Deadline Approaching for Impact Awards Recognizing Canada's Top Young Entrepreneurs

by Rob Lewis | Startups

Nominations close on Sunday, October 11th, for The Impact Entrepreneurship Group's 2009 Impact Awards, which will be recognizing young Canadian entrepreneurs in five categories including: Technology, Social, Green, Women, and Arts.  25 Finalists will be profiled as part of the awards, with the winner in each category invited to the 2009 Impact National Conference Gala for the presentation of their award.

All award applicants must be between the ages of 16 to 30 and be the founder of their company and responsible for its operation.  Past technology recipients include Chris Nguyen, Founder of, Adil Lalani, who sold his company for $1.25 Million while still in University and has since Co-Founded TwitVid, Ali de Bold, Co-Founder of ChickAdvisor, and Jennifer Correiro, Co-Founder of TakingITGlobal.

The prize for each winner includes a free pass to the Impact National Conference in Toronto on November 20th and 21st, as well as recognition as an Impact Award winner through various media outlets.  You can fill out a nomination form for yourself or nominate a friend here.  The deadline for submitting your nomination is this Sunday, October 11th.

Impact Entrepreneurship Group
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Impact's goal is to create the next generation of entrepreneurs and help young entrepreneurs realize their true potential. Impact connects people, knowledge and ideas, recognizing success and providing inspiration to leaders at every stage of their development. The Impact Entrepreneurship Group is Canada's largest non-profit, student-run organization dedicated to encouraging the entrepreneurial... more

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Rob Lewis

Rob Lewis

Rob is the President of Techvibes Media and Editor-in-Chief of  His diverse background includes stints in International Trade Finance, Web Development, and Enterprise Software and he is a graduate of the University of British Columbia, British Columbia Institute of Technology, and Simon Fraser University. When not running Canada's leading technology media property, Rob can be... more

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