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We are a catalyst for your creativity

Impactful ideas—those that create enduring value—have one thing in common: the right people with the right information at the right moment.

Our approach

Not only do we streamline access across your licensed content, research, market data, subscriptions, and contracts of all types, we establish an invaluable network of people, information, and ideas across your organization. ​

Inspiring insight

Grounded in a business-minded approach, our combination of insightful people and inspired technology helps your team access and share the information they need to bring their big ideas to life.

Collaborative partnership​

Our strength comes from building rich, collaborative partnerships with our clients to meet their goals and the goals of their organizations.

Our history

From day one, our goal has been the same: equip business groups with what they need to perform their best.

Ever-evolving expertise​

1986: Julie Auslander and David Rifkin founded Corporate Subscription Services (CSS) to help clients save time and money on professional journals, newspapers, and books by consolidating and managing corporate subscriptions and negotiating with publishers for volume rates.

Ever-evolving expertise​

CSS launches the industry’s first fully transactional subscription management website.

Ever-evolving expertise​

Now cSubs, our first eProcurement integration is completed with Ken Redler as Chief Technology Officer.

: cSubs begins offering information management services alongside traditional subscription services, and develops business relationships with SAP, Ariba, Oracle, Perfect Commerce, PNet, and others.

: cSubs begins managing enterprise content and software licenses on behalf of clients.

Ever-evolving expertise​

: cSubs launches Clarity℠, our flagship licensed content platform to help businesses reduce costs and streamline business information management.

Ever-evolving expertise​

: cSubs rebrands as Couranto to reflect our expanded reach beyond subscriptions.

Access to information makes a big impact

11% average saved on information and software spend

30+ years of industry expertise

300,000 global Couranto users

A culture of diversity

Diversity breeds strength—from the products you build, to the information you access, to the ideas you bring to the table. Our diverse team of experts work closely to stay ahead of our clients' needs.

Diversity and inclusion

As a woman-owned business, we are proud champions of D&I. Beyond being the right thing to do, it’s the fastest way to get the best ideas.

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At Couranto, we spend our days building tools that inform, inspire, and delight. Join our team and help add to our diversity of thought.

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Nick Collison

Every day, I get the opportunity to create value for companies by building communities around accessing, analyzing, and sharing information.

Nick Collison
Director, Content and Library Support

Our leadership team

Diversity awards and certifications

We always strive to deliver our best. We don't do it for the recognition—we do it for our clients, our community, and our employees.

Partners WBENC 2x
Partners disability IN 2x
Partners WIPP 2x
Partners WPO 2x
Partners EY EWW 2x

Our partners

We're proud of our partners who inspire entrepreneurship, advance information delivery, and never forget to put people first.

Industry partners

Partners infodesk 2x
Partners zinio 2x
Partners reportlinker 2x
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Technology partners

Partners SAP 2x
Partners oracle 2x
Partners SAP ariba 2x
Partners coupa 2x
Partners oracle peoplesoft 2x
Partners perfect commerce 2x