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N.L. entrepreneur and N36'er Emily Bland wins national award at Next Canada Venture Day

Aug 15, 2018

Emily Bland, SucSeed Social Enterprises CEO — or Seed-EO as she’s known around the office — was awarded the Satchu Prize at The Next 36 Venture Day Tuesday in Toronto.

The award is presented in recognition of outstanding performance in the The Next 36 program and a demonstrated potential to lead the country’s next generation of high-impact entrepreneurs.

The award is named after Reza Satchu, founding chair of Next 36.

SucSeed, originally started through Enactus Memorial, employs at risk youth to build small-scale hydroponic systems — a soilless, nutrient-filled plant incubator — to help communities tackle their own food security issues.

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