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Our charities of the year 2021

Build It BetterJanuary 27

Charitable giving is an important part of who we are at Enable. Last year we managed to raise an amazing £3,100 for the Stratford-upon-Avon Foodbank. At the end of last year we opened up nominations for Charity of The Year 2021 to our Enable team, of course we were inundated and ended up choosing not one but THREE charities to support in 2021 who are local to our Stratford and San Francisco offices. We will be supporting the Stratford-upon-Avon Foodbank once again and two new charities: Helping...Continue reading

CEO, Andrew Butt interview with The SaaS Founder Show

Build It BetterJanuary 22

Enable's CEO, Andrew Butt was recently interviewed by Tony Zayas and Andy Halko from The SaaS Founder Show — the show interviews some of the fastest growing software-as-a-service startups and successful SaaS founders who share their journeys, learnings, and insights. Andrew discusses how Enable started and the journey to becoming the leading rebate management software it is today. Watch in more detail below.Continue reading

CEO, Andrew Butt interview with Radio Entrepreneurs

Build It BetterJanuary 20

Our CEO, Andrew Butt has recently been interviewed by Jeffrey Davis from Radio Entrepreneurs who are a podcast that shares the stories of entrepreneurs and innovative and fast moving companies. On the podcast, Andrew discusses how Enable started, its future and how the software is supporting the middle men of the B2B world such as distributors, retailers and buying groups to effectively collaborate better with their trading partners.Continue reading

Enable appoints Jerry Brooner as President of Global Field Operations

Build It BetterJanuary 19

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Jerry Brooner as our President of Global Field Operations. Jerry comes to Enable with over two decades of experience as a high-growth global enterprise SaaS technology executive, most recently as the former Chief Revenue Officer at Scout RFP, a Workday company known for its suite of cloud-based strategic sourcing solutions. Jerry led Scout through rapid revenue and customer growth, scaling it from a $50M valuation to a $540M acquisition in two years....Continue reading

Impact Pricing podcast — The power of rebates for B2B businesses with Andrew Butt

Build It BetterJanuary 15

In this episode of Impact Pricing podcast, CEO of Enable, Andrew Butt talks to Mark Stiving about using rebates to incentivize distributors to meet the goals manufacturers have in mind. He shares how manufacturers create different rebate programs with various supply chains to work closely together to provide consumers better service. Listen to the podcast to find out: How Enable can help manufacturers deal with data flow complexities and execute well the rebate programs for the different suppl...Continue reading

Enable featured on Business Rockstars’ Biz Bytes segment

Build It BetterJanuary 12

Business Rockstars is multi-media platform featuring interviews with entrepreneurs, CEO's, & startups. It brings together some of the world's biggest and most accomplished CEO's as well as successful small business owners and Entrepreneurs. Business Rockstars airs in 43M TV households, 110 major market US Airports, and 750K Premium Hotel Rooms. We are thrilled to be featured on their Biz Bytes segment where they profile our Series A funding round which we achieved in March 2020. Watch below!Continue reading

CEO Andrew Butt interviewed by Authority Magazine

Build It BetterDecember 11, 2020

Andrew Butt, CEO of Enable has been interviewed by Authority Magazine where he shares how it all started, his journey to success with Enable and the 5 things you need to know to create a successful SaaS company yourself! Authority Magazine is a Medium publication, created by Yitzi Weiner, in collaboration with Kristin Marquet in 2018. Since then they have conducted nearly 15,000 empowering interviews and thought leadership pieces with prominent authorities in Business, Film, Sports and Tech. And...Continue reading

Azure Functions serverless technology

Build It BetterDecember 10, 2020

At Enable, we use Microsoft Azure to host our applications. We make sure to utilize the wide variety of resources that Microsoft Azure has to offer so that we can continue to improve the quality and performance of our applications. To provide and maintain the standard of our products, we require our solutions to automate and integrate seamlessly with each other, and one of the ways we achieve this is by using Azure Functions. What are Azure Functions? Azure Functions is a serverless computing s...Continue reading

Employee Q&A — Amar

Build It BetterNovember 26, 2020

With over 100 people now employed at Enable and still growing, we have forged strong relationships with some of the best universities, recruiting the brightest students that they have to offer. In fact, 79% of our analysts and developers graduated from one of the top 25 universities featured in the Guardian university league table. As a growing SaaS company, we are particularly focused on recruiting people passionate about our product and who know our product inside and out to ensure customer v...Continue reading

Internal and external security penetration testing at Enable

Build It BetterNovember 5, 2020

Here at Enable, the security of our applications is a top priority for us. As an ISO 27001 (Information Security) accredited company, our applications are designed with the security of our clients in mind. In addition to reviewing potential security vulnerabilities as new features are developed, we also carry out regular penetration testing. Penetration tests are carried out by a third party company every 18 months. Plus, to complement these tests we also perform penetration tests ourselves inte...Continue reading

Enable wins "Co-working Platform of the Year" at 2020 Remote Tech Breakthrough Awards

Build It BetterOctober 30, 2020

We’re very excited to share that we have been named the winner of the “Co-working platform of the Year” category at the 2020 Remote Tech Breakthrough Awards. These awards recognize the world’s best technology companies, products and services that empower remote work around the globe.Enable was chosen from more than 1,250 applicants, and the expert panel of judges evaluated each software product based on the following: Innovation: Does the product introduce new capabilities of significant impro...Continue reading

Employee Q&A — James

Build It BetterOctober 22, 2020

With North America becoming our fastest-growing market, the ability for the Client Services team to expand our support hours and onboard new clients onto our rebate management platform was a top priority for us. That’s why we have opened a new office in San Francisco for our Client Services team to better serve our American clients, with secondment opportunities offered to all of our employees based at our headquarters in Stratford-upon-Avon. International secondments can be a huge benefit to em...Continue reading

Employee Q&A — Lauren

Build It BetterSeptember 16, 2020

With over 90 people now employed at Enable and still growing, we have forged strong relationships with some of the best universities, recruiting the brightest students that they have to offer. In fact, 79% of our analysts and developers graduated from one of the top 25 universities featured in the Guardian university league table. As a growing SaaS company, we are particularly focused on recruiting passionate and ambitious sales orientated people who know our product inside and out and can forg...Continue reading

Our charity of the year –Stratford-upon-Avon Foodbank

Build It BetterAugust 17, 2020

This year the sales team at Enable carried out short market research interviews with sales, purchasing and finance professionals who create and track rebates and deals, making a donation per call which added up to an amazing £2000 for the Stratford-upon-Avon Foodbank, Enable’s chosen charity of the year. Plus, the Enable social committee and our employees continued to hold dress-down days and staff social events virtually which raised an additional £1100! Bringing the total to an amazing £3100!...Continue reading

Video: So much more than rebate management software

Build It BetterAugust 3, 2020

Let us explain the basics in under 90 seconds!

Enable is the collaboration platform for maximizing the performance of your B2B deals while improving financial transparency and operational efficiency.

We’re reshaping how B2B deals are deployed, managed and measured to help both sides of the trading relationship succeed.