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2016 STARTUP CANADA AWARD WINNERS – ATLANTIC

31 August 2016
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CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL WINNERS! REGISTER NOW FOR THE ATLANTIC REGION AWARDS RECEPTION AND CEREMONY ON SEPTEMBER 13, 2016 FROM 5:30 PM – 8.30 PM.

 

FOR OUTSTANDING IMPACT AND ENDURING LEGACY IN CANADIAN ENTREPRENEURSHIP

ADAM CHOWANIEC LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD, PRESENTED BY WOLF BLASS

WINNER:   John McLaughlin | Professor & President Emeritus and TME Scholar in Residence, University of New Brunswick

 

FOR EXEMPLIFYING THE SPIRIT OF CANADIAN ENTREPRENEURSHIP

STARTUP CANADA ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR AWARD, PRESENTED BY SCOTIABANK

WINNER:   Zita Cobb | Founder & CEO, Shorefast Foundation

 

STARTUP CANADA WOMAN ENTREPRENEUR AWARD, PRESENTED BY BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT BANK OF CANADA

WINNER:   Laura O’Blenis | Founder & Chief Strategist, Stiletto

 

STARTUP CANADA SENIOR ENTREPRENEUR AWARD, PRESENTED BY EAST VALLEY VENTURES

WINNER:   Hope Milner | Co-Owner, Bohemian Findings

 

STARTUP CANADA YOUNG ENTREPRENEUR AWARD

WINNER:   Natasha Dhayagude | CEO, Chinova Bioworks

 

FOR ENTREPRENEUR-LED BUSINESSES DEMONSTRATING EXCELLENCE 

STARTUP CANADA GLOBAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP AWARD, PRESENTED BY UPS CANADA

WINNER:   Resson

 

STARTUP CANADA INNOVATION AWARD, PRESENTED BY INTUIT CANADA

WINNER:   QRA Corp

 

STARTUP CANADA SOCIAL ENTERPRISE AWARD, PRESENTED BY CENTRE FOR SOCIAL INNOVATION

WINNER:   Upstreet Craft Brewing

 

STARTUP CANADA HIGH-GROWTH ENTREPRENEURSHIP AWARD, PRESENTED BY MNP LLP

WINNER:   East Coast Lifestyle 

 

FOR ADVANCING THE ENVIRONMENT AND CULTURE FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN CANADA

STARTUP CANADA ENTREPRENEUR PROMOTION AWARD 

WINNER:   Bob Williamson | Founder & CEO, Jameson Group

 

STARTUP CANADA ENTREPRENEUR SUPPORT AWARD

WINNER:   Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency

 

Please note that the following Startup Canada Awards will only be presented at the Grand Finale in Toronto on November 29, 2016:

  • Startup Canada Newcomer Entrepreneur Award, presented by Freshdesk
  • Startup Canada Indigenous Entrepreneur Award
  • Startup Canada Resilient Entrepreneur Award
  • Startup Canada Community of the Year
  • Startup Canada Policy Prize

These winners will be announced in November. 

 


 

The Atlantic Region Startup Canada Awards reception and ceremony are brought to you in partnership with the Taskforce Fredericton Startup Network. 

 

The 2016 Startup Canada Awards are proudly supported by major industry partners including UPS Canada, Intuit Canada, Wolf Blass, Scotiabank, Business Development Bank of Canada, MNP LLP, East Valley Ventures, Freshdesk, the Centre for Social Innovation, and FluidReview.