Tango Card named Most Promising Start-Up by the Cloud Awards

Tango Card is named Most Promising Start-Up by the Cloud Awards

2012 brought the cloud into the mainstream spotlight. Subsequently it’s been a very exciting year for Tango Card as we’ve worked hard to move gifts and rewards into the cloud and make it as easy as possible for businesses. 2013 is shaping up to be just as exciting.

Tango Card is thrilled to be named Most Promising Start-Up by the Cloud Awards.


You can read the full press release below.

Thank you to our customers and peers for your support, and congratulations to the Tango Card team on this achievement!

Tango Card is the perfect gift card. Choose from great retailers, donate to charity, or put it on your mobile. And never worry about fees or expiration dates.

Tango Card Wins 2013 Cloud Award
Recognized in Most Promising Start-Up category

Seattle, WA – January 15, 2013 – Tango Card ( today announced it has been named a winner in the Most Promising Start-Up of the 2012-2013 Cloud Awards Program.

The cloud computing awards program accepts entries from organizations of any size – from enterprises to start-ups – in the US and internationally, with an aim to celebrate excellence in the field of cloud computing.

“We’re very honored and excited to be recognized in this competitive market,” said David Leeds, CEO and founder of Tango Card. “This reinforces our philosophy: moving rewards and gift card to the cloud will fundamentally improve the customer experience, increase efficiency, and add business intelligence.”

Cloud Awards organizer Larry Johnson said: “Compiling the shortlist was difficult. But trying to pick individual winners in any category was almost impossible.

“We are extremely pleased to endorse Tango Card as a cloud services provider which solves real-world problems for its clients, knocking down the barriers inherent in older business models and showing them to be outmoded – truly leveraging cloud technologies to be the best of the best.”

The Cloud Awards ( will return in 2013-14 for a fresh program seeking excellence in the field of cloud computing.

Nearly 200 organizations entered, with entries coming from across the globe and including Europe, the US and Middle East. Due to high levels of demand, the program will include a new category for cloud consultancy services, and will accept entries from all international territories, including Australia.

Full list of Cloud Awards

Developer of the Year

  • Wedge Martin, CTO and Co-Founder of Badgeville
  • Dermot Doherty, iSpaces inc (Winner)
  • Michael Gould, CTO, Anaplan

Most Promising Start-Up

Best Cloud Infrastructure

  • CloudSigma
  • Sonian (Winner)
  • DocuSign
  • HWG / Interoute
  • LiveOps
  • SolidFire

Best Platform as a Service

  • Red Hat, Inc. (Winner)
  • Apprenda
  • Eccentex Corporation
  • Infusionsoft
  • Pegasystems
  • CloudBees

Web Services Excellence

  • Riverbed Technology (Winner)
  • DocuSign
  • Sonian
  • StrikeIron

B2B Customer Strategy

  • School Improvement Network
  • CloudSense
  • Badgeville, Inc.
  • Cvent, Inc (Winner)
  • TOA Technologies

Data Innovation of the Year

  • ReachForce
  • DocuSign (Winner)
  • KXEN, Inc.
  • MuleSoft
  • Coveo

Best Software as a Service

  • Synergy Marketing, Inc.
  • Jobscience
  • iCIMS, Inc.
  • E2Open
  • Adaptive Planning
  • (Winner)
  • Fraunhofer Innovation Cluster
  • Socialtext
  • Citrix
  • River Meadow

Security Innovation of the Year

  • FireHost
  • CloudPassage
  • HOB GmbH & Co. KG (Winner)
  • Ping Identity


Contact details

Kelly Scott, Tango Card
877.55.Tango (877.558.2646)

Larry Johnson – 2012-13 organizer, The Cloud Awards

About Tango Card
Tango Card strives to make it easy for our customers to send gifts and rewards. With the belief that rewards are strategic and drive results, Tango Card is a RaaS™ (Rewards as a Service) provider. We have developed industry-leading mobile, online, and cloud options for delivering digital rewards and gifts.

In addition to innovative delivery via the cloud, the Tango Card itself is the “get exactly what you want” gift card because recipients get to choose how, where, and what to use it for:

  • Redeem for gift cards – Amazon, Starbucks, Home Depot, and more
  • Donate to non-profits
  • Use online, in-store, or on mobile

About the Cloud Awards
The Cloud Awards is a premier international cloud computing awards program which recognizes and honours industry leaders, innovators and organizational transformation in cloud computing. The awards are open to large, small, established and start-up organizations, to find and celebrate the pioneers that will shape the future of the industry as we move into 2013 and beyond. Categories range from the Software as a Service award to Most Promising Start-Up. Finalists were selected by a panel of international industry experts. For more information about the Cloud Awards please visit


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