Spotlight Awards Celebrate Canadian Unicorns and Centurions in Toronto

On September 17 the Spotlight Awards will celebrate this year’s Unicorn & Centurion Canadian companies and you’re invited to attend.

Billed as the “social event of the year for Canadian tech founders, investors, influencers & ecosystem builders”, this year’s Spotlight Awards are honoring Centurions’ Achievers, Chango, Plenty of Fish, Recon Instruments, Stingray, and VerticalScope and Unicorns Shopify and Slack.

The Spotlight Awards define Centurions as companies that have had a $100 Million+ exit and Unicorns as companies that have been valued at over $1 Billion.

Interested in attending? You can participate in two ways.

1) A $500 donation to The Next 36 gets you admission to the exclusive Spotlight Awards at the home of Achievers founder Razor Suleman and to an afterparty at Brassaii. Suleman recently orchestrated the sale of Achievers to Blackhawk Network for $137 Million. The Next 36 will provide tax receipts for this ticket type.

2) $20 general admission tickets to the Spotlight Awards afterparty at Brassaii are availble online.

100% of proceeds of the Spotlight Awards benefit The Next 36 – Canada’s Entrepreneurial Leadership Initiative. Register now to attend.

Spotlight Awards co-chairs include Facebook’s Jordan Banks, GGV Capital’s Scott Bonham, Wind’s Anthony Lacavera, Ceridian’s David Ossip, OMERS Ventures’ John Ruffolo, Andreessen Horowitz’s Angela Strange, and Alignvest’s Reza Satchu.