TechAlliance of Southwestern Ontario is proud to announce five winners at Limitless: A Celebration of Regional Innovation, held virtually on March 31, 2021. The celebration showcased the successes of businesses that have developed innovative solutions, harnessed equitable cultures and realized substantial growth in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The recipients were selected by esteemed industry leaders as well as from public voting for the People’s Choice Award. The awards and recipients in each category are as follows:
The Breakthrough Award recognized a company that has brought a novel solution to market, whose technology clearly demonstrates next-level innovation. Congratulations to Marlow for being named the recipient of this award.
The Gamechanger Award recognized a company whose culture is paramount to the success of their business, accelerating growth and profitability while creating a positive impact. Congratulations to Start.ca for being named the recipient of this award.
The Scaleup Award recognized a company that has realized substantial growth over the last 12 months. Congratulations to VidHug for being the recipient of this award.
The Forthcomer Award recognized a trailblazing young professional, 29 years of age and under, with an innovative solution or business. Congratulations to Saumik Biswas of Pathlogix for being named the recipient of this award.
The People’s Choice Award HUX for being the recipient of this award following the public voting session.
“Limitless award recipients are a strong display of resilience in our region, and the ingenuity that accompanies times of disruption. Let’s allow these powerful stories of innovation in action to inspire us towards a stronger, more prosperous future. When we rally around those who are blazing trails and setting new standards, we bolster a globally competitive, future-ready innovation economy – together,” said Christina Fox, Chief Executive Officer at TechAlliance of Southwestern Ontario. “In pursuit of creating spaces where innovation thrives and reflecting on all the ways Southwestern Ontario entrepreneurs navigated through disruption this year, we’re reminded that there is no one way to build a venture, scale a company or lead a world-class business. We are indeed, Limitless. Congratulations to our finalists and award recipients.”
Limitless was made possible by sponsorship from a cast of regional partners — MNP LLP, Stronghold Services Corporation, TD Ferrara Wealth Advisory Group, Fanshawe College School of Digital and Performing Arts, and Pierre L. Morrissette Institute for Entrepreneurship at Ivey Business School. Each committed to fostering innovation, their contributions will enable this experience to uplift and energize audiences in Elgin, Huron, Lambton, Middlesex and Oxford counties.
More information about the award recipients of Limitless can be found at techalliance.ca/limitless.