Helcim CEO and Founder named EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2018 Prairies in Technology Category

Photo Credit: EY Canada

Photo Credit: EY Canada

Helcim CEO and Founder Nicolas Beique named the EY Entrepreneur Of The YearTM 2018 Prairies in the Technology category. The Entrepreneur Of The Year Prairies Awards Gala brought together 47 entrepreneurs who were finalists across all categories to recognize their achievements and contributions to the entrepreneurial community.

“I want to say thank you to our clients who put their faith in us, we are always tirelessly working to create a better payment experience for you, so you can grow your business,” says Beique of Helcim’s clients who have helped him grow the company.

He recognized the contributions of the Helcim Team stating that “Being an entrepreneur is a team effort, while we might be the ones staying at night thinking of all the things that can go wrong, and all the things we want to do, it’s our team that helps us realize that vision and we’ve built an amazing team at Helcim and we’re just getting started.”

Beique founded Helcim over ten years ago with the desire to provide a better payment experience to small businesses with better pricing and friendly, local customer service. Today the company has over 40 team members and serves over 6,000 customers.

Helcim is a testament to the type of technology companies that can thrive in Calgary. The company is proud to be headquartered in the city and to be one of its leading voices as it continues to position itself as a technology hub.

Beique believes that Calgary has all the attributes that an entrepreneur looking to build a successful business needs in a city, including a low cost of living, a skilled workforce, and the overall quality of life offered in the city. Helcim strongly believes that Calgary is well positioned to be the next big tech city in Canada and will continue to add value and create more opportunity for the city.

About EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards

EY Entrepreneur Of The Year is the world’s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The unique award makes a difference through the way it encourages entrepreneurial activity among those with potential and recognizes the contribution of people who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement. As the first and only truly global award of its kind, the Entrepreneur Of The Year celebrates those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses, recognizing them through regional, national and global awards programs in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries.

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