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 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.