The PRWIRE Press Releases https:// 2012-12-08T04:53:56Z Europe Wins ansarada Challenge at ModelOff World Financial Modeling Championships 2012-12-08T04:53:56Z europe-wins-ansarada-challenge-at-modeloff-world-financial-modeling-championships The finals of the ModelOff Financial Modeling Championships 2012 took place in New York on Sunday 2nd December. After 2 competition rounds in the countdown with a number of contestants knocked out of the running, the stamina of the 16 finalists was fully tested on Sunday morning. After 4 hours and 6 individual challenges at Bloomberg’s Head Office on Lexington Avenue, they traveled to Microsoft’s NY office where they competed in front of a live audience.The ansarada Innovation Award tasked finalists to team with 3 other contestants to conquer a 30 minute, 4 part challenge. The audience was able to roam amongst the groups as it happened, watching genius in motion. The winning team was team ‘Europe’.Congratulations also go to the overall winners of the ModelOff 2012 Championship – Alex Gordon (New Zealand – PriceWaterhouseCoopers), Dan Mayoh (Australia – Low Carbon), Andras Galambos (Morgan Stanley – Hungary) and Keven Zhou (Top Student – Canada -University of Ontario).ansarada is an entrepreneurial company, driven by a constant and never ending desire for improvement through innovation. ansarada offers the only virtual data room designed exclusively to simplify due diligence. ansarada Ranked 26th on the 2012 BRW Most Innovative Companies List 2012-12-08T04:49:34Z ansarada-ranked-26th-on-the-2012-brw-most-innovative-companies-list The 2012 BRW Most Innovative Companies list ranks Australia’s most innovative businesses. Celebrating today's pioneers of Australian business the 2012 BRW Most Innovative Companies list features companies turning inspiration into innovation.In this volatile economy, innovation is more important than ever. That is why BRW, in partnership with research partner Inventium, are proud to celebrate today's pioneers of Australian business, in the 2012 BRW Most Innovative Companies list.ansarada offers the only virtual data room designed exclusively to simplify due diligence. ansarada define their difference in just 2 words – sophisticated simplicity. In keeping with this thinking, ansarada made BRW’s innovation short list through sophisticated yet simple advances in their accounting processes, enabling them to streamline invoicing and reduce head hours.The 2012 BRW Most Innovative Companies issue is on sale now with a cover price of $7.95, available at your local newsagency. ansarada Wins Deloitte 2012 Technology Fast 50 Award 2012-11-18T23:35:19Z ansarada-wins-deloitte-2012-technology-fast-50-award This is the fourth year running ansarada has made the list.ansarada offers the only virtual data room designed exclusively for Mergers & Acquisitions.ansarada CEO and founder, Sam Riley, said  “This is very exciting for us. It shows the benefit of focus. As those around us have broadened their offering, we have reduced ours, focusing very specifically on the M&A industry only. In doing, so we have grown our business, building a stronger client base around the world. In effect, we went smaller to get bigger.”Now in its twelfth year, the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Australia 2012 program recognises and profiles Australia’s 50 fastest growing public or private technology companies, based on percentage revenue growth over three years (2010 to 2012).Joshua Tanchel, leader of Deloitte’s Technology Fast 50 Program said: “The sectors driving the growth in this year’s Fast 50 are online, software and the infrastructure needed to support these.  The convergence of disruptive, post-digital technologies is changing the ways businesses must respond to individuals’ needs and expectations.  Particularly impressive across all of this year’s winning technology companies is the way they have capitalised on opportunities in an environment of rapid change and disruption.”For 2012, UK Trade & Investment (UKTI), the British Government’s international business development organisation, is a sponsor of the Deloitte Technology Fast 50.  