Aug 19, 2013 – XLerant Inc., leading provider of SaaS cloud-based budgeting software BudgetPak, today announced that CEO Ted Dacko will present at Proformative's CFO Dimensions 2013, the premier conference for chief financial officers and corporate finance leaders. The company has been invited to lead a session as one of five presenters in the event's "Finance Technology" track. [ more ]
June 19, 2013 – XLerant Inc., www.XLerant.com, the leading provider of budgeting software, announces the commercial release of its SaaS cloud-based budgeting product, BudgetPak. The product offers the full functionality of the prior client/server version but can be run either in the cloud or internally on a customer's server. [ more ]
September 11, 2012- XLerant Inc., (www.XLerant.com), the leading provider of budgeting software, has announced that The Dallas Cowboys have selected BudgetPakTM to manage the organization's budgeting and forecasting needs. [ more ]
July 31, 2012- XLerant Inc. has announced that the University of Saint Joseph in Connecticut has selected BudgetPak™ to manage its budgeting and forecasting needs. The University of Saint Joseph joins Quinnipiac University as Connecticut-based colleges that have upgraded their budgeting software to XLerant's BudgetPak software. [ more ]
May 1, 2012- XLerant, provider of budget preparation software, announces 148% growth in first quarter 2012. Software adds turbotax-like ease and efficiency to corporate budgeting process. [ more ]
April 18, 2012- Administrators at the Rhode Island School of Design use the Baldrige criteria to re-engineer their budget process. The criteria lead the university to new software that ties the budget to the strategic plan, increases fiscal accountability organization-wide, and offers deep, intuitive functionality. [ more ]
January 24, 2012 -Leader in budget preparation software to expand North American presence. XLerant, Inc., a provider of budget preparation software for mid-sized and large organizations, today announced the close of a $3 million Series B round of financing. Chrysalis Ventures led the round alongside existing investors, including Connecticut Innovations. In conjunction with the financing ... [ more ]
January 18, 2012 - XLerant’s BudgetPak allows colleges, universities to link budget with strategy while weathering mounting economic pressure. XLerant, a leader in powerful budget preparation software, has signed five new clients in the higher education marketplace ... [ more ]
December 13, 2011 - Two-thirds of U.S. college and university budget directors give their Excel-driven budget process a ‘C’ grade or lower. A survey by XLerant, Inc., shows that while mounting economic pressures make budgeting and planning more critical than ever, most collegiate budget leaders say their process falls short. [ more ]
September 14, 2011 - XLerant combines the best of their powerful and flexible budgeting application with the most popular spreadsheet. The company has woven Excel seamlessly inside its popular and powerful budget preparation application to utilize the power and flexibility of both products. [ more ]
August 2, 2011 - XLerant, Inc., a leading provider of budgeting software for mid-sized organizations, today named a new leadership team. Jim Perakis, former Chairman and CEO of Hyperion, was named Chairman of the Board, Ted Dacko, formerly CEO of HealthMedia, was named CEO, Sal Arena joined the company as Vice President of Sales and Joanne Brunn, PhD, became Vice President of Client Services. [ more ]
June 1, 2011 - A review of XLerant's BudgetPak from a prestigious third party source. XLerant, Inc., is better suited for organizations where user knowledge drives the budget creation process, as opposed to a centralized financial model or complex equations driving it. [ more ]
June 30, 2011 - BudgetPak named Editor's Choice by Accounting-Payroll-Software.Org as the #1 pick in the Budgeting and Planning Software sector. There were five software packages reviewed. and XLerant's BudgetPak claimed the top stop. "This honor is congruous with our market position of energizing a culture of budget accountability," says Ted Dacko, CEO. [ more ]
November 18, 2010- XLerant, Inc. announced that New Vitality has selected XLerant's integrated BudgetPak™ software, user training, and support solution to control New Vitality's budget process, and manage revenue and costs. When it comes to marketing health, fitness and beauty supplements, there's no one with more experience, more dedication, and more documented successes to their credit, for both their partners and themselves, than New Vitality. They've helped numerous doctors, nutritionists and researchers develop, launch, market and profit from their product ideas. [ more ]
November 3, 2010- Connecticut Innovations (CI), the state's quasi-public authority responsible for technology investing and innovation development, today announced that it has made a follow-on investment of $500,000 in software solutions company XLerant Inc. of Stamford, Conn., through its Eli Whitney Fund. CI's investment is part of a funding round also involving individual investors. "Connecticut Innovations' investment will support our ability to build our team and expand to address the huge demand from mid-sized companies looking for a solution to the complexity of the budget process," said XLerant CEO William Wilcoxson. "We look forward to working with Connecticut Innovations as we continue to build a market-leading company, and we are excited to be among the first companies to both benefit from the Connecticut Angel Investor Tax Credit Program and extend its benefits to the state's economy." [ more ]
October 20, 2009- XLerant, Inc., was named Editor's Choice by Accounting-Payroll-Software.Org for Budgeting and Planning Software. There were five software packages reviewed, and XLerant's BudgetPak claimed the top spot.
