Techvibes

CanadianStartup Awards

About

Canada is full of talented entrepreneurs and innovative startups. Techvibes recognizes and honours these people and their companies through the Canadian Startup Awards, now in its fifth year. The awards are spread across five categories, which each have three to six finalists.

Awards

Startup of the Year

Recognizing a Canadian startup for its outstanding accomplishments.

Entrepreneur of the Year

Recognizing the outstanding accomplishments of an exemplary Canadian entrepreneur.

Employer of the Year

Recognizing the best Canadian technology employer.

Venture Capital Firm of the Year

Recognizing the Canadian venture capitalist who made the most significant impact.

Angel Investor of the Year

Recognizing the Canadian angel investor who made the most significant impact.

Sponsors

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Past Winners

Startup of the Year

  • 2015: Grow
  • 2014: Varage Sale
  • 2013: Thalmic Labs
  • 2012: Indochino
  • 2011: Wattpad

Entrepreneur of the Year

  • 2015: Mallorie Brodie & Lauren Lake, Cofounders, Bridgit
  • 2014: Stewart Butterfield
  • 2013: Tobias L├╝tke
  • 2012: Ryan Holmes

Employer of the Year

  • 2015: EventMobi
  • 2014: Shopify
  • 2013: Hootsuite

Venture Capital Firm of the Year

  • 2015: Real Ventures
  • 2014: OMERS Ventures
  • 2013: BDC VC
  • 2012: iNovia Capital
  • 2011: Real Ventures

Angel Investor of the Year

  • 2015: Shafin Diamond Tejani
  • 2014: Dan Debow
  • 2013: Greg Peet
  • 2012: Dan Martell
  • 2011: Gerry Pond