Meet The Recipients of The First Rock My Business Start-up Awards

Futurpreneur and RBC proudly present the RBC Rock My Business Start-Up Awards, eight awards of $10,000 each given annually to diverse, young, aspiring entrepreneurs from across Canada, helping them kickstart their businesses.

The annual awards, which saw over 160 applicants this year, aim to encourage a more diverse entrepreneurial ecosystem in Canada. The awards were provided to participants of the newly expanded digital Rock My Business workshop series.

Award Details

Supported by RBC, the following eight awards of $10,000 each will be given to recipients from across Canada:

  • Six Youth Entrepreneur Awards for entrepreneurs age 18 – 29
  • One Emerging Black Entrepreneur Award for a Black entrepreneur age 18 – 39
  • One Emerging Entrepreneur Award for an entrepreneur age 30 – 39


2021 RBC Rock My Business Start-up Awards Recipients

Sarah Davies

Youth Entrepreneur Award

Maria Munoz Castillo

Youth Entrepreneur Award

Alex Neumeyer

Youth Entrepreneur Award

Hannah Brennen

Youth Entrepreneur Award

Bonnie Yang

Youth Entrepreneur Award

Adèle Blouin

Youth Entrepreneur Award

Kole Casey

Emerging Entrepreneur Award

Ajoke Olorundare

Emerging Black Entrepreneur Award