Derek Cheng

The Non-Digital Side of Digital Transformations

As a CFO or finance leader, the need to bring technology into the operational processes of the finance and accounting department is becoming inevitable.

Analyzing the Pain in Accounts Payable

The pain in Accounts Payable doesn’t just emanate from one cause—it’s often the result of many factors contributing to the larger issue.

Avoiding Accounts Payable Nostalgia

Accounts payable is work that needs to get done and that no one should have to do, because your human potential is so much greater.

Partnerships with Big Bang ERP, Procurify, and Tesorio

Payables automation provider grows ecosystem of channel partners and appoints a Director of Business Development and Alliances

Introducing Tipalti Multi-FX to Further Streamline Global Payables

New solution saves fast-growth businesses time and removes the hassle of managing payables payments across multiple currencies ???? Read the release

What Is a Multi-Entity Company?

While multi-entity companies enable each unique business to focus and grow with autonomy, parent companies have to contend with varied workflows, different business models, unique sets of processes, and a range of compliance and legal standards.

The Top 5 Reasons CFOs Don’t Automate

Accounts payable automation is an inevitability—there are too many innovations and time savings for it to not be a part of the finance operation. Yet, there are still some unreasonable doubts that seem to linger.

Beyond IT: A CFO’s Guide to Technology Evaluations

Software solutions are aiming to do finance jobs better—everything from billing to compliance to accounts payable. To scale the business, CFOs and senior finance leaders need to identify how critical it is to examine potential opportunities that can…

How CFOs Become CIO-Whisperers

You have a transformational Financial Operations strategy in mind that requires technical innovation and buy-in from the IT organization—particularly in finance, a reasonable business case will not be turned away.

Making the Most of Grid-Iron Finance

Recently, Robert Half released an in-depth report and salary survey for those in finance and accounting. Besides the very interesting salary data, there are three excellent takeaways from the report.

Mergers & Acquisitions: 5 Tips for Ensuring a Smooth Financial Operations Transition

There seems to always be news about mergers and acquisitions that deeply rocks our world. Here are some best practices for how CFOs and controllers can make any merger or acquisition a little smoother and financially compliant.

Qualities of the Forward-Thinking CFO or Controller

The forward-thinking finance leader has to visualize a future-proof organization. This immediately steps into the operations and technology arenas.

Tipalti enables seamless, automated publisher payments for ad tech companies

Tipalti enables seamless, automated publisher payments for AppMonet, StackCommerce, mobileFUSED to scale their global publisher payments processes.

The Importance of Bill Pay Solutions

Bill pay isn’t the most transparent of processes, but with software automating it, that no longer has to be the case. In fact, the payables process can actually be incredibly strategic in terms of understanding cash flow and liabilities.

Payables Nation Roadshow—New York—Foursquare and Zola

Tipalti took its Payables Nation Roadshow to New York where we caught up with Mich McGrath, Finance & Accounting Manager at Foursquare, and Shayon Donaldson, Accounts Payable Manager at Zola.

5 Ways to Celebrate Finance and Accounting Appreciation Week

For CFOs and Controllers, these are the five fiscally-responsible ways to celebrate IOFM's Finance and Accounting Appreciation Week.


To automate its payment operations, get commissions to affiliate referral partners faster, and reduce errors, Fundbox deployed an end-to-end payables automation workflow with Tipalti integrated with HasOffers eliminating 20 hours of workload every…

Tipalti Named to Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Companies

Tipalti has been honored for its extraordinary journey of growth as one of Inc. Magazine’s 5000 fastest growing companies.

Building an Affiliate Program for Your E-commerce Business

While there are numerous affiliate networks that might fit your offer, e-commerce companies may also look to create an in-house program.

WP Engine

WP Engine, the Wordpress experts, launched their agency partner program a year ahead of schedule thanks to the global payout capability of Tipalti. See how.

6 Things to Do When Starting a New Controller Job

Congratulations on your new position as controller! Here are six ideas for creating a splash in your new role.

Is Accounts Payable Accounts Blamable?

Accounts payable has to react to being a front-line contact with suppliers who didn’t get paid. And when they don’t, the vendor hounds the buyer. Everyone looks to accounts blamable for a reason.

Crowd, Gig, & Marketplace Platforms Need to Re-think Scalable Relationships

The future of work increasingly relies on global and freelance providers. Are marketplace platforms ready to address this major impact on their operations, compliance, and partner relationships?

Tipalti Ranked 15th in San Francisco Business Times’ “2018 Bay Area Best Places To Work”

Tipalti Ranked 15th in “2018 Bay Area Best Places To Work”

Tipalti was recognized as the 15th best place to work in the Bay Area in the small companies category. This is Tipalti’s second consecutive year on the list.

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How Docker, a software container company, streamlined accounts payable processes across their multiple global entities using Tipalti to reduce workload and get more strategic. Read the case study.

The Somber Truth Around Affiliate Network Payments

Brand-safe networks and affiliate programs shouldn’t be unfairly damaged by payment processors who are also dealing with NSFW partners, but it happens.

Video: Payables Nation Roadshow Panel, Palo Alto

Tipalti hosted the first stop of the Payables Nation: Finance Transformation Tour in Palo Alto featuring Docker Controller, Dash Victor and SmartShoot Head of Finance, John Pfeister. This is the full video of the panel session.

Customer Spotlight: GawkBox

GawkBox offers a unique, advertising-driven, monetization-based streaming tool for the gaming community to build a video game audience.

Online Marketplaces and Freelance Partners Revolve Around Payments

Payments prove that there is a relationship between freelance partners and marketplaces. Otherwise, they wouldn’t participate, and there would be no supply chain or service network.

Mergers & Acquisitions Finance Strategies for Ad-Tech & Media

Merger and acquisition activity in media and ad-tech during 2018 will likely continue as larger entities expand their audience footprint. But you don't have to be involved in a multi-billion-dollar acquisition to be complex.

How Automating Purchase Order Matching Improves Early Payment Success

Automating purchase order matching and a touchless invoice workflow adds payables governance and improves the chance for early payment program success


Jason Chen VP of Finance and Operations “We selected Tipalti because they were the only solution on the market with the vision of a truly end-to-end platform to automate the entire accounts payable…

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Avoiding the Tax Compliance Risks when Remitting with Prepaid Debit Cards and Ewallets

♞ Global tax compliance risks when paying with eWallets and prepaid debit cards (e.g. Payoneer and PayPal) and protecting your network or marketplace

Customer Spotlight: Flytographer

Flytographer manages a network of professional photographers around the world to help record your most memorable and extraordinary moments.