Awards & Trophies
Fuel50 has won a Ventana Research Digital Innovation Award for Human Capital Management! These awards identify the technologies that have the most striking impact in their respective markets. The prestigious Ventana Research Digital Innovation Awards recognize trailblazing vendors that contribute advancements in technology, drive change and increase value for organizations worldwide, backed by market research and analyst expertise across business and IT.
Fuel50 wins Gold for the Stevie American Business Awards, 2023
We are extremely proud to announce that Fuel50 has won Gold for the 2023 Stevie American Business Awards in the Human Capital Management or Talent Management Solution category! The winners were determined by the average scores of more than 240 professionals worldwide in the three-month judging process.
“Careers of tomorrow take work today – Fuel50 got it right!”
“Fuel50’s Talent Management Solution is a great example of a successful and highly impactful employee HR solution.”
“Great use of AI technology to identify gaps within the workforce and provide reskilling opportunities.”
Fuel50 Finalists in the TIARA Talent Tech Star Awards, 2023
We are excited to announce that Fuel50 has been announced as a finalist in the 2023 TIARA Talent Tech Star Awards for the Workforce Solution of the Year. This award recognizes any workforce solution that best enables improvement in talent acquisition, management or development for employers and/or recruitment companies.
Fuel50 Finalists in the SIIA CODiE Awards, 2023
Fuel50 has been announced as a finalist in the 2023 SIIA CODiE Awards for our AI Talent Marketplace, in the Business Technology – Best Upskilling/Workforce Learning Solution category. Since 1986 the SIIA CODiE Awards have honored top companies, products, and people as leaders in innovation and excellence. The CODiE’s were established for industry peers to celebrate the vision, talent and advances in building quality products. First and second round judges are industry peers celebrating the ever-changing innovations in technology.
Top 101 Global Employee Engagement & Experience Influencer, 2023
This is the second time Fuel50 CEO & Founder, Anne Fulton, has been listed as one of Inspiring Workplaces’ Top 101 Global Employee Engagement & Experience Influencers! The list, also known as The #Engagement101 celebrates the contributions of thought leaders from all areas of business, including HR, Internal Communications, Finance, Technology, and Entrepreneurship, who have made significant strides in the development of creating people-first organizations.
Fuel50 Shortlisted in the 2023 HRD Awards
Fuel50 is honoured to be shortlisted in the 2023 New Zealand HRD Awards as an Excellence Awardee in the category of Employer of Choice (< 200 staff). The 2023 HRD Awards recognize individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions as leaders in their field and we are proud and humbled to be considered.
“To us, a fair, humanitarian, powerful and energized work experience delivers impact for everyone – employees, organizations and their customers.” – Anne Fulton, Founder & CEO of Fuel50
Fuel50’s Susan Lowe selected for the HRD 2023 Hot List
The HRD New Zealand team recently conducted a survey on the New Zealand HR sector to find the most influential leaders who had contributed significantly to the industry over the previous 12 months. The team aimed to identify individuals who had led new initiatives in the HR space and advanced the standing of HR within their respective organizations, and Fuel50 is incredibly proud to announce that our Chief People Officer, Susan Lowe, was selected as a winner for their 2023 Hot List.
Fuel50 Shortlisted for Best Software as a Service
We are pleased to announce that Fuel50 has been shortlisted for a Cloud Award in the Best Software as a Service (USA-Enterprise) category. The 2022-23 Cloud Awards celebrates organizations from across the globe and their shortlist features some incredibly creative cloud computing organizations.
According to James Williams, Head of Operations, “The shortlisted applicants released today have surpassed a fiercely competitive initial round. They exemplify truly inventive thinking, whether they are newly-funded disruptors or well-known businesses.”
Brandon Hall Group Excellence in Technology Awards, 2022
Fuel50 is incredibly humbled to be named a gold winner for the third year in a row, in the 2022 Brandon Hall Group Excellence in Technology Awards. Announced on December 8th, the awards recognize organizations whose technology has measurably benefited their workforce in the areas of Learning and Development, Talent Management, Talent Acquisition, Human Resources, Sales Enablement, and Future of Work.
“Winners of our Excellence in Technology awards are the pace-setters in ensuring employers have the leading-edge tools they need to evolve and prosper in the challenging environment we all work in.” – Rachel Cooke, Brandon Hall Group Chief Operating Officer and Awards Program Head
Most Innovative Company of the Year
Fuel50 is pleased to have won a Stevie Award in the category of Most Innovative Company of the Year – More Than 10 Employees. The Stevie Awards for Women in Business honor women executives, entrepreneurs, employees, and the companies they run – worldwide.
Maggie Miller, president of the Stevie Awards, said, “In its 19th year, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business received an outstanding body of nominations from women in organizations of all types, in 27 nations. We are gratified by how meaningful it is to women to win a Stevie Award, and how impactful it can be on the futures of their careers and their organizations.”
