Stevie Gold 2022 Winner Feature

Nurch Childcare Loyalty Rewards smashes another year of business awards

Brisbane, Queensland – Nurch Childcare Loyalty Rewards has been named the winner of multiple Australian and International business awards in another successful awards season.

Gold Stevie® Award as Startup of the Year – Business Products and in the Business Services category in The 19th Annual International Business Awards®. Receiving a near-perfect score, Stevie® awards judges commented Nurch has a unique business structure that allows donations to charity, enriching their corporate social responsibility whilst giving back to children in need”, another stating, A very compelling and insightful entry, one of the best I have read! I loved the creativity within the described [marketing] campaigns, well done. 

The International Business Awards are the world’s premier business awards program. All individuals and organizations worldwide – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small – are eligible to submit nominations. The 2022 IBAs received entries from over 3,700 nominations from organizations in 67 nations and territories. The Stevie® Awards consists of eight global programs. In February, Nurch was awarded Gold Stevie® winner for Business Service Industries and Silver Stevie® winner for Business Product Industries in the Asia Pacific program.

Further, last year, Nurch took out Gold for the same categories in the Women in Business program. Kara, co-founder at Nurch, has been nominated for Female Innovator of the Year for this program; finalists are due to be announced at an awards gala in Las Vegas in November.

Earlier this year, Nurch was announced as the Queensland State winner of the Australian Achiever Awards for Childcare Services & Supplies – for the second consecutive year. In 2021, Nurch was also highly commended in the Computer Systems, Software & Internet Services category; however, did not pursue this category this year. And was a finalist for Women Leading Tech Awards for the  Product category.

But the accolades don’t stop there. Two weeks ago, it was announced that Kara and the team at Nurch are finalists in the 2022 Brisbane Young Entrepreneur Awards. “We are extremely proud and humbled to be among the finalists for Brisbane Young Entrepreneur Awards”, says Kara, “the high calibre of respected and successful business owners

The awards hosted by Business News Australia are Australia’s most prestigious awards celebrating the achievements of young business owners who are eager to make their impact on Australia and the world. By becoming a finalist, Nurch is also in the running to become  Australian Young Entrepreneur of the Year and if successful, join a long list of ambitious entrepreneurs such as Cliff Obrecht and Melanie Perkins of Canva who won,  and Nick Molnar, founder at Afterpay who placed second place in 2021. The winner and top 100 will be announced at an event in Queensland on November 28

Nurch is available in 45 childcare centres around Australia. Since its launch in September 2019, over 8000 members have claimed over $2.1 million worth of reward points.

In 2021 Nurch was a finalist in the Australian Small Business Champion Awards – Specialised Small Business category,  and in the AusMumpreneur Digital Innovation category; and participated in People’s Choice – Product award.

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