PwC reveals finalists for 2017 Vision to Reality Innovator of the Year Award

TORONTO, April 21, 2017 /CNW/ - PwC Canada announced today the list of finalists for the 2017 Vision to Reality (V2R): Innovator of the Year Award. This year's award program was open to organizations of all sizes, industries and sectors whose innovative ideas have added value to people, business or society.

"The applications we received this year represent a real cross section of Canadian organizations and the very best innovators. Each finalist demonstrates in their own unique way how innovation can accelerate an organization to the top of its game," said Tahir Ayub, Managing Partner, Markets and Industries, PwC Canada. "We are thrilled that this program gives applicants an opportunity for Canada-wide recognition, networking opportunities and exposure to entrepreneurs, CEOs and other industry leaders. These fearless leaders are reshaping the landscape of Canadian business."

An independent panel of judges, comprised of prominent members of the business community with the experience to recognize and assess innovative companies, evaluated the applications. The judging panel selected a shortlist of finalists, which are soon to be further evaluated to identify winners in each category.

Awards are granted in one of three Innovator of the Year categories:

  • The disruptor - small organization or start-up
  • The builder - mid-size organization
  • The visionary - large organization

2017 Finalists

The disruptor

  • Borrowell
  • Law Scout
  • Rover Parking
  • Trulioo
  • Upbrella Construction

The builder

  • Club Coffee
  • Humber River Hospital
  • ScribbleLive
  • Targray
  • Zafin

The visionary

  • Canadian Tire Corporation, Ltd.
  • McKesson Canada
  • Moneris
  • University Health Network - Discharge Program
  • University Health Network - myUHN Patient Portal

To find out more about the finalists, please click here. The 2017 award category winners will be revealed at an exclusive awards celebration on Thursday, June 1 in Toronto.

For more information on the Vision to Reality Innovator of the Year Award program or our independent panel of judges, please visit, please visit

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