We’re searching for game-changing business owners
Thousands of businesses applied for their chance to win $125,000 in funding, advertising and technology to fuel their business growth. Due to the overwhelming response, our top 20 finalists will be announced on September 27.
June 7, 2023
The #StandWithOwners application period began
September 6, 2023
The #StandWithOwners application period closed at 11:59pm ET
September 27, 2023
20 finalists will be announced and highlighted
Grand prize winners announcement
October 5, 2023
5 grand prize winners will be announced and celebrated
VP, Product Management & Customer Experience, Canada Post
With a passion for innovation, Anjali’s expertise is in leading product development through strategic partnerships, designs and strategies, to find market fit and achieve scale.
Managing Director, Client Partnerships, The Globe and Mail
Penny leads the advertising sales division at the Globe and Mail as Managing Director, Client Partnerships and has led some of Canada’s most iconic media brands.
Founder, Leftovers Foundation, and 2021 #StandWithOwners winner
Lourdes is an award winning entrepreneur and Urban planner, with a Masters in Environmental Design, who has founded organizations in urban planning, food security, hospitality and food tech.
Managing Director, Sage Canada
Mark empowers businesses by simplifying workflows to break down barriers and achieve growth. He brings a wealth of knowledge essential to navigating channel, partner, and SMB landscapes in Canada.
SVP & President, Small and Medium Business (SMB), TELUS Business
Roi leads the TELUS small and medium business team focused on technology that helps owners, leaders, and teams drive growth and differentiation for their businesses.
TELUS is a proud supporter of Canadian business
Since 2020, we’ve committed $3.5 million to #StandWithOwners, providing funding, technology and recognition to help them thrive in a digital world