Welcome to the Northern California program
Congratulations to this year’s Entrepreneur Of The Year finalists in Northern California! Now celebrating its 31st year, the awards program recognizes entrepreneurs in over 145 cities in 60 countries who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance, and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.
These business leaders were selected as finalists by a panel of independent judges. Winners will be announced at a black tie Awards Gala on Friday, June 23rd, with over 700 Founders, CEOs and other business leaders in attendance at the Fairmont San Jose.
Click here to see the full list of finalists.
View the press release here.
To purchase tables or tickets for the Awards Gala on June 23rd, please contact Gina Michael.
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Entrepreneur Of The Year US Award winners have founded and built some of the world’s most enduring companies — surpassing US market performance in terms of revenue growth, job creation and longevity. By developing innovative solutions to the most vexing challenges of 21st century business, these award-winning entrepreneurs personify what it means to see past the present to define the future.
Key program dates
March 10, 2017
Application Workshop – San Francisco
February 15, 2017
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Application Workshop – Redwood Shores
February 16, 2017
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Semifinalists announced in press release
April 3, 2017
On-site Interviews with semifinalists
April 3-19, 2017
Judges Interviews & Reception with semifinalists
April 25, 2017
Finalists announced in press release
May 15, 2017
May 19, May 24, and May 25, 2017
June 23, 2017
Fairmont San Jose
Strategic Growth Forum and National awards gala
November 15-19, 2017
JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa
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Benefits to participating in the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Program
Recognized as one of the most prestigious business award programs in the coutry, the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year awards celebrate the country's most innovative business leaders.
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Meet the winners
Congratulations to this year’s regional award winners!
These entrepreneurs now join the more than 10,000 entrepreneurs who EY has honored globally over the last 30 years. Click here to find out more about these outstanding business leaders.
Now celebrating its 30th year, the awards program recognizes entrepreneurs in over 145 cities in 60 countries who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance, and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.
Congratulations to this year’s national winner from Northern California.
Please click here to see the full list of national award winners.
Northern California National winner
Venture Capital Impact Award