TORONTO, January 30, 2015 – Six Canadian university students will compete in the GSEA (Global Student Entrepreneur Awards) Canadian National Finals, Wednesday, February 4, 2015, 1pm, at the Shangri-La Hotel (Museum Room) in Toronto.
University of Manitoba Asper Business School graduate student Zach Wolff and one of the following students, Daniel Doubis (Capilano University), Derek Kucki (Mount Royal University), Michael Tessier (University of Alberta), Brendan McAndrew (University of Manitoba), Will Yin (Queens University), will represent Canada in the GSEA Global Finals in Washington, DC, April 15-17, 2015.
These students were the winners of Canadian regional competitions and will compete for a $10,000 cash prize and $20,000 of in-kind prizes; the winner will compete against the world’s best student entrepreneurs at the Global Finals with an opportunity to win $50,000 in cash and in-kind services.
Bruce Croxon a former Dragon from Dragons Den will sit on the judges’ panel. EO members from across Canada and EO Chairman Emeritus and global entrepreneur Peter Thomas will also judge the competitors.
Intact Insurance is the event sponsor. GSEA Event Chair is Steve Kearley, President of Benson KearlyIFG.
The GSEA program is designed for university students who own and operate businesses that generate revenue. Young entrepreneurs can learn to promote their business and it’s value proposition by competing with other business owners. Students also meet and benefit from the experience of fellow entrepreneurs, the VIP judging panel and industry representatives from the Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO).
About the Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO)
The Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) is a global, peer-to-peer network of over10,000 influential business owners with 142 chapters in 46 countries. Founded in 1987, EO is the catalyst that enables leading entrepreneurs to learn and grow, leading to greater success in business and beyond.

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