Celebrating YEG's startup ecosystem

We strengthen the YEG business community with opportunities to expand networks, deepen relationships, and celebrate success within our local startup community.

Awareness is key to building our vibrant, healthy, and thriving startup ecosystem. We do this by promoting champions to the greater community to build deeper connections.

Our school of thought. What started as just an idea has become something so much more because we all share so many things in common.

01

Stay curious

We are entrepreneurs at heart with a burning desire to collaborate and solve problems.

02

Be respectful

We embrace diversity of thought and celebrate our unique contributions.

03

Do good work

We work hard on innovative business challenges in sustainable ways.

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

Jocelyn Davison

Founder

I curate connection and impact through meaningful events and purposeful partnerships.
Riphay Al-Hussein

Service Provider

I'm all about maximizing my impact wherever I go...
Syed Abbas

Entrepreneur

I advocate for my community of tech entrepreneurs and love talking about biology.
Lan Tan

Entrepreneur Enabler

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

Founder/Co-Organizer

Hi my name is Zack. I like building companies...
Lindsey Tran

Service Provider

I'm a content strategists at Shopify and love supporting local initiatives.
Dominique Beaupre

Entrepreneur

I help grow promising startup initiatives that make sustainable economic and social impacts.
Radha Saikia

Customer Success

I help samdesk succeed by ensuring our customers are successful.
Michelle Ferguson

Freelance Writer

I support Edmonton’s tech scene by covering local success stories.
Brandon Kwong

Edmonton Chief Organizer

Having fun, making friends, building companies.
Nadhar Alsabban

Sales Operations Manager

I help optimize and scale sales efforts by supporting and enabling sales teams.
Alex Kozicki

Business Analyst

I help companies have a more personal and empathetic relationship with their customers through use of technology.
Bradley Poulette

Entrepreneur

As a founder himself, Bradley lives and breathes Edmonton's startup community.
Nicole Dong

Entrepreneur

I love NPR's "How I Built This" and Terry O'Reilly's "Under the Influence".

Join our team. Apply to be part of something truly amazing as a general, organizing, and steering committee member today!

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The Judges: Meet the YEG Startup Community Awards adjudication committee.

Christiana Manzocco

Service Provider

Lynette Tremblay

Entrepreneur

Lindsey Tran

Service Provider

Thom de Haas

Entrepreneur

Lan Tan

Entrepreneur Enabler

Riphay Al-Hussein

Service Provider

Brandon Kwong

Edmonton Chief Organizer

Allie Knull

Entrepreneur

Lejjy Gafour

Entrepreneur

Anthea Sargeaut

Entrepreneur

Sheldon Zhang

Entrepreneur

Radha Saikia

Customer Success

Alex Kozicki

Business Analyst

Show Sponsors: The Edmonton-RIN, Startup Edmonton, DrugBank, Startup TNT, Mercer Tavern and dealcloser.

Startup Awards Show

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May 20, 2021 from 6-8pm on