The inaugural 2017
WISE 50 Over 50 Award™
application/nomination process is now closed.

Winners of the 2017 50 over 50 Awards

will be announced at Startup Canada Day on the Hill October 19, 2017.

Tickets and more information on the Start up Canada Day on the Hill…

It’s Canada’s 150th Birthday and there couldn’t be a better time to recognize and celebrate Canadian Entrepreneurs over the age of 50!

Winners of the inaugural WISE 50 over 50 Award winners will be announced on the website on October 19!

We will also be celebrating the winners at the Startup Canada Day on the Hill on the same day.

More information…

“Recognition is the greatest motivator.” — Gerald C. Eakerdale”


Thank you to our supporters who realize the importance of Entrepreneurship as an Encore Career and who are spreading the word about our inaugural 50 over 50 Awards. 

Find out how you can become a supporter!

Cdn Federeration of Independent Business
National Association of Federal Retirees
Startup Canada
Task Force Fredericton
Collab Space
Yellowknife Chamber of Commerce
Women’s Enterprise Centre
Canadian Franchise Association
Women’s Enterprise Centre of Manitoba
Info Entrepreneurs
Futurepreneur Canada
Enterprise Renfrew County
Innovation Factory
UCanTrade, Inc.
Welch LLP
Innovate Calgary
Business Advisory Centre Durham
Opportunities New Brunswick
Telfer School of Business
PEI Startup Zone

Windsor Essex Small Business
Province of Nova Scotia
Global Entrepreneurship Network
Yukon Chamber of Commerce
Innovation PEI
Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business
Baffin Business Development Corporation
HUB Ottawa
Brampton Entrepreneur Centre
Volta Labs
City of St. John’s
ITWC – The Content Experts
Charlottetown Chamber of Commerce
TIE Ottawa
3+ Corporation
BC Chamber of Commerce

Toronto Enterprise Centre
Square One
Business Link
Founder Institute
The Pivotal Point
Better Software Company
Family Business Association – Atlantic
CARP Ottawa
CARP Newfoundland
Launch Lab
Guelph Wellington Business Centre
Innovation Guelph
MDK Business Law, Professional Corp.
World Trade Centre Winnipeg
MaRS Discovery District
TIE Vancouver
Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce

WISE’s goal is to help encore careerists achieve their business start-up goals by equipping them with the requisite skills, knowledge, resources and confidence.

Learn more about the services offered by WISE – Seniors in Business

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