Announcing the Winners of the 2014 Canadian Startup Awards

After six weeks of nominations and voting, the 2014 Canadian Startup Awards have boiled down to this one moment: the winners. This year we received more than 40,000 votes, a significant increase from last year's awards.

We want to thank all of our readers—from the voters to the startups and the entrepreneurs and investors who power them—for making Canada's startup community so vibrant and innovative. And now, the winners:

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Past and Future Collide in Motor City at This Year's North American International Auto Show

Steam hisses angrily from rusting metal pipes on a street in the downtown core of Detroit, Michigan. Despite being the heart of the city in the middle of a weekday, it’s an eerily quiet street, the sidewalk’s chunks of salt and grey, slushy mud gaining no footprints.

Not far from me is Joe Louis Arena and Cobo Center, where Detroit is once again hosting the annual North American International Auto Show. Here, no rusting metal is found, and footprints are being made on plush carpets and polished hardwood by the thousands per second.

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