Three new cutting-edge businesses and products were honoured by the Kawartha Lakes Community Futures Development Corporation and the Kawartha Lakes Business & Community Development Corporation to cap Small Business Week on Friday.
The event included a presentation by Heather Hallahan from the Business Development Bank of Canada Showcasing the people behind the business featuring a panel of local entrepreneurs including: Ray Denure, Denure Tours; Danielle French, South Pond Farms; Jim Young, Pet Valu and Dan Urquhart, Weedman.
This years’ winners include:
Grand Prize – Servo Socks – Make Stuff Move
A sustainably-manufactured product created to improve access to robotics by simplifying the motorization process, while making it less intimidating and more fun.
2nd Prize – Trybersecurity by Netmechanics
A web-based platform to help small to medium sized businesses perform their own cyber security risk assessments and implement tailored awareness training to staff and management, through “gamified” video learning.
3rd Prize – Aging GPS
A consulting company that provides solutions for seniors and families looking for care options while aging in the Kawarthas.