NEW YORK, Sept. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Adyen, the global payments technology company, was recently named in the top 10 of the first-ever Forbes 2016 Cloud 100, the definitive list of the top 100 private cloud companies in the world, developed in partnership with Bessemer Venture Partners. To view the complete list, please visit www.forbes.com/cloud100. The list will appear in the October 4, 2016, issue of Forbes magazine.
"We are honored to be recognized by Forbes and Bessemer Venture Partners and included in the Cloud 100 alongside 99 other preeminent technology companies," said Sam Halse, COO at Adyen. "This is an unprecedented time for growth and opportunity in the fintech industry and people all over the world are benefiting from the transformation we are seeing from old, cumbersome technology to new disruptive innovations that are changing the way we pay."
Adyen works with more than 4,500 customers - including many of the world's best-known tech companies and largest retailers - to enable them to globally accept payments and grow revenue online, on mobile and at point of sale in nearly every country, currency and payment method. With their unique technology, Adyen gives its customers a single platform to process payments, stripping away layers of complexity and unnecessary steps while improving businesses' ability to increase conversions and decrease fraud.
"Cloud companies are revolutionizing how businesses reach their customers today from digitizing painful old processes to allowing them more time to focus on what they really care about—what makes their products unique," said Forbes editor of the Cloud 100 list Alex Konrad. "Inclusion in the Forbes 2016 Cloud 100 list recognizes a company for its financial growth and excellence as recognized by customers and peers."
"These are the companies to watch!" said Byron Deeter, a leading cloud investor and partner at Bessemer Venture Partners. "The Forbes Cloud 100 companies represent the very best private companies in cloud computing. We will see big IPOs and category killers emerge from this list as the cloud computing continues to propel the trillion-dollar software industry."
The first-ever Forbes 2016 Cloud 100 list profiles the world's top-tier private companies leading the cloud technology revolution, plus twenty rising stars within the field. With advancements in software, cloud security, or platform development, these companies are redefining the future for all industries and sectors.
Forbes, in partnership with Bessemer Venture Partners, received hundreds of submissions to identify the most promising private companies in cloud. The Forbes 2016 Cloud 100 was selected by a panel of judges representing leading public cloud companies, using qualitative and quantitative data submitted by nominees, along with publically available third-party data sources.
Every company named to the Forbes 2016 Cloud 100 is recognized in print and online by Forbes, and Forbes' partners Bessemer Venture Partners and Salesforce Ventures. The companies also receive physical awards and digital badges signifying their inclusion on this exclusive list, as well as an invitation to the celebratory Cloud 100 Awards Dinner, hosted in San Francisco by Forbes, Bessemer Venture Partners and Salesforce Ventures.
Adyen is a technology company that provides businesses with a single solution to accept payments anywhere in the world. The only provider of a modern end-to-end infrastructure connecting merchants directly to Visa, MasterCard, and 250 other payment methods globally, Adyen delivers frictionless payments across online, mobile, and in-store. Headquartered in Amsterdam and San Francisco, with offices across North America, South America, Europe and Asia Pacific, Adyen serves more than 4,500 businesses, including seven of the 10 largest U.S. Internet companies, and three of the top five global apparel brands. Customers include Facebook, Uber, Airbnb, Netflix, Spotify, Dropbox, Evernote, Booking.com, Yelp, Vodafone, Superdry, Mango, Crocs, O'Neill, SoundCloud, KLM and JustFab.
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