We’re very excited to announce that we’ve been judged the Hottest Platform Economy / Marketplace at The Europas 2018.

Established nearly a decade ago by tech journalist Mike Butcher, The Europas celebrate Europe’s most promising tech startups and brings together larger firms, investors and media representatives at one of the industry’s preeminent galas.

Syft gained a nomination after a strong public vote; overall, prizes were up for grabs in over twenty categories, with other winners including Deliveroo, AppsFlyer and Depop. Competition judges included Michael Jackson from Mangrove Capital, Stephanie Hospital from One Ragtime, Jason Ball from Qualcomm Ventures, and others. Previous Europas winners include Spotify and Citymapper.

The Hottest Platform Economy/Marketplace trophy

In gaining the award, our construction of an open, transparent and fair marketplace within the temporary recruitment sector has been celebrated. Through our platform, employers and jobseekers directly connect, with several of the app’s features enabling a productive professional relationship to develop: an instant messaging function, the option to build a pool of trusted workers to rehire, a feedback system to commend good effort, and more.

“TaskRabbit for the hospitality industry.” – Judge’s comments

The awards ceremony took place on Tuesday 3rd July at The Brewery, London, which Syft Marketing Director Angela Tang attended. On winning, our Co-Founder and CEO Jack Beaman stated, “It’s been an exciting year for Syft so far and this award confirms how well everyone has done to get Syft to this point. Recognition from The Europas goes a long way to reinforcing our position as the UK’s leader in online staffing. We’re thrilled that what we’ve built can support the growth of the hospitality sector, as well as reward the casual workforce. This award means so much to our team and we are very thankful for the support from our clients and all Syfters along this journey.”

Click here for more information on The Europas.