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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