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Payoneer CEO Scott Galit Awarded EY Entrepreneur of the Year® New York

Richard ClaytonRichard Clayton
June 23, 2016

Scott Galit, CEO of Payoneer, is the 2016 winner of the prestigious EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® Award, New York in the Financial Technology category!

Scott joined Payoneer in 2010, when the company was still small. He believed in the company’s immense potential to have a meaningful impact on a global scale, and was excited to work with the sharp entrepreneurial team that was determined to make it happen.

EY aims to honor and recognize the endeavors of the exceptional individuals who create products, services and jobs that grow the global community and the economy. The EY Entrepreneur of the Year® program began in 1986, and has since grown significantly to include programs in more than 145 cities and 60 countries worldwide. Each year, professionals from around the world are honored regionally and globally for their achievements in entrepreneurship.

Entrepreneurship is the core of Payoneer’s foundation and is the driving force in all the company does. Providing professionals and SMEs with access to financial services to over 200 countries and territories around the globe, Payoneer enables users to pay and get paid easily, allowing them to grow their businesses and thrive on the global market.

“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.”
                                                                                                        – Scott Galit  Tweet: Payoneer is really a company for entrepreneurs by entrepreneurs-Scott Galit, #EOYNY award speech dedicated to the driving force of #Payoneer


Payoneer team at EY Entrepreneur of the Year Awards 2016

Payoneer NY team and CEO Scott Galit at the awards gala

In his acceptance speech, Scott Galit highlighted entrepreneur Ana María Vaccaro, a freelance writer from Argentina. Vaccaro was one of the winners of the 2016 Payoneer Entrepreneurship Awards, which celebrated professionals and small business owners from around the world in light of Payoneer’s 10 year anniversary.


Congratulations, Scott! The Payoneer team is immensely proud to have such a visionary leading the company and its users on the road to success.

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