Wellington, NZ May 15, 2015 - Raygun, the company behind the leading crash reporting platform of the same name, scooped up the ‘Hi-Tech Startup of the Year’ award at the 2015 Hi-Tech Awards held in Wellington, New Zealand. This is the third award the company has been awarded by the Hi-Tech Awards Trust.
“The judges feedback was that our high growth coupled with our user-centric approach to evolving the platform set us apart” said Raygun CEO, John-Daniel Trask. “The whole team couldn’t be happier to be recognised for their efforts in building a platform to improve software”.
Raygun has previously won the ‘Innovative Software Product’ category in 2014 for recognition in developing a highly effective big-data solution for processing billions of software faults. Raygun was recognised again in this category at the 2015 Hi-Tech Awards as a finalist in the category.
About Raygun Limited
Raygun, previously named Mindscape, is a leading global software tools provider based in Wellington, New Zealand. Mindscape changed its name to Raygun due to the success of their Raygun product – a crash reporting solution used by thousands of technology companies globally, including Microsoft, Nordstrom, Box and Apple. Raygun has won numerous industry awards including the New Zealand Hi-Tech Innovative Software Product award in 2014 and the New Zealand Hi-Tech Start-up Company of the Year award in 2015. With customers in more than 100 countries, Raygun expanded the physical presence to the United States in early 2015 with offices in San Francisco.
About the NZ Hi-Tech Awards
A NZ Hi-Tech Award is one of the technology sector’s most sought-after accolades. They have been awarded over the years to New Zealand’s most successful high-tech companies, and highest achieving individuals.
The VSI Electronics Excellence Awards were launched in 1994 to reward the success of New Zealand’s growing technology sector and help give the industry a voice. They have since evolved into the NZ Hi-Tech Awards, becoming a platform for all of our technology industries: ICT, electronics, software, biotechnology, creative, telecommunications and digital media.