Empowering Tomorrow’s Founders: Meet Our 2023 Awards Recipients


After an extensive review of applications from across Canada, we are thrilled to introduce you to the recipients of the RBC Rock My Business Start-Up Awards for 2023. These passionate founders stood out among the rest, and we are excited to support them in their entrepreneurial ventures with a $10,000 prize each, thanks to the support of RBC Future Launch.

The following prizes of $10,000 each were awarded to eight aspiring entrepreneurs across Canada:

  • One Emerging Entrepreneur Award for an entrepreneur aged 30 – 39
  • One Emerging Black Entrepreneur Award for a Black entrepreneur aged 18 – 39
  • One Emerging Indigenous Entrepreneur Award for an Indigenous entrepreneur aged 18 – 39
  • Five Youth Entrepreneur Awards for entrepreneurs aged 18 – 29

Are you next? Get $10,000 for your business!

Imagine what $10K could mean for your start-up? It could help you develop a website, order supplies, activate your marketing plan, purchase inventory… and take it to the next level!

Ready to rock your business? Register now for our upcoming workshops for a chance to apply for the RBC Rock My Business Start-Up Awards 2024! (Eligibility criteria apply)



Congratulations to our 2023 RBC Rock My Business Start-Up Award Recipients!


Meet Our 2023 Awards Recipients