Brussels, Belgium, 17th of October, 2016. Real Impact Analytics is very proud to have been awarded Entrepreneur of the Year 2016.

The Enterprize of the Year is a top-class business event in Belgium, co-organized by EY, BNP Paribas Fortis and L’Echo. It is an honour for Real Impact Analytics to get rewarded in the startup category and receive the title of Entrepreneur of the Year 2016.

Loïc Jacobs van Merlen, Cofounder and Chief Commercial Officer: « This prize rewards the efforts of our entire team, who has been hard working during the last seven years to put the most innovative solutions on the market. It is a mark of trust that encourages us to go further in the growing process we are engaged in together with our investors. We hope this will be an example for other Belgian tech startups striving to develop in Belgium and beyond. »

About Real Impact Analytics

Real Impact Analytics helps telecom operators manage their marketing, sales and distribution networks more efficiently with big data applications. The fast- growing startup creates and distributes a proprietary suite of applications that embed the latest big data technologies in the day-to-day work of telecom employees.

Real Impact Analytics is also very active with development agencies and international institutions such as The World Bank, Gates Foundation, and USAID who use their analytic applications for social and development issues in emerging markets.

The company was co-founded in 2009 by high school and college friends, Sébastien Deletaille (age 31) and Loïc Jacobs van Merlen (age 32). They have attracted an impressive team of 100+ top talents from around the globe. Real Impact Analytics has headquarters in Brussels and regional offices in Brazil, Luxembourg, Malaysia and South Africa.