"We're flattered and honored" said Lawrence Serven, XLerant's Co-Founder, "this is recognition of a lot of hard work by our development staff and their amazing thought leadership in this area." [ more ]
July 24, 2009- XLerant, Inc., announced that Cummins Northwest has selected BudgetPak™ to control the budget process, and manage revenue and costs. Cummins Northwest, located in Washington State, is one of Americas’ largest distributors for Cummins Company, whose engines power school buses, medium-duty trucks, pickup trucks (primarily the Dodge Ram), and equipment for mining and construction. Cummins claims just under one-third of the North American market for heavy-duty truck engines. The company also makes power generation products such as its Onan generator sets and Stamford alternators. Other products and brands include Fleetguard (filtration), Kuss (fuel filters), and Holset (turbochargers). Cummins gets more than half of its sales outside the US. [ more ]
July 31, 2009- XLerant, Inc., announced that Russell Sigler has selected BudgetPak™ to control the budget process, and manage revenue and costs.
Russell Sigler provides a cool service in a hot region. Through about a dozen locations in Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico, and Texas, the company provides commercial and residential air conditioning contractors with equipment, parts, supplies, and technical support. Brands include Carrier and Bryant. Chairman and CEO Russ Sigler founded his namesake company in Tulsa, Oklahoma in 1950. His son, Jack Sigler, serves as the firm's president.
“We are honored to have been selected by Russell Sigler,” says Lawrence Serven, President of XLerant, Inc. “Along with EMCOR Group, another XLerant client, Russell Sigler is a clear leader in the field of HVAC and construction.” [ more ]
October 22, 2009- XLerant, Inc., announced that Quinnipiac has selected BudgetPak™ to manage their budgeting and forecasting needs. Quinnipiac University is a private, coeducational university with 5,700 undergraduate and 2,000 graduate students. Consistently ranked among the best universities by U.S. News & World Report, Quinnipiac offers 52 undergraduate majors and 20 graduate programs plus the JD program. [ more ]
July 15, 2009- XLerant, Inc., announced that UBM Global has selected BudgetPak™ to control the budget process, and manage revenue and costs. UBM Global Trade has been the leading provider of proprietary data, news, business intelligence and analytical content supporting commercial maritime, rail, trucking, warehousing and logistics industries worldwide since 1827. The company’s portfolio of more than 100 online, print and interactive workflow business solutions includes The Journal of Commerce, The Journal of Commerce Conferences, PIERS Global Intelligence Solutions and an array of international trade and transportation databases and directories. UBM Global Trade, a subsidiary of United Business Media Limited, is headquartered in East Windsor, NJ, with offices throughout the United States and in Canada and Hong Kong. Since its commercial release in 2006, BudgetPak has taken the corporate arena by storm through transforming the budgeting and planning process with benefits that matter most to CFO’s: [ more ]
November 1, 2008 - American Productivity & Quality Center. APQC Best Practices in Planning Podcast. Founded in 1977, APQC is a member-based nonprofit that provides benchmarking and best-practice research for approximately 500 organizations worldwide in all industries. [ more ]
October 10, 2008-
Global defense company headquarters looks to make budgeting quicker and more
effective through active participation of line managers.
BAE Systems Land and Armaments is an operating group within BAE Systems, Inc.
BAE Systems is a global defense company with a workforce of approximately 100,000
around the world and annual revenues exceeding $31 billion. [ more ]
September 19, 2008- XLerant was recognized as one of 100 technology "Companies to Watch" for 2008 at the second annual Innovation Pipeline Awards and Technology Showcase in front of over 350 guests at the Dolce Innovation Center. Matthew Nemerson, the CTC President and CEO, notes "we look at hundreds of new ideas and start-ups every year and the companies recognized here are the ones we feel are not only the most exciting but have a real chance to become fast growing new firms." [ more ]
November 22, 2008- The Connecticut Technology Council has presented its Innovation in Financial Services Software award to XLerant, a developer of software addressing corporate financial procedures. Software created by a Stamford company to ease the budgeting process for businesses of all sizes is starting to garner accolades. [ more ]