Startup Canada opens nominations for fifth annual awards

Startup Canada Awards

Startup Canada has announced that nominations are open for its fifth annual Startup Canada Awards, which recognizes the achievements of Canada’s startup community.

Individuals, businesses, and organizations are invited to apply for 18 awards, including the Startup Canada Indigenous Entrepreneur Award, Startup Canada High-Growth Award, and the Startup Canada Woman Entrepreneur Award.

“We take pride in Canada as a nation of disruptors, dreamers, and doers,” said Cyprian Szalankiewicz, co-founder and VP of Startup Canada. “The Startup Canada Awards celebrate the untold stories of Canada’s most creative and innovative entrepreneurs, and those who are supporting their success. We look forward to shining the spotlight on Canadian entrepreneurship and innovation through these Awards for the fifth year in a row.”

The Startup Canada Awards attract over 500 nominations every year, according to the organization; celebrates over 60 entrepreneurs and support organizations across Canada; and attracts over 1,500 attendees.

Recipients join the Startup Canada Awards Alumni Network, a platform launched in partnership with the BDC to elevate their ongoing impact for Canada and connect with peers.

Nominations are due by April 3, 2018.

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