Deem Partners with GroundWidgets  

Deem focuses on integrated travel booking and management experience while GroundWidgets takes on future development and customers of Voyageur back office system


San Francisco, Calif., October 3, 2017 – Deem, a leading mobile and cloud technology provider for the business travel industry, and GroundWidgets, a leading ground transportation software and technology development company, announced that GroundWidgets has acquired Deem’s Voyageur back office system for car service operators. 

“It’s all part of our push to make ground transportation an integral and completely integrated part of the business travel flow, enabling businesspeople to book rides as easily as they reserve flights and hotels while using company-compliant software,” said John F. Rizzo, president and COO of Deem. “This is a great opportunity to drive demand for ground transportation services, and grow the market for everyone.”

The agreement enables Deem to focus on its top priority – The Deem WorkFource and Ground Work platforms for corporate travel booking, management expense, ground transportation for business travelers, travel managers, travel management companies and suppliers. 

“GroundWidgets is excited about welcoming Voyageur/Whisk customers into our portfolio of back office software solutions and corporate automation tools. We have the domain expertise and knowledge to transition customers seamlessly from Voyageur to our flagship product, SantaCruz or one of our other cloud based options” said Apurva Patel, CEO of GroundWidgets.


About DEEM

The most difficult part of any business trip is too often the trip itself. It shouldn’t be. Deem makes it painless for the traveler to get down to business without distraction, simpler for the travel manager and management company to keep track of all the moving parts, and easier for partners to get the information they need to stay competitive.

The Deem Work Fource platform is designed for the entire business travel ecosystem using machine learning, AI and predictive analytics. Deem’s suite of tools range from a dynamic traveler booking platform, travel manager cost controls, travel agency service technology and supplier revenue opportunities, including the world’s largest car service affiliate network and operator solutions.

Deem’s Work Fource Platform services more than 35,000 corporate customers in 61 countries, speaking 15+ languages - including the world’s largest travel management companies. The company, headquartered in San Francisco, CA, with offices in Bangalore, India, is backed by leading venture capital funds, as well as corporate and private equity investors.


About GroundWidgets  

GroundWidgets is an entrepreneurial technology company driven and managed by founding developers and technologists. GroundWidgets is exclusively focused on consulting and development of applications for the ground transportation industry harnessing the collective institutional knowledge of its founders and their experience of over 25 years in the ground transportation industry.