Payoneer 2016: a year of awards
This year, Payoneer has seen incredible growth, development, and innovation. With a host of new services, an acquisition, and $180 million in investments under our belt, we’ve spent 2016 making sure that we’re bringing more value to our customers and partners than ever before. We’ve also added nearly 300 new employees, and invested internally to make sure the Payoneer team is happy, healthy, and driven to succeed.
These efforts have not gone unnoticed. Thanks to our continued hard work, our innovative and caring employees, and our tireless commitment to our customers all over the world, this was a record-breaking year for the Payoneer team. We are proud and grateful to announce that the following organizations have recognized our successes:
5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies
For the fourth year in a row, Payoneer has made it to the Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies list! This year, we’ve moved 16 spots higher on the list than last year, bringing us to #1960. Read more here.
Deloitte’s 2016 Technology Fast 500™
For an incredible fifth year in a row, Payoneer has been listed on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies in North America. Payoneer’s chief executive officer, Scott Galit, credits a continued focus on emerging markets, digital marketplaces and the burgeoning global community of SMBs with the company’s rapid revenue growth. Read more here.
EY – Payoneer CEO Scott Galit Named EY’s Entrepreneur of the Year – Financial Technology
Scott Galit, Payoneer’s CEO, won EY’s 2016 Entrepreneur of the Year Award, Financial Technology, for the New York region. In front of a packed ballroom of fellow business leaders, Scott accepted the award on behalf of all the employees of Payoneer and explained to the crowd, “Payoneer is really a company for entrepreneurs, by entrepreneurs. … It’s really an honor, a privilege and an inspiration every day for me to have a chance to work with these entrepreneurs around the world and these great entrepreneurs that are part of the Payoneer team.”. Read more here.
KPMG’s 2016 Fintech 100 List: Leading Global Fintech Innovators
For the first time ever, KPMG and H2 Ventures have included Payoneer in their annual Fintech100: Leading Global Fintech Innovators report! The report lists the 50 leading established players creating change within financial services, and 50 of the emerging fintech stars of tomorrow. Payoneer is proud to join the established players list this year. Read more here.
PYMNTS Innovation Project 2016 – Best B2B Innovation, Silver Medal
Payoneer was selected for this award based on its brand-new Payoneer Escrow Solution, which offers a way for B2B buyers and suppliers to overcome the trust gap that often prevents cross-border trade. Read more here.
Stevie Awards – People’s Choice Award for Best Financial Services Company, Gold Medal; Keren Levy, Woman Executive of the Year, Bronze Medal; International Business Award Financial Services Company of the Year, Bronze Medal
Payoneer was thrilled to receive not one, but three awards from the Stevie Awards organization this year! This year, we were recognized as the best financial services company, taking home the gold medal in the People’s Choice category, and a bronze medal in the International Business Award category. In addition, Payoneer’s COO Keren Levy was recognized in the Woman Executive of the Year category, earning a bronze medal for her efforts on behalf of all the women of Payoneer. Read more here, here, and here.
CJ Affiliate – Strategic Partner of the Year Award, Finalist
Payoneer and CJ publically announced the start of a partnership between the organizations in the fall of 2016. We were honored to be named a finalist for the Strategic Partner of the Year Award, which was announced at the annual CJ University conference. “CJ Affiliate’s commitment to innovation is a major driver in the growth of the affiliate marketing channel to become an essential part of the marketing mix,” said Nicole Ron, Head of Marketing and Product Marketing at CJ Affiliate. “Our partnership with Payoneer allows us to provide publishers with additional payment options, and we’re excited to continue growing our international reach and service offerings.” Read more here.
Business Intelligence Group – Best Places to Work
This is not the first employer award that Payoneer has won, having appeared on Crain’s 2015 Best Places to Work NYC Award. This year, our focus on creating a strong and supportive company culture were recognized by Business Intelligence Group, which named Payoneer one of the Best Places to Work in 2016. Read more here.
Owler’s – Hot in New York Award
Owler, the crowdsources competitive intelligence platform, recognized Payoneer as one of New York’s top trending companies. The award was based on Payoneer’s impact in social media and within the Owler community. Our of the nearly 60,000 qualified NYC companies, Owler picked just over 300 for the 2016 Hot in New York City Awards. Read more here.
Thank you so much to all of these organizations for recognizing Payoneer, and to all of the members of the Payoneer community for contributing to the incredible strength and success of this company. We look forward to continuing to grow, develop, and innovate, all with the goal of empowering businesses around the world.
Here’s to a year full of celebration!
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