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2017 Finalists

Award Finalists

Startup

Ritual
Ritual
Rubikloud
Rubikloud
Wealthsimple
Wealthsimple
Element.AI
Element.AI

Entrepreneur

David Ciccarelli - Voices.com
David Ciccarelli - Voices.com
Shahrzad Rafati - BBTV
Shahrzad Rafati - BBTV
Ray Reddy - Ritual
Ray Reddy - Ritual
Kerry Liu - Rubikloud
Kerry Liu - Rubikloud

New Startup

Automat
Automat
Flinks.io
Flinks.io
Zoom.ai
Zoom.ai
Trexo Robotics
Trexo Robotics

Social Impact

Canada Learning Code
Mealshare
Benevity
Upside Foundation

Angel Investor

Michele Romanow
Michele Romanow
Matt Mastracci
Matt Mastracci
Allen & Eva Lau
Allen & Eva Lau
Manny Padda
Manny Padda

Breakthrough Technology

Spartan Bioscience Inc.
Spartan Bioscience Inc.
Mojio
Mojio
eSight
eSight
Aspect Biosystems
Aspect Biosystems

Manufacturing & Robotics

Kindred AI
Kindred AI
Kinova Robotics
Kinova Robotics
SkyX
SkyX
Bluewrist
Bluewrist

Financial Services

League
League
Bench
Bench
Wave
Wave
Sensibill
Sensibill

Health & Wellness

Muse by InteraXon
Muse by InteraXon
Thalmic
Thalmic
Bluerock
Bluerock
Bluedot
Bluedot

Retail & Hospitality

Shopify
Shopify
Lightspeed
Lightspeed
Tulip Retail
Tulip Retail
Flipp
Flipp

Energy & Sustainability

Ecobee
Ecobee
General Fusion
General Fusion
Corvus Energy
Corvus Energy
MyHEAT
MyHEAT

Media & Entertainment

Diply
Diply
BroadbandTV
BroadbandTV
Prodigy Game
Prodigy Game
Studio MDHR
Studio MDHR

How it Works

  1. 1

    Community Nominations

    Nov 24 - Dec 22, 2017

    Use the nomination form at the top of this page to submit names for each category. The finalists will be selected from the nominated companies.

  2. 2

    Community Vote

    Jan 5 - Feb 2, 2018

    The voting will commence with the announcement of the category finalists. Each community member will be able to vote once per category.

  3. 3

    Celebration

    Feb 22, 2018

    The winners will be announced live during the awards gala and celebration at the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto on February 22.

Nomination & Award Guidelines

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