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Pivot of the Year

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Companies chasing new promising opportunities

Award Category

Startup

Selection Criteria

  • Timeliness: The startup's pivot started in 2022 or 2023.
  • Pivot scope: The startup's pivot is a broad and deep scope for the business. The pivot was a transformational change to the business model, customer base, and overall company strategy.
  • Pivot speed: The startup's pivot was quickly executed in response to an external driver and/or opportunity.
  • Pivot impact: The startup's pivot has significantly and positively impacted the business. This could include but not be limited to hires, revenue growth, capital raised, partnerships, and/or press.
  • The company 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.

Pivot of the Year
Award Information

Description

This award recognizes an Edmonton startup's most successful pivot. With the dire to save or augment their startup, we want to celebrate a startup that acted quickly and decisively to emerging opportunities. The startup is now rebuilding or proving market fit, using what it learned before and transforming into a new, stronger business. Keeping the criteria in mind, tell us why the nominated startup should be considered for the Pivot of the Year award.

Eligibility

  • Timeliness: The startup's pivot started in 2022 or 2023.
  • Pivot scope: The startup's pivot is a broad and deep scope for the business. The pivot was a transformational change to the business model, customer base, and overall company strategy.
  • Pivot speed: The startup's pivot was quickly executed in response to an external driver and/or opportunity.
  • Pivot impact: The startup's pivot has significantly and positively impacted the business. This could include but not be limited to hires, revenue growth, capital raised, partnerships, and/or press.
  • The company must be based in Edmonton.

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New this Year. People's choice – Vote below

2023 Award Recipient πŸ₯³
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Most Edmonton Startup of the Year

Wyvern πŸŽ‰

Best Startup Workplace of the Year

Levven Electronics πŸŽ‰

New Startup of the Year

Atadel πŸŽ‰

Pivot of the Year

True Angle πŸŽ‰

Community Champion of the Year

Gail Powley πŸŽ‰

Connector of the Year

Paramita Chaudhuri Basu πŸŽ‰

Volunteer of the Year

Keenan Pascal πŸŽ‰

Mentor of the Year

Shaheel Hooda πŸŽ‰

Student Entrepreneur of the Year

SamΒ Yasinksi πŸŽ‰

Community Initiative of the Year

Support Organization of the Year

Startup TNT πŸŽ‰

Investor of the Year

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

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