Thompson Rivers University’s TRU Generator has been honoured with the Entrepreneur Support Award at the 2019 Startup Canada Awards for the B.C. region.
The May 13 gala ceremony was hosted by Startup Vancouver at the Imperial Theatre in Vancouver.
The award was sponsored by Intuit QuickBooks and presented by Intuit Canada’s head of strategic partnership, Elaine Brier.
TRU Generator provides mentorship, education and entrepreneurial support and helps identify grant opportunities for TRU students, alumni, faculty and staff.
TRU Generator hosts educational events and workshops, inspirational speakers and startup socials.
It offers opportunities to meet with business coaches, collaborate with other entrepreneurs and connect with a mentor network to discover available resources in the community.
Support for TRU Generator is provided by the Kamloops Innovation Centre, a non-profit organization that supports technology entrepreneurs in Kamloops and the surrounding region.