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OwnBackup Honored At 2021 TechUnited:NJ Catalyst Awards

May 21, 2021

Englewood Cliffs, N.J. — May 21, 2021- OwnBackup, a leading cloud-to-cloud data protection provider, was recently honored at the 2021 TechUnited:NJ Catalyst Awards as the winner of the Catalyst of Technology Award. The celebration honored individuals and companies in the technology, business, and life sciences communities for accomplishments in leadership, diversity, innovation, development and collaboration.

“We are honored to be selected by TechUnited:NJ as the Catalyst of Technology Award winner,” said Sam Gutmann, CEO at OwnBackup. “For OwnBackup to be recognized is a testament to the amazing people we’ve assembled here in New Jersey and across the globe.”

According to TechUnited:NJ, the Catalyst of Technology Award is presented to a company or organization that utilizes or has developed a tech tool, process or service that made a substantial improvement on business metrics.

Headquartered in Englewood Cliffs, OwnBackup has built upon its entrepreneurial roots to become a global leader in cloud data protection. Over the last year, they’ve added nearly 200 new members to the team, many of whom are based in the New Jersey office. They also recently raised $167.5 million in Series D funding, and were ranked #38 on The Financial Times' list of The Americas’ Fastest-Growing Companies.

“The definition of catalyst is ‘an agent that provokes or speeds significant change or action. The term catalyst couldn't more appropriately represent the incredible leaders we celebrated at this year's TechUnited Catalyst Awards,” shared TechUnited CEO Aaron Price. “We are thrilled to showcase them all as exemplary members of our incredible technology community. Congratulations to all of our remarkable nominees and winners. You continue to inspire and catalyze us all.”

If you missed the event live, you can watch the recap at

About Own

Own is the leading data platform trusted by thousands of organizations to protect and activate SaaS data to transform their businesses. Own empowers customers to ensure the availability, security and compliance of mission-critical data, while unlocking new ways to gain deeper insights faster. By partnering with some of the world’s largest SaaS ecosystems such as Salesforce, ServiceNow and Microsoft Dynamics 365, Own enables customers around the world to truly own the data that powers their business. It’s their platform. It’s your data. Own it. Learn more at

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