2015 BDC Young Entrepreneur Award February 20, 2015 RICCentre What is the BDC Young Entrepreneur Award? The BDC Young Entrepreneur Award contest rewards Canadian entrepreneurs aged 18 to 35 whose company has reached a turning point and who propose innovative solutions to ensure their company’s growth. When your business is at a crossroads, you have two choices: to continue at your current pace or take it to the next level. If you’re choosing to grow your business, the BDC Young Entrepreneur Award contest is for you. GRAND PRIZE $100,000 to implement the winning project 2ND PRIZE $25,000 in consulting services with BDC specialists + national visibility After the contest, the Grand Prize winner will track the project’s progress through a video journal on the contest website or another communication tool. The project’s progress will be reflected in a section featuring the winners and the public will have the chance to follow the various stages of the project’s implementation. Check out the 2013-2014 contest winners’ projects How do you apply? 1) First, think about your hopes for the future of your business. Are you at a turning point or a decisive moment in its history? Do you want to implement a solution that will grow your business and take it to the next level? If so, this is your chance! 2) Get your application ready by thinking about the turning point your company is facing, as well as the solution you want to implement to ensure its growth. Warning: your application must present a solution that has NOT yet been implemented. The prizes are intended to help the winners through the change process. 3) Fill out the application form online and submit your application. For more information, check out the Application Requirements (PDF).