Startup Canada has named the winners of its Startup Canada Awards in Quebec.
The not-for-profit organization calls itself a “grassroots network of entrepreneurs.” It’s annual awards seek to “celebrate and distinguish outstanding achievement in advancing Canadian entrepreneurship” via an online vote.
Here’s the Quebec winners:
Adam Chowaniec Lifetime Achievement Award (Outstanding impact and enduring legacy in Canadian entrepreneurship) – Andy Nulman | Founder, Just For Laughs and Co-Founder & CEO, Play The Future
— Andy Nulman (@AndyNulman) September 1, 2016
Entrepreneur of the Year Award (Exemplifying the spirit of Canadian entrepreneurship) – Dax Dasilva | Founder & CEO, Lightspeed
Woman Entrepreneur Award – Christine Renaud | Co-founder & CEO, E-180
— mtlvi (@mtlvi) September 2, 2016
Young Entrepreneur Award – Amélie Morency | Founder & CEO, The Food Room
Global Entrepreneurship Award (Entrepreneur-led business demonstrating excellence) – Kinova Robotics
— Centech (@CentechMTL) September 1, 2016
Innovation Award – iBIONICS
Social Enterprise Award – Salon 1861
High-Growth Entrepreneurship Award – Breather
Entrepreneur Promotion Award (Advancing the environment and culture for entreprenruship in Canada) – David Nault | Principal & VP Investments, iNovia Capital
Entrepreneur Support Award – District 3 Innovation Centre
— Concordia University (@Concordia) September 1, 2016
Quebec is one of six regions the awards take place in. Its regional celebration will take place October 4 in Montreal.
Startup Canada partnered with La Gare (part of Credo Productions, an organization founded by notable Montreal entrepreneur LP Maurice) for its Quebec regional reception and ceremony. Those interested in attending can register here.