EasyPark chosen as a 2016 Red Herring Top 100 Europe Winner


Amsterdam, Netherlands – Recognised for their service & technological innovation, financial performance, management quality and overall business strategy, EasyPark was chosen as a 2016 Red Herring Top 100 Europe Winner last week in Amsterdam. The Red Herring awards recognise Europe’s leading private companies and celebrates these startups’ innovations and technologies across their respective industries. EasyPark, most notably known for it’s digital parking services, easing the motorist’s parking experience, from planning the journey all the way to parking expense automation. Combined with this, EasyPark also works with cities and municipalities, partnering on the journey towards full digitalisation.

“We are honoured to have been chosen as one of Red Herring’s Top 100 in Europe. The dedication of customer focus throughout all our teams across Europe has allowed EasyPark to become the company we are today.” says Johan Birgersson, CEO of the EasyPark Group. We have invested heavily in our IT platform and our services the past five years and this award, along with getting a user-awarded NPS score of 66 is rewarding. And although we have accomplished much up until this point, we are even more excited about our future role in the development of smart cities. Though the technology may change, our commitment to bringing the most consumer-centric innovation to the market will remain as our core DNA.”

Red Herring’s Top 100 list has become a mark of distinction for identifying promising new companies and entrepreneurs. Red Herring’s editors were among the first to recognize that companies such as Alibaba, Facebook, Google, Kakao, Skype, SuperCell, Spotify, Twitter, and YouTube would change the way we live and work. Thousands of the companies most interesting and innovative companies have graced the Top 100 list over the years.

“In 2016, selecting the top achievers was by no means a small feat,” said Alex Vieux, founder and CEO of Red Herring. “In fact, we had the toughest time in years because so many entrepreneurs had crossed significant milestones so early. But after much thought, rigorous contemplation and discussion, we narrowed our list down from thousands of candidates from across Europe to the Top 100 Winners. We believe EasyPark embodies the vision, drive and innovation that define a successful entrepreneurial venture. EasyPark should be proud of its accomplishment, as the competition was very strong.”

Red Herring Top 100 Europe enlists outstanding entrepreneurs and promising companies. It selects the award winners from approximately 1,200 selected privately financed companies each year in the European Region. Since 1996, Red Herring has kept tabs on these up-and-comers.