Entrepreneur Of The Year® US

Now in its 35th year, the Entrepreneur Of The Year program celebrates the audacious entrepreneurs who test the limits of the possible and catapult us to what’s next and beyond.

Nominations for the 2021 program are closed

Our independent panels of judges for each regional program are reviewing applications now. Stay tuned as we announce regional finalists.

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Who sets the precedent for overcoming the unprecedented?

Honoring the Unstoppables reframing our future.

About Entrepreneur Of The Year

Entrepreneur Of The Year recognizes the most ambitious leaders who are building and sustaining successful, dynamic businesses around the world. Entrepreneur Of The Year Award winners comprise a global network of like-minded visionaries, each on a transformational journey to create, innovate, grow, learn and build a better world.

They become lifetime members of an esteemed multi-industry community of entrepreneurs, with exclusive, ongoing access to the experience, insight and wisdom of program alumni and other ecosystem members in nearly 60 countries who are supported by the vast resources of EY.

  • Key dates

    The program celebrates unstoppable entrepreneurs year-round. 2021 program dates:

    March - April 16 | Call for nominations
    June 10 | EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year™
    July 26 - August 6 | Virtual awards celebrations for US regional programs
    November 11 - 14 | Strategic Growth Forum®
    November 13 | Entrepreneur Of The Year National Awards celebration

EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2021

On June 10, watch the ultimate global competition for entrepreneurs and learn who will be named this year’s EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year. 

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Gordon Vanscoy RareMed and PantherX Rare

Good luck to Dr. Gordon Vanscoy of RareMed and PANTHERx Rare, who will represent the US at the EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year™ competition.

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EY Entrepreneurial Winning Women™ North America

EY Entrepreneurial Winning Women™ elevates women founders to show them what’s possible. Applications and nominations for the 2021 program are now closed.

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Entrepreneurs Access Network

Entrepreneurs Access Network teams with Black and Latinx founders to transcend barriers and scale their businesses.

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Strategic Growth Forum® US

Each year, we celebrate the Entrepreneur Of The Year regional award winners at the Strategic Growth Forum, where national award winners are announced.

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