eBay have proudly recognised outstanding Canadian and Mexican entrepreneurs for their business minded spirit and innovation.
Starting and growing a successful business is no easy feat, it comes with risks, challenges and a lot of hard work. eBay is a marketplace thriving on the business ideas of merchants, merchants are therefor the heart of the eBay and this is recognised through various awards.
The 15th annual Entrepreneur of the Year Awards recognised sellers in Canada and the inaugural celebration in Mexico acknowledged the countries entrepreneurs who brought eBay to new customers around the world. International sellers are massively important to the Global growth of online marketplaces and should be recognised for such, by presenting these awards eBay are inspiring the business ambitions of new and current generations.
“As an enabler of and champion for small businesses, we’re proud to be celebrating and supporting the very best in Canadian and Mexican entrepreneurialism on eBay,”
“Every day, we see businesses using eBay to diversify and expand into new markets, grow sales and contribute to their local economies – the award selection process is always difficult and this year was no exception!”
– Andrea Stairs, general manager, eBay Canada
Who are the winning entrepreneurs?
- Alejandro Monroy as Entrepreneur of the Year
- Marthangela Di Ciero as Omni-Channel Entrepreneur of the Year
- Isabel and Guillermo González as Mexican Pride Entrepreneurs of the Year
- Nan Xu as Entrepreneur of the Year
- Jessica Oman as Micro-Multinational of the Year
- Simon Duguay as Integrated Entrepreneur of the Year
Winners from both countries took home a cash prize along with a one-year eBay Store subscription upgrade to expand their inventory efforts. eBay Canada will soon celebrate its winners at a ceremony highlighting eBay as an enabler of Canadian small businesses. Key members of the Canadian government will also be alongside the winners.