EY Announces Matias Marquez as an Entrepreneur of the Year, Pacific.
Buyatab Online Inc., a leader in digital gifting, is pleased to announce that it’s founder and COO, Matias Marquez, was selected as a Pacific region finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award in the category of Marketing Technology.
“It’s an honour to be a finalist for this prestigious award and to be recognized alongside so many accomplished and inspiring entrepreneurs across the region.” said Matias Marquez. “My goal has always been to create a business that fosters innovation and creates inventive solutions that empower the relationships between merchants and their customers.“
Ernst & Young has recognized the success of Canadian entrepreneurs for 23 years. This unique award celebrates the entrepreneurial journey of those who have built and continue to lead vibrant and successful businesses.
Pacific winners will be announced at a gala on September 30, 2016, with the frontrunner going on to compete with winners from Québec, Atlantic, Prairies and Ontario for the title of Canadian Entrepreneur of the Year. This individual will then go on to compete with winners from more than 50 countries for the EY World Entrepreneur of the Year title. That winner will be announced in June 2017 in Monaco, France.
Buyatab is a leading provider of advanced online gift card infrastructure solutions for medium and large-sized businesses. Buyatab provides a seamless solution for gift cards to be purchased from a merchant’s online properties and delivered to recipients via email or text message, leveraging the rapid growth in mobile device and social media use. Buyatab’s technology has full compatibility with mobile wallets such as Apple Wallet and Google Pay. With clients in the United States, Canada, and Europe, Buyatab provides eGift Card services to merchants in a wide variety of sectors, including retail, hospitality, restaurant, shopping, hotel and others.