The Enterprise Blockchain Awards

Finalists announced!

The Enterprise Blockchain Awards (EBAs) judging committee has made their decisions on the finalists in each of our categories!

Due to the high quality of submissions, the committee has decided to sub-categorize the four award categories. Each subcategory will have one winner, which will be announced at the EBA Gala event in the Fall of 2020, in Toronto, Ontario.

The 2020 finalists are:

Enterprise Blockchain Transformation

Industry Solutions

  • Access Copyright / Prescient Innovations
  • BOMcheck
  • GuildOne Inc.
  • Solve.Care

Financial Services

  • Interac Corp.
  • Provenance (Figure Technologies)
  • Toronto Royalty Exchange

Technology & Platforms

  • IBM Blockchain
  • Quantstamp
  • Reliance Industries Ltd
  • Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd.

Innovative Entrepreneurship in Blockchain

Industry Solutions

  • Bookchain, by Scenarex
  • BurstIQ
  • Mavennet
  • Ownum

Supply Chain Applications

  • AgriLedger
  • Chainyard
  • SigmaLedger Inc.

Technology & Platforms

  • Aurachain AG
  • Chronicled
  • Workwolf

Blockchain Leadership

Ecosystem Leadership

  • Debbie Hoffman, Symmetry Blockchain Advisors
  • Frank Ricotta, BurstIQ
  • Dr. Victoria Lemieux, the University of British Columbia

Enterprise Leadership

  • Fatema Pirone, CIBC
  • Marley Gray, Microsoft
  • Michael Fulton, Nationwide


  • John Ainsworth, CULedger
  • Laura Bailey, Qadre
  • Dr. Leemon Baird, Hedera Hashgraph
  • Randy Knutson, DynaQuest

New Frontier in Blockchain Research

Academic Research

  • Dr. Atefeh Mashatan, Ryerson University
  • Wendy Charles, BurstIQ

Enterprise Research

  • Brightline Initiative
  • Fujitsu

The 2019 EBAs winners were honoured at a gala ceremony in downtown Toronto. The ceremony featured a special performance by award-winning musician and technologist Imogen Heap and hosted by comedians Colin Mochrie and Deb McGrath.

Imogen Heap

Colin Mochrie

Deb McGrath

2019 winners

Blockchain leadership
Honouring executives who have championed blockchain for their industries and organizations:
Enterprise & industry leadership

  • Dale Chrystie, FedEx

Governance & policy leadership

  • Tonya M. Evans, University of New Hampshire School of Law

Community & ecosystem leadership

  • Bernie Moreno, Ownum

Innovative entrepreneurship in blockchain
Recognizing a start-up that provides innovative blockchain solutions to support enterprises in the journey to transform their businesses:
Enterprise solutions

  • Kaleido

Industry solutions

  • Power Ledger

Public sector services

  • Voatz

Enterprise blockchain transformations
Recognizing companies embracing blockchain to transform their organization, based on a commitment to drive innovation:
Industry services & solutions

  • IBM

Financial services

  • Quorum

Healthcare solutions

  • University Health Network

New frontier in enterprise blockchain research 
Recognizing a researcher/academic who leverages blockchain technology to push boundaries of new business models:

  • Eden Dhaliwal, Outlier Ventures

Young leaders 
Celebrating individuals under 19 who are pioneering their own blockchain innovations:

  • Alishba Imran