Celebrating unstoppable entrepreneurs whose ambitions transform our world
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#AI--Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) announced that Sashi Narahari, Founder & CEO of HighRadius, a fintech enterprise Software-as-a-Service company (SaaS), was named an Entrepreneur Of The Year ® 2020 Gulf Coast Area Award finalist.
Entrepreneur Of The Year® is the world’s most prestigious business awards program for unstoppable entrepreneurs and leaders of high-growth companies. The nominees are evaluated based on six criteria, including overcoming adversity, financial performance, societal impact, and commitment to building a values-based company, innovation, and talent management. Since its launch, it has been the first and only awards program of its kind and has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 145 cities in over 60 countries around the world.
“It is truly an honor being named as a finalist for this year’s Entrepreneur Of The Year® Award," said Sashi Narahari, President and CEO of HighRadius. “HighRadius is built on a strong foundation of ownership, transparency, and candor. Our inspiring culture equips everyone to embrace and lead change in the fast-paced Fintech industry.”
Sashi Narahari founded HighRadius in 2006. HighRadius leverages Artificial Intelligence-based Autonomous Systems to help companies automate Accounts Receivable and Treasury processes. A leader in Order to Cash automation technology, HighRadius' customers range from some of the largest global corporations, including more than 200 Fortune 1000 companies, as well as mid-size enterprises. After its latest $125 million Series B funding, HighRadius reached unicorn status, valued at over $1 billion.
Now in its 34th year, the Entrepreneur Of The Year program honors entrepreneurial business leaders whose ambitions deliver innovation, growth, and prosperity as they build and sustain successful businesses that transform our world.
Award winners will be announced through a special virtual event on October 6, 2020, and will join a lifelong community of esteemed Entrepreneur Of The Year alumni from around the world. This year, unstoppable entrepreneurs who have provided extraordinary support for their communities, employees, and others during the COVID-19 crisis will also be recognized for their courage, resilience, and ingenuity.
Founded and produced by Ernst & Young LLP, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards are nationally sponsored by SAP America and the Kauffman Foundation. In the Gulf Coast Area, sponsors also include Colliers International, DLA Piper, ADP, LLC, Solomon Edwards, Pierpont Communications and Houston Business Journal.
About HighRadius Corporation
HighRadius is a Fintech enterprise Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) company that leverages Artificial Intelligence-based Autonomous Systems to help companies automate Accounts Receivable and Treasury processes. The HighRadius® Integrated Receivables platform reduces cycle times in your order-to-cash process through automation of receivables and payments processes across credit, electronic billing and payment processing, cash application, deductions, and collections. HighRadius® Treasury Management Applications help teams achieve touchless cash management, accurate cash forecasting and seamless bank reconciliation. Powered by the Rivana™ Artificial Intelligence Engine and Freeda™ Digital Assistant for order-to-cash teams, HighRadius enables teams to leverage machine learning to predict future outcomes and automate routine labor-intensive tasks. The radiusOne™ B2B network allows suppliers to digitally connect with buyers, closing the loop from supplier receivable processes to buyer payable processes. HighRadius solutions have a proven track record of optimizing cash flow, reducing days sales outstanding (DSO) and bad debt, and increasing operational efficiency so that companies may achieve strong ROI in just a few months. To learn more, please visit www.highradius.com.
About Entrepreneur Of The Year®
Entrepreneur Of The Year® is the world’s most prestigious business awards program for unstoppable entrepreneurs. These visionary leaders deliver innovation, growth, and prosperity that transform our world. The program engages entrepreneurs with insights and experiences that foster growth. It connects them with their peers to strengthen entrepreneurship around the world. Entrepreneur Of The Year is the first and only truly global awards program of its kind. It celebrates entrepreneurs through regional and national awards programs in more than 145 cities in over 60 countries. Winners go on to compete for the EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year™ title. ey.com/us/eoy
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