May 19, 2016
Malwarebytes Wins Three 2016 Stevie Awards, Named One of the Most Innovative and Fastest Growing Tech Companies of the Year
Marcin Kleczynski, CEO awarded Silver Stevie Award for Executive of the Year- Computer Software (up to 500 employees)
Malwarebytes awarded Gold Stevie Award for Most Innovative Tech Company of the Year (Under 2,500 employees)
Malwarebytes awarded Gold Stevie Award for Fastest Growing Tech Company of the Year (Under 2,500 Employees)
SANTA CLARA, Calif. – May 9, 2016 – Malwarebytes™, the leading advanced malware prevention and remediation solution, today announced that the company has been awarded three Stevie Awards in the 2016 American Business Awards program. Malwarebytes received Gold Stevie Awards for the ‘Most Innovative Tech Company of the Year’ and ‘Fastest Growing Tech Company of the Year.’ While Marcin Kleczynski, CEO of Malwarebytes, received a Silver Stevie Award for ‘Executive of the Year’ in the Computer Software industry. All awards were given in separate categories based on company size. Malwarebytes was competing in the categories of companies “up to 500 employees” and “under 2,500 employees”.
The Stevie® Awards are the world’s premier business awards. They were created in 2002 to honor and generate public recognition of the achievements and positive contributions of organizations and working professionals worldwide. The Stevie has become one of the world’s most coveted prizes. There are seven Stevie Awards programs, each with its own focus, list of categories, and schedule. Malwarebytes received these honors under the American Business Awards program, which is open to all organizations operating in the U.S., and feature a wide variety of categories to recognize achievement in every facet of the workplace.
“We are all honored by this extensive recognition from the Stevie Awards,” said Marcin Kleczynski, CEO, Malwarebytes. “The past two years have been years of extensive and rapid growth for our company. We are continually working to innovate and improve on our products to keep companies and individuals free from malware, and it is recognitions like the Stevie Awards that show we are on the right track.”
Founded in 2008, Malwarebytes has experienced rapid growth in the last year. The company surpassed $100 million in annualized billings in 2015 and achieved its 31st consecutive cash flow positive quarter. Revenues also grew by more than 120 percent driven by rapid enterprise expansion. The company was bootstrapped until raising a $30 million Series A funding round in July 2014, led by Highland Capital Partners, and most recently raised a $50 million Series B funding round from Fidelity Management and Research Company.
Malwarebytes protects consumers and businesses against dangerous threats such as malware, ransomware, and exploits that escape detection by traditional antivirus solutions. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware, the company’s flagship product, has a highly advanced heuristic detection engine that removed more than five billion malicious threats from computers worldwide. More than 10,000 SMBs and enterprise businesses worldwide trust Malwarebytes to protect their data. Founded in 2008, the company is headquartered in California with offices in Europe, and a global team of researchers and experts. For more information, please visit us at www.malwarebytes.org.
Malwarebytes reflects the operating philosophy of its founder and CEO Marcin Kleczynski: to create the best disinfection and protection solutions to combat the world’s most harmful Internet threats. Marcin was recently named “CEO of the Year” in the Global Excellence awards and has been named to the 2015 Forbes 30 Under 30 Rising Stars of Enterprise Technology list and the Silicon Valley Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 award, adding those to a 2014 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award.
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