Right after being launched, Symbaloo gained prestige by being awarded a Golden Spin Award for ‘Best website concept’ in 2008. The solid idea behind Symbaloo was recognized by the judges, praising the new startup.
“A combination of technical ingenuity, common sense and a smart interaction design.“
“So simple you could’ve made it up yourself. That’s how you recognize a brilliant idea.”
The Spin Awards are prestigeous Dutch awards for creative concepts in digital media.
Next to winning a Spin Award, which is granted by a professional jury, Symbaloo won the Dutch Website of the Year award (category: portal) in the very same year. This award is selected by the public.
“Among all participating websites, Symbaloo received the highest ratings for website navigation, content and design.
The Website of the Year Award is a yearly held audience award, hosted by MetrixLab and Emerce.
We are delighted to say that Symbaloo has been growing tremendously ever since. For a startup it truely is amazing to realize a yearly userbase growth of 100%, numbers which Symbaloo is reaching. At the end of 2016 the magical mark of 16 million unique users is expected to be reached.
During this process, Symbaloo recognized that there was a huge demand in the field of education for sharing and organizing the information that the internet has to offer. Being the perfect supply for this demand, SymbalooEDU was created.
In 2014, when thousands of teachers worldwide had already adopted SymbalooEDU and its services, Symbaloo’s efforts were awarded a Bammy Award for Best Education Website Resource.
“With SymbalooEDU, Symbaloo has done extraordinary work for people across the entire education field.”
The Bammy Awards are a cross-discipline honor and consist of both a public and academy voting.
Delighted as we are with these acknowledgements, our true happiness comes from the millions of users that make use of Symbaloo every day. They don’t just create their own content, they share it with people from all over the world!
We are determined to continue moving forward. Hopefully, more acknowledgements of our determination will be added to this page soon!