Upstream

A selection of Upstream awards and client testimonials

2021

Upstream wins two Company Culture Awards for “Best Creative Branding for a Business Culture Initiative” and for “Remote Team of the Year” (silver).


2020

Zero-D, Upstream’s free, ad-funded mobile web portal, wins a Fierce Innovation – Telecom Edition – Award for Customer Engagement.

2020

Zero-D, Upstream’s free, ad-funded mobile web portal, wins 3 Gold International Business Awards (The Stevies) for “Best New Product of the Year in Telecommunications”, “Best New Service of the Year in Telecommunications” and “Best Mobile Operations Management Solution”.

2020

Secure-D, Upstream’s DCB security platform, has been shortlisted for “Innovative Product of the Year” in the Threat Detection Category of the 2020 Cybersecurity Awards.

2020

Zero-D, Upstream’s free, ad-funded mobile web portal, has been shortlisted at the 2020 GLOMO Awards in the Tech 4 Good category for the “Best Mobile Innovation for Emerging Markets”.


2019

Upstream’s DCB security platform, Secure-D, wins the “Security Product of the Year” Award at the 2019 AfricaCom Awards.

2019

Upstream’s DCB security platform, Secure-D, wins the “Best Application of Tech – Security” Award at the UK Business Tech Awards.

2019

Zero-D, Upstream’s free, ad-funded mobile web portal, has been shortlisted at the 2019 AfricaCom Awards, in the “Connecting the Continent” category.

2019

Secure-D, Upstream’s DCB security platform, has been shortlisted at the 2019 Global Telecoms Awards, in the “Security Solution of the Year” category.


2018

Upstream shortlisted for the prestigious 2018 AfricaCom Awards, in the “Delivering Excellence in Customer Experience” category,for its carrier-grade platform Secure-D.


2017

Silver winner of the “Best International Campaign” award, in the “Growth & Innovation in Performance Marketing” category, at the Peak Performance Marketing Awards 2017.

2017

Bronze winner of the “Best Affiliate CPA Campaign” award, in the “Best Campaigns in Performance Marketing” category, at the Peak Performance Marketing Awards 2017.

2017

Upstream named a Ruban d’Honneur recipient, in the 2016/17 European Business Awards sponsored by RSM. Recognised for its strong growth and operating excellence, Upstream has been selected as one of 10 finalists, across Europe, in “The ELITE for Growth Strategy of the Year” category.


2016

Upstream shortlisted for the prestigious AfricaCom Awards 2016, in the “Best Marketing Campaign” category, for its interactive mobile marketing campaign “Cash Quest”, carried out in partnership with a leading mobile operator in Africa.

2016

Upstream has been named “National Champion” at the 2016/17 European Business Awards, sponsored by RSM, which recognise Europe’s most innovative businesses by promoting success, innovation and ethics in the continent’s business community.

2016

Our Mobile Language Learning service nominated to win the “Best Mobile Innovation for Emerging Markets” award at the 2016 Global Mobile Awards by the GSMA


2015

Upstream won GSMA’s first ever Green Stand Award for its efforts to limit its carbon footprint at Mobile World Congress 2015


2014

Nomination of our Megabolada promotion for a “Mobile Sales Promotion” Marketing On Mobile Award (MOMA).

2014

Marco Veremis, Upstream CEO, won the “Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year” 2013 award.


2013

Winner of the “Most Effective Sales Promotion / Direct Response Campaign” Award at the Effective Mobile Marketing Awards (EMMAs) from Mobile Marketing magazine, for the MEGABOLADA 2012 Campaign, Brazil.


2012

Nomination of our “Changing Digital Advertising Attitudes” campaign for a B2B Public Relations Consultants Association (PRCA) Award.


2011

Upsream won a “Media Momentum 2011” award as one of the top 25 Europe’s fastest growing larger digital media companies.

2011

Upstream’s campaign with Saudi Telecom won a ‘Highly Commended’ at the Mobile Marketing Magazine Effectiveness Awards in the category of ‘Most Effective Campaign from a Mobile Operator’.

2011

Winner of ‘Best Promotion in the Latin American Region’ for Upstream’s work with TIM Brasil awarded from the prestigious Mobile Marketing Association (MMA).


2010

Included in the 2010 Red Herring Europe Top 100 list. The prestigious Red Herring Top 100 recognizes private, cutting‑edge companies and technologies across the globe positioned to grow at an explosive rate.

2010

Winner of the “Most Effective Sales Promotion / Direct Response Campaign Award”at the first-ever Effective Mobile Marketing Awards (EMMAs) from Mobile Marketing magazine, for the MTN 2010 FIFA World Cup Campaign, West Africa.


2009

Winner of the Gold Award for “Best use of mobile in driving new revenue and sales”at Visiongain’s Mobile Advertising and Marketing Awards & Conference 2009 in London, for the mobile promotion launched by the Telefonica-O2 brand in Czech Republic.


2008

Winner of the Kouros “International Economic Field Award” at the Greek Entrepreneurship Club.


2007

Winner of the prestigious Grand Ermis advertising award for the “Best Direct Marketing Campaign” for the Soundwave promotion for Coca‑Cola.

Our experience of working with Upstream has been extremely positive and we unreservedly recommend them as partner.

Andre Stanescu, Senior Director Marketing
Vodafone Romania