Transatlantic Business Awards Ceremony 2017

Testlio, Harry & Reba Huge Foundation, Coca Cola HBC Eesti Take Home Top Honors at 2017 Transatlantic Business Awards

Today in Tallinn at the 2017 Transatlantic Business Awards, Testlio was named the inaugural Transatlantic Company of the Year award for its success bringing innovative software testing solutions to the competitive U.S. market.  The Harry and Reba Huge Foundation was selected as Transatlantic Promoter of the Year in recognizing of its achievement in advancing entrepreneurship and transatlantic cooperation among universities.  Coca Cola HBC Eesti received the Melissa Wells Corporate Responsibility award for its positive contributions to youth entrepreneurship in Estonia.  

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These awards celebrate the strength of U.S. and Estonian business ties,” said U.S. Ambassador to Estonia James D. Melville, Jr.  “I congratulate all the worthy applicants from this year and hope others are inspired to continue transatlantic collaboration for shared economic prosperity.”  He was joined at the ceremony by Estonian Member of Parliament Keit Pentus-Rosimannus, Charge d’Affaires at the U.S. Mission to the European Union Adam Shub, President of the American Chamber of Commerce Estonia Indrek Laul, and Baltic American Freedom Foundation (BAFF) board member Andres Trink.

Software testing provider Testlio opened a new headquarters in San Francisco last year and employs over 65 workers across offices in Estonia and California.  “We’re extremely honored to receive the Transatlantic Company of the Year 2017 Award. Being recognized for our contributions and positive impact in the United States is truly rewarding. Even though we play in a highly competitive space, it’s a testimony to the team’s hard work that today Testlio handles QA for many successful companies in the U.S.,” says Kristel Kruustük, the founder of the company. The company provides fast, scalable solutions for enterprises through its global community of software testers and an end-to-end Quality Assurance management platform.   

Other finalists for the Transatlantic Company of the Year award included Nortal and Wolfprint 3D.

These awards are true testimonies to international talent, transatlantic generosity and social responsibility,” said Dr. Laul.  “AmCham Estonia is proud of all participants and nominees.

The Transatlantic Business Awards is cooperative venture between AmCham, the U.S. Embassy and the Baltic-American Freedom Foundation that seeks to foster greater innovation and strengthen transatlantic economic ties.  

Photos by Sergei Krasii, Fotki inc.for AmCham Estonia (c). To view the full album, please CLICK HERE..

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