Press & Awards

The hard work, commitment, perseverance and willingness to change the world has led Uassist.ME to world-renowned recognitions.

See what the world says about us:

INC 5000

NEW YORK, August 12, 2020 – Inc. magazine today revealed that Uassist.ME is No.4785 on its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment—its independent small businesses.


Uassist.ME was named 2020 leader of B2B companies in Latin America by, one of the top ratings and review sites of marketing and business services companies in the United States.


30 UNDER 30

Inc.’s most promising young entrepreneurs, class of 2012, includes the founders of Pinterest, Spotify, and 28 other awesome, visionary outfits, including Uassist.ME.

Alfredo Atanacio was disappointed with the cultural and language barriers of virtual assistants in Asia, so he started Uassist.ME with Rodolfo Schildknecht. The company hires VAs in El Salvador to assist executives all over the world.

Founder Alfredo Atanacio featured in CNN’s “Fuerza en Movimiento”

CNN’s series “Fuerza en Movimiento” or “Fuerza en Movimiento” began in February 2014 as a part of CNN’s business section for CNN in Spanish; it basically shows the biggest and most important growing economies in Latin America, featuring some of the most successful entrepreneurs and their businesses. Fuerza en Movimiento features these entrepreneurs in a “Round Table”, talking about the challenges to overcome in an emerging economy. It came as no surprise to us here at Uassist.ME that our founder, Alfredo Atanacio, was invited as a part of the panel, to talk about all the obstacles that he faces in our country, but also uncover the secret to investing in new businesses.

Empact 100

The Empact Showcase is the largest showcase of the best companies run by young entrepreneurs.

It recognizes the best companies in the United States started by entrepreneurs who are age 30 and under.  Uassist.ME was nominated for this list, and was one of the 3 winners of the People´s Choice Award.  See the company profile 

Letter by President Obama

We received a letter signed by President Obama, congratulating us for our involvement in generating jobs and being successful young entrepreneurs. 

The Miami Herald, the biggest newspaper in South Florida, hosts a Business Plan Challenge. In 2009, Uassist.ME participated and won the People´s Pick Award.

Under30 CEO

Uassist.ME was featured in the article of The Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) provides a list of “14 Reasons to Give an Employee a Raise.”

Ocean Drive magazine wrote an article on Uassist.ME´s innovative business model.


Thrillist, a leading men’s digital lifestyle brand, talks about Uassist.ME and the pleasures of having a virtual assistant.


Uassist.ME was featured on in the article “13 Ways to Surprise and Delight Your Customer Today”. We explained how we spoil our clients!

Alfredo Atanacio featured in Noobpreneur: 11 Things You Should Do Before Hiring Overseas

Noobpreneur is a small business blog offering tips and ideas for small business owners and entrepreneurs; this time it features our founder and CEO in its article “11 Things You Should Do Before Hiring Overseas”. In this article, many entrepreneurs give tips about all things that need to be considered before hiring employees to work remotely.

Alfredo offers his insight, he mentions that one of the most important things is to look in places close to the country where you are located; you want to make sure your work culture and way of living is similar, that way things will run smoothly.

The Next Web

Uassist.ME was featured on the in the article “8 SaaS products managing customer data” sharing with the world the best way to keep track of our clients’ information.


Uassist.ME was featured on the article “15 crazy company culture perks that paid off”, take a sneak peek into our company’s culture here.


Listen to Alfredo Atanacio, Uassist.ME´s COO, talk about his experience as an entrepreneur and how he and his partners went from having no clients in the first six months to building a successful business. 

Uassist.ME an innovative business model.

Uassist.Me is a company that offers virtual assistants for anyone that wants to outsource. Starting out with only 4 employees and 2 clients, Uassist.ME now helps employ close to 100 Salvadorians serving over 300 clients in all continents except for Antarctica. About his business model, Founder Alfredo Atanacio insists that new technologies have made it easier for people to start their business as everyone has access to the same tools. In this article, he emphasizes how a company is only as good as its employees, shares his opinion on education and the importance of learning a second language.


Poder Magazine is the leading Latino Magazine in the United States. Read this 2-page article about Uassist.ME and our road to success.

PROESA (El Salvador´s Official Exports and Investments Agency)

PROESA (El Salvador´s Official Exports and Investments Agency), and Diario El Mundo (One of El Salvador´s leading newspapers), congratulate Uassist.ME´s founders for the award received by INC Magazine.