Aspire and GoCorp collaborate, share insights to boost employee experience and company productivity

Published on
August 4, 2023
Written by
Ekky Pramana

Aspire, a leading B2B financial management platform, and GoCorp, a part of the on-demand Gojek platform that focuses on serving the B2B segment, have launched a collaboration to share insights with business entities in Indonesia regarding steps to streamline financial operational processes, enhance efficiency, and provide a positive working experience for employees.

In a situation where competition for talent is growing fiercer, companies continue to seek ways to improve the employee experience in response to the challenges posed by The Great Resignation phenomenon. A 2021 study by McKinsey & Company stated that using technology to enhance productivity, including one of nine values that can improve the employee experience to address this phenomenon. Increasing a sense of ownership is also crucial for employee retention.

Aspire and GoCorp collaborate to hold a series of events aimed at educating companies on enhancing employee engagement and productivity with the aid of technology. These events provide valuable insights and practical guidance to maximize employee productivity, maintain expenditure management efficiency, and grant employees the freedom to act more dynamically in performing their tasks without sacrificing the company's financial control.

Smart financial management is the key to a healthy company, and one aspect of this is ensuring that all expenditures are under control. Aspire and GoCorp offer a unique solution that enables companies to track expenses in real-time.

With Aspire's financial management software, companies can avoid payment bottlenecks, ensure smooth operations, and empower employees to maximize their productivity. Employees can make company purchases using Aspire corporate cards, making the reimbursement process easier. Companies can also track their expenses in real-time to avoid excessive spending and assist in making decisions based on the current financial situation of the company.

Meanwhile, GoCorp through its features offers a more efficient process of company expenditure management with improved visibility and monitoring, automated reporting, as well as direct integration with easier transportation, food, and delivery service ordering through the Gojek app.

Stella Darmadi, Head of Marketing for Transport at NeXT Mobility Gojek Indonesia, stated, "For companies, GoCorp provides a comprehensive business expense management solution to enhance operational efficiency and productivity. Through a real-time integrated dashboard with expenditure transactions, companies have control to monitor their business expenses with better visibility. This dashboard also helps companies control expenditures to align with budget planning and corporate regulations."

"From the perspective of employees or direct users, the main advantage of GoCorp lies in its integration with the Gojek ecosystem. The process of employee adoption and adaptation to using GoCorp is relatively easy, as Gojek services are already familiar to almost the entire Indonesian population, including the employee segment. Technically, employees who are already registered in the system simply need to change the payment method in their Gojek app to 'GoCorp,' and afterward, they can immediately access various available services, including transportation, food ordering, and delivery. With GoCorp, employees can access various services needed to support their work while simultaneously being free from the complexity of reimbursement submission and waiting for reimbursement money, allowing employees to be more productive and focused on their core tasks," added Stella.

"We are optimistic about our collaboration with GoCorp in providing insights and solutions for financial management for companies, enhancing productivity, and providing insight into employee mobility," said Ferdy Nandes, General Manager of Aspire Indonesia.

"Aspire expands the services offered by GoCorp to various other aspects of company expenditures, such as digital marketing costs, media and inventory purchases, business travel expenses, and utility expenditures."

"By leveraging the expense tracking capabilities of Aspire and the integrated expense management of GoCorp, companies can gain comprehensive visibility into their operational costs and make strategic decisions to achieve success."

The collaboration between Aspire and GoCorp in this endeavor provides new insights for businesses to optimize their operational aspects, enhance productivity, and maximize the potential of company talent. Aspire and GoCorp plan to organize further events for professionals in the HR and Finance fields to provide additional education on productivity optimization and employee well-being. This way, even more organizations/companies can implement these steps.

About Aspire

Aspire is an all-in-one financial platform or software for businesses. Aspire has served over 15,000 startups and SMEs in Southeast Asia, helping companies and business practitioners save more time and costs through multi-currency accounts, debt and receivable management solutions, expenditure and income management, all within a single platform.

Headquartered in Singapore, Aspire currently has over 400 employees in four countries and is also backed by global-level Venture Capital firms, including Sequoia, Lightspeed, and Y-Combinator.

About GoCorp

GoCorp by Gojek is a business cost management solution designed to assist companies in efficiently controlling and managing employee transportation allowances, delivery expenses, and food orders. Accessed through the Gojek app and integrated with a real-time dashboard, GoCorp simplifies the management process and provides better control over company expenses. Currently, GoCorp has helped more than 1,000 companies in Indonesia, Singapore, and Vietnam optimize expenditure operations and enhance business efficiency.

About Gojek

Gojek is a leading on-demand platform in Southeast Asia and a pioneer in the multi-service ecosystem model, including transportation, food delivery, logistics, and more. Gojek was founded on the principle of utilizing technology to simplify daily life by connecting consumers to the best providers of goods and services in the market.

The company was established in 2010 with a focus on courier and two-wheeler transportation services, before launching its app in 2015 in Indonesia. Since then, Gojek has grown into a prominent on-demand platform in Indonesia, expanding its operational areas to Vietnam and Singapore. Currently, Gojek has more than 2.6 million driver-partners. Gojek is a part of the GoTo Group, the largest digital ecosystem in Indonesia, consisting of Gojek, Tokopedia, and GoTo Financial.

Gojek is committed to consistently providing solutions to address the challenges faced by everyday society, while also helping to improve the quality of life for millions of Gojek app users in Southeast Asia, especially in the informal sector and Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs).

The Gojek app can be downloaded via iOS and Android.

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Ekky Pramana is a seasoned writer specialising in business finance and management. With a writing history at Tech in Asia, Teknoverso, and various other publishers, he leverages his market expertise to empower and educate first-time founders in managing their businesses better.
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