Next-generation sourcing software provider recognized with offering innovative and easy-to-use technology

(KITCHENER, ONTARIO, April 8, 2019) – Bonfire Interactive Ltd. (“Bonfire”), a subsidiary of GTY Technology Holdings Inc. and a leader in strategic sourcing and procurement software, has been named a 2019 Provider to Watch by Spend Matters, marking the second consecutive year that Bonfire has been recognized with this title. Spend Matters released its 6th annual 50 Providers to Watch today in conjunction with the annual ISM conference.

In all key solution areas, procurement providers are refining and expanding their capabilities faster than before,” says Jason Busch, Founder and Managing Director at Spend Matters. “Spend Matters continues to cover this rapid evolution of technology and solutions.

The 2019 Providers to Watch recognition highlights Bonfire’s award-winning strategic sourcing and procurement software, a cloud-based solution built specifically for procurement professionals that provides easy-to-use tools to support the complete vendor lifecycle. Bonfire provides a competitive edge against traditional legacy procurement systems, providing a two-times faster process and an average of 12% cost savings on projects.

“We’re thrilled to be placed once again on the Spend Matters 50 Providers to Watch list,” said Corry Flatt, CEO at Bonfire. “This recognition acknowledges the flexibility and ease of use that Bonfire offers procurement professionals – two critical elements we’re proud to support as a next generation sourcing solution.”

Spend Matters routinely reviews the latest procurement technology and service offerings to help organizations make wise and effective vendor selection decisions. The 50 Providers to Watch/Know lists are the result of deep analysis and corroboration among all Spend Matters analysts and reflect the publication’s unbiased, independent view of the organizations to know and watch.

Explore the Bonfire Commercial Sourcing Platform today and learn why 93% of clients rank Bonfire as highly recommended.

 

About Spend Matters – Solution Intelligence for Procurement
Spend Matters is the leading solution intelligence source for procurement and supply chain professionals. Combining deep technology analysis and tailored advisory services with daily news coverage and subscription research, Spend Matters is trusted by CPOs, consultants, investors and solution providers alike as their procurement technology intelligence partner. Spend Matters is owned and managed by Azul Partners, Inc.

About Bonfire Interactive Inc.
Bonfire Interactive Inc. (“Bonfire”) is a subsidiary of GTY Technology Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: GTYH), and a leader in strategic sourcing and procurement technology. Bonfire empowers organizations to make the right purchasing decisions.  With tools to support the entire vendor lifecycle (sourcing, contract management, and vendor performance), Bonfire goes beyond traditional mechanics of standard procurement suites to make complex decision-making easy.  The combination of flexible technology and world-class customer service makes Bonfire the solution of choice for both public and private sector organizations of all sizes around the globe. Bonfire was named a 2018 Gartner Cool Vendor and proudly reports a client retention rate greater than 96 percent. www.goBonfire.com.

About GTY Technology Holdings Inc.
GTY Technology Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: GTYH) (“GTY”)) brings leading government technology companies together to achieve a new standards in citizen engagement and resource management. Through its six subsidiaries, GTY offers an intuitive cloud-based suite of solutions for state and local governments spanning functions in procurement, payments, grant management, budgeting, and permitting: Bonfire provides strategic sourcing and procurement software to enable confident and compliant spend; CityBase provides government payment solutions to connect constituents with utilities and government agencies; eCivis offers a grant management system to maximize grant revenues and track performance; Open Counter provides government payment software to guide applicants through complex permitting and licensing procedures; Questica offers budget preparation and management software to deliver on financial and non-financial strategic objectives; Sherpa provides public sector budgeting software and consulting services.

Forward-Looking Statements
This press release includes “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the “safe harbor” provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. The combined company’s actual results may differ from GTY’s and the combined company’s expectations, estimates and projections and, consequently, you should not rely on these forward looking statements as predictions of future events. Words such as “expect,” “estimate,” “project,” “budget,” “forecast,” “anticipate,” “intend,” “plan,” “may,” “will,” “could,” “should,” “believes,” “predicts,” “potential,” “continue,” and similar expressions are intended to identify such forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements include, without limitation, the combined company’s expectations with respect to future performance and anticipated impacts of the business combination. These forward-looking statements involve significant risks and uncertainties that could cause the actual results to differ materially from the expected results. Most of these factors are outside of the combined company’s control and are difficult to predict. Factors that may cause such differences include, but are not limited to: (1) the risk that the business combination disrupts current plans and operations; (2) the ability to recognize the anticipated benefits of the business combination, which may be affected by, among other things, competition, the ability of the combined company to grow and manage growth profitably and retain its key employees; (3) costs related to the business combination; (4) the outcome of the New York and California lawsuits among the Company, OpenGov, Inc. and the other parties thereto, as well as any other legal proceedings that may be instituted against the combined company in connection with the business combination; (5) the inability to maintain the listing of the combined company’s common stock on The Nasdaq Stock Market; (6) changes in applicable laws or regulations; (7) the possibility that GTY may be adversely affected by other economic, business, and/or competitive factors; (8) any government shutdown which impacted the ability of customers to purchase GTY’s products and services; and (9) other risks and uncertainties included in the final proxy statement/prospectus filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) on January 31, 2019 , including those under “Risk Factors” therein, and in GTY’s other filings with the SEC. We caution you that the foregoing list of factors is not exclusive, and readers should not place undue reliance upon any forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date made. We do not undertake or accept any obligation or undertaking to release publicly any updates or revisions to any forward-looking statements to reflect any change in our expectations or any change in events, conditions or circumstances on which any such statement is based.

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Contact:
Meghan Hennessey
Manager, Marketing Communications
Bonfire
647-952-4563
[email protected]

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