Nominations open until August 30; Winners to be announced on November 7
TORONTO, July 16, 2013 /CNW/ - PwC is now accepting nominations for the 2013 Innovator of the Year. The
award is part of PwC's annual Vision to Reality (V2R) Awards, which celebrate emerging technology companies that have demonstrated
growth and excellence and whose outstanding achievements have made them
some of Canada's most successful technology companies. Applicants for
Innovator of the Year are judged on three criteria - innovation,
financial performance and strategic direction.
"The Innovator of the Year Award showcases companies who have had the
courage to take a vision or idea and turn it into a viable reality of
revenue and profit," says Eugene Bomba, National Emerging Company Services Leader at PwC. "We're looking for 'game changers' - ventures that
really have the power to change up the landscape and bring a unique
benefit to the industry."
Nominees are automatically considered for the Top 10 Up-and-Coming
Technology Companies Award as well as the People's Choice Award.
Nominations are open until August 30, and all award winners will be
announced and recognized at a celebration event on November 7. Full
details and the nomination form are available at www.pwc.com/ca/v2rawards.
"We encourage members of the emerging tech community to get involved and
nominate themselves or a fellow entrepreneur," says Allen Lau at
Wattpad, winner of the 2012 Innovator of the Year Award. "The awards
help to inspire future technology start-ups and are a great way for
CEOs to build the network they need to see their companies thrive."
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