2023 Awards Time Capsule

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2023 Award Recipients 🥳

Most Edmonton Startup of the Year

Wyvern 🎉

Best Startup Workplace of the Year

Levven Electronics 🎉

New Startup of the Year

Atadel 🎉

Pivot of the Year

True Angle 🎉

Community Champion of the Year

Gail Powley 🎉

Connector of the Year

Paramita Chaudhuri Basu 🎉

Volunteer of the Year

Keenan Pascal 🎉

Mentor of the Year

Shaheel Hooda 🎉

Student Entrepreneur of the Year

Sam Yasinksi 🎉

Community Initiative of the Year

Health Innovation Hub 🎉

Support Organization of the Year

Startup TNT 🎉

Investor of the Year

Arden Tse 🎉

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2023 Show Sponsors: We're thrilled to have all of these amazing sponsors helping us make it happen!

applied pharmaceutical innovation
Alberta Enterprise Corporation
Edmonton Downtown Business Association
Sprout Fund
JR Shaw School of Business
48 Hour Discovery
Areto Labs
500 Global
Work Nicer
Endeavour Advisory
Accelerate Fund
Levven Electronics
Edmonton Unlimited
G2V Optics
The Gather Co

May 11, 2023

2023 Live Awards Show. Hosted by Tiffany Linke-Boyko from Flying Fish Partners at Amii's Jasper Avenue headquarters.

Meet the awesome people behind the awards. We believe a stronger startup community is only possible when we learn, grow and collaborate together.

2023 Team

Emily Marino

YEG Superfan

I love to build things! Excited to contribute to the community and celebrate with everyone.
Dominique Beaupre


I help grow promising startup initiatives that make sustainable economic and social impacts.
Marina Barbu

Service Provider

I'm an innovation enthusiast driven by making an impact with a passion for building communities and supporting startups.
Shay Barker

YEG Superfan

Big fan of supporting YEG's Startup Community and seeing it grow
Rob Davy

I like lasers. I like smoke machines. It's unclear which I like more.
Lan Tan

Entrepreneur Enabler

I am a cheerleader of the Edmonton Innovation community and support entrepreneurs towards impactful growth.
Eric Pelletier

I love helping people and businesses grow with the help of technology
Leo Anian Atienza

Student, Builder

"The best way to predict your future is to create it." - Abe Lincoln. NAIT student, Computer Software Development 2023
Steven Lin

Outreach Worker

Passionate about youth empowerment and supporting leaders to work towards their own goals.
Cory Sellar

Service Provider

Passionate storyteller of Edmonton's innovation community, and esports enthusiast.
Ace Nasir

YEG Superfan

"I’m a Mandalorian. Weapons are part of my religion.” - The Mandalorian. Resident social media guru.
Candice Sawchuk

I am a passionate event specialist and community builder. Bringing people together to do amazing things (or to have amazing times) never gets old.
Radha Saikia

Customer Success

I help make samdesk's customers & products successful.
Jonah Tetz

I empower startups by streamlining workflows and automating systems.
Paul Larney

YEG Superfan

Empowering Success Through Strategy, Creativity, and Innovation
Greg Burlet

YEG Superfan

"Do, or do not, there is no try" - Yoda. I like building tech. I like music.
James Keirstead

"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has." - Margaret Mead.
Nancy Gordy

I'm a Product Marketing Specialist at Amii, but also an extreme dog-mom and lover of all things Edmonton!