Richard Morris, the Director of UKTI Australasia was delighted by the finalists in this year’s program, saying: "It's great to see smart, knowledge-based businesses succeeding and thriving. The UK provides a great business environment, with exciting and expanding digital and creative hubs and strong intellectual property protection to help deliver continued profitable growth for Australian businesses." ansarada CEO Sam Riley Named Young Exporter of the Year 2012-10-14T23:07:57Z ansarada-ceo-sam-riley-named-young-exporter-of-the-year The award marks the third in three years for the company, having won the Small to Medium Services Award in 2011, and the emerging exporter award in 2010.Founded in Australia in 2005, ansarada has become one of the world’s leading virtual data room providers. With businesses in more than 3100 cities around the world using ansarada’s services, the company has become invaluable for many investment banks, legal and advisory firms and corporates involved in mergers & acquisitions. By providing innovative, intuitive virtual data rooms, ansarada has made information exchange simpler and more secure, and has reduced the stress involved in satisfying due diligence requirements.The award recognises Sam’s efforts in growing the business, a feat all the more impressive in the current and recent global economic environment.Of the winners, Ian Murray, Executive Director of the Export Council of Australia, says, “The big stand out has been the ability of many of these companies to apply innovative ways of doing business. Not just through product innovation but most notably through introducing different methods of marketing and distribution channels as well as new forms of technology.”Though extremely pleased with the award Sam is quick to acknowledge the efforts of the ansarada team.“I’m honoured to be recognised, but it’s a team award in my eyes. It belongs to all of us, but in particular to myour staff  overseas staff and our development team. Their efforts make what we’ve done possible.”Reflecting on the reasons for the business’s success, Sam  believes that it’s ansarada’s holistic approach that makes the difference. makes virtual data rooms easy for clients. The company’s focus has not only been limited to creating sophisticated but intuitively simple data rooms; they maintain a customer-first attitude, working from their clients’ needs  and work backwards to make sure their clientsthey are satisfied.As Sam explains, “Every part of our service and our product is tailored towards how we want our clients to feel as a result of choosing ansarada.”Sam is happily confident about ansarada’s future prospects: “Our entrepreneurial spirit means we are naturally driven to challenge the status quo and continually look for a better way,” he says. “I’m really looking forward to the next couple of years. We will continue to engage, develop and respond to clients’ needs, which in turn we believe will help drive further growth for the business around the world”.We’re expecting more growth and we’re going to continue to engage and develop and respond to clients’ needs.”Read more about the ansarada story here. Ansarada Tops the 2012 NSW Exporter Awards Shortlist 2012-09-14T08:02:49Z ansarada-tops-the-2012-nsw-exporter-awards-shortlist ansarada, a global leading provider of virtual data room solutions for mergers and acquisitions, has been shortlisted in 2 categories at the Export Council of Australia’s 2012 NSW Exporter Awards:1.    As a company – for the Information and Communication Technology Award2.    Ansarada’s CEO and founding partner, Sam Riley – for NSW Young Exporter of the Year AwardOf this year’s entries, Export Council of Australia Executive Director, Ian Murray, said “In this global economic environment it is difficult to maintain sales and market share let alone deliver a healthy margin.”However, Mr Murray continued to say “The big stand out has been the ability of many of these companies to apply innovative ways of doing business. Not just through product innovation but most notably through introducing different methods of marketing and distribution channels as well as new forms of technology.”CEO Sam Riley believes that it is ansarada’s dedication to continual innovation, not just within their product and marketing, but most importantly within their client service that has allowed ansarada to continue to grow and thrive despite the tough business environment of the past few years. “We make it our mission to continually do everything significantly and remarkably better. We want to be exceptional, not just acceptable. As an entrepreneurial company, innovation is in our DNA, and always will be.”About ansarada:Founded in Australia in 2005, with offices worldwide, ansarada is one of the fastest growing virtual data room companies in the world. ansarada’s mission is to make everything run smoothly for everyone involved in high stake business transactions. They provide highly sophisticated yet intuitively simple data rooms tailored to the specific needs of due diligence. Although their product is driven by advanced technology, every innovative step they take starts by looking at the customer experience and working back. Sophisticated Simplicity: ansarada’s New Website Goes Live 2012-03-22T08:06:12Z sophisticated-simplicity-ansarada-s-new-website-goes-live ansarada, one of world’s leading providers of virtual data room solutions, has today launched their new website CEO Sam Riley comments on how the new website reflects