Irish-owned Fintech company, TransferMate Global Payments, were celebrating this month after being named as winner of the 2016 BIG Innovation Award in the USA by Business Intelligence Group.
This is the first time the prestigious business award has been won by an Irish company. Hundreds of companies from all over the world applied to be considered for the accolade – previous winners of which include HP, Epson, Xero, Workday, Sandisk, and Santander Bank.
Organisations from across the globe submitted their recent innovations for consideration in the 2016 BIG Innovation Awards. Nominations were then judged by a select group of business leaders and executives who volunteer their time and expertise to score submissions and provide feedback.
Transfermate were awarded for delivering the most innovative payment solutions to its expanding global client base.
Co-Founder of TransferMate Global Payments, Barry Dowling said, "We are extremely honoured to have our service and innovation recognised as a winner from hundreds of outstanding companies across the globe. We have worked really hard to create a software platform that delivers phenomenal cost and time savings to our clients.
"Transfermate’s vision is to connect businesses across the world when making and receiving international payments via one platform integrated with the company’s accounting and treasury systems. Our goal is to disconnect costly and slow banks in the middle and to increase speed and access to funds for each company at minimal costs."