Prairies’ Most Disruptive and Innovative Entrepreneurs Named Finalists of the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ Program

  • July 6, 2016

Congratulations to Amit Gupta, President and CEO of Solido Design Automation, a Golden Opportunities investee, for being named a finalist in the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ Prairies 2016 awards program!

(Calgary, 6 July 2016) – EY is recognizing an impressive group of Prairies entrepreneurs for their financial performance, vision, leadership, personal integrity and entrepreneurial spirit. Today, the firm named 50 finalists across 10 categories in its EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ Prairies 2016 awards program.

“Our entrepreneurs are building a better working world one company at a time,” says Rob Jolley, EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Prairies Program Director. “In this region, we are consistently impressed with the calibre of men and women who are leading businesses, driving our economy forward and providing jobs to thousands of people. Our judges have a tough job narrowing down these fantastic stories into winners. We have a top notch group of finalists.”

An independent panel of judges will name winners in a number of diverse categories, and one of the category winners as the overall Prairies winner. That winner will then compete with winners from Québec, Atlantic, Pacific and Ontario for the Canadian Entrepreneur Of The Year title. The Canadian winner will go on to compete with winners from more than 50 countries for the title of EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year, in June 2017.

The Canadian Entrepreneur Of The Year program is in its 23rd year of recognizing, celebrating and telling the inspiring stories of the country’s most impressive entrepreneurs from all areas of business and different stages of their entrepreneurial journey.

The Prairies winners will be announced at a gala in Calgary on 13 October 2016.

More information
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Visit for more program details and a complete list of category finalists and gala dates in the regions.

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Amit Gupta
Solido Design Automation Inc. | Saskatoon
Solido provides variation management software that enables the creation of electronic devices like smartphones, tablets, PCs, cars and TVs.

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