Flywire Wins Award for Best Overall IT Solution in Education Market!

Flywire Recognized for Education Payments Innovation in Prestigious Awards Program that Highlights Outstanding Educational Technology Products and Companies

Flywire is proud to announce that EdTech Breakthrough, a leading market intelligence organization that recognizes the top companies and solutions in the global educational technology market, has selected Flywire as the winner of its “Best Overall IT Solution Provider for the Education Market” award in the third annual EdTech Breakthrough Awards program.

This year’s EdTech awards program attracted more than 2,000 nominations from over 17 different countries throughout the world. Flywire was the only winner in this particular category. Other leaders in the education space being recognized for their achievements in other categories include Discovery Education, PowerSchool, Ellucian, Sharp, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Spotify, Promethean, ViewSonic, Rosetta Stone and more.

EdTech Breakthrough Award
Flywire Takes Home Win at EdTech Award

For more than a decade, Flywire has been solving complex payment problems for students and education institutions worldwide. Backed by its payments platform, global payments network, vertical software and team of industry experts, Flywire continues to elevate the entire payment experience by providing personalized, digital-first solutions that help payers, institutions and everyone in between. That is why Flywire is the trusted choice for millions of students, thousands of institutions and hundreds of education agents and partners worldwide.

“Flywire’s solutions solve all sides of the payment equation,” said Sharon Butler, EVP of Education, Flywire. “For students and families, we ensure that they make payments in their preferred method, using the technology they leverage in their everyday lives, and on a payment schedule that makes it more affordable. For institutions, we help streamline the complexities of reconciliation, and let administrators do more with less.”

Butler continued: “We are thrilled to receive this 2021 EdTech Breakthrough Award in recognition of our success in improving this user experience and ultimately, driving education affordability forward for students around the world.”

The mission of the EdTech Breakthrough Awards is to honor excellence and recognize the innovation, hard work and success in a range of educational technology categories, including Student Engagement, School Administration, Adaptive Learning, STEM Education, e-Learning, Career Preparation and many more.

“Flywire is addressing a critical and underserved market as education institutions often don’t have the resources to offer personalized payment options to students from all over the world,” said James Johnson, managing director, EdTech Breakthrough. “Flywire is delivering a breakthrough solution for students and institutions alike. We are proud to name Flywire as one of our marquee winners of the 2021 EdTech Breakthrough Awards program.”

Flywire has recently announced new solutions for its education clients:

- As part of its comprehensive receivables solution, Flywire announced enhanced capabilities for Canadian institutions, including domestic payments, payment plans, collections, and more.

- eStore, a powerful all-in-one shopping cart and event registration platform that allows educational institutions to capture a greater share of the transaction volume on campus

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About Flywire

Flywire is a global payments enablement and software company. Flywire combines its proprietary global payments network, next-gen payments platform and vertical-specific software to deliver the most important and complex payments for its clients and their customers.

Flywire leverages its vertical-specific software and payments technology to deeply embed within the existing A/R workflows for its clients across the education, healthcare and travel vertical markets, as well as in key B2B industries. Flywire also integrates with leading ERP systems, so organizations can optimize the payment experience for their customers while eliminating operational challenges.

Flywire supports 2,250+ clients with diverse payment methods in more than 130 currencies across 240 countries and territories around the world. The company is headquartered in Boston, MA, USA with global offices.

About EdTech Breakthrough

Part of Tech Breakthrough, a leading market intelligence and recognition platform for global technology innovation and leadership, the EdTech Breakthrough Awards program is devoted to honoring excellence in educational technology products, companies and people. The EdTech Breakthrough Awards provide a platform for public recognition around the achievements of breakthrough educational technology in categories including e-learning, student engagement, school administration, career preparation, language learning, STEM and more. For more information, visit