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.bbtv.com
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

BroadbandTV (BBTV) is an innovative media and technology company that drives success for online video creators by leveraging its proprietary technology and massive online reach. Operating one of the world’s largest entertainment networks on YouTube, BBTV has developed some of the most advanced and innovative technologies in the online video space: VISO NOVI, for detecting and managing fan uploaded content and VISO... more

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

Global Relay is the leading provider of cloud-based electronic message archiving, supervision, and eDiscovery solutions for the global financial sector, delivering services to 18,000 customers in 90 countries. Global Relay Archive securely captures and preserves email, instant messaging, mobile messaging, Bloomberg, Thomson Reuters, Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook and more — with Blackberry, iPhone, iPad, Android,... 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 80 million registered users. Beginning as a small start-up out of CEO and founder Markus Frind’s apartment in 2003, it soon revolutionized the online dating industry as the first free site. Since its inception, PlentyOfFish has offered the first and most advanced matching system in the industry and a series of personalized relationship tests for... 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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