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Mentor of the Year

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Outstanding commitment to sharing knowledge and growing entrepreneurs.

Award Category

Individual

Selection Criteria

  • Trust: The individual is a trusted individual within the community that is sought after for guidance and mentorship.
  • Advocacy: The individual advocates for others within the community as well as their network when they have the opportunity to support others' success. 
  • Positive Role Model: The individual is recognized for their inspiration to others within the community and their impact on the professional development of others.
  • Experiential Insight: The individual is able to leverage rich personal experiences in their capacity as a mentor and leader.
  • Integrity: The individual is known for their genuine and reliable integrity within the community.
  • Inclusivity: The individual supports with EDI principles in mind.
  • Must be based in Edmonton

We want to hear your authentic opinion on why this startup should win this award.

We want to hear your authentic opinion on why this startup should win this award.

Mentor of the Year
Award Information

Description

This award recognizes the person who is always willing to mentor those who are just launching a startup, looking to build more skills, or get more involved in the startup ecosystem. Keeping the criteria in mind, tell us why the nominated individual should be considered for the Mentor of the Year award.

Eligibility

  • Trust: The individual is a trusted individual within the community that is sought after for guidance and mentorship.
  • Advocacy: The individual advocates for others within the community as well as their network when they have the opportunity to support others' success. 
  • Positive Role Model: The individual is recognized for their inspiration to others within the community and their impact on the professional development of others.
  • Experiential Insight: The individual is able to leverage rich personal experiences in their capacity as a mentor and leader.
  • Integrity: The individual is known for their genuine and reliable integrity within the community.
  • Inclusivity: The individual supports with EDI principles in mind.
  • Must be based in Edmonton

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2023 Award Recipient 🥳

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

Support Organization of the Year

Startup TNT 🎉

Investor of the Year

Arden Tse 🎉
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New Startup of the Year, Connector of the Year, and Community Initiative of the Year.

Got Questions? Read our Award FAQs

How can I register to attend?

Tickets to attend the 2023 Awards Show are now SOLD OUT on Eventbrite. This event is only open to startup community members.

What are the awards?

View Awards! – Here's a list of all the awards that will be given out this year.

When are award nominations accepted ?

Award nominations are now closed. People's Choice award voting is now closed.

Can I vote multiple times?

You can vote once for each of the People's Choice awards. Voting is now closed.

Can I vote for myself or my own startup?

Yes you can! Give yourself that pat on the back. You deserve it.

Can I get involved as a volunteer?

Become a volunteer! – You may express your interest in joining our team as a volunteer for the 2024 YEG Startup Community Awards.