Gapstars – a B2B service provider helping innovative Dutch software companies grow rapidly with high-performing agile offshore development teams in Sri Lanka, was recently recognized in the ‘Top 100 Workplace in Asia’ by Great Place to Work® 2022!
Gapstars is no stranger to the GPTW stage – having been named in Top 10 IT/ITes Workplaces in Sri Lanka, Top 10 Places to Work for Millennials, Top 50 Workplaces in Sri Lanka, and awarded as a Great Place to Work for the fifth consecutive year in 2022.
The list which is released annually celebrates organisations such as Gapstars that have differentiated themselves by creating a great place to work for employees across the board. Gapstars is recognised for its inclusive, employee-first culture and the manner in which it leads with empathy and equity, empowering its employees to continuously pursue learning, growth and development whilst also having a healthy work/life balance.
Commenting on the recent GPTW awards, Gapstars Pvt Ltd, CEO – Hugo Hemmen, stated: “We’ve always cared about the happiness and growth of our people, and being amongst the Top 100 best places to work in Asia proves that we have been creating positive experiences. I couldn’t be prouder of the sense of belonging and family that we have built here at Gapstars!”Gapstars hopes to continue championing a culture driven by belonging, camaraderie and empathy, through their progressive human resources practices and strong focus on providing equal opportunities for all their members. With the current economic crisis at hand, all members have confidential access to in-house counsellors and mental health services, and receive salaries pegged to the Euro, shuttle services to combat the fuel shortage, and are also achieving their sustainable energy goals by providing solar inverters to their employees to avoid disturbances created by the ongoing power outages.
Gapstars was founded in 2015 and is currently under the leadership of its Co-Founder & CEO – Hugo Hemmen, and Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer – David Bijker. The international company provides software development services for start-ups and scale-ups based in Europe. Due to the high demand for its services the company is growing rapidly. As of today, Gapstars has a workforce of 190+ employees based in Colombo and seeks to expand the team to 300+ engineers by the end of 2023.