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New Brunswick Wins Big In Regional Startup Canada Awards

The awards will be presented to the winners at an event to be held in Fredericton on Sept. 13.

The New Brunswicker winners include:

John McLaughlin, former UNB president and TME scholar in residence, was awarded the Adam Chowaniec Lifetime Achievement Award
Fredericton’s Laura O’Blenis, founder & chief strategist at Stiletto, picked up the Startup Canada Woman Entrepreneur Award
Natasha Dhayagude, CEO of Fredericton-based Chinova Bioworks, is the winner of the Startup Canada Young Entrepreneur Award
Fast-growing Fredericton-based startup Resson picked up the Startup Canada Global Entrepreneurship Award
Other Atlantic Canadian award winners include:

Zita Cobb, founder & CEO of the Shorefast Foundation, earned the Startup Canada Entrepreneur of the Year Award
Hope Milner, co-owner of PEI-based Bohemian Findings, received the Startup Canada Senior Entrepreneur Award
Halifax-based QRA Corp earned the Startup Canada Innovation Award
Charlottetown’s Upstreet Craft Brewing picked up the Startup Canada Social Enterprise Award
Popular clothing brand East Coast Lifestyle received the nod for the Startup Canada High-Growth Entrepreneurship Award
Bob Williamson, founder and CEO of the Jameson Group, was the winner of the Startup Canada Entrepreneur Promotion Award
Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency received the Startup Canada Entrepreneur Support Award.