Announcing the Finalists for the 7th Annual Canadian Innovation Awards

Author:  Rob Lewis
Date: January 5, 2018

 

After pouring over thousands of nominations, the finalists for the Canadian Innovation Awards have been named.

The list features some of the hottest startups, biggest companies, and cutting-edge entrepreneurs in the country—so take a look and think long and hard before casting your votes beginning Monday, January 8th.

Startup

  • Element AI
  • Ritual
  • Rubikloud
  • Wealthsimple

Entrepreneur

  • David Ciccarelli, Voices.com
  • Kerry Liu, Rubikloud
  • Ray Reddy, Ritual
  • Shahrzad Rafati, BroadbandTV

New Startup

  • Automat
  • Flinks
  • Trexo Robotics
  • Zoom.ai

Social Impact

  • Benevity
  • Canada Learning Code
  • Mealshare
  • Upside Foundation

Angel Investor

  • Allen & Eva Lau
  • Manny Padda
  • Matt Mastracci
  • Michele Romanow

Breakthrough Technology

Manufacturing & Robotics

  • Bluewrist
  • Kindred
  • Kinova
  • SkyX

Financial Services

  • Bench
  • League
  • Sensibill
  • Wave

Health & Wellness

  • BlueDot
  • BlueRock Therapeutics
  • InteraXon
  • Thalmic Labs

Retail & Hospitality

  • Flipp
  • Lightspeed
  • Shopify
  • Tulip Retail

Energy & Sustainability

  • Corvus Energy
  • ecobee
  • General Fusion
  • MyHEAT

Media & Entertainment

  • BroadbandTV
  • Diply
  • Prodigy Game
  • StudioMDHR

Remember, voting begins on Monday, January 8th. The winners will be announced at a gala event on February 22 in Toronto at the Royal Ontario Museum. Cast your votes and help decide who Canada’s most innovative companies and entrepreneurs are!