29 Sep 2017 Company of the Year – Scale
Company of the Year: Scale
Applications will open in 2022
About this Award
This award acknowledges a scaleup success tech company that is an emerging leader and role model in the BC technology industry. Winners of this award will likely continue to grow to become the next anchors of BC’s tech ecosystem.
Who Should Apply?
Nominees in this category must be:
- Revenue of $10M to $50M
- Employees of 50 to 200
- Selling a technology-related product, service, solution, system or platform
The following criteria will be used to evaluate nominees:
- Awards Pitch (max. 250 words) – 20%
This award acknowledges a scaleup tech company that is an emerging leader and role model in the BC technology industry. Winners of this award will likely continue to grow to become the next anchors of BC’s tech ecosystem. Tell us why your company best exemplifies a BC scaleup success.
- Business Strategy and Impact (max. 500 words) – 20%
Tell us more about your company’s business strategy and impact. What business are you in and why do your products/solutions matter? What makes your products/solution unique and compelling? What customers and markets do you support? What are your employees uniquely adept at? What are the wider and future implications of your business success for BC and the world?
- Business Performance (max. 500 words and high-level financial metrics) – 25%
Time to prove the case! Share with us details of your business performance to demonstrate your success. Please provide summary data on your revenue and market share for the last 3 years as well as information on 2-3 other key metrics that you use in your business to drive and measure business performance and why those metrics are so important to your business success.
- Turning Points and Milestones (max. 750 words) – 35%
The journey to scaleup success is rarely a straight line and brings new challenges. Describe opportunities and accelerators that were destiny-changing and/or challenges that seemed daunting at the time but which you navigated to emerge stronger, more focused and more determined to succeed. Tell us about 2-3 moments in your company’s scaling journey that were turning points or milestones. What about your journey to scaleup success can inspire and encourage others? How did your company demonstrate resilience in the past year? How did you adapt, change or thrive in challenging circumstances?