June 24, 2019
GTY’s Bonfire joins Texas DIR, accelerating growth in opportunities across the Public Sector
(AUSTIN, TEXAS, June 24, 2019) - GTY Technology Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: GTYH) (“GTY”), a leading provider of SaaS/Cloud solutions for the public sector, announced that procurement software from its subsidiary, Bonfire Interactive Ltd. (“Bonfire”), is now available for purchase on the Texas Department of Information Resources (“DIR”). The DIR contract, which was entered into between the State of Texas, acting through and by the DIR, and Bonfire on June 11, 2019, and is valid through June 11, 2021 with the option to extend, enables state and local governments, public education institutes and other public agencies in Texas and 42 other states to directly procure any of Bonfire’s SaaS solutions (the “DIR Cooperative Contract”).
“Our DIR Cooperative Contract makes Bonfire more accessible not only in Texas, but also to organizations across the United States that leverage the DIR Cooperative Contract program,” said Stephen Rohleder, President, CEO and Chairman of GTY. “This awarded contract is a significant milestone for GTY collectively as we accelerate our growth.”
The DIR Cooperative Contract provides customers with a simplified purchasing process and preferred pricing. “Together, GTY and its subsidiaries are already working with the largest cities in the state of Texas - Dallas, Houston, and San Antonio - to transform the way they engage their citizens and manage their resources,” said Corry Flatt, CEO and Founder of Bonfire. “Through the DIR Cooperative Contract, we’ll be able to extend the availability of our procurement solutions to other state and civic agencies with immediate access and cost savings.”
About GTY Technology Holdings Inc.
GTY Technology Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: GTYH) (“GTY”)) brings leading government technology companies together to achieve a new standard in citizen engagement and resource management. Through its six subsidiaries, GTY offers an intuitive cloud-based suite of solutions for state and local governments spanning functions in procurement, payments, grant management, budgeting, and permitting: Bonfire provides strategic sourcing and procurement software to enable confident and compliant spend; CityBase provides government payment solutions to connect constituents with utilities and government agencies; eCivis offers a grant management system to maximize grant revenues and track performance; Open Counter provides government payment software to guide applicants through complex permitting and licensing procedures; Questica offers budget preparation and management software to deliver on financial and non-financial strategic objectives; Sherpa provides public sector budgeting software and consulting services.
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Senior Vice President, Corporate Development, GTY
Manager, Marketing Communications, Bonfire