SOURCE: Scotiabank

Scotiabank

December 01, 2015 17:13 ET

Scotiabank to Present National Startup Canada Entrepreneur of the Year Award to Vancouver's Natalie Dakers

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - December 01, 2015) - On Tuesday December 1, Nino Pasquariello, Regional Director, Small Business Development at Scotiabank, will officially award the Startup Canada Entrepreneur of the Year Award presented by Scotiabank, to Vancouver's Natalie Dakers, President of Accel-Rx. The second annual Startup Canada Grand Finale Awards will take place at the CN Tower at 8:00 p.m.

Dakers is being recognized for the positive impact that her company, Accel-Rx, has had on the innovation of Canada's health sciences industry. Through seed capital and other forms of support, Accel-Rx plays a critical role in Canada's innovation landscape by fostering the development of early-stage health science companies.

As the presenting sponsor of the Startup Canada Entrepreneur of the Year award, Scotiabank aims to help grow and celebrate small business success in Canada. The award recognizes entrepreneurs, like Dakers, who have displayed exemplary leadership of their startup companies.

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WHAT:
National Startup Canada Grand Finale Awards

WHO:
Nino Pasquariello, Regional Director, Small Business Development at Scotiabank
Natalie Dakers, President, Accel-Rx

WHEN:
Tuesday, December 1, 2015
8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

WHERE:
CN Tower
301 Front St. W.
Toronto, ON

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