Emburse Cards Software

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About Emburse Cards

Emburse Cards is a cloud-based corporate card solution, which helps businesses issue virtual and physical credit/debit cards, set spending rules and adjust budgets and policies in real-time. Features include role-based permissions, mobile data capture, approval workflows, automatic expense categorization, analytics and reporting. The application enables accountants to recognize out-of-policy transactions and permit employees to pay back or reimburse amount from personal fund. Employees can send purchase requests along with the required amount and reason, letting administrators track user's purchase activity and assign a budget accordingly. The solution automatically detects fraudulent purchases and deactivate stolen or missing cards. Additionally, supervisors can ...

Emburse Cards Pricing

Starter: $50/month for up to 10 employees. Business: $7/user/month for 10-100 employees. Enter

Starting price: 

$50.00 per month

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Emburse Cards User Reviews

OVERALL RATING

SECONDARY RATINGS

Ease-of-use

4.5

Value for money

4.5

Customer support

4.5

Functionality

4.5

Showing 1 - 5 of 42 reviews

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Dennis

Convert.com

Verified reviewer

Company size: 11-50 employees

Industry: Computer Software

Time used: Less than 2 years

Review Source: Capterra

Ease-of-use

5

Value for money

5

Customer support

5

Functionality

4

Reviewed August 2019

Everyone has a card!

Pretty good, some issues in the part with reissuing cards (always a pain to ship a couple of dozen around the world again) but just happened once so far.

Pros

We have implemented Emburse for all our remote team (aka everyone) that works with us. Each person gets a card shipped with budgets to spend on perks ($500 in Convert's case) and that makes everything run smooth. Then we run almost all budgets through the virtual cards making it easier to decentralize spending on anything. Decentralize is the way to go for us since we run on Holacracy and are all remote.

Cons

Feel it's still missing a direct connection with Xero that could be a big plus. A way to ship a card directly to anywhere in the world (now only US) would save us a logistical step.

Reasons for choosing Emburse Cards

The chip works at more locations in the world then the Brex technology allowing our team to use it at more locations.

Keith

Mystery

Verified reviewer

Company size: 11-50 employees

Industry: E-Learning

Time used: Less than 12 months

Review Source: Capterra

Ease-of-use

5

Value for money

5

Customer support

5

Functionality

5

Reviewed August 2019

Emburse dramatically simplified expenses. My team loves it!

Pros

Emburse makes it incredibly easy to issue expense cards to new employees and ensure that everyone reports back on all the key things you need to close your books. It took an annoying process of internal nagging to get the books closed, to a streamlined automated text message each time someone purchased. It’s amazing.

Cons

There is nothing significant that I dislike about the product. One quirk is that you’re using pre-paid cards rather than true credit cards, so you have to keep re-upping your balance. But this is automated so it’s not a big deal.

Reasons for choosing Emburse Cards

Much more complete in it’s ability to map our internal workflow to the system. Also, Emburse support was far superior and responsive.

Sarah

Housecall Pro

Verified reviewer

Company size: 51-200 employees

Industry: Computer Software

Time used: Less than 2 years

Review Source: Capterra

Ease-of-use

3

Value for money

2

Customer support

2

Functionality

2

Reviewed August 2019

Servers Down Constantly Lead to Failures in Purchases

It's a free program, you get what you pay for.

Pros

It's become a little more user friendly with drop down menus that you can search in and the ability to add additional attachments.

Cons

The website has been so slow as of late. It takes a few minutes for it to boot up and for me to be able to search for a transaction. It is so inconvenient. The servers have also had issues lately that cause recurring purchases to fail and cause serious issues with our vendors.

Response from Emburse

Hi Sarah, We are sorry to hear about your experience. We were recently performing some server cleanup which is why the transaction page was slow but have since finished. And as of last month, we added a new fix for managing any failed purchases! You shouldn't see anymore going forward. Just wanted to add that we aren't a free platform, but because of our relationship with Housecall Pro, we decided to waive the monthly fee a long time ago. If you have any questions or if there's anything we can do for you to make Emburse a better fit for you, please reach out and we'll make it happen! Regards, Chris

Replied August 2019

Sara

Brand Activate

Verified reviewer

Company size: 2-10 employees

Industry: Marketing and Advertising

Time used: Less than 2 years

Review Source: Capterra

Ease-of-use

5

Functionality

5

Reviewed August 2019

Emburse Works Great for Various Programs.

We use emburse to fund our contractors on marketing programs. I have had nothing but positive experiences.

Pros

We love the ease of the Emburse. It is great to use with contracted employees.

Cons

I have had no issues with Emburse.

Reasons for choosing Emburse Cards

Emburse provides the coverage that we need as a company who hired contractors on various programs.

Reasons for switching to Emburse Cards

We needed to have a company that would cover all of our programs. PEX did not . do that.

Amber

Finoric, LLC

Verified reviewer

Company size: 51-200 employees

Industry: Chemicals

Time used: Less than 6 months

Review Source: Capterra

Ease-of-use

4

Value for money

4

Customer support

4

Functionality

3

Reviewed August 2019

Easy To Use

Our company has between 10-15 American express cards which are being pit on a spreadsheet for monthly allocation and review so we have eased out if using those cards so much as well as completely getting away from using Comdata.

Pros

The fact that you can have unlimited cards both virtual and plastic.

Cons

I was under the impression that it could be used as an ATM debit card and it cant be.

Reasons for choosing Emburse Cards

More user and price friendly.

Reasons for switching to Emburse Cards

Comdata's website and funding of cards is too difficult for multiple people to use and understand. Needed more user friendly program.

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