Now that the dust has settled on 2016 and we’re full speed ahead in 2017, Chrome River's CEO and co-founder, Alan Rich, looks back over the company's many achievements over the past year.
We're thrilled to learn that Cindy Heston, director of travel and events at Chrome River customer, Anthem, has been honored as a 2016 inductee into the Business Travel Hall of Fame.
Working for a fast-paced organization such as Chrome River, it can sometimes be that case that we’re all so focused on our own roles in ensuring the success of our customers and the company, that we forget to look back and see how far we’ve come.
Take a peek inside Chrome River's shiny (literally) new office on Los Angeles' historic Miracle Mile.
Fifty-four percent of respondents to the recent GBTA / American Express Traveler Sentiment Survey said that they submit their expenses electronically. While the adoption of expense report automation solutions is at a record level, it still highlights that nearly half of all business travelers are forced to stuff their pockets, wallets and briefcases with receipts, which they then have to staple to sheets of paper and mail to accounting departments, along with a printed spreadsheet that needs to be typed up with every detail of every item.
You may possibly have noticed that there’s an election taking place in a couple of months. One of the time-honored tactics used by politicians from all sides is to throw out facts or statistics about your opponent, which may or may not have any basis in fact.
When I look at tech company names, I often wonder how they came about. While some companies have some pretty interesting / cool backstories, there are others who make you wonder if they just used a random name generator.
Those of you with a keen knowledge of Roman mythology will know Mercury was the god of financial gain, and travelers (among other things). This is really quite fitting given that today we unveil Chrome River MERCURY, which delivers a completely new experience in corporate expense management, making your travel smoother, and speeding up your expense processing.
On behalf of the entire team here at Chrome River, it’s with great sadness that I announce the passing of Harvey Rich.
Finding just the right solutions and service providers for your firm can be a harrowing task, involving extensive time, effort and willingness to trust unknown providers. Finding just the right customers for the solutions and services your own company offers can be just as time consuming and extensive.
Los Angeles continues to rank as one of the hottest spots for high-tech jobs, whether it’s from larger, seasoned companies or smaller startups just getting their digital feet wet. The city ranks third overall as the having the best startup ecosystem in the world, only placing behind notorious Silicon Valley and mighty New York City. The tech companies throughout LA have created nearly 28,000 jobs, helping to maintain a strong economy as well as a thriving high-tech scene.
With many different conferences going on each year, we all have to be very selective in choosing the best ones to attend. Many bosses require justification for attendance and want you to provide reasons why they should approve the costs. And, they should. Be prepared before you ask your boss to approve your attendance. Here are the "Top 10 Reasons to Attend CASCADE 2015" at the Grand Californian Hotel in Anaheim, CA, October 27 and 28.
Our best wishes go out to California Chrome this weekend in the Belmont Stakes. The possibility of a Triple Crown win has captivated the hearts of all the Chrome River employees and we wanted to share our excitement with you.
In a recent comprehensive study conducted by the Independent Expert Group on Expenses, one out of every five charities answering survey questions posed by IEG stated that they "did not have an expense policy established.“ Response comments provided by IEG indicated that the Group considered "expense management part of basic internal controls and good governance" and further stated that "charities need to be encouraged to rectify this matter.”
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Wow! This Chrome River is great. Word has spread [in our firm] and people that were not invited to be in the pilot group rollout have asked to be included!