(TORONTO) 16 May 2018:  – Natalia Mykhaylova, owner of WeavAir and full-time student at the The University of Toronto has won $10,000 and has been named 2018 Student Entrepreneur National Champion by this country’s largest student leadership development organization, Enactus Canada, and proud program supporter, the John Dobson Foundation.

WeavAir harnesses advanced sensor technology and predictive analytics to manage high value HVAC systems, save money, improve health and streamline operations.

Natalia received the title of Student Entrepreneur National Champion after beating hundreds of other student entrepreneurs from across Canada. After successfully making it through the Student Entrepreneur Opening Round of Competition, Natalia went head to head with two other student entrepreneurs, pitching her business to a panel of business executives. She received the national title at the Enactus Canada National Exposition last night in Toronto.

“At Enactus, our core mission is to empower the next generation of entrepreneurial leaders,” said Enactus Canada president, Nicole Almond. “Natalia exemplifies the qualities we hope to inspire in our future leaders so we are proud to celebrate her achievements and help propel WeavAir through this financial award and recognition.”

The annual Enactus Canada National Exposition unites more than 1,500 delegates, including Canada’s brightest post-secondary students, academic leaders, top entrepreneurs and CEOs. The three-day event recognizes the entrepreneurial action that students in Canada are taking to drive hundreds of life-changing projects in their communities. Whether tackling food insecurity or providing financial education, students share the impact of their efforts to panels of leading business executives serving as judges.


ABOUT STUDENT ENTREPRENEUR NATIONAL COMPETITION: To celebrate the entrepreneurial spirit of young Canadians, Enactus Canada runs the Student Entrepreneur National Competition, proudly hosted by the John Dobson Foundation. The Student Entrepreneur National Competition enhances the success of full-time students operating businesses, who are creating jobs and furthering investments in our economic future. In 2015-2016, Enactus Canada student entrepreneurs and their business ventures have employed 313 people and generated $2.8 million in revenue. Every year, student entrepreneurs present their businesses to panels of Canada’s industry leaders in national competitions in order to be named Enactus Canada’s Student Entrepreneur National Champion

ABOUT ENACTUS CANADA: Enactus Canada, a national charity and the country’s largest post-secondary experiential learning platform, is shaping entrepreneurial leaders who are passionate about advancing the economic, social and environmental health of Canada. Guided by academic advisors and business experts, more than 3,300 post-secondary students led 275 community empowerment projects and business ventures last year in communities coast to coast, positively impacting over 26,000 lives.

As a global network of 36 countries, Enactus uses the power of entrepreneurial action to transform lives and shape a better, more sustainable world. For more information, visit enactus.ca.

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