EY Names 2013 Pacific Entrepreneur of the Year Winners

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Last night EY celebrated 20 years of honouring great entrepreneurs with its 2013 Pacific EY Entrepreneur Of The Year award gala

The Canadian program is in its 20th year of honouring the country's most impressive entrepreneurs from all areas of business. Award finalists are chosen based on their vision, leadership, financial success and social responsibility.

Category winners of the 2013 Pacific EY Entrepreneur Of The Year awards:

Emerging entrepreneur

Information technology

Business-to-business products and services

Business-to-consumer products and services

Cleantech

Manufacturing

Mining and metals

Last night's gala also honoured Karen Flavelle of Purdys Chocolatier with the 2013 EY Family Business Award of Excellence in celebration of generations of entrepreneurial achievement.

As the Pacific region's 2013 Entrepreneurs Of The Year, these winners will compete with top entrepreneurs from the Atlantic, Prairies, Ontario and Quebec regions for the national honour of Canada's EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2013, to be presented at a gala celebration on 27 November 2013 in Toronto.

In June 2014, Canada's Entrepreneur Of The Year 2013 will move to the world stage to compete with more than 50 country recipients for the title of EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year.

Company:
BroadbandTV
Website:
http://www.broadbandtvcorp.com
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

BroadbandTV is a media & technology company that brings together content owners, network operators and advertisers to create economically sustainable online and mobile video business models. BroadbandTV specializes in the aggregation, optimization, protection and monetization of video content. BroadbandTV creates compelling distribution opportunities for its content partners and income generation opportunities for... more

Company:
Global Relay Communications Inc.
Website:
http://www.globalrelay.com
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Global Relay is the world leader in cloud-based messaging, archiving and search technology for the financial sector. Global Relay is headquartered in Gastown, with offices in New York, Chicago, London and Singapore. Since 1999, more than 15,000 firms spanning 90 countries have entrusted Global Relay to securely archive their electronic messaging — including email, instant messaging, BlackBerry, social media... more

Company:
PlentyOfFish (POF.com)
Website:
http://www.pof.com
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

PlentyOfFish is the world's largest online dating site, with over 60 million registered users. Launched in Vancouver, Canada, in 2003, POF was run out of our CEO and founder Markus Frind's apartment until 2008 when he hired his first employee. Since then we've extended the size and reach of our operation rapidly, with over 70 employees based out of our Vancouver headquarters. Our mobile and web platforms are... more

Company:
Endurance Wind Power
Website:
http://www.endurancewindpower.com
Location:
Surrey, British Columbia, Canada

Endurance Wind Power is a manufacturer of advanced wind turbines designed specifically for distributed wind power applications. Our line of modern, induction based wind turbines, bring efficient, reliable, safe and quiet, renewable energy within reach of homeowners , businesses and institutions across the continent and beyond. Our North American wide dealer network has been serving their communities for decades... more

Company:
GLENTEL Inc.
Website:
http://www.glentel.com
Location:
Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada

GLENTEL Inc. (GLN:TXE) is a leading provider of innovative and reliable telecommunications services and solutions across North America. Founded in 1963, GLENTEL comprises two operating divisions - Retail and Business - that service the needs of wireless consumers and commercial telecommunications customers across Canada. Together with its divisions, the company boasts more than 280 locations. GLENTEL has been... more


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