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Keelvar provides optimization-backed sourcing software. It aims to empower the buyers to maximize value for money in large or complex tendering exercises by driving competitive tension amongst bidders.

HQCork, IE
Employee Ratings4.5

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Employees (est.) (Apr 2022)77(+3%)
Job Openings11
Cybersecurity ratingCMore
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Key People/Management at Keelvar

Alan Holland

Alan Holland

Founder & CEO
Rich Wilson

Rich Wilson

Independent Director
Stephanie Sheehan

Stephanie Sheehan

VP Engineering
Toby Hannon

Toby Hannon

VP, Sales
Jennifer Sikora

Jennifer Sikora

VP Marketing
Toby Coppel

Toby Coppel

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Keelvar Office Locations

Keelvar has offices in Cork and Austin
Cork, IE (HQ)
Rubicon Centre, Rubicon Centre, Cork Institute of Technology, Bishopstown
Austin, TX, US
515 Congress Ave
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Keelvar Financials and Metrics

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Keelvar total Funding

$18.9 m

Keelvar latest funding size

$18 m

Time since last funding

2 years ago

Keelvar investors

Keelvar's latest funding round in June 2020 was reported to be $18 m. In total, Keelvar has raised $18.9 m
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Keelvar Operating Metrics

Jun, 2020

Annual Spend Managed

90 b
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Keelvar News and Updates

Sourcing software provider Keelvar raises $18M from Elephant and Mosaic

It was perhaps not until the COVID-19 pandemic hit the planet that most of us had ever heard or uttered the phrase “supply chain”. But in a global economy that had become drunk and lazy on ‘just in time ordering’ and similar, the threat to supply chains of things like, oh, food, from that pesky […]

Irish startup Keelvar snags $18 million for AI-driven supply chain automation software

Cork-based Keelvar, a supply chain automation software, has raised $18 million in Series A funding led by Elephant and Mosaic Ventures with participation from Paua Ventures. The Irish company plans to expand across Europe and into the US. Keelvar has developed AI-enabled ‘sourcing bots’ to automate …

Cork-based Keelvar, eSourcing startup, grabs €16 million to expand in Europe and US

Today Irish startup Keelvar, an advanced AI-driven eSourcing software for supply chains, has announced that it has raised €16 million in Series A funding led by Elephant and Mosaic Ventures, with participation from Paua Ventures. The funds will be used to expand its supply chain automation solution …

Keelvar Blogs

How Sourcing Bots automate 93% of tasks in Ocean mini-tenders

Keelvar and Siemens hosted a Learning Lab at Digital Procurement World in Amsterdam on September 19th last, presenting the successful deployment of Keelvar’s Sourcing Bot at Siemens AG.  Sebastian Kahlmeyer, SVP & Data Officer, SCM Digitalization at Siemens spoke of Siemens’ journey with Keelvar…

That’s not a Bot, This is a Bot

In a famous scene from a Crocodile Dundee movie set in New York, a criminal attempts to mug the Australian Bushman with a knife; at which point Mick Dundee utters the famous words ‘That’s not a knife, this is a knife’. He then produced a long blade that sent the mugger scampering when he realized .…

An introduction to Sourcing Optimization

Strategic sourcing is slow… Strategic sourcing is a procurement process that continuously improves the purchasing process within a company. However, despite the vast technological advances made in IT over the past 20 years, strategic sourcing itself is still slow. Most modern procurement teams still…

How to Develop an Intelligent Sourcing Bot that Will Change your Procurement Process Forever

Introduction Keelvar’s inaugural Konnect event took place on May 9th last in Amsterdam and focused on the future of Sourcing Automation. Keelvar showcased real examples of Sourcing Bots that were developed with participants in a “Build a Bot” workshop (if you are unsure as to what sourcing bots are,…

Keelvar Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Keelvar founded?

    Keelvar was founded in 2012.

  • Who are Keelvar key executives?

    Keelvar's key executives are Alan Holland, Rich Wilson and Stephanie Sheehan.

  • How many employees does Keelvar have?

    Keelvar has 81 employees.

  • Who are Keelvar competitors?

    Competitors of Keelvar include CobbleStone Software, Procure Analytics and Tacto.

  • Where is Keelvar headquarters?

    Keelvar headquarters is located at Rubicon Centre, Rubicon Centre, Cork Institute of Technology, Bishopstown, Cork.

  • Where are Keelvar offices?

    Keelvar has offices in Cork and Austin.

  • How many offices does Keelvar have?

    Keelvar has 4 offices.