2021 Awards Time Capsule

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Zack's Song

The Montage

Don Iveson's Message

2021 Winners

New Startup of the Year

Areto Labs
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Volunteer of the Year

Gail Powley
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Student Entrepreneur of the Year

Eden Redman
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Startup Event of the Year

Startup TNT Investment Summit I
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Service Provider of the Year

Startup Edmonton
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Pivot of the Year

Codo
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Most Edmonton Startup of the Year

RUNWITHIT Synthetics Inc.
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Mentor of the Year

Kristina Milke
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Corporate Champion of the Year

MNP
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Connector of the Year

Laurie Wang
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Community Champion of the Year

Ashlyn Bernier
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Best Startup Workplace

DrugBank
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Award Show Stats

Over 200 YEG Guests

Engaged during the live event and after-party.

3hrs+ of Entertainment

Celebrate, connect and engage all night long.

65 Unique Nominations

Saw big support for YEG community players.

12 Guest Speakers

Cross-network support and event attendance.

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Our 2021 Finalists

01

Most Edmonton Startup of the Year

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RUNWITHIT Synthetics Inc.

Samdesk

Areto Labs

02

Best Startup Workplace

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DrugBank

Jobber

Samdesk

03

New Startup of the Year

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Areto Labs

Agriolabs

Copysmith

04

Pivot of the Year

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Codo

DiveThru

Fly & Fetch

05

Community Champion of the Year

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Ashlyn Bernier

Zack Storms

Colin Christensen

06

Connector of the Year

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Laurie Wang

Bradley Poulette

Tim Lynn

07

Volunteer of the Year

2021 Finalists

Gail Powley

Colin Christensen

Jas Panesar

08

Mentor of the Year

2021 Finalists

Kristina Milke

Jessica Doody

Arden Tse

09

Student Entrepreneur of the Year

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Eden Redman

Ravina Anand

Shelvie Fernan

10

Service Provider of the Year

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Startup Edmonton

Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute (Amii)

Applied Pharmaceutical Innovation

11

Corporate Champion of the Year

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MNP

CBRE

ATB

12

Startup Event of the Year

2021 Finalists

Startup TNT Investment Summit I

Edmonton Startup Week 2020

Great Alberta Pitch Marathon

WHAT THE COMMUNITY IS SAYING

"It's a great night!"
Catherine Warren - Innovate Edmonton
"I voted for Bradley's moustache to win all categories but was overruled"
Shay Barker - DrugBank
"Woohoo! I wish I could see all of you!!!"
Emily Rendell-Watson
"This is way better than the Oscars. So much smoother and concise."
Colin Christensen

Our Host

2021 Live Awards Show. Hosted by Emily Rendell-Watson from Taproot Publishing.

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2021 Awards Show Event Recap

Virtual Doors Opened at 6:00PM on May 20, 2021

Over 200 local entrepreneurs, service providers, investors, and YEG community members gathered on the REMO platform to attend the inaugural YEG Startup Community Awards show. Make-your-own-pizzas and cold drinks were delivered to all the guests who signed up early. This year, we had 65 unique nominations, 12 guest speakers and presenters, and over 3 hours of entertainment. The live show was over at 8:00PM and many guests attended the after-party hosted by Startup TNT all night long.

2021 News Coverage

CTV News Edmonton

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Taproot Edmonton

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Our Team

Learn more about the founding team behind the  YEG Startup Community Awards.