(KITCHENER, ONTARIO, September 19, 2019) – Bonfire Interactive Ltd. (“Bonfire”), a business unit of GTY Technology Holdings Inc. and a leader in strategic sourcing and procurement software, has launched a vendor subscription service called Premium Vendor. The service makes it easier for vendors to find and efficiently compete for public sector business. 

Bonfire has always provided exemplary support to vendors through a user-friendly eSourcing platform that is preferred by 9/10 vendors. Now, Bonfire’s new Premium Vendor subscription is an enhanced offering that gives vendors access to a centralized portal of bid and RFP opportunities from over 300 public sector organizations, along with hand-curated recommendations tailored to their business. Premium Vendor subscribers also receive custom notifications and on-call customer support. 

“We’re excited to announce a dedicated solution that helps vendors be more efficient, more competitive, and more successful in pursuing public sector business,” said Corry Flatt, CEO of Bonfire. “This is a win-win for vendors and clients, making it easier for vendors to find relevant opportunities while ensuring that clients’ bids and RFPs reach the maximum amount of relevant vendors.” 

Premium Vendor subscribers gain exclusive access to: 

  • Hand-curated bid and RFP recommendations and centralized access to opportunities from hundreds of public sector organizations in North America 
  • Guaranteed 60-minute support response time during support hours 
  • Notifications and reminders to stay on top of submission deadlines, updates, and addenda.  

The Premium Vendor subscription was launched in response to requests from Bonfire’s vendor community and is now available to all new and existing vendors on the Bonfire platform. Premium Vendor subscriptions meet compliance regulations and do not affect vendor interactions with existing clients.

To become a Bonfire Premium Vendor, visit: https://gobonfire.com/premium-vendor/ 

 

About Bonfire Interactive Inc.

Bonfire Interactive Inc. (“Bonfire”) is a business unit of GTY Technology Holdings Inc. and a leader in strategic sourcing and procurement software. Bonfire empowers organizations to find the right vendors and make the right purchasing decisions with ease and confidence.  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. Bonfire is an award-winning solution recognized by industry-leading outlets including Gartner, GovTech, Spend Matters, Best in SaaS,, and the International Business Awards. 

 

About GTY Technology Holdings Inc.
GTY Technology Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: GTYH) (“GTY”)) brings leading government technology companies together to achieve a new standard in citizen engagement and resource management. Through its six business units, 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

Heather Hennessy

VP, Marketing 

Bonfire

[email protected] 

1-833-206-3473