ReadyTech Co-Founder & CEO named National Finalist in the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2024 Australia awards

23 November 2023ReadyTech (ASX:RDY) is pleased to announce that Co-Founder & CEO, Marc Washbourne has been named a National Finalist in the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2024 Australia awards. Marc joins other outstanding entrepreneurs from across Australia who will compete for the ultimate prize of being named EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2024 Australia winner.

The EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ program, launched in Australia in 2001, is one of the country’s leading business awards programs. It has so far recognised over 1,700 leading Australians for their entrepreneurial business success and each year, through its global program, acknowledges thousands of entrepreneurs worldwide. Founded and produced worldwide by EY.

Marc co-founded ReadyTech, a company providing mission-critical SaaS solutions for the education, employment services, workforce management, government and justice sectors, back in 1999. Back then Marc taught himself how to develop software building ReadyTech from the ground up. The company is now listed on the ASX and supports a range of high profile customers such as University of Queensland, Auckland Council and His Majesty's Courts and Tribunal Service in the UK.

Commenting on the award, Marc said:

I am honoured to be recognised as National Finalist in the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2024 Australia awards. My journey as an entrepreneur has been the ride of a lifetime. It has challenged me to learn and be better every day, and helped me find purpose and meaning. To be recognised for that as a finalist for EY Entrepreneur of the Year is an immense honour, and I'm incredibly grateful to the team and for the culture we have built at ReadyTech.

Washbourne will join his fellow National finalists representing NSW at the national award ceremony on March in Sydney where National Finalists will compete for the title EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2024 Australia.

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About ReadyTech 

ReadyTech is a leading provider of mission-critical SaaS for the education, workforce management, government and justice sectors. Bringing together the best in people management systems from students and apprentices to payroll, employment services, and community engagement, ReadyTech creates awesome technology that helps their customers navigate complexity, while also delivering meaningful outcomes. To learn more about ReadyTech’s people-centric approach to technology, please visit