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coconut software’s katherine regnier wins 2018 startup canada woman entrepreneur award

Photo: Cyprian Szalankiewicz/Startup Canada

At the annual Startup Canada Awards in Winnipeg on May 25, Katherine Regnier, CEO and Founder of Coconut Software, received the 2018 Startup Canada Woman Entrepreneur Award in the Prairies region.

The award, presented by BDC (Business Development Bank of Canada) is awarded to women entrepreneurs who have impacted Canadian entrepreneurship through exemplary activities and outstanding leadership of their companies.

As a regional winner, Regnier and the other regional category winners will be evaluated by the National Adjudication Committee, comprised of some of Canada’s leading entrepreneurship and industry experts. The national winners will be celebrated at the Startup Canada Awards Grand Finale in Ottawa on October 18.

Learn more about the Startup Canada Awards.

In other exciting news, Regnier was recently profiled on, which aims to increase the participation and leadership of women in tech.

The feature highlights Regnier’s pivotal moments since starting Coconut Software in 2011, and explores the relationships she’s established along the way—notably with Michelle McBane, Managing Director at StandUp Ventures, who considered Coconut Software a company well worth investing in. In the article, Regnier also shares her advice for others in a leadership role.

Read the full article.

About Coconut Software

Coconut Software offers an enterprise appointment scheduling solution that redefines how customers interact with organizations. Their platform is used by many of the world’s largest firms, including Jackson Hewitt, London Drugs, Rogers and TELUS.

Coconut Software is located at 121 Research Drive at Innovation Place in Saskatoon. A respected tech entrepreneur and startups mentor, Regnier serves as a board member for Co.Labs, Saskatchewan's first technology incubator.

For more information, visit the Coconut Software website.

- May 28, 2018

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