Inspiring Workplaces Top 25 Work Tech Vendors for 2022
Fuel50 is honoured to announce that we have been chosen as one of the world’s Top 25 Work Tech Vendors for 2022! Presented on behalf of Inspiring Workplaces with the support of their partner, The Starr Conspiracy, this award recognizes organizations that go above and beyond the call of duty to deliver an outstanding workplace experience for their people.
Fuel50 is on the Inc. 5000 2022 list
We are thrilled to announce that Fuel50 is on the 2022 Inc. 5000 list as one of America’s fastest-growing private companies! The Inc. 5000 list ranks companies by overall revenue growth over a three-year period, celebrating their innovation, growth, and position in the market.
Fuel50 Finalists for 2022 SaaS Awards
Fuel50 is excited to have been named as a finalist in the 2022 SaaS Awards program in the category of Best Enterprise-Level SaaS Product . According to James Williams, Head of operations for the SaaS Awards, “SaaS technologies are now part of successful business DNA. Continuing to evolve, this year we’ve seen a raft of truly remarkable software solutions, making it extremely difficult for our team to eliminate candidates at the shortlist stage… The shortlisted candidates announced today, however, have proven to be truly innovative thinkers in the SaaS industry, whether they’re freshly-funded disruptors or established names.”
HR Tech Awards, 2022
We are pleased to announce that Fuel50 is a 2022 HR Tech Award Winner for the Best Innovative or Emerging Tech Solution in the category of Employee Experience! Powered by Lighthouse Research & Advisory, the awards recognize those firms who focus on creating solutions that solve problems their customers truly care about.
“Creating a noteworthy employee experience isn’t easy. It requires intention, effort, and the right tools. Fuel50 is enabling this for workers across the globe, but it’s not just a shiny object. On the back end, employers have access to rich data, powerful algorithms, and flexible controls to drive the most important People-related outcomes for their business.” – Ben Eubanks, Chief Research Officer, Lighthouse Research & Advisory
The Matchstiq Top 100
Fuel50 was pleased to be named as one of New Zealand’s Top 100 best tech companies to work for in 2022. To be considered for the list, the nominated companies needed to be New Zealand-owned and operated, and building an innovative product disrupting a global industry. The over 450 nominations were voted on by a selection of top venture capital firms and investors operating in New Zealand, as well as ecosystem partners that have a broad view of the market.
New Zealand International Business Awards, 2021
Fuel50 was thrilled to win the New Zealand International Business Award (NZIBA) for Leveraging Investment for International Growth. These awards celebrate the success of New Zealand’s international businesses of all sizes, across all sectors, and with the pandemic having greatly transformed the way we work and strategize for the future, Fuel50 is honored to be recognized for our efforts in helping future-proof organizations across the globe.
Angel Association New Zealand Puawaitanga Award, 2021
Fuel50 was pleased to win the 2021 Angel Association New Zealand Puawaitanga Award which recognizes founders and investor-directors who best exemplify what can be achieved when committed people draw on their collective skills and experience. It celebrates angel-backed ventures that achieve world-class success and growth.
Easiest to Do Business With, 2022
Fuel50 was awarded the Easiest Doing Business With product in the G2 Fall Report. This was earned by having the highest ‘Ease of Doing Business With’ rating in the Talent Marketplace category on G2.
Brandon Hall Group Excellence Awards in Technology, 2021
Fuel50, a leader in an innovative opportunity marketplace, won a coveted Brandon Hall Group Gold award for excellence in the Best Advance in Career Management or Planning Technology category.
“Technology has never been more critical for success in human capital management than it is today. We were thrilled to see many new innovations in all areas, but especially related to the future of work.” – Rachel Cooke, Brandon Hall Group Chief Operating Officer and awards program head
HR Tech Awards, 2021
Fuel50 was announced as the winner in the new Employee Experience category at the HR Tech Awards powered by Lighthouse Research & Advisory for the Best Comprehensive Solution. Described as a solution that solves the core challenges of businesses in the enterprise market.
“Fuel50 has a proven track record in serving forward-thinking enterprise employers with its career mobility solutions that create a world-class employee experience.” – Ben Eubanks, Chief Research Officer, Lighthouse Research & Advisory
NZ Hi-Tech Awards Finalists, 2021
Fuel50 has been named as a finalist in the 2021 NZ Hi-Tech Awards for the Most Innovative Hi-Tech Software Solution Award sponsored by Duncan Cotterill. Winners will be announced on the Friday 28th of May 2021.
Vendor of the Year – OnCon Awards, 2021
Fuel50 was announced as the winner of the Human Resources Vendor of the Year Award at the OnCon Icon Awards.
