SOURCE: Avalara


May 18, 2016 09:00 ET

Demandware Names Avalara 2016 Technology Partner of the Year

Recognized for Excellence in Innovation

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwired - May 18, 2016) - Avalara, Inc., a leading provider of tax compliance automation for businesses, has been named the 2016 Technology Partner of the Year by Demandware®, Inc., the industry-leading provider of enterprise cloud commerce solutions. The Award honors partners who have made significant contributions, globally or regionally, to Demandware and have driven growth through outstanding thought leadership, cutting-edge innovation and quality deployments.

The Technology Partner of the Year Award is presented to the Demandware LINK Technology Partner with the highest rate of Demandware client growth, while maintaining a high quality LINK cartridge and a strong level of engagement within the Demandware community.

"The Demandware Partner Ecosystem is a cornerstone of our company's success," said Tom Griffin, senior vice president, corporate development for Demandware. "It is a great honor to work with leading partners that provide innovative solutions and services to our mutual clients in support of their industry leading digital commerce experiences. Congratulations to Avalara for winning the 2016 Technology Partner of the Year award."

Since 2010, Avalara has been a longstanding member of the Demandware LINK Technology Partner Program, a best-of-breed community committed to accelerating adoption of innovative commerce technologies that are complementary to the Demandware® Commerce platform.

"We're honored to be selected as Demandware's Technology partner of the year," said Pascal Van Dooren, chief revenue officer at Avalara. "Avalara has been part of the LINK Technology program from the very beginning; it's been the foundation for building a strong relationship with Demandware and their partner ecosystem. By working together, Avalara helps Demandware customers stay compliant as they evolve their business."

For more than a decade, Avalara has pioneered innovations in tax compliance for businesses of all sizes. Today, Avalara integrates with hundreds of ERP systems, accounting packages, ecommerce shopping carts, Point of Sale systems, and mobile payment platforms.

About Avalara
Avalara helps businesses of all sizes achieve compliance with sales and use, excise, communications, VAT, and other transactional tax requirements by delivering comprehensive, automated, cloud-based solutions that are fast, accurate, and easy to use. Avalara's Compliance Cloud™ platform helps customers manage complicated and burdensome tax compliance obligations imposed by state, local, and other taxing authorities in the United States and internationally.

Avalara offers hundreds of pre-built connectors into leading accounting, ERP, ecommerce and other business applications. The company processes millions of tax transactions for customers and free users every day, files hundreds of thousands of transactional tax returns per year, and manages millions of exemption certificates and other compliance related documents. 

A privately held company, Avalara' s venture capital investors include Sageview Capital, Battery Ventures, Warburg Pincus, Technology Crossover Ventures, Arthur Ventures, and other institutional and individual investors. Avalara's headquarters are in Seattle, WA and it has offices across the U.S. and London, England; Brussels, Belgium; and Pune, India. More information at:

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