ROYAL COUPLE ATTEND E-COMMERCE AWARD CEREMONY IN ATHENS
Athens, 23 December 2011. Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Alexander and Crown Princess Katherine attended an e-commerce award ceremony in Athens where their daughter Alison Andrews won an e-commerce award for Galoo.com that she created.
Galoo.com is a two month old company that was among a large number of distinguished established ecommerce companies receiving the award. Galoo is a disruptive e-commerce concept. It brings the art of negotiation to online trade and shopping.
The ceremony took place on Monday 19 December and was undertaken by the Economic University of Athens (Laboratory of e-commerce) in cooperation with Boussias Communications organized and presented companies in Greece with the e-volution 2012 awards. The actual ceremony took place at the Onassis Art and Culture building. Among the winners were Eurobank EFG for the security of Payments on the Internet, Plaisio Computers for the Combination of the virtual and the natural world, Winbank from Piraeus Bank for User experience , and Galoo.com for evolutionary business model on e-commerce. The Jury for the awards consisted of University Professors from Athens University, and e-commerce specialists in Greece.
When asked for one of the reasons she created Galoo, Alison Andrews said “I wanted to help facilitate trade and shopping at a savings in Serbia. I see my parents work so hard to create jobs, business and trade for Serbia that I thought there must be a way to initiate an e-commerce solution to assist in addressing this. Galoo is changing the way people shop and assisting sellers in supplying their products and services”.
On receiving the award, Alison thanked her parents, Crown Prince Alexander and Crown Princess Katherine who were present, for their insight, support and belief in her which contributed to the success. Galoo.com is in beta stage currently as it entertains bringing in investors to take it to the next step.