Applaud revealed as 2021 SaaS Awards Finalists

Applaud Shortlisted for 2021 SaaS Awards

International Software Awards Program Announces Finalists

We're pleased to reveal that we've been announced as a finalist in the 2021 SaaS Awards Program in the category ‘Best SaaS Product for HR’.

Now in its sixth year of celebrating software innovation, the Software-as-a-Service Awards program accepts entries worldwide, including the US, Canada, Australasia, EMEA and UK.

Categories for 2021 include Best Enterprise-Level SaaS and Best Data-Driven SaaS, alongside new categories including ‘Bespoke SaaS Solution’.

Head of operations for the SaaS Awards, James Williams, said: “Just as SaaS technologies have been vital in pivoting organisational functions to respond to global crises, they will be essential as we look forward to returning to normal levels of productivity.

“The shortlisted candidates announced today represent truly innovative thinkers in the SaaS industry, whether they’re freshly-funded disruptors or established names.

“Our judges have some incredibly difficult decisions to make before announcing the final winners in each category of the software awards at the end of August.”

Ivan Harding, CEO and Co-Founder, Applaud said “The pandemic has accelerated the need for HR technologies that enable HR teams, employers and employees to connect and collaborate as seamlessly as possible.

“An interoperable, no-code, consumer grade solution, Applaud ticks all of these boxes and has proven incredibly popular as organisations look to bolster their HR services and improve the employee experience. We are delighted that it has been recognised by such a prestigious awards programme and this shortlist is testament to all of the hard work that the Applaud team puts in to support our customers.”

Final SaaS Awards winners will be announced on Tuesday 31 August 2021 and the program will return in Spring 2022. Hundreds of organizations entered, with international entries coming from North America, Canada, Australia, UK, Europe and the Middle East. To view the full shortlist, please visit:


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Published August 13, 2021 / by Applaud