The Total Guide to Striven ERP

In this guide, we’ll cover everything you need to know about Striven ERP integration including market-fit, pricing, features, and comparisons.

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What is Striven ERP? 

Striven ERP is scalable, all-in-one business management software owned by Miles Technologies, based in the United States. Striven handles business processes throughout the company. Striven software is available as cloud-based and hosted. ERP is enterprise resource management software.


Striven ERP system functionality and features include:

  • Remote work
  • Striven accounting
  • CRM (customer relationship management) & Sales management
  • Human Resources
  • Supply chain
  • Operations
  • Project management
  • Inventory management
  • Task management
  • Productivity, and 
  • Portals for customer, vendor, and candidate.

The Striven ERP customer, vendor, and candidate portals are optional.

The Striven customer portal 24/7 functionality is:

  • Approve contracts online
  • Pay invoices and apply a credit to invoices
  • Receive and share messages and documentation
  • Submit tasks
  • See work history
    • Tasks
    • Orders 
    • Opportunities
    • Transactions.

The Striven vendor portal functionality is:

  • Communication and collaboration
  • Customized vendor search
  • Contract-approved purchase orders allowed
  • Send purchase order requests to multiple vendors simultaneously
  • Vendors can submit bills directly
  • Assign tasks to vendors
  • Vendors can review their work history.

The Striven candidate portal functionality is:

  • Create job postings
  • Online application by candidates
  • Set up application steps 
  • Automate communications with job candidates
  • Convert selected applicants to employees
  • Candidates upload required documents for application and onboarding.

Which Types of Businesses Use Striven?

Striven software users include startups, small businesses, and medium and large companies. Striven ERP appeals to businesses with employees performing remote work. 

Industries using Striven ERP software are:

  • Professional services
  • Field services
  • Manufacturing
  • Logistics and distribution
  • Construction and contracting
  • Real estate and property management
  • Retail and eCommerce
  • IT services
  • Nonprofit
  • Consulting
  • Legal and law firms, and 
  • Education. 
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How Much Does Striven Cost?

Striven ERP pricing includes different SaaS plans with a per-user fee plus a monthly hosting fee (depending on the number of users). Striven is offered via monthly portal plans with an optional customer portal, vendor portal, and career portal. Consider the costs of third-party add-on software and any consulting and premium customer support your business needs. 

How Does AP Automation Software Integration Work With Striven? 

Striven integration with an add-on AP automation software app is via either an API or flat-file connection. Tipalti payables automation software uses flat-file integration with Striven ERP to handle global mass payment files well. Besides reducing accounts payable workflow by 80%, Tipalti helps your business minimize payment risk and automate compliance. 

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What Are The Primary Features and Advantages of Striven?

• All-in-one system for different business processes

• Optional customer, vendor, and candidate portals 

• Customer and vendor management

• Offers Striven CRM with dashboard

• Includes recruiting candidate portal and human resources software

If you’re looking for an agile, out-of-the-box ERP solution covering many functional business areas, then Striven may be a good cloud-based software solution for your business needs. 

The Striven customer and vendor portals can be used to sign and access documents, communicate and collaborate, handling tasks like contract approval, paying customer invoices, and viewing purchase orders. 

Within Striven, customer and vendor management makes it easy to check invoicing status and other items, view documents and reports, and accomplish other tasks like finding contacts.  Striven includes paperless document storage.

The Striven CRM for opportunities and sales management, including a real-time dashboard, is part of the all-in-one Striven business software. Striven CRM competes with Salesforce in handling customer relationship management, although Salesforce holds a much greater market share. The types of sales orders that can be used are very flexible. 

Striven human resources software and candidate portal help companies achieve their recruiting, onboarding, and other HR requirements. Striven integrates with third-party payroll software.

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How to Implement & Use Striven?

Striven support offers online user documentation and implementation guides, with screenshots and videos for ERP management software topics. Striven hosts webinars. Striven free customer service provides online chat support, online tickets, and how-to-answers. Premium support adds phone support within one hour, an advisor, configuration help, and new features videos. 

Which ERP Systems are Comparable to Striven?


QuickBooks Online

At the lower end, Striven competes with cloud accounting software from QuickBooks Online.



Xero is one cloud accounting software solution for startups and small businesses.


Oracle NetSuite

NetSuite is a modular, comprehensive, true cloud mid-range ERP solution that works well for mid-size companies and smaller companies with high growth potential. It handles many business processes throughout the company with a unified database.


QuickBooks Desktop

QuickBooks Desktop is an on-premises accounting system for a limited number of users that offers optional hosting.


Sage Intacct

Sage Intacct is a business software cloud ERP system with a multi-dimensional general ledger and optional modules for revenue recognition and subscription billing. The AICPA endorses Sage Intacct.