Curate helps event professionals manage items, rentals and events. It's a cloud-based solution for event professionals such as caterers, florists and rental companies. It allows users to create and manage customized proposals, automate recipe creation, print recipe sheets and merge multiple shopping lists.

Curate allows users to capture information about their clients using built-in customizable forms. The solution integrates with third-party calendar applications which helps users to manage events and appointments. It also offers integration with Quickbooks to take care of business accounting needs.

Users can create business reports that enable them to keep track of their operations. Additionally, Curate offers features like digital signatures, multiple payment options, merging multiple shopping lists and different profit markups for different item types.

Curate offers services on a monthly subscription basis that includes support via email and phone.

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Whitney from Whitney Fredin Catering + Events

Number of employees:  2-10 employees

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November 2018

Beautiful, easy to use, functional!

Impressive beautiful proposals add value for customers and set them up for the level of service and professionalism they can expect from us catering their event. Love it.

Pros

Beautiful proposals, easy to use software, very visual, which is huge in such a visual industry as event planning and catering!

Cons

Having to input all our ingredients and recipes is time-consuming, but in the end it will be worth it.

Review Source: Capterra

DelJean from Flowers & Thyne

Number of employees:  1 employee

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October 2018

Highly Recommend Curate Software

I love Curate and would highly recommend it to anyone!

Pros

There are so many things I love:
1. Curate allows me to give clients a professional proposal
2. It helps me keep track of each event and not get my clients mixed up!
3. If I need to change things for a client - it is easy!

Cons

It's a little hard to manage my library of flowers and remember which ones I like to use. Maybe I just don't know how to manage this correctly.

Review Source: Capterra

Alyssa from Robyn Rohslers Floral Designs

Number of employees:  2-10 employees

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October 2018

Excellent Service

Pros

-They have great service and are extremely helpful they want to make sure you feel comfortable with the software and spend the time with you. My sales support CSR was fantastic.

Cons

Nothing everything is very thorough and has great features.

Review Source: Capterra
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Number of employees:  11-50 employees

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October 2018

Best Customer Support I've Had, Fantatic Software Too

Absolutely amazing

Pros

The team at Curate helped me through every step of the onboarding process and made sure that my switch to Curate was as painless as possible.

Cons

Took a little getting used to, but overall, very intuitive

Review Source: Capterra

tricia from corkys bbq

Number of employees:  201-500 employees

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October 2018

Best Catering Software out there

Pros

people ease of use, templates what else can I say?

Cons

getting info from caterease over to curate -gonna be pain - but they are looking for solutions.

Review Source: Capterra

Response: Curate, Curate

October 2018

Hey Tricia! Thank you so much for the review. Love that we're simplifying life! We're hard at working on finding easier ways to helping get old data moved over.

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Number of employees:  1 employee

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October 2018

I LOVE Curate!

Pros

This program streamlines by busy work as a business owner and makes me look so professional.

Cons

It does take a bit of time to fully set up my account

Review Source: Capterra

Robin from Wild by Nature

Number of employees:  2-10 employees

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October 2018

It’s a business owners dream come true

It has taken me from spending hours working on proposals with brides to just minutes and is accurate in all the financial figures which makes my job so much easier. It’s like having another employee.

Pros

It allows me to get back to brides in a faster and easier way. And when they change their minds or increase the number of items it takes me seconds to change the proposal not hours.

Cons

There isn’t much that I don’t like. It would be wonderful if there was a built in library of most used flowers instead of having to enter each one I use. But that isn’t such a huge issue.

Review Source: Capterra

Response: Curate, Curate

October 2018

Hey Robin!! You're so kind. Thank you for the review!! We've loved being able to work with you. You've been with us a couple years and actually shortly after you came on, we introduced an integration with the famous Mayesh flower library and everything is pre-loaded now! Our team can help you toggle that on if you'd like. Thanks again!

Sherry from Blumengarten Florist

Number of employees:  11-50 employees

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September 2018

Efficient and Easy

This program has increased efficiency greatly. I've also drastically reduced the amount of paper I use to prepare proposals.

Pros

I have enjoyed using a program that lets me do almost all of the work and planning needed for an event in one place. Curate has really simplified the proposal process.

Cons

As with most programs, there are occasional glitches but they seem to be becoming few and far between and customer service is very quick and responsive and any issues are resolved almost immediately

Review Source: Capterra

Response: Curate, Curate

October 2018

Awe!! Thanks so much Sherry! We love being able to help simplify the entire work and planning process into one place. And we appreciate you noticing how much effort we put into giving you a great experience! Having a team of 10 full-time employees (at this point) allows us to focus more on getting stuff right than when we were just 2 people. Thanks for helping us grow and recommending us so that we can give an even better experience.

