Announcing the 2013 Canadian Startup Award Finalists: Vote for Your Favourite

Posted by Knowlton Thomas

With so many talented entrepreneurs and innovative startups in Canada, Techvibes deemed it a necessity to recognize, honour, and celebrate these people and their companies. For three years now the Canadian Startup Awards have been doing just that.

This year, Techvibes received well over 2,500 nominations across six categories via comments, email, tweets, and our nomination form. Finalists were determined by you, our readers, with guidance from the editorial team. Each category has either three or six finalists.

Voting is open until 11:59pm PST on Sunday, January 19 and the winners will be announced on Monday, January 20. One vote per person.

 

Vote here for your favourites below.

 

STARTUP of THE YEAR 2013

 

ENTREPRENEUR of THE YEAR 2013

  • Tobias Lutke (Shopify)
  • Jack Newton (Clio)
  • Shahrzad Rafati (BroadbandTV)

 

ACCELERATOR GRADUATE of THE YEAR 2013

  • Bionym (Creative Destruction Lab, 2013 & The Next 36, 2013)

 

ANGEL of THE YEAR 2013

  • Randy Thompson (Alberta)
  • Greg Peet (BC)
  • Jevon MacDonald (Atlantic Canada)

 

VENTURE CAPITAL FIRM of THE YEAR 2013

 

EMPLOYER of THE YEAR 2013

Company:
Techvibes
Website:
http://www.techvibes.com
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Techvibes is Canada's leading technology media property. Originally founded in 2002, Techvibes is dedicated to covering social, mobile, and startup news that impacts Canadians. Our editors and nationwide network of reporters combine breaking hyperlocal news with international coverage to deliver a unique balance of insight and information. New in 2012, Techvibes is also the host of the annual Canada Startup... more


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Knowlton Thomas

Knowlton Thomas

Knowlton is the managing editor of Techvibes. Based in Vancouver, Knowlton has been published in national publications and has also appeared on television and radio. Previously he was an editor for New Westminster weekly The Other Press and served on its board of directors. When not working, Knowlton enjoys playing tennis or otherwise enjoying the outdoors. more



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