Lapuan Kankurit is one of the 10 finalists in the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2023 competition
Lapuan Kankurit is one of the 10 finalists in the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2023 competition. The winners will be announced at a gala on October 27th, where awards will be presented for the main category winner, the Family Entrepreneur of the Year, and the Start-up Entrepreneur of the Year. For the third time in Finland, the EY Tech Award will also be presented. The competition winner will represent Finland in the World Entrepreneur Of The Year competition, which will be held in June 2024.
"We want to support entrepreneurship through the competition and emphasize the significant role of growth entrepreneurs in building the well-being and success of Finland. Each finalist has earned their place because they all inspire with their vision, leadership, and achievements. In recent years, entrepreneurship has highlighted the ability to be creative in unexpected and challenging situations," says Juha Hilmola, the program director and partner of EY Entrepreneur Of The Year.
The winner of the competition will be chosen by an independent jury. "What unites all our finalists is their desire to be the best in their field. The entire jury was in agreement that the level of the companies involved in the competition was exceptionally high. All competitors and finalists can be extremely proud of their achievements," says Leena Niemistö.
The finalists of Entrepreneur Of The Year 2023 are:
Airfi Oy AB, Izabella Lundberg, Raisio
EVA Solutions Group Oy, Niina Suuriniemi Hopper, Tampere
Genelec Oy, Maria, Mikko & Juho Martikainen, Iisalmi
iLOQ Oy, Mika Pukari & Heikki Hiltunen, Oulu
Lapuan Kankurit Oy, Jaana & Esko Hjelt, Lapua
Luxury Action Oy, Janne Honkanen, Rovaniemi
One Click LCA Oy, Panu Pasanen, Helsinki
Skyfora Oy, Fredrik Borgström & Svante Henriksson, Helsinki
Stalatube Oy, Jukka Nummi, Lahti
Suomen Kovabetoni Oy, Marjet Mäkinen, Turku
Helsinki, October 10, 2023.