Brian from Simply Beautiful Weddings/Events

Number of employees:  2-10 employees

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September 2018

Curate / Stemcounter

Very happy! They are friendly and responsive.

Pros

It is very easy to build proposals with and allows you to track costs. The support is excellent.

Cons

It's a little on the expensive side. But it's worth it for the features that you get.

Review Source: Capterra

Christine from Love In Bloom Floral Design & Gifts

Number of employees:  2-10 employees

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August 2018

It's like Having a "tech" right next to you

Time is my biggest issue in preparing professional looking proposals for events. Curate helps keep my time in check. I have been with them over a year & truly enjoy doing proposals. I can do as many as the client needs without having to to "recalc" as the software does it so easily. It even allows me to "take payments" and the end of year work is so much easier.

Pros

I am not a computer techie person. I'm an artist (florist). Curate has been a great assistant . The more I ask questions and they answer them so quickly, the more I use the software. Customer service is so great. They walk me through every area I don't understand and make sure I do understand it. I sometime ask the same questions later in the year & they are just fine with that. I can check my questions from before to help me remember the hows.

Cons

There are no " least's" with this software. It meets my needs & more.

Review Source: Capterra

Response: Curate, Curate

August 2018

Thanks Christine!! We love that we can make your life easier. You're our favorite! (Pst...don't tell any of our other favorites we told you so)

RUTH from ZUCA Solutions Limited

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June 2018

Wedding planning for me has become a whole new experience with this software.

The ability to produce a recipe for my bridal bouquets saves me a lot of time.

Pros

i like that i can save recipes,shopping lists,exact stem counts,the price integration part and also that i can streamline my business.Love saving the recipes, shopping lists and ability to streamline my business.

Cons

Trying to mark an item as paid is a bit difficult and also the fact that it creates a new version of the proposal every time i make a change is frustrating because i can have up to 20 changes to make and having that many versions of changes can be a bit confusing.

Review Source: Capterra

Response: Curate, Curate

June 2018

Hey Ruth! Thanks so much for the review. We love, love, love that it's made such a huge difference! Thanks for the feedback on versions as well. It only creates a new version whenever you choose to. Also, you have the ability to delete old versions if you'd like to clean it up. Tag in with our chat team and they'd be glad to share how!

Sarah from Hilltop Florist and Greenhouse

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May 2018

EXCELLENT customer service, prompt and very helpful. Anytime I need somrthing they are right there.

Pros

The ability to produce a recipe for my bridal bouquets. It saves a ton of time. I also love the flower library and that all my flowers are in there with their cost. Plus, it creates beautiful looking proposals that my Brides love and mobile friendly is huge! Brides love to open the proposal up right away and look on their mobile device.

Cons

It is difficult when anytime you make a change it creates a new version of the proposal. With some weddings we have 20-30 changes from the time they first meet with us to the end so it gets a bit daunting to have that many versions. Also trying to mark and item as paid and having to create a new version of the proposal.

Review Source: Capterra

Response: Curate, Curate

May 2018

Thanks so much Sarah! We've loved that we've been able to make things so much better for you. Totally understand the headache of clients who need so many versions of the proposals. Would love to hear if you have any ideas on how to keep up with so many changes without having to keep up with different versions reflecting them.

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Number of employees:  501-1,000 employees

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May 2018

It helps me to keep track of my expenses,keeps me organized and clients love it.

Pros


It's super easy to use. I spend less time calculating costs of my business making it easier to complete proposals. I like the ability to save recipes so we're not recreating the wheel again and again.Every day I am still finding functions within this software that is saving me time and money.

Cons

Takes time to get to grips with the software but once you do there are no cons.Being able to upload a list of our inventory would be super efficient because it wasters a lot of time.

Review Source: Capterra

Response: Curate, Curate

May 2018

You¿re too kind! Thanks so much for the review. We love that it¿s making such a huge impact in your business. I hate that somehow we failed communicate that in your situation we would do the upload for you. We have it built out, but in order to give customers a 5-star experience, we personally assist with it. Luckily, you¿ll never have to add it again!

Lauren from ozarktech

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May 2018

great

Pros

Super easy to use and the customer service has been great this far. No complaints on the ease of use and having everything together.

Cons

It isn't totally up to date on everything. It takes a while to enter all your prices and pictures for each item.

