At Coupa Software, 90 percent of employees say their workplace is great.



This review is based on 544 employee surveys, with a 90% confidence level and a margin of error of ± 1.70. It was published on Jul 18, 2017. 2806 Visitors

What Employees Say

People here are willing to give extra to get the job done.
I'm proud to tell others I work here.
Management is honest and ethical in its business practices.
I feel good about the ways we contribute to the community.
Management is competent at running the business.

What They Do

We asked Coupa Software to explain what they do. Here is what they had to say.

Coupa delivers the only spend management platform that unifies business processes across all the ways employees spend money. Our consumerized financial applications digitize spending across travel and expense management, procurement, and invoicing.

About this Company

Website: Industry: Information Technology
US Headquarters: San Mateo, California, 94402 US Sites: 2
Major Locations: Reno, Nevada, 89521 US Employees: 440
US Revenues: $90.5 million Worldwide Revenues: $133.8 million
Employees Worldwide: 708 Corporate Structure: Public
Founded: 2006

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Perks and Programs

We asked Coupa Software to share a few programs they feel really capture what's unique about their workplace. Here is what they had to say.

  • Coupa Cares: We take corporate social responsibility seriously. Coupa offers paid time off to volunteer for Coupa sponsored volunteer programs or any volunteer program of the employee’s choice. Our employees have helped build houses for Habitat for Humanity, filled barrels for Toys for Tots, and worked at the food bank to name several recent examples. We also do volunteer work internationally with our international employees leading teams in India, Canada, Ireland, and the UK to name several countries.
  • Food Perks: Coupa provides catered lunches through Eat Club self-select service as well as featuring a fully stocked snack, breakfast, and beverage room on each floor.
  • Employee Referral Program: At Coupa we believe an effective way of increasing the success of hiring and retaining good people can fall in the hands of its own employees. Coupa provides cash awards of $2,500 for each referred employee hired.
  • Paid Time Off: Coupa offers an unlimited PTO policy that allows exempt employees to get the rest and relaxation needed to recharge. Non-exempt employees receive a competitive three weeks of PTO annually to be used as they see fit. We believe here at Coupa that a solid quality of life outside of work allows employees to be engaged and focused when at work.
  • Employee Discount Program: Employees can find substantial discounts on goods and services through our partnership with Fond, an employee perk company. Some popular items include reduced cost on movie tickets, gym memberships, and telecom services.
  • Total Rewards: We understand that employees need more than a competitive salary. Our health benefits are in the top 5% of Employee Health Benefits cost in Silicon Valley. Employees pay below market for the premiums for themselves as well as eligible family members. Dental and Vision coverage is free to employees and their dependents. Employees are eligible to participate in our 401(k) with an annual $4,000 match and our FSA also provides a match of $250. Employees are eligible for an individual annual performance bonus, employee stock purchase program (ESPP), and the opportunity to receive restricted stock units.
  • Fun Events: Coupa hosts company holiday parties in various locations, Hack Days, holiday caroling around the office, lunches prepared by the executive team, and Halloween costume competitions along with numerous social activities to help employees engage with one another.
  • Coupa Gear: We want our employee to be proud of Coupa and show company pride by providing them with free messenger bags, backpacks, tee-shirts and various other Coupa gear.
  • Work Environment: Our office environment promotes collaboration and communication. We have an open space environment with plenty of meeting of rooms as well. Employees may come to work in casual attire and are free to come and leave as needed.
  • MVP & Leadership Awards: Each quarter we recognize employees who truly exhibit our core values. We base these awards on employee nominations and feedback. Three employees are eligible to win the MVP award and one leader is able to win the Leadership award.


100% Match of employee’s 401(k)/403b contribution up to 4% of salary90% Company-paid health coverage for employees
80% Company-paid health coverage for dependents


  • 401(k) or 403b Program
  • Stock options
  • Employee stock purchase plan (ESPP)
  • Restricted stock units
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Unlimited Paid time off after one year of full-time employment 15 days Paid time off after one year of part-time employment
Unlimited Paid sick days after one year of full-time employment 15 days Paid sick days after one year of part-time employment
Unlimited Paid time off as of first day of full-time employment


  • Telecommute option
  • Subsidized On- or Off-site Fitness (100% have access)
  • Onsite Amenities (food/snacks, catered lunch, dry cleaning, shuttle, parking, bike storage, recreational games)


60 days Job-protected maternity leave (including FMLA/STD) 20 days Fully-paid maternity leave (does not include personal vacation or paid time off)*
60 days Average length of maternity leave new mothers take60 days Job-protected paternity leave (including FMLA)
10 days Fully-paid paternity leave (does not include personal vacation or paid time off)*10 days Average length of paternity leave new fathers take
60 days Job-protected parental leave for adoptive parents (including FMLA)*20 days Fully-paid parental leave for adoptive parents (does not include personal vacation or paid time off)
*Employees are required to use all their personal paid time off before taking parental leave. All employees are eligible for parental leave benefits.


  • Lactation room(s)
  • Paid sick leave to care for a child or relative


  • Mental health care
  • Alternative treatments (such as acupuncture, homeopathy, or chiropractic)
  • Fertility treatments

Community and Environmental Impact

16 hours Paid time off to volunteer $168,960 Philanthropic donations in last year
Yes Sustainable commuting program Yes Recycling program


  • Written policy prohibits discrimination based on (at a minimum) age, disability, race/ethnicity, religious beliefs, gender and sexual orientation
  • 3 events a year connect employees with peers from different racial/ethnic, religious or country-of-origin identities
  • Non-birth parents in same-sex relationships can take parental leave

Leadership Diversity


Workforce Diversity

J.P Morgan Corporate Challenge Run


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How to Get Hired

We asked Coupa Software for some inside information on how to get hired at the organization. Here is what they had to say.

What key characteristics tell you a prospective employee will be a great fit for your company?

At Coupa, we look for candidates who have a proven track record of delivering results. We hire for culture first and foremost! We look for candidates that have functional skills for a specific role, but this is secondary. We hire candidates that subscribe to our Coupa Core Values from the very first moment we engage with them. These values are more than empty rhetoric painted on our office walls and posted on our company website. We live, breath and embrace these values as they help guide our employees around the world each day as we engage with customers, partners and colleagues. The Coupa Core Values are: Ensure Customer Success – Obsessive and unwavering commitment to making customers successful. Focus on Results – Relentless focus on delivering results through innovation and a bias for action. Strive for Excellence – Commitment to a collaborative environment infused with professionalism, integrity, passion, and accountability.

What can prospective employees do to get your attention?

Visit our website and apply online and a Coupa representative will review and evaluate your application. We will reach out and talk to you about the opportunity if there is a match. While we hire for functional skills, the culture fit at Coupa is paramount. Please be prepared to speak how you embody and subscribe to our core values and why you think you are a great fit.

Are there any positions or types of candidates you are particularly focused on hiring in this coming year?

Over the next year, we will be looking for top talent globally in Sales, Development and Customer Success. Regardless of the specific role in these functional areas, we will hire the best people to join us on our quest to build a special company, who's desires and proven track record is in alignment with our core values and will not shy away from having direct and authentic conversations about how we move Coupa forward.

What should interested candidates do to find out more and get started?

Prospective candidates should visit our website to learn more about Coupa, the cloud platform for business spend at Candidates can also read more on the Coupa Blog or follow @Coupa on Twitter. For careers at Coupa, visit us at or follow @CoupaCareers on Twitter. Candidates can also learn more by visiting our partner sites on Glassdoor, LinkedIn and BetterCompany.

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