Emerging Entrepreneur Category

BYAs Eligibility Criteria

For the purpose of this category, Emerging Entrepreneur is defined as a person who organizes and operates an emerging business or group of businesses, taking on greater than normal financial risks in order to do so.

All BYAs Emerging Business Entrepreneur nominees must satisfy the following criteria:

  • Must be a founder of her business and must be a significant equity stakeholder in her business
  • The business has been in operation for less than 5 years
  • Must be actively involved in running the business