San Francisco, July 5th 2016
As a demonstration of its excellence in export-readiness, Escrow.com, the leading global provider of secure online payments and online transaction management, wins “Export of the Year” in the 2016 iAwards, New South Wales. This award recognises the innovation brought to the platform since it was acquired in 2015 by Sydney-based Freelancer.com, the world’s largest freelancing and crowdsourcing marketplace.
The iAwards, the premier digital awards program run by the Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA), honors organizations at the cutting edge of technology innovation. The Export of the Year award is given to the organization that has successfully scaled to support export success and has the necessary marketing, support and distribution components for their product.
Winners were selected by a panel of over 100 high profile industry professionals including Managing Director of The Mastermind Group Fulvio Inserra, Head of Product Development at Export Council of Australia Collins Rex and Chief Data Scientist of the NSW Data Analytics Centre, Ian Opperman.
“This award recognizes the dedication of our Engineering and Support teams who work extremely hard to make international trade easier and less risk for our customers.” said Jackson Elsegood, General Manager of Escrow.com.
The awards ceremony was held on June 30, 2016 at Shangri La Hotel, Sydney.
Escrow.com is the leading provider of secure online payments and online transaction management for consumers and businesses on the Internet, having safely processed over US$2.9 billion in transactions. Founded by Fidelity in 1999, Escrow.com reduces the risk of fraud by acting as a trusted third party that collects, holds and disburses funds according to buyer and seller instructions. Escrow.com is a subsidiary of ten-time Webby Award winning Freelancer.com, the world’s largest freelancing and crowdsourcing marketplace by number of users and jobs posted. Freelancer Limited is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange under the ticker ASX:FLN.
For more information, please contact:
|Jackson Elsegood||General Manager (including Communications, North America)|
|Tel||+1 650 353 9286|
|Danny Raja||Vice President, Sales|
|Tel||+1 415 845 2096|
|Sebastian Siseles||International Communications|
|Tel||+54 911 32 60 07 30|