The OnCon Icon Awards recognize the top HR professionals and HR vendors in the entire world. Finalists were voted on by peers in the HR community to determine the winners.
Brandon Hall Group Excellence Awards in Technology, 2020
Fuel50, a leader in an innovative opportunity marketplace, won a coveted Brandon Hall Group Gold award for excellence in the Best Advance in Career Management or Planning Technology category.
“Winners of Excellence in Technology Awards are critical drivers of their organizations’ success, especially in these disruptive times.” – Rachel Cooke, Brandon Hall Group Chief Operating Officer and awards program head
TIN Report: Absolute IT Supreme Scale-Ups, 2020
Technology Investment Network (TIN) has named the top ten Absolute IT Supreme Scale-Ups in this year’s TIN Report with Fuel50 in the #6 slot! These are the Next100 companies (ranked between 101-200 in the TIN200) with the largest revenue growth in the past year.
“The collective performance of these top players on TIN’s Next100 shows their robustness and ability to scale up in an increasingly challenging global market,” said Tracey Johnson, General Manager, Absolute IT
Top HR Products, 2020
Fuel50 is thrilled to announce that FuelMarketplace™ has been selected as a Top HR Products winner for 2020 by Human Resource Executive®. This contest spotlights the most innovative new solutions on the market that are helping business leaders meet the ever-evolving HR needs of their organizations.
The Engagement 101 Influencer, 2020
Fuel50 CEO Anne Fulton has been named in the Inspiring Workplaces list of Global Employee Engagement and Experience Influencers. #Engagement101 recognizes people from all walks of business: the boardroom, HR, Internal Communications, Finance, Technology and Entrepreneurs. Each one has made a significant contribution to the development of Employee Engagement.
Some inspire action, some educate, some recognize, some have influence via social media. Some rip up the old and create new ways to engage people. But all of the 101 are passionate about Employee Engagement.
Inc. 5000, 2020
Inc. magazine have revealed that Fuel50 is #558 on its annual Inc. 5000 list, with an impressive growth rate of 840% in the past 3 years.
The Inc. 5000 list is the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The 2020 Inc. 5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2016 and 2019.
HR Tech Awards, 2020
Fuel50 was recognized with an HR Tech Award for the Most Comprehensive Software Solution in the Talent Management category. The HR Tech Awards program, powered by Lighthouse Research & Advisory, is designed to give buyers a shortlist of vetted, capable providers specific to their needs.
Easiest To Do Business With, 2020
Fuel50 was awarded the Easiest Doing Business With product in the G2 Fall Report. This was earned by having the highest ‘Ease of Doing Business With’ rating in the career management category on G2.
American Business Awards – The Stevie Awards, 2020
Fuel50 was named the winner of a Silver Stevie® Award in the Most Innovative Tech Company of the Year – Up to 100 Employees category in The 18th Annual American Business Awards®
Judges commented that Fuel50 had “Great use of cutting edge technologies like AI and SaaS approach. Seems newer way of fueling talent mobilization. Great work!”
The Most Inclusive HR Influencer List, 2020
Anne Fulton, CEO and Rhonda Taylor, Director of Analysts, Influencers and Partnerships both of Fuel50, have been recognized in The Most Inclusive HR Influencer List. This list features over 150 HR and HR-adjacent leaders, celebrating everyone who influences the HR community and makes an effort to improve the HR profession.
Top 100 HR Tech Influencers, 2020
To recognize the leaders whose work will be critical to this new age of HR, Human Resource Executive® and the HR Technology Conference & Exposition® are honoring 100 Top HR Tech Influencers.
The bold ideas, diverse viewpoints and unrivaled passion of these 100 leaders will be essential to the ongoing transformation of HR. Anne Fulton, Fuel50 CEO is among the visionaries included on this second annual list.
NZ Hi-Tech Awards Finalists, 2020
The NZ Hi-Tech Trust are thrilled to advise that Fuel50 has been named as a finalist in the 2020 NZ Hi-Tech Awards for the Hi-Tech Emerging Company of the Year category sponsored by Coretex.
“This year’s finalists span the full spectrum of the hi-tech sector and the country, and the level of innovative tech products and solutions continues to astound us all. It’s awesome to not only see the quality of the entries but also the diversity amongst the entrants,” says Erin Wansbrough, Chair of the Hi-Tech Trust.
Inspiring Workplaces Awards Finalists, 2020
Fuel50 were announced as a finalist in The 2020 North American Inspiring Workplaces Awards for Vendor of the Year. The shortlist of finalists are the companies that the judges believe put people at the heart of their business. This year’s entries have uncovered a new level of strategic thinking and excellence.
Brandon Hall Group Excellence Awards in Technology, 2019
Fuel50 have won a Bronze award for the 2019 Brandon Hall Group Excellence in Technology Awards in the Best Advance in Unique Talent Management Technology category.
