Field Nation Named 2015 Tekne Award Winner

11.19.2015, Written by Annie Wang

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Field Nation Named 2015 Tekne Award Winner

Top Recognition in the IT Services Category For Its Industry Leading Workforce Management System

MINNEAPOLIS – Nov. 19, 2015 – Last night, Field Nation, the leading marketplace platform for contingent and on-demand workforce management, received the 2015 Tekne Award in the Information Technology Services category from the Minnesota High Tech Association (MHTA). The Tekne Awards honor companies and individuals who play a significant role in developing new technologies that positively impact the lives and future of people around the world.

Field Nation combines its comprehensive freelance management system with a total workforce management software platform that helps organizations get work done. At, companies procure, manage, pay, track reports and optimize their contingent labor. When organizations require the combined experience of their full- and part-time W2 employees, vendors and external workforce they can use Field Nation Complete™, a cloud-based solution as their total work management solution. Independent contractors can also use the platform to market their skill sets, find new projects, engage with each other, complete work and get paid quickly. This fiscal year, nearly 402,000 work orders have been completed on the platform.

“Since launching Field Nation in 2008, we’ve been meticulous in the creation of a system that both businesses and freelancers find useful,” said Mynul Khan, founder and CEO of the company. “We’re so pleased to receive the Tekne Award. It’s a wonderful tribute to our employees who have worked diligently to make Field Nation a leader in our industry.”

The Tekne Awards were presented to 15 of Minnesota’s most influential companies in science and technological innovation. The IT Services award recognizes the contributions of technology service providers whose creative approaches to business solutions streamline client processes, reduce customer costs, shorten time to market, and/or increase service capacity or customer access through technology.

“Field Nation is a great example of combining vision with a meaningful online solution that fills a gap in the market,” said Margaret Anderson Kelliher, president and CEO of MHTA. “The growth and adoption rate of the Field Nation platform makes this a great Minnesota tech success story.”

A complete list of 2015 Tekne Award recipients and finalists is available at


About Minnesota High Tech Association (MHTA)
MHTA is an innovation and technology association united in fueling Minnesota’s prosperity. We help bring together the people of Minnesota’s technology ecosystem and lead the charge in directing technology issues to Minnesota’s state capitol. MHTA is the only membership organization that represents Minnesota’s entire technology-based economy. MHTA members include organizations of every size − involved in virtually every aspect of technology creation, production, application and education in Minnesota. Find out more online at or follow MHTA on Twitter at


About Field Nation
Field Nation ( is the most complete Freelancer Management System (FMS) and SaaS-based project-management solution available. The company is headquartered in Minneapolis, has more than 100 employees, and was listed on the 2013 and 2014 Inc. 500 list of fastest growing companies. In 2014, the company recorded $62 million in marketplace transactions. With more than 65,000 service providers in its network, Field Nation serves as a catalyst for business growth and ensures successful collaborations around the world.