Celebrating the unstoppable entrepreneurs whose ambitions transform our world
Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) today announced the finalists for the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2020 Greater Philadelphia Award. Now in its 34th year, the Entrepreneur Of The Year program honors successful business leaders whose ambitions deliver innovation, growth and prosperity as they build and sustain groundbreaking companies that transform our world.
Award winners will be announced during a special virtual event between October 6th – October 8th and will join the ranks of a lifelong community of esteemed Entrepreneur Of The Year alumni from around the world. This year, unstoppable entrepreneurs who have provided extraordinary support to their communities, employees and others during the COVID-19 crisis will also be recognized for their courage, resilience and ingenuity.
The 2020 Greater Philadelphia finalists are:
- Benefix, Inc. | Matt Ranauro
- Camber Spine Technologies LLC | Daniel Pontecorvo
- Context Therapeutics | Marty Lehr
- Crumdale Partners | Matthew Naylor
- Duck Duck Go, Inc. | Gabriel Weinberg
- FourStone Partners | Thomas Shivers
- Health Union, LLC | Olivier Chateau
- honeygrow | Justin Rosenberg
- Houwzer | Mike Maher
- JustBrand Limited (DBA thewarmingstore.com) | Justin Silverman
- Larimar Therapeutics, Inc. | Dr. Carole Ben-Maimon
- Nerd Street Gamers | John Fazio
- NeuroFlow | Christopher Molaro
- Philanthropi | Dr. Keith Leaphart
- Relay Network | Matt Gillin
- Revel Nail | Keeli Malone | Phon Malone | Monica Sutton | Reed Sutton
- Simply Good Jars | Jared Cannon
- SocialLadder | Raavi Iqbal
- Solvix Solutions LLC | Stacey Rock
- Spirovant Sciences, Inc. | Joan Lau
- The Malvern School | Kristen Waterfield
- Tridiuum | Mark Redlus
- Velocity Venture Partners LLC | Tony Grelli
- xtraCHEF | Andy Schwartz
Entrepreneur Of The Year is one of the preeminent competitive business awards for entrepreneurs and leaders of high-growth companies. Finalists were evaluated based on six criteria: overcoming adversity; financial performance; societal impact and commitment to building a values-based company; innovation; and talent management. Since its launch, the program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 145 cities in over 60 countries throughout the world.
Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Awards, to be announced in November during a virtual awards gala. The Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner will then move on to compete for the EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year™ Award in June 2021.
Entrepreneur Of The Year Award winners become lifetime members of a global, multi-industry community of award winners, with exclusive, ongoing access to the experience, insight and wisdom of fellow alumni and other ecosystem members in over 60 countries — all supported by vast EY resources.
Founded and produced by Ernst & Young LLP, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards are nationally sponsored by SAP America and the Kauffman Foundation.
In Greater Philadelphia, sponsors also include PNC Bank, DFIN, SolomonEdwards Group, Ballard Spahr LLP, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, Murray Devine & Company and Pepper Troutman LLP.
About Entrepreneur Of The Year®
Entrepreneur Of The Year® is the world’s most prestigious business awards program for unstoppable entrepreneurs. These visionary leaders deliver innovation, growth and prosperity that transform our world. The program engages entrepreneurs with insights and experiences that foster growth. It connects them with their peers to strengthen entrepreneurship around the world. Entrepreneur Of The Year is the first and only truly global awards program of its kind. It celebrates entrepreneurs through regional and national awards programs in more than 145 cities in over 60 countries. Winners go on to compete for the EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year™ title. ey.com/us/eoy
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