Launceston’s Email Hippo wins a Queen’s Award for Enterprise

21st April, 2020

Local Launceston company, Email Hippo, has been honoured with a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the Innovation category for 2020. Announced today, Email Hippo has been recognised for its excellence in Innovation for it’s email verification software as a service product, MORE.  Employing eight people, Email Hippo was set up in 2015 and helps companies fight fraudulent transactions. 

Rowland O’Connor, Founder and CEO of Email Hippo, said: “I am absolutely delighted and humbled for Email Hippo, our cloud technology company based in Launceston, Cornwall, to receive The Queens Award for Enterprise: Innovation 2020. It means a lot to me that our company is gaining recognition in its service not only to delighted customers across the globe but also in the United Kingdom and, especially, Cornwall.”

“Email Hippo is less than five years old. In that time we’ve managed to create an internationally recognised service and brand, and build a fantastic staff base of dedicated, professional and committed people from the Launceston area. Our company policies actively support the local economy in the area, staff are recruited from Cornwall and Devon and suppliers are selected as close to home as possible.I would like to offer a heartfelt thank you to all of our staff members and our suppliers for their support and commitment over the years that have helped to deliver this fantastic result.”

Queen Award

Now in its 54th year, the Queen’s Awards for Enterprise are the most prestigious business awards in the country, with winning businesses able to use the esteemed Queen’s Awards emblem for the next five years. 

Email Hippo is one of four companies in Cornwall to be recognised with a prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise 2020, out of a total of 220 organisations nationally.  Applications for Queen’s Awards for Enterprise 2021 open on the 1st May 2020. For more information, visit https://www.gov.uk/queens-awards-for-enterprise.

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