Eric Larcheveque, the co-founder and CEO of Ledger won an award at the Ernst & Young’s (EY) Entrepreneur of the Year awards ceremony for Startup with International Potential. The ceremony that took place in France this year was the 26th edition, Larcheveque won this year’s “Startup of the Year,” award and “Born Global” Award due to Ledger’s international potential.
Founded in 2015, Ledger has collaborated with companies in the likes of Chronicon-RadioceRos and BTChip. It was recently announced that the firm has achieved 1.3 million units in sales. The first funding raised $6 million USD an additional $75 million was also raised in 2017. As of now, the platform has 150 employees spread across three continents and has reportedly generated over $50 million in sales revenue. To share their excitement about the award, the platform tweeted:
Ledger won the @EYnews Born Global – France award after having won the regional start-up of the year! This prize is awarded to the start-up with the biggest international potential.
You can read more about us having won the prize (in French) here: https://t.co/L06JKbsvM7
— Ledger (@Ledger) October 19, 2018
With several competitors surrounding Ledger such as TREZOR and KeepKey, Larcheveque new acknowledgment will certainly hail the platform a little stronger in comparison. After all, the award is a hard one to crack, as a jury of seven confers to select the winner.