Certificates & Awards


See the many awards Avangate has been honored with over the years


Technology Fast500

Avangate was named the 2014 Deloitte Technology Fast 500TM award winner in North America.

Technology Fast 500, conducted by Deloitte LLP, provides a ranking of the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies - both public and private - in North America. Technology Fast 500 award winners are selected based on percentage fiscal year revenue growth from 2009 to 2013.
Learn more about the Deloitte's 2014 awards on Technology Fast 500 Rankings page.

Gold Stevie Award

Company of the Year - Computer Software

Avangate was named the winner of a Gold Stevie® Award in the "Company of the Year - Computer Software - Up to 250 Employees" category in the 2014 International Business AwardsSM.

Stevie Awards are conferred in six programs: The International Business Awards, The American Business Awards, the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service and the German Stevie Awards. 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 www.StevieAwards.com.


Best eCommerce and Billing Solution

Avangate's digital commerce platform has earned several CODiE recognitions for both content and software Categories:

2014 - Finalist: Best Commerce Solution, Best Subscription Management Solution and Best eCommerce & Billing Platform
2013 - Winner: Best eCommerce and Billing Solution
2011 and 2012 - Finalist: Best Electronic Commerce Solution.
The SIIA CODiE Awards have been the premier award for the software and information industries, recognizing excellence since 1986. The awards are the industry's only peer-reviewed awards program and have over 75 categories organized by industry focus: Content, Education and Software.
Learn more about the SIIA CODiE Awards at http://www.siia.net/codies/ .

Red Herring

Global Top 100

Avangate is proud to be one of Red Herring's Global Top 100 winners, as one of the most innovative and promising private technology ventures in the world.
We were selected from hundreds of companies that were rigorously evaluated on both quantitative and qualitative criteria, such as financial performance, technology innovation, quality of management, execution of strategy, and disruption in their respective industries.

The Red Herring Top 100 award highlights the most exciting startups from Asia, Europe and the Americas.
Since 1996, technology industry executives, investors, and strategists have valued the Red Herring 100 lists as an instrument for discovering and advocating the most promising private ventures from around the world.

AlwaysOn's Global 250 Top Private Companies

Best electronic commerce - finalist

Avangate has been chosen by AlwaysOn as one of the Global 250 Companies to Watch, for demonstrating significant market traction and pursuing game-changing technology in the SaaS industry.

Inclusion in the AlwaysOn Global 250 Companies to Watch shows Avangate's leadership among its peers and game-changing approaches and technologies that are likely to disrupt existing markets and entrenched players.

Avangate was specially selected by the AlwaysOn editorial team and industry experts spanning the globe from among hundreds of other technology companies nominated, based on a set of five criteria: innovation, market potential, commercialization, stakeholder value, and media buzz.


Technology Fast50

Avangate has been awarded third place in the Deloitte Technology Fast50 competition for the fastest-growing companies in the Benelux (Belgium, Netherlands, and Luxembourg) region, based on the success of its Europe-based Avangate B.V. operations.

The Deloitte Technology Fast50 competition is the annual election of the fifty fastest growing technology companies in the Benelux. The selection criteria are turnover growth in terms of percentage during the past five years (2007-2011). Companies existing for less than five years can participate to the Rising Star category. These companies are judged by an independent jury on their turnover potential and scaling.

European IT Excellence Awards

Technology Solution of the Year

Avangate is also a finalist in the European IT Excellence Awards 2012, in the "Technology Solution of the Year" category.
Winners were announced and celebrated on May 30th, 2012, at a Gala Awards Dinner in London.

The European IT Excellence Awards recognize best practices in customer solutions by Solution VARs and Systems Integrators across Europe.
These are the only pan European software awards that recognize real world solutions as well as channel partnerships.

Security certificates

Security is the most important part

PCI DSS Level 1 Certified (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard)

Avangate services are PCI DSS Level 1 certified (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard). PCI DSS is the most important security standard for the card payment industry and includes a set of comprehensive requirements for security management, policies, procedures, network architecture, software design and other critical protective measures.

PCI DSS was developed by American Express, Discover Financial Services, JCB International, MasterCard Worldwide and Visa Inc., to help facilitate the broad adoption of consistent data security measures on a global basis.

Secure ordering

Avangate holds a VeriSign certificate for secure SSL (Secure Socket Layer) orders.

3-D Secure vendor/client protection

Avangate ordering system uses Verified by Visa/MasterCard Secure Code authentication to give enhanced protection both to buyers and merchants.

McAfee Secure

McAfee SECURE web sites have passed a set of rigorous daily security scans that helps address the security concerns like hackers stealing the confidential information. The McAfee SECURE mark appears only when a website's security meets the highest security scanning standards of the U.S. government, Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover and JCB.

BBB Accreditation

Avangate is rated by BBB (Better Business Bureau) with A+, which is the highest rating available. BBB assigns ratings by evaluating businesses against a large set of criteria, with the goal of offering consumers and businesses alike an unbiased source to guide them on matters of trust.

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