EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™

EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ is the only global program of its kind for entrepreneurs. With a legacy of nearly 40 years, this flagship initiative celebrates, connects and supports entrepreneurs as they unlock their ambitions.

EY Entrepreneur Of The Year at a glance

programs worldwide
countries and territories
global alumni​

A program like no other

Entrepreneurs from around the world are nominated to join an ecosystem of prestigious business leaders through a framework of invaluable resources and connections. CEOs, founders, owners and leaders participating in a yearlong EY Entrepreneur Of The Year program benefit from:

  • A global network of distinguished peers and mentors
  • Learning resources and insights to help navigate their growth journey 
  • Opportunities to raise the profile of their companies

What makes your business a masterpiece?

EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ recognizes the impact of creators and innovators who lead successful businesses with purpose, vision and entrepreneurial spirit. Discover the art of entrepreneurship.

Representing the best of entrepreneurship

Starting at the regional and country level, EY Entrepreneur Of The Year honors leaders who demonstrate excellence in areas such as innovation, financial performance, social responsibility, and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. ​​

Each annual program concludes with a competition and announcement of category winners — such as industry and innovation winners — and an overall winner. Winners are selected by an independent panel of judges who are successful, innovative entrepreneurs themselves. ​

Overall program winners go on to represent their country or territory in the ultimate global competition for entrepreneurs: EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year™.

Nominate a visionary

Are you a founder, CEO or leader of a high-growth business and ready to join our global ecosystem of entrepreneurs? Nominate yourself or another leader for EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ today.

WEOY 2023 winner Doris Hsu

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