Review Source: Capterra

Response: Curate, Curate

May 2018

Hey Lauren! We love that you love it!! We hope it's adding a ton of value. :) Our pricing comes from our connection with Mayesh and does have to be tweaked a little bit since they have 19 locations and we have one standard list. We have some cool updates planned here though! Ryan

Veronica from Pretty Petals

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May 2018

Curate has helped me be more productive and saves me time so I can spend more time doing what I love

Pros

It's super easy to use. I spend less time calculating costs of my business making it easier to complete proposals. With everything in one place my over all client experience has streamlined as well. My clients can easily access the proposal and reference it when needed.

Cons

The "startup" plan only allows certain features that sometimes add a little more work. I submit all types of proposals and email templates are necessary to making me even more productive but I don't need most of the features that come with the "studio" plan.

Review Source: Capterra

Response: Curate, Curate

June 2018

Thank you so much for the great feedback, Veronica! We love hearing from our customers, and are so glad we're able to make you more productive and save time. This is so in line with our mission, and we love seeing that we are helping event professionals. We also appreciate your feedback regarding the various features offered for each plan. We hope the recent updates have helped you be more efficient. If you haven't already, please click on "Suggestions" in your account and make sure you provide information about other features you'd like to see on your plan. Our new features are highly determined by customers like you! If you have any questions or need help with anything, don't forget about our online chat. Happy Curating!

Lee from Downtown Blooms

Number of employees:  2-10 employees

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March 2018

Awesome!

Helped me stream line my quoting process and makes it easy for my customers to sign their contract and pay their deposits. Love this system.

Pros

This is the best decision I have ever made for my business. It is easy to use and the customer has been great. I would recommend giving it a try.

Cons

Cant think of anything that I dont like about the system. It is user friendly and my Brides love that they can pay via the quote.

Review Source: Capterra

Maria from Maria Lynn Floral

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February 2018

easy to use and FAST response to questions or troubleshooting issues

The system has kept me organized, helped me track what I'm spending, and also makes a great impression with my clients.

Pros

It's customization and extremely user friendly. I felt proficient in it's systems in about an hour. If you have even a simple question, the team replies immediately to help you. EASY DRAG AND DROP FROM PINTERST, PEOPLE!!! <3 <3 <3

Review Source: Capterra

Melissa from Floral Designs Maui

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February 2018

Dependable, user friendly, fantastically functional, just what I need and amazing customer service.

Saves me a lot of time with formatting and entering information. It also does a lot of the math for me so there are no mistakes. It helps make sure that I'm not underbidding my designs.

Pros

So many! My business partner and I have been looking for a year for a software like this... About 6 months ago, we found StemCounter but it still didn't do all that we needed. In just 6 short months, they've got everything we were looking for and then some! Another thing I really REALLY like, is that you don't have to wait a week for a response; the feedback is almost immediate so questions are answered promptly. The program is very user friendly and easy to use. Love it!

Review Source: Capterra

CYDNEY from The English Garden

Number of employees:  11-50 employees

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December 2017

This has been a game changer for me as a business owner!

A real insight into what I am doing as a business owner! The program saves time, product and money. This allows me to better focus on my customer's experience. It is also of immeasurable benefit to my staff lightening their workload.

Pros

I really cannot believe it took me this long to discover Stemcounter. I cannot say enough about how much my staff and I enjoy the program. It is really eye opening and has made us reassess how we price and how we use product. I am excited about the many updates and changes being unrolled in the coming months. I also cannot say enough about the level of customer service. Holly and Ryan are beyond responsive. They answer questions before I have time to ask them! Add this to your business without question. Sign up today and don't look back!

Cons

Like any new program there might be a few glitches along the way. Technology moves at a pace now that is almost impossible to measure. That being said, the Stemcounter team is remarkably responsive and they sincerely take to heart suggestions and end user input.

Review Source: Capterra

Shaya from Crystal Springs Florist - Benton Harbor Michigan

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December 2017

This soft ware is amazing! They have thought of everything!

Beautiful proposals, easy to follow, customer service is amazing !!

Pros

I'm not sure if I have a most like. I like it all - There is a drop down screen that shows all of the flowers I am using in that wedding so far. I love this when coming up with centerpieces. I can see what is being used and either add numbers to that list or add new items that will go. And don't get me started on the shopping list and templates!

Cons

There is a bit of a time element to start out, adding your prices and making you mark ups to be right, but it is worth it

Review Source: Capterra

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