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OwnBackup Honored At 2021 TechUnited:NJ Catalyst Awards

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–OwnBackup, a leading cloud-to-cloud data protection provider, was recently honored at the 2021 TechUnited:NJ Catalyst Awards as the winner of the Catalyst of Technology Award. The celebration honored individuals and companies in the technology, business, and life sciences communities for accomplishments in leadership, diversity, innovation, development, and collaboration.

“We are honored to be selected by TechUnited:NJ as the Catalyst of Technology Award winner,” said Sam Gutmann, CEO at OwnBackup. “For OwnBackup to be recognized is a testament to the amazing people we’ve assembled here in New Jersey and across the globe.”

According to TechUnited:NJ, the Catalyst of Technology Award is presented to a company or organization that utilizes or has developed a tech tool, process or service that made a substantial improvement on business metrics.

Headquartered in Englewood Cliffs, OwnBackup has built upon its entrepreneurial roots to become a global leader in cloud data protection. Over the last year, they’ve added nearly 200 new members to the team, many of whom are based in the New Jersey office. They also recently raised $167.5 million in Series D funding, and were ranked #38 on The Financial Times’ list of The Americas’ Fastest-Growing Companies.

“The definition of catalyst is ‘an agent that provokes or speeds significant change or action.’ The term catalyst couldn’t more appropriately represent the incredible leaders we celebrated at this year’s TechUnited Catalyst Awards,” shared TechUnited CEO Aaron Price. “We are thrilled to showcase them all as exemplary members of our incredible technology community. Congratulations to all of our remarkable nominees and winners. You continue to inspire and catalyze us all.”

If you missed the event live, you can watch the recap at

About OwnBackup

OwnBackup covers data loss and corruption caused by human errors, malicious intent, integration errors, and rogue applications. Built for security and privacy, OwnBackup exceeds the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) requirements for backed-up data.

Co-founded by seasoned data-recovery, data-protection, and information-security experts, OwnBackup is a backup and restore independent software vendor (ISV) on Salesforce AppExchange. Headquartered in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey with Research and Development (R&D), support, and other functions in Tel Aviv and London. OwnBackup is the partner of choice for some of the world’s largest users of SaaS applications.

About TechUnited

TechUnited:NJ is a membership non-profit organization that offers opportunities for technology and tech-enabled companies and entrepreneurs to connect, collaborate, and grow to propel the future of New Jersey and beyond. Currently, over 500,000 innovators belong to the organization.


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