SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Hyperwallet Systems Inc. (“Hyperwallet”), a leading global payouts provider to millions of independent workers, today announced that Lisa Shields, Hyperwallet’s founder, has won EY Canada’s prestigious Entrepreneur Of The Year award.
The Canadian Entrepreneur Of The Year program is in its 22nd year of recognizing, celebrating, and telling the inspiring stories of the country’s most impressive entrepreneurs from all areas of business and at different stages of their entrepreneurial journey. Shields was selected as the winner of the Innovative Technology category in the Canada Pacific Region.
“I am honored and humbled, not to mention surprised,” said Shields. “The award is really a testament to the dedication and talent of Hyperwallet’s employees, from the very beginning, through some truly challenging times, to the incredible strength and momentum of today.” Brent Warrington, Hyperwallet CEO commented, “I am excited about Lisa’s well deserved win. She founded a great company, as evidenced by the explosive growth we are experiencing across all aspects of the business.”
All Entrepreneur Of The Year award winners were chosen by an independent panel of judges based on the entrepreneur’s vision, leadership, innovation, financial success, personal integrity, and community involvement. Regional winners will next compete with winners from four other regions to become Canada’s EY Entrepreneur Of The Year for each of their respective categories.
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At Hyperwallet, our goal is to simplify the payout process to the world’s independent workforce and provide workers with freedom, independence, and control of their careers. Hyperwallet’s payout platform currently serves more than 5 million payees globally and processes over $5 billion in payouts. Our range of flexible payout options includes local bank deposits, international wire transfers, branded prepaid and virtual cards, custom checks, cash pick-up services, and pay to existing credit and debit card capabilities. With offices in San Francisco and Vancouver, you can learn more about Hyperwallet at http://www.hyperwallet.com.