iLOQ wins Entrepreneur of the year award

The EY Entrepreneur of the Year™ award has been won by iLOQ.

EY (Ernst and Young) is a global leader in assurance, consulting, strategy and transactions, and tax services. The EY Entrepreneur Of The Year is a unique global program that celebrates, connects and supports entrepreneurs as they unlock their ambitions. It rewards growth entrepreneurs who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievements and aims to encourage not only a growth mindset, but also responsibility and innovation, and provide entrepreneurs with a unique platform for peer learning, networking and exchange of ideas.

Established nearly 40 years ago, this flagship program operates in more than 60 countries and territories, and 145 cities around the world. Thousands of entrepreneurs take part every year.

Leena Niemistö, chairman of the jury commented: “Warm congratulations to Heikki Hiltunen, Mika Pukari and iLOQ for winning the competition. This is a world-class innovative company with all the prerequisites for international success”.

Our founder, Mika Pukari, and CEO, Heikki Hiltunen, were at the ceremony to accept the award on behalf of the entire iLOQ Family.

“Mika and I would like to thank all members of the iLOQ family for helping us develop technology that has completely revolutionized the landscape of the locking industry. It ensures we win these important awards that put iLOQ on the global map,” commented Heikki Hiltunen.

The celebrations continued when the award, an amazing portrait from the event and a personalized cake arrived in iLOQ’s office in Espoo, Finland.

About iLOQ 

iLOQ is a technology disruptor that has revolutionized the locking industry by replacing mechanical locking to make life limitless. Battery- and cable-free smart locks maximize security, minimize lifecycle costs and enhance the value and sustainability of properties and infrastructures. iLOQ operates in more than 30 countries with over 1,600 partner locations globally. In 2022, iLOQ had a turnover of €132.9 million and more than 300 employees.