Hootsuite's Ryan Holmes Named Entrepreneur of the Year Award by CVCA
Published by Jonathan Woods
May 22, 2015 | News, Technology
From May 19-21, the Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association
held its Annual Conference at the Westin Bayshore Hotel in Vancouver, bringing together panels and keynote speakers discussing topics on the theme of Capitalizing on Change: Uncertainty & Opportunity in Canada’s Shifting Economy.
The CVCA is the voice of Canada’s venture capital and private equity industry, with the mission of broadening industry awareness through market research, professional development, and networking opportunities.
Hootsuite Founder and CEO Ryan Holmes received the CVCA’s Entrepreneur of the Year award. “Ryan’s tenacious approach to business and to life embody the very spirit of entrepreneurship,” said Aki Georgacacos, CVCA Awards Committee Chair and Senior Managing Director of Avrio Capital. “Ryan’s ability to ‘find a way’ in the face of obstacles and adversity should serve as an inspirational reminder to all Canadians that bold ideas can flourish right here.”
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