"Bringing together a diverse group of experts passionate about innovation in our community."

Nominations Eligibility

We invite you to participate in this celebration by submitting your nominations and joining us at the awards ceremony. Whether you're a startup founder, an investor, a community leader, or just someone passionate about innovation and entrepreneurship, we welcome you to join us in recognizing the remarkable achievements of Edmonton's startup community.

To be eligible for the 2023 YEG Startup Awards, nominees must meet the following criteria:

Judges / Adjudicator Eligibility

YEG Startup Awards adjudication committee carefully selects our judges for their expertise and experience in the startup ecosystem. They are required to meet the following criteria:
Our judges play a critical role in maintaining the integrity and credibility of the YEG Startup Awards. Bringing together a diverse group of experts passionate about innovation and entrepreneurship enables us to recognize the most deserving nominees for their outstanding achievements in Edmonton.Diversity is essential to the success of the YEG Startup Awards. We strive to select judges from a wide range of backgrounds, including different genders and orientations, ages, ethnicities, industries and organizations’ sizes, to ensure that all nominees are evaluated fairly and impartially by a well-rounded panel of experts.

Adjudication Process

At the YEG Startup Community Awards, we use a rigorous and objective evaluation process to determine the top finalists for each award category, including the respective winners. Here's how it works:


If you have any questions about the adjudication process please contact us!