coordination across Finance, Legal, Security  teams in a scaling business
  • Time wasted for Legal teams without a centralized contract repository
  • No control over contract negotiations with lots of missed savings
After Zip
  • Centralized communication and collaboration on contract approvals through a single source intake-to-procure system
  • Scalable risk management with a 360-view into vendor onboarding and documentation
  • Proactive renewal planning established via conditional triggers and transparent evaluation process
  • Challenging spend approval coordination across Finance, Legal, Security  teams in a scaling business
  • Time wasted for Legal teams without a centralized contract repository
  • No control over contract negotiations with lots of missed savings
  • Centralized communication and collaboration on contract approvals through a single source intake-to-procure system
  • Scalable risk management with a 360-view into vendor onboarding and documentation
  • Proactive renewal planning established via conditional triggers and transparent evaluation process
Industry
Software
Employees
350+

“Zip has helped us button up our spending and get the visibility necessary to reduce future costs.”

Monette Quintanilla
Monette Quintanilla
Accounting Manager
Before Zip
  • Invoices paid without associated PR/PO drove rogue spend and capital losses 
  • Existing payment system couldn’t support global payments
  • Time wasted entering bills manually in Netsuite for 5 subsidiaries
After Zip
  • Processed almost $8M in global payments in just five months
  • Over 20 accounting hours saved per week
  • Run all invoices through Zip’s multi-subsidiary multi-currency payments solution
  • Invoices paid without associated PR/PO drove rogue spend and capital losses 
  • Existing payment system couldn’t support global payments
  • Time wasted entering bills manually in Netsuite for 5 subsidiaries
  • Processed almost $8M in global payments in just five months
  • Over 20 accounting hours saved per week
  • Run all invoices through Zip’s multi-subsidiary multi-currency payments solution
Industry
Software
Employees
1200+

“Since we implemented Zip, we can approve spend faster, we can approve it in parallel, and as a final approver, I have more confidence that we've done our due diligence during the process.”

Ivan Makarov
Ivan Makarov
VP of Finance
Before Zip
  • Challenging spend approval coordination across finance, legal, procurement, IT, and security  teams in a scaling business
  • Time wasted for legal teams without a centralized contract repository 
  • No control over upcoming contract negotiations
After Zip
  • Decreased approval cycle times by 88% in Zip
  • Cross-functional visibility into all vendor approvals 
  • 360° view of all vendor data across renewals, documents, financial transactions, security surveys, and approval history
  • Challenging spend approval coordination across finance, legal, procurement, IT, and security  teams in a scaling business
  • Time wasted for legal teams without a centralized contract repository 
  • No control over upcoming contract negotiations
  • Decreased approval cycle times by 88% in Zip
  • Cross-functional visibility into all vendor approvals 
  • 360° view of all vendor data across renewals, documents, financial transactions, security surveys, and approval history

Spend controls only work when everyone adopts them

See why hundreds of companies from startups to the Fortune 500 use Zip from intake to pay.