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  • Globant’s StarmeUp Recognized as Top ‘Mobile App for Business’ in W³ Awards, Signs Largest International Client To-Date with over 180k users

  • 11 Jan 2017

    Press Release

San Francisco - January 11, 2017: Globant (NYSE: GLOB), a digitally native technology services company focused on creating digital journeys, is proud to announce that StarmeUp, its proprietary employee engagement platform, has been recognized as a Silver Winner as a top Mobile App for Business in the W³ Awards, as well as signing its largest client to-date - Banco Santander - with over 180,000 potential users.

StarmeUp is a recognition platform developed to help organizations strengthen their corporate culture by using gamification techniques and leveraging big data to engage employees and encourage a positive team mindset, while simultaneously delivering key insights on employee satisfaction, performance and hidden talent.

Originally developed as an internal program, StarmeUp most recently secured Santander Group, a leading retail and commercial bank, based in Spain, with a meaningful market share in 10 core countries in Europe and the Americas and 124 million customers, as its largest client with over 180,000 potential users. Additional StarmeUp clients span the range of banking, media and technology companies in the US, Latin America and Europe.

The W³ Awards honor creative excellence on the web and recognize the people behind award winning sites, marketing programs, social content, mobile site/apps and online video. The W³ Awards is the first major web competition to be accessible to a range of firms from small agencies to Fortune 500 companies. In its eleventh year, the awards this year received over 5,000 entries, only selecting the best of the Web, as judged by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts.

“StarmeUp has been a fundamental tool for Globant to both grow our team, share our spirit and help other companies ensure a healthy, scalable corporate culture,” said Martin Migoya, CEO and co-founder of Globant. “As Globant continues to service world-leading brands, we expect StarmeUp to soon become a staple of employee engagement programs across the world.”

“With recognition from a prestigious, international panel of judges, and an expanding client base, we could not be more confident in our outlook for StarmeUp heading into 2017,” said Guibert Englebienne, CTO and co-founder at Globant. “Industry award recognition, positive client feedback and an expanding roster of users, including prominent companies such as Santander and Scripps Networks Interactive, send a strong message that StarmeUp is a premier platform for employee engagement and the maintenance and expansion of a healthy corporate culture.”

StarmeUp is one of the products within Globant’s SoP suite, designed to help deliver Digital Journeys in a more rapid and innovative way. SoP carves out a new offering encompassing the best of two worlds, including the traditional professional services model and Software as a Service (SaaS) products.

About Globant

Globant (NYSE: GLOB) is a digitally native technology services company that creates digital journeys for its customers, which impact millions of consumers. Globant is the place where engineering, design, and innovation meet scale.

Globant has more than 5,400 professionals in 12 countries working for companies like Google, Linkedin, JWT, EA, and Coca Cola, among others.

Globant was named a Worldwide Leader of Digital Strategy Consulting Services by IDC MarketScape Report (2016) and its client work has been featured as business case studies at Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Stanford University. For more information, visit