HR Innovation Awards, 2019
Fuel50, creator of the world’s fastest-growing talent experience platform, announced that Zukunft Personal, the largest trade fair for HR managers in Europe and Germany, awarded it an HR Innovation Award in the Software & Hardware Startup category. The HR Innovation Awards recognize dynamic companies that are breaking new ground in HR with their fresh mindset and pioneering products.
Winning solutions are selected based on their level of innovation, value added to the HR function, intuitiveness for the user and ability to deliver on what they promise.
Brandon Hall Group Excellence Awards in Technology, 2018
Fuel50, a leader in an innovative talent experience platform, won a coveted Brandon Hall Group bronze award for excellence in the Best Advance in Career Management or Planning Technology category.
“We’re proud to honor the innovators. As human capital management continues to evolve, the creativity of the award winners is breathtaking. Organizations of all size showed that creativity and technology can create new and better work experiences for businesses and their employees,” said Rachel Cooke, Chief Operating Officer of Brandon Hall Group and head of the awards program.
Inc. 5000, 2018
Inc. magazine revealed that Fuel50 is No. 1625 on its 37th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment—its independent small businesses.
EY Entrepreneur of the Year, 2018
Fuel50 co-founders, Anne Fulton and Jo Mills, were announced as finalists among New Zealand’s most successful entrepreneurs in the 2018 Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards.
“We continue to be in awe of these entrepreneurs from all corners of the country who have demonstrated enormous courage, determination and skill to establish and grow their businesses…it is an honour to acknowledge their achievements and recognize the dreamers that do,” says EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards director Darren White.
Deloitte Fast 50, 2018
Fuel50 announced #27 in the annual Deloitte Fast 50 index, which ranks businesses experiencing rapid revenue growth over three years and sets the benchmark for high growth businesses in New Zealand.
“The Deloitte Fast 50 is a thriving centre for fast growing Kiwi businesses of all shapes and sizes. These innovators, entrepreneurs and pioneers of New Zealand business are accomplishing amazing things for their companies,” says Mr Hale.
EE Awards Vendor of the Year, 2018
Fuel50 was named Vendor of the Year winners at the North American Employee Engagement Awards, in association with Maritz Motivation Solutions. The awards honour those organisations that put workforce engagement at the heart of their business strategy. Judges commented that Fuel50 “is the most unique offering I have seen thus far, and so necessary in the work world today directly impacting employee engagement.”
Deloitte – Technology Fast 500™ Asia Pacific (APAC), 2018
Fuel50 ranked Number 282 on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500™ Asia Pacific 2018, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology companies in Asia Pacific. Rankings are based on percentage revenue growth over three years. Fuel50 grew 260% percent during this period.
Company Founders Award, 2016
Anne Fulton, CEO and Founder of Fuel50, wins the Best Practice Institute Company Founders Award. As CEO of Fuel50, Fulton and her team are on a mission to support great experiences for people working in large organizations across the globe. Fuel50 helps people define the right internal career path for them, and provides resources and tools to create a continuous career growth experience…
Brandon Hall Gold Winner, 2015
Fuel50, the innovative career pathing software solution, was honored with a prestigious Gold Award for Best Advance in Career Management or Planning Technology in the 2015 Brandon Hall Group Excellence in Technology Awards. Fuel50 won for its work with Z Energy, a New Zealand-based company that supplies fuel to retail customers and large commercial customers.
NZ Hi-Tech Finalist, 2014
Fuel50 placed in the top 4 finalists in the New Zealand Venture Investment Fund (NZVIF) Hi-Tech Start-Up Company of the Year for 2015, judged by renowned American business strategist, Gary Hamel; co-founder of Apple, Steve Wozniak; Director of Engineering for Google, Craig Nevill-Manning; Senior Vice President for Cisco, Howard Charney; and many more.
Amcham Awards Winner, 2015
The prestigious award was presented to us by the Prime Minister of New Zealand, Mr John Key. This is a reflection of an amazing team of people giving 150% every day to bring this amazing product to the world. Thanks also to all of our clients, supporters and friends who help us daily to follow the dream.
HR Tech Awesome New Startup, 2014
Fuel50, career pathing software solution, has achieved a coveted spot at the leading HR Technology Conference in Las Vegas in October, being listed as one of five companies worldwide to have developed the most innovative software solutions set to revolutionize the HR industry this year.
NZ Innovators Finalist, 2014
Fuel50 has been shortlisted as a finalist in the New Zealand Innovators Awards. This year has seen some of the most inspiring entries, from across a broad range of industries. Entries increased a staggering 60% on last year indicating that “innovation and commercialisation in New Zealand is alive and well,” says New Zealand Innovation Council CEO Louise Webster.