Categories included Best Young Entrepreneur, Best Non-Tech Business and Best Technology Business, with a bonus category for the Best Peel Region Business.

Four winners were announced live by the judging panel, which included Stephen Beney from Bereskin & Parr LLP, Andrew Patricio from Bizlaunch, Pauleanna Reid from pauleannareid.com, and Vern Vautour from Bizcoach.

The winners in each of the four categories are:

 1. Best Young Entrepeneur

  • EMAGIN Inc.

 2. Best Non-Tech Business

  • Exclusive Dry Cleaners Inc.

 3. Best Technology Business

  • Aposys Technologies Inc.

 4. Best Peel Region Business

  • Hybrid Power Solutions

The Unlock Your Big Idea Pitch Competition was designed to provide entrepreneurs in the GTA with the opportunity to pitch their idea to an esteemed panel of judges and win funding and support. The competition is delivered in partnership with the Peel members of the Ontario Network of Entrepreneurs, including the Brampton Entrepreneur Centre, ICUBE operating out of the University of Toronto Mississauga, the Mississauga Business Enterprise Centre, Sheridan College, Town of Caledon and the Centre for Entrepreneurship.

For more information:

Marisa Tomassi
Event Coordinator, Centre for Entrepreneurship
416-675-6622 ext. 79254
[email protected]

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