BCTIA Technology Impact Awards were held in Vancouver on June 7, 2016.
Buyatab Online Inc., a leader in digital gifting, is thrilled to announce it won the People’s Choice Award at the 2016 Technology Impact Awards Gala, hosted by the British Columbia Technology Industry Association (“BCTIA”). Founded in 1994 by the BCTIA, the Technology Impact Awards celebrate the successes of the British Columbia technology industry and the companies, people and innovations that put British Columbia on the map.
“We are proud of the impact we have made in the digital gifting industry and we are honored to be recognized by our peers in the B.C. tech community,” said Matias Marquez, COO and founder of Buyatab, adding, “Congratulations to all of the winner’s and nominees at this year’s awards, we are excited to represent the B.C. technology industry with all of you.”
The BC Technology Industry Association (BCTIA) supports the development, growth, and advancement of technology companies of all sizes, from every sector – with a mandate to foster an ecosystem and expand the number of globally successful businesses in British Columbia and Canada.
This was the inaugural year for the People’s Choice Award, given to the company that best embodies “The Spirit of B.C. Tech” and awarded to the company with the most votes.
Buyatab was also a finalist in the Excellence in Product Innovation Category. Excellence in Product Innovation acknowledges a unique solution that clearly demonstrates an alternative solution or a next-stage development in technology.
Buyatab is a leading provider of advanced prepaid commerce solutions for medium and large-sized businesses. Buyatab provides a seamless solution for digital gift cards (“eGift cards”) to be sold on merchant partner online properties. Buyatab’s merchant partners have grown their gift card revenue, opened social media as a sales channel and attained full compatibility with mobile wallets including Apple Wallet and Android Pay. Top brands in the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia have enhanced their brand while benefitting from Buyatab’s flexible solution and fraud-protection. Hundreds of merchant partners in the retail, hospitality, entertainment and restaurant industries trust Buyatab to help them drive growth, acquire customers, increase B2B revenue and leverage prepaid solutions into loyalty and incentive marketing programs.