Nominations for 2014 Canadian Startup Awards Now Open

Nominations for the 2014 Canadian Startup Awards are now open.

Now in its fourth year, the Canadian Startup Awards are an annual tradition. Hosted by Techvibes, the awards celebrate startups and technology in Canada. Nominations are open to everyone.

“There’s so much talent in Canada’s startup ecosystem, we felt compelled to recognize that talent,” says Robert Lewis, editor-in-chief of Techvibes. “So in 2011 we launched these awards, and they’ve been a tremendous success.”

Here are this year’s categories

Startup of the Year: Recognizing a Canadian startup for its outstanding accomplishments in 2014.

Entrepreneur of the Year: Recognizing the outstanding accomplishments of an exemplary Canadian entrepreneur in 2014.

Employer of the Year: Recognizing the best Canadian technology employer in 2014.

Venture Capital Firm of the Year: Recognizing the Canadian venture capitalist who made the most significant impact in 2014.

Angel Investor of the Year: Recognizing the Canadian angel investor who made the most significant impact in 2014.

Accelerator Graduate of the Year: Recognizing a graduate of an accelerator for its outstanding accomplishments in 2014.

“The Canadian startup community is more vibrant than ever, which is why we let the public nominate and vote,” says Knowlton Thomas, managing editor of Techvibes. “The community acts as its own panel of judges, and we’ve seen significant increases in nominations and votes every year.”

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