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Ariba  (Stock symbol: ARBA ) Acquired by SAP (2012 $ 4,300,000,000 )

910 Hermosa Court
Sunnyvale, CA 94085
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Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Karl E. Newkirk (Accenture) Robert D. Johnson (Honeywell Chairman) Robert E. Knowling (Vercuity CEO) Thomas Monahan (Villanova University Professor) Harriet Edelman (Avon Products CIO) Richard A. Kashnow (Raychem Former CEO) Richard Wallman (Honeywell International CFO)

Business description: Ariba has remained at the forefront of the Internet evolution, providing easy-to-implement, robust online commerce solutions for proven cost savings and return on investment. Ariba now leads the Enterprise Spend Management (ESM) market. Enterprise Spend Management is a new class of solutions that focus on delivering a closed loop of control and leverage over a company's spend, including assessing spending activities, conducting effective sourcing and capturing and reconciling spend enterprise-wide. Ariba® Spend Management™ delivers results quickly while providing a sustainable spend management capability.
Customers include: AccentureAdvanced Micro DevicesAlcatelAutodeskBank of AmericaBell CanadaCadence Design SystemsCaterpillar Charles SchwabCisco SystemsCypress SemiconductorDeloitte ConsultingDiebold Dow Chemical FedExGeneral DynamicsGenzymeHPIBMKaiser PermanenteKeycorpKraft FoodsLucent TechnologiesMolsonMorgan StanleyMotorolaNational SemiconductorNovartisOctel CommunicationsPNC Financial Services Rite AidRoyal Caribbean Cruises Scientific-AtlantaShooter FinancialSiebel SystemsTeleflex TextronTrue Wireless UnileverVisaXerox ;  ABN AMRO ;  Air products;  Alcoa;  AmeriNet ;  AmeriQuest Transportation Services ;  Arizona State University;  Atlas Air ;  Audi;  Aventis;  Aviva India ;  Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena ;  Baxter Healthcare;  Bear Stearns;  Bethlehem Steel;  Boehringer;  British Air;  Canada Revenue Agency ;  CIBC;  Citi’s Global Transaction Services ;  CNA Insurance;  Commonwealth of Virginia ;  Crown Melbourne and Burswood Perth ;  District of Columbia Public Schools ;  East North East Homes Leeds ;  First American ;  Goodyear;  H.B. Fuller ;  J.M. Huber ;  Jindal Stainless ;  Johns Manville;  Kone ;  Lane ClarkAndPeacock ;  Lantmännen ;  MarkMaster ;  Maxim Healthcare ;  MCI Worldwide;  MWBrands ;  NS ;  NSG Group ;  Pfizer Switzerland ;  PSA Peugeot-Citroën ;  PTT Chemical ;  RailCorp ;  Reliant Pharmaceuticals;  Renault ;  Robbies Electrical ;  Southwest Airways;  State of California;  Storebrand ;  Tata Motors ;  Toreion ;  Tower Perrin
Partners include: AccentureAmerican Express BEA SystemsCapgeminiCaterpillarCisco SystemsCommerceFlowHPIBMIntelKennametalMicrosoftPeopleSoftPricewaterhouseCoopersSAP Labs U.S.SAQQARA SystemsStaples Sun MicrosystemsUnisysVeriSignwebMethods;  Acquisition Solutions;  Aeon Nexus ;  AirTouch;  Anixter;  Bearing Point;  Com-Kyl;  Dabur India;  Deloite Consulting;  Federal Express;  Genuity;  iapp ;  inc2inc;  MasterCard Worldwide ;  Nissan Motor; ;  ReadSoft ;  Wipro

Rounds: 2
Capital raised: 19.0M
Ownership: Acquired by SAP (2012 $ 4,300,000,000 )
Stock Symbol: ARBA
Angels/other VCs: Hatim Tyabji (VeriFone)
Corporate investors: PeopleSoftIntel CapitalVisa

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Record updated: May 2012
Sector: Software
Year Founded: 1996
Headcount: 1601-2000 as of Jan 2010
Rounds: 2
Capital Raised: 19.0M
Ownership: Acquired by SAP (2012 $ 4,300,000,000 )
Stock Symbol: ARBA