ansarada’s focus. “Our ultimate goal is to make life easier for everyone working in business transactions, like mergers and acquisitions, and our website needed to reflect this much better. The new site has focused conversational style messages that are free of jargon and unsubstantiated bold claims. We have also designed the site to make heavy use of video both now and in the future so that we are able to showcase our people, their passion and the advantages of our solution”. The website provides information for those wanting to get the best possible outcome from their due diligence based business transactions and people who are keen to learn more about ansarada as a company. Sam is confident that the new website will engage: “Since day one it has been our goal for our clients to feel understood and empowered when using our service and this was the focus for building this site. I’m very happy with the end result.”About ansarada: Founded in Australia in 2005 and with offices worldwide, ansarada is one of the fastest growing global cloud companies. ansarada saves valuable time by seamlessly connecting people to the vital information they need to make faster, smarter business decisions in due diligence transactions like M&A. The virtual data room platform is sophisticated, simple and very fast. The ansarada team is friendly, available around the clock and passionate about each client achieving success. Designed to help transactions run smoothly and keep everyone safe, ansarada’s advanced security is independently audited and certified to the highest standards. With a growing list of blue chip clients such as Deloitte, Glencore, and Credit Suisse and Allen & Overy, ansarada is proving to be the company of choice for professionals seeking the way ahead for their important business transactions. Ansarada Wins Small to Medium Services Award at 2011 Premier’s NSW Export Awards 2011-10-21T02:46:02Z ansarada-wins-small-to-medium-services-award-at-2011-premier-s-nsw-export-awards Leading Australian virtual data room provider Ansarada announced as the winner of the heavily contested Small to Medium Services Award category of the prestigious 2011 Premier’s NSW Export Awards in Sydney last night, held at Le Montage in Lilyfield. The awards are organised by the Australian Institute of Export (AIEx) and finalists are selected based on a variety of criterion such as innovation, sound marketing strategy and good business practices. The Premier’s NSW Export Awards showcase the top companies profiting for their export sales with good profitability flows and as stated on AIEx’s website “finalists that have taken on the world and won”.Ansarada’s Marketing Manager, Danielle Flynn is excited with the victory and says: “The team here are ecstatic with the win. Recognition for our team efforts is highly valued throughout the company. Our continued hard work & commitment to constant and never ending improvements is one of the factors that can be attributed to the victory. Everyone is responsible for this wonderful achievement. Whether it’s our Infrastructure and Security teams, sales and account managers or I.T. department, everyone is a crucial contributor to the overall success.”Joining the online data room services provider were an elite range of high achieving companies including Generation Alliance (a strategic communications and design consultancy), Ideas International (providing enterprise I.T. research), PLN Lawyers (international business lawyers) and Zing Communications (consumer brad PR agency). An interesting fact is that most of these companies, including Ansarada, conducted a majority of their business activities online.In addition to Ansarada’s supreme export achievements, Ms Flynn also noted:“Online is the way of the future. Our key product, virtual data rooms, is so simple to use that it virtually runs itself! But it’s not only the product that makes a business successful, it’s the also the culture behind the product. Our customers get personalised support from a friendly proactive team, one that gives you extra, without charging you extra. Our mission is to make everything run smoothly for everyone involved in high stake business transactions.”Ansarada is currently in the process of evolving their branding with some exciting developments over the next few months. Ansarada’s mission is to make everything run smoothly for everyone involved in high stakes business transactions. That is why ansarada virtual data rooms now power leading business transactions for people in over 3112 cities around the world. Visit Ansarada’s website for more information on how we can simplify your business transactions by providing virtual data room solutions for mergers & acquisitions, corporate finance & corporate legal, business brokering & bankruptcy, commercial real estate, investor & board communications, fundraising & life sciences. Ansarada Gets on Board with Jessica Watson for Another Challenge 2011-08-23T02:04:00Z ansarada-gets-on-board-with-jessica-watson-for-another-challenge World leading provider of virtual data room services,ansarada is pleased to announce its sponsorship of Young Australian of the Year, Jessica Watson. Jess is preparing to lead the youngest crew ever on the 2011 Rolex Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race on 26 December. The race will see her skipper the yacht 'Another Challenge' in one of the most rigorous boat races in the world, with her crew of ten spirited Australians, all under the age of 21. Sam Riley, CEO of ansarada announces: "We are proud to join Jessica on this momentous journey; Jessica is the personification of our company values. Ready and willing to brave the storm and take on the next challenge, Jess' ambition is inspiring and nothing short of exceptional. We are glad to champion her on this next adventure." There is a parallel in Jessica's and ansarada's journey; both are passionate, dynamic and entrepreneurial in their nature and both are challengers who don't accept the status quo. Since its inception in 2005, ansarada, like Jessica, have been pushing the boundaries in their own industry by making life easier for everyone involved in high stakes business transactions, like mergers & acquisitions. Sam Riley continues: "Like Jess, we constantly strive to challenge ourselves and the world around us. We don’t test our strength on the high seas; instead we endeavour to find new ways to provide people with faster and safer means to run smarter business transactions through innovation." Similarly, ansarada strives for a progressive and passionate culture. Earlier this year, ansarada was voted as one of BRW's Top 50 Best Places to Work 2011 and the company is focused on continually enhancing performance through a supportive and open-minded environment. Jessica Watson comments: "I am very excited to have ansarada on board as my team and I prepare for the 2011 Sydney to Hobart Race at the end of the year. The ansarada team really understand what it means to push boundaries. We work in different fields but our foundations are the same. They are energetic, innovative and passionate and I am looking forward to working with them." Ansarada: The 34th Best Place to Work in Australia in 2011 2011-06-29T16:07:28Z ansarada-the-34th-best-place-to-work-in-australia-in-2011 World leading provider of virtual data room services, Ansarada, is pleased to announce it has achieved 34th place on BRW’s prestigious Best Places to Work list 2011. The accolade, a first for the company, acknowledges Ansarada as one of the top 50 companies to work for in Australia.BRW recognised Ansarada as one of the top 50 employers in Australia due to its dynamic, open-minded and collaborative culture. Regular meetings, business coaching, team lunches, personal training sessions and company outings were just some of the job satisfaction elements mentioned by passionate and committed employees.Sam Riley, Ansarada’s CEO, was delighted with the achievement and stated:“It is an honour to be recognised as one of BRW Best Places to Work this year and is testament to the great team at Ansarada. Passion, support, dynamism, open mindedness and entrepreneurialism are the core values at the heart of our business. As a company dedicated to people, staff satisfaction is high on the priority list. Ansarada has become a fun place to work where people go above and beyond to help set our clients and each other up for success.” The data room provider’s culture operates an open door policy on innovation, where the entrepreneurial spirit and initiative is encouraged in all employees. Sam Riley continued to comment:“We support each other every day by sharing priorities, goals, roadblock and successes. This mantra of sharing performance, against top priorities and goals supports our productivity and helps create an exciting and rewarding workplace.” The BRW Best Places to Work Awards are widely acclaimed in Australia. Based on one of the world’s most comprehensive studies of workplace culture; The Great Place to Work Institute. This year’s Australian survey had 207 company entries and surveyed a total of 55,400 employees. In the past 12 months Ansarada have also ranked 11th for both the Deloitte Fast 50 2010 and Westpac SmartCompany Smart 50 awards 2010. Ansarada is an experienced and trusted data room specialist providing powerful virtual data room facilities protected by the highest levels of security. Ansarada’s customisable data rooms are powered by sophisticated technology that accelerates projects enabling controlled access by multiple users to sensitive information securely and simply via an internet browser from anywhere in the world.