La Gare has been chosen by Startup Canada to host the 2017 Startup Canada Awards, Quebec region. The Awards celebrate outstanding achievement in Canada’s entrepreneurship and innovation community.
Here are the details:
Date: September 12th 2017
Time: 5.30 — 8.30 pm ET
Where: Montréal, QC — Reception & Networking at La Gare | Ceremony at Ubisoft
As an important player in the Montreal startup community, we invite you to join us in celebrating the startups, entrepreneurs and extraordinary organizations that contribute greatly to the development of the Quebec startup scene!
Startup Canada opened nominations and invites Individuals, businesses and organizations to apply for 17 awards, including the Startup Canada Indigenous Entrepreneur Award, Startup Canada Innovation Award and the Startup Canada High-Growth Award. To celebrate Canada’s 150-year anniversary, a new award will commemorate an iconic Canadian business that has propelled Canada’s brand on the global stage through its determination and leadership.
Past recipients of the Startup Canada Awards include Meredith J. Powell, co-founder of Vancouver-based non-profit The Next Big Thing; Dax Dasilva, founder of Lightspeedd and Never Apart; Nadia Hamilton, the founder of Waterloo-based technology company Magnusmode; and Swarochish ‘Swish’ Goswami, a serial entrepreneur and innovator who built seven high-impact ventures including World Youth Fund, The Next Foundry, and Rafiki Media.
Regional award winners will be announced at grassroots startup events across Canada this fall, with the grand finale taking place in Ottawa on November 14, 2017 (Save the Date!).
The complete list of awards and criteria can be found at startupaward.ca.
To nominate, visit startupaward.ca. To register, visit startupaward.ca/events/.
For nomination inquiries, please email [email protected]
About the Startup Canada Awards
The Startup Canada Awards celebrate and distinguish outstanding achievement in advancing Canadian entrepreneurship.
The objectives of the awards are to:
Celebrate those working to advance entrepreneurship in Canada;
Increase awareness of the importance of strengthening Canada’s entrepreneurship ecosystem and culture; and,
Incentivize efforts and elevate the ambitions of the Canadian entrepreneurial community.
2016 finalists and recipients can be found here. Photos from the 2015 and 2016 Startup Canada Awards can be found on the Startup Canada Flickr Page. For more information, visit startupaward.ca.