Karla Friede

Karla Friede

Karla Friede is co-founder of Nvoicepay, a FLEETCOR company, and served as CEO for its first 11 years. She has over 30 years of experience in management, finance, and marketing roles in both large and early-stage companies. Karla, along with the founding team, has grown Nvoicepay into a leading B2B payment automation solution provider. Prior to founding Nvoicepay, she was President and CEO of privately held Zevez Corporation, VP of Marketing for GeoTrust (acquired by Verisign in 2006), Director of Marketing at Mentor Graphics, and part of the PBAS team at KPMG. Karla earned an MBA from Harvard Graduate School of Business and a BS in Accounting from the University of Idaho.

The New Business Case for a Powerful Payment Solution

Nvoicepay's co-founder, Karla Friede, discusses businesses' recent prioritization of payment workflows upgrades, and how B2B electronic payment providers have laid the groundwork for an easy and successful transition.

How to Dig Deeper for Payments Solution Differentiation

With dozens of electronic payment providers offering their solutions, it can be difficult to know how to find the one that best meets your company's needs. Nvoicepay CEO Karla Friede lists the five framework measures you should consider, and offers the questions to ask prospective solution providers before you commit.

3 Ways Fintech Will Evolve in 2019

With record amounts of investment flowing into the fintech sector again in 2018, the innovation train shows no signs of slowing.

It's Official: Nvoicepay Begins a New Chapter as Part of FLEETCOR

Nvoicepay becomes a FLEETCOR company, joining the family of corporate software and service companies valued at $25 billion.

B2B Payments: A Once in a Generation Transformation Opportunity

Digital transformation has now risen to the top of the CEO agenda, according to research by McKinsey. Rethinking business models to compete with digital offerings has become a strategic imperative.

5 Trends for Business Payments in 2019

Get Nvoicepay CEO Karla Friede's list of the 5 hottest trends shaping business payments in 2019.

6 Tips for Women Entering the Workforce

From seeking feedback to avoiding bias, Nvoicepay CEO and co-founder Karla Friede shares advice for women graduates starting their careers. Heed these words of wisdom to propel your career forward...

5 Trends Changing Business Payments in 2018

2018 promises to be a year of innovation for business payments. Fueled by buy-in from venture capitalists and big banks alike, the technology advances of consumer payments are finally coming to...

7 Things Executives Need to Know About Supplier Payments

Much has changed in the world of payments. Executives, and others who are removed from the day-to-day process, may not have noticed that change. The influence automation has played in transforming...

Why Companies Seeking Diversity Should Start at the Top

Setting a goal of 'diversity' isn't always the best way to achieve true diversity. A Chief Diversity Officer (CDO) seems like a step in the right direction, but real change toward diversity and...

Partnering to Improve Payment Efficiency in Construction

With shared vision, values, and commitment, Nvoicepay and Viewpoint are together building a better future in construction management and invoice payments.

How to Find a Simple, Cloud-Based Payment Automation Solution

Don't be fooled by false claims of payment automation. Regardless of the payment method, a truly automated payment solution should be as easy as clicking 'pay'.