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The York Technology Alliance is a hub for knowledge mobilization committed to fostering a collaborative community where technology companies connect and grow. This is achieved through Peer To Peer networking; practical learning programs such as tech Learning Labs; and Keynote topical issues sessions delivered on behalf of member companies. The YTA, established in 1982, has continuously innovated to meet the learning and growth interests of its technology company members at the centre-point of the Ontario tech corridor.
“These awards are part of the celebration and recognition of local tech company success. The YTA serves as a hub for encouragement and recognition of sustained business success in the technology sector” says John Kitchen, VP and General Manager of Esri Canada and Chair of the YTA.
Atin Gupta, Lead Partner, Technology at MNP offered his firm’s encouragement to nominees, “MNP is pleased to once again support the YTA Technology Leadership Awards as Platinum Sponsor and Awards Auditor. The YTA Awards recognize community-nominated leaders as Most Promising Tech Start-Up; Scale-Up Company of the Year; and Technology Company of the Year. This is the third year MNP has taken a lead sponsor role.” MNP suite of accounting, consulting, and tax services combines industry expertise, market knowledge and professional insight to identify opportunities to take your business to the next level.
Previous winners of the YTA Technology Leadership Awards include Canadian tech stars gShift Labs; MySpark Technologies; Real Matters; DVS Sciences; Compugen; and Platform Computing. You can nominate someone today . Join the YTA in celebrating tech sector success in Canada and fill out a nomination form at yorktech.ca.
About the Awards
YTA Technology Company of the Year
This award recognizes an organization that has demonstrated business leadership and excellence in innovation and a commitment to the knowledge-based sector in the Greater Toronto Region and possibly throughout Canada. Consideration in this category requires increasing profitability, community involvement and thought leadership, and demonstration of sound business fundamentals. A minimum of eight years in business is required for judges to investigate the organization’s growth and track record. A confidential process will be used to validate key performance data.
YTA Scale-up Company of the Year
This award recognizes an organization that has demonstrated excellence in innovation and a commitment to the knowledge-based sector in the Greater Toronto Region while consistently reaching new customers or delivering new services within an existing customer, increasing revenues, adding employees, encouraging community involvement and embracing sound business fundamentals. A minimum of three and maximum of ten years in operation is required for judges to investigate positive growth and a proven track record. A confidential process will be used to validate key performance data.
YTA Most Promising Tech Start-up
This award is presented to a Greater Toronto Region based organization that has the greatest potential to demonstrate excellence in their business, and while embracing a commitment to the knowledge-based sector have steadily increased revenue, added employees, and embraced sound business fundamentals including the addition of an advisory board or board of directors. This category is reserved for operations that have been established for three years or less. A confidential process will be used to validate key performance data.
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