eCash solutions provider Paysafecard has retained a top position in the Austria’s Leading Companies (ALC) Awards for 2019. The company was awarded second place in the ‘Best International Companies’ category at the awards ceremony in Baden, near Vienna, on Thursday, November 21.
Now in their 21st year, the annual ALC awards have become some of the most significant industry recognitions in Austria. paysafecard has been awarded a leading position for last five years.
Commenting on the recognition, Udo Müller, CEO of paysafecard, said: “To be recognised as one of Austria’s Leading Companies for the sixth time in a row really is an outstanding achievement. It confirms that we are consistently getting better, year after year. Entrepreneurial spirit, a long-term approach to the market and ensuring quality in every decision we make sets us apart and has played a significant role in achieving this recognition. This award acknowledges the contributions and dedication of our entire team, whom I would like to pass on my heartfelt congratulations to – this truly is their award.”
paysafecard was founded as a start-up in Vienna in 2000 and has since developed into a global player in the digital payments industry. The team’s eCash solutions include paysafecard, an award-winning prepaid payment solution featuring a 16-digit PIN to be used for online purchases, and Paysafecash, which enables users to pay cash for online purchases at a local payment partner. This reaches customer groups who do not have credit cards or bank accounts or do not want to use them online and enables them to participate in the digital marketplace.
The Austrian Leading Companies Awards are hosted by the Austrian daily newspaper Die Presse, PwC Austria and KSV 1870. The criteria include balance sheet data, turnover and revenue growth. Results from the previous three years are analysed to test entrants’ company stability, measure how future-proofed they are and underline their importance to industry in Austria.