Startup Canada Awards

Celebrating Outstanding Achievement in Advancing Canadian Entrepreneurship

The Startup Canada Awards celebrate and distinguish outstanding achievement in advancing Canadian entrepreneurship.

The objectives of the awards are to:

  • Celebrate those working to advance entrepreneurship in Canada;
  • Increase awareness of the importance of strengthening Canada’s entrepreneurship ecosystem and culture; and,
  • Incentivize efforts and elevate the ambitions of the Canadian entrepreneurial community.

In 2014, more than 250 nominations poured in from across Canada, more than 2,500 Canadians participated in online voting and hundreds joined the celebration at regional events across Canada. A full list of finalists and award winners can be found here.

Nominations are now open for the 2015 Startup Canada Awards! Visit for categories and criteria.