Lightyear launches new Partner Program for Purchasing & AP automation

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27th Aug 2021

Lightyear is an award-winning advanced all-in-one Purchasing and Accounts Payable platform delivering automation and collaboration throughout the procurement and Accounts Payable process.

Lightyear is the only AP solution to offer detailed data extraction, line-by line-automated 3-way invoice to PO matching, supplier statement auto-reconciliation and external Inventory sync, saving businesses from double data entry.

LY currently processes over $10bn of bill value per annum – saving customers over 1 million hours of manual data entry. Within 3 years of launch, Lightyear has on-boarded more than 15,000 customers in 14+ countries.

Due to the success of existing partnerships and strong demand from reseller channel partners,  Lightyear have developed a global market leading Partnership Program. Lightyear partners will benefit from best-in-class revenue share, education and other valuable partnership assets. The program is available to:

  • Channel resellers: Firms/companies that will assist clients transitioning to digital solutions while providing their expertise and support for accounting systems and associated business processes.
  • Certified Public Accounting (CPA) firms & bookkeeping firms. 
  • Independent consultants: Industry experts who will provide advice, and support mid-market and enterprise clients on business processes, systems and technology.
  • ERP Vendors: Enterprise-level resource planning software providers.

Lightyear’s Founder and CEO, Chris Gregg commented:

“Lightyear has always been built upon partnerships – Partnerships between software providers, channel partners, accountants, bookkeepers, customers & their suppliers. This is a natural evolution of our Partner Program. We are building the future of lightyear around an ecosystem of trusted partners focused on mutual success.”  

Lightyears Head of Strategic Partnerships, Kenny Galloway added:
“Partnerships are key to the success of most businesses. Some of our existing key clients have discovered Lightyear from existing partnerships with companies such as; Fuelsoft, Foxability, PKF Australia & Netsuite.

We have talked to and listened to a lot of potential partners to understand what they want from our new Partner Program, and I’m glad to say we have delivered a market leading offering.”

The Lightyear Partner Program has been developed specifically for potential partners who want a simple yet effective means of generating additional revenue. Lightyear will be offering three tiers – Silver, Gold and Platinum – each with their own perks and increased revenue share.  

If you would like to discuss becoming a partner with Lightyear, you can find more information here: