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The OSMO Foundations and Montréal NewTech are inviting you again to the Montreal Startup Community Awards. Our goal is to celebrate all those who are contributing to the development of the Montreal startup ecosystem. We will be recognizing the people, the places and the organizations that are working tirelessly, often without recognition. It’s time to celebrate them and all the work that they have done over the past year. Join us on November 14 for the Community Startup Awards!

OUR CATEGORIES

COMMUNITY CHAMPION OF THE YEAR

This award recognizes the person who has played the biggest role in the growth and development of our ecosystem over the last year. They have worked tirelessly to make Montreal shine.

DIVERSITY CHAMPION

This award recognizes the person who is the most active in the promotion of diversity in our ecosystem. They are always speaking up at events, organizing workshops, etc. They live and breath diversity and inclusion.

MENTOR OF THE YEAR

This award recognizes the person who is always available to provide advice and mentorship to those in the process of launching their business, learning to code or simply to those looking to join the ecosystem.

CORPORATE CHAMPION OF THE YEAR

This award recognizes a corporate that has been the biggest supporter of the ecosystem in terms of manpower, space, mentorship and time.

SPEAKER OF THE YEAR

This award recognizes the person who has been the most available and inclined to speak at events, conferences, round tables, etc.

VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR

This award recognizes the person who is always volunteering at all the events, giving their time and resources to support the community and is always available to help, no strings attached.

CONNECTOR OF THE YEAR

This award recognizes the person who acts as the biggest connector for all of us. They are always willing to make an intro and to connect you to anyone and everyone who can help you or your business grow.

STARTUP CHAMPION OF THE YEAR

This award recognizes a startup that has been the biggest supporter of the ecosystem in terms of manpower, space, mentorship and time.

COMMUNITY ORGANIZER OF THE YEAR

This award recognizes the person who organizes the most events, meet-ups, workshops, etc. They have continuously put a lot of effort into promoting learning and the growth of our ecosystem.

AMBASSADEUR FOR MONTREAL OF THE YEAR

This award recognizes the person acts as the best ambassador for Montreal. They probably spend a lot of time traveling but are always singing Montreal’s praises when abroad. They are always trying to promote the movement of companies and talent to our city.

NEW CATEGORY: RISING STAR

An up and coming newcomer to our community in 2018 has impressed you with their enthusiasm? Their engagement and dedication will be without doubt an impactful addition to our ecosystem? Now is the time to highlight them!

TAKE TIME TO THANK YOUR COMMUNITY CHAMPIONS

Honouring those who are working tirelessly to support the Montreal startup ecosystem.

Deadline for the votes: Nov. 13

VOTE FOR YOUR COMMUNITY CHAMPIONS NOW!

Startup Community Awards 2018

Associate Partners

Founding Partners

Supporters

Contributors

Honouring those who are working tirelessly to support the Montreal startup ecosystem

Coming Soon:  2nd edition of Startup Community Awards — Celebrating Montreal’s Start-up Champions!!!

The celebration is co-headed by OSMO, which supports grassroots initiatives that aid community building, and Montreal NewTech, Montreal’s largest startup community committed to supporting its local techies and tech entrepreneurs through knowledge sharing, events, workshops, demo-nights, competitions, collaborative platforms, etc.

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