The destinguished Entrepreneur of the Year competition in entrepreneurship organised by EY kicked off at the opening seminar on 10 April 2019 in Helsinki, where new potential contestants where inspired by, among others, last year’s winner Samu Hällfors from Framery Oy and former ambassador Bruce Oreck. Contestants are recruited throughout spring and early summer also during several interesting regional events: the next event will be held in Turku on 15 May (speakers Teemu Kiiski from Finnish Design Shop and Bruce Oreck), followed by regional events in Kuopio 21 May (Mia Mantsinen/Mantsinen Group, Bruce Oreck), Oulu 29 May (Juha Vidgrén/Ponsse Oyj, Bruce Oreck) and Tampere 13 June (Kim Väisänen, Bruce Oreck). You are welcome to participate, network and hear inspiring stories of entrepreneurship! Sign up here!
EY Entrepreneur of the Year is a renowned award for growth entrepreneurs who inspire others with their visions, leadership and achievements. Through the annual competition entrepreneurs are encouraged to seek growth-oriented and responsible entrepreneurship and people are invited to learn more about growth entrepreneurship in general. EY Entrepreneur of the Year has taken place in Finland since 2003 and is part of a worldwide entrepreneur competition with thousands of participants. The entire contest culminates at the finals in Monaco, where over 60 country-specific representatives compete over the title EY World Entrepreneur of the Year.
Hartwall Capital is sponsoring the national EY Entrepreneur of the Year competition for the second year. The judges will announce the finalists and special awards winners on 21 October. The Finnish winner will be announced at a celebratory gala on 1 November in Helsinki.
Are you Finland’s next EY Entrepreneur of the Year? The competition application is open until 1 August 2019! Read more here: www.eoy.com/fi