Pushpay Holdings Limited and their team were named PwC NZ Hi-Tech Company of the Year and IBM Innovative Company of the Year at the 2017 NZ Hi-Tech Awards on Friday evening.
“Congratulations to our teams in Auckland, New Zealand and Seattle, Washington on receiving the highest recognition New Zealand has to offer for a technology company. We were thrilled to have been named PwC NZ Hi-Tech Company of the Year and IBM Innovative Company of the Year at the 2017 NZ Hi-Tech Awards on Friday evening. This is a monumental milestone in our journey. We have a team of extremely hard working, talented and dedicated people and I am proud to work alongside them. This recognition is testament to their expertise and commitment. We would also like to congratulate all of the other finalists and winners, we are proud to be associated with you. Thank you to the New Zealand Hi-Tech Trust, PwC and IBM for making the awards possible,” said Chris Heaslip, Pushpay’s Chief Executive.
Pushpay’s Chairman, Bruce Gordon said, “On behalf of the board I wish to acknowledge the co-founders of Pushpay, Chris Heaslip and Eliot Crowther. In addition to having the vision in identifying our chosen markets, they both continue to work tirelessly in pursuit of excellence to execute on our strategies.”
Now in its 23rd year, the New Zealand Hi-Tech Awards celebrate the success of New Zealand’s producers of goods and services from the software, electronics, telecommunications, mobile, agritech, creative and other hi-tech industries. Previous winners of the PwC NZ Hi-Tech Company of the Year award include Vista Group, Datacom, Fisher & Paykel Heathcare and Xero. A record breaking 900 people attended the awards dinner, held to celebrate the successes of New Zealand hi-tech companies across 13 categories. The awards were judged by 50 local and international judges who assessed entrants. The Awards are run by the NZ Hi-Tech Trust, a not-for-profit organisation that supports and promotes the wider industry. For more information please visit the NZ Hi-Tech Awards website, www.hitech.org.nz.