BDC Announces 2014 Young Entrepreneur Award with $100,000 Prize

BDC has launched the 2014 edition of its Young Entrepreneur Award.

Canadian business owners aged 18 to 35 can compete for a grand prize of $100,000. Specifically, BDC is looking for entrepreneurs whose business “has reached a turning point or a decisive moment in its history and you have a project that could take it to the next level.”

“Our past finalists view the BDC Young Entrepreneur Award contest as the catalyst to a better understanding of what it takes to grow a business from a small venture to a powerhouse and as a source of unparalleled visibility opportunities,” sais Michel Bergeron, Senior Vice President, Marketing and Public Affairs at BDC. “Now’s the time to be bold, dream big, explore new avenues and devise the winning strategy that will make your business thrive.”



“Once in a while, something great happens to ordinary people,” testifies 2013 BDC Young Entrepreneur Award winner Joel Pinel of WOW Factor Media. “One of the greatest experiences of my life was being part of the contest. BDC provided young, deserving Canadian entrepreneurs with an unbelievable opportunity.”

“The contest aims to showcase the vibrancy of Canada’s young entrepreneur community and its importance to the prosperity of our economy,” added Bergeron. “It is an opportunity for entrepreneurs to raise the profile of their business and tap into networks that will ultimately help them keep ahead of competitors and take their business to the next level.”

The deadline to enter the contest is the morning of April 3.