Scores 10 Stevies in the 14th Annual International Business Awards

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This has been a splendid week for everyone at the group. We’ve reached our greatest milestone to date: hitting the 25 million users mark! Yes, we’re now bigger than the population of Australia and that’s all because of you.

Two days after that tremendous milestone, we’ve found out that Freelancer has won 10 Stevie® Awards in the 14th Annual International Business Awards (IBA). This year, we bagged three Gold, six Silver, and one Bronze Stevies, in five awards categories.

The IBA honors companies and organizations around the globe in different categories such as management, public relations, information technology, customer service, marketing, and support among many others. 2017 international business awards

The following are the awards that Freelancer and its subsidiaries and Warrior Forum earned in the 2017 International Business Awards:


Executive of the Year - Internet/New Media

Matt Barrie, Founder and CEO (Silver Stevie)

Communications, Investor Relations or PR Executive of the Year

Sebastian Siseles, Director of International (Silver Stevie)



Communications Department of the Year Communications Team (Gold Stevie)



Company of the Year - Financial Services - Small (Gold Stevie)

Most Innovative Tech Company of the Year - Up to 2,500 Employees (Silver Stevie)



Professional Services iOS and Android App (Gold Stevie)



Industry Categories

Advertising, Marketing, Public Relations & Business Services (Silver Stevie)

Financial Services (Silver Stevie)

Specialty Categories

Best User Experience (Silver Stevie)

Best Web Writing/Content

Warrior Forum (Bronze Stevie)

We’re sharing this award with all of you. Beyond these recognitions, what truly matters to us is how we can continue to change lives across the globe. Thank you, for taking part in our grandest mission.


About the Stevie® Awards

Stevie Awards are conferred in seven programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 10,000 entries each year from organizations in more than 60 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at

About Freelancer®

Ten-time Webby award-winning is the world’s largest freelancing and crowdsourcing marketplace by total number of users and projects posted. Over 25 million registered users have posted more than 12 million projects and contests to date in over 950 areas as diverse as website development, logo design, marketing, copywriting, astrophysics, aerospace engineering and manufacturing. has offices in Sydney, San Francisco, London, Buenos Aires, Vancouver, Jakarta and Manila. Freelancer Limited is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange under the ticker ASX:FLN.

About is the leading provider of secure online payments and online transaction management for consumers and businesses on the Internet, having safely processed over US$2.9 billion in transactions. Founded by Fidelity in 1999, reduces the risk of fraud by acting as a trusted third party that collects, holds and disburses funds according to buyer and seller instructions. is a subsidiary of ten-time Webby Award winning, the world’s largest freelancing and crowdsourcing marketplace by number of users and jobs posted. Freelancer Limited is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange under the ticker ASX:FLN.

About Warrior Forum®

Warrior Forum is the world’s #1 Internet marketing community & marketplace since 1997. Warrior Forum was acquired by, the world’s largest online services marketplace in 2014. Warrior Forum is the ultimate place to learn new online marketing and growth hacking strategies and guides to launching a new product or service online with over 1.2 million of the world’s top Internet marketers and entrepreneurs.


Posted 11 August, 2017

flDyan Staff

Junior Product Marketing Manager at Freelancer. Outside of work, I'm into wedding coordination, entrepreneurship, beach trips, badminton, reading novels, and binge-watching TV series on Netflix.

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