Student Entrepreneur Redesigns Tech Sector and Wins Enactus Canada Championship

DavidSalibF2WATERLOO, ONTARIO (February 9, 2015) – David Salib, owner of Centricate and student at the University of Waterloo, has been named Ontario’s 2015 Student Entrepreneur Provincial Champion. Provincial Champions coast to coast were named by this country’s largest student leadership development organization, Enactus Canada, and proud program supporter, the John Dobson Foundation as part of the Student Entrepreneur National Competition.

Salib received the title of Student Entrepreneur Provincial Champion for delivering on his promise of quality products and his ability to use technology to solve his clients’ pain points. Centricate develops software that is intuitive and seamlessly integrates into an organization’s workflow. Combining stunning design and intricate code, Centricate seeks to produce effective and simple technology solutions for any sector.

Salib will showcase his business and personal accomplishments as an entrepreneur at the Enactus Canada Regional Exposition – Central Canada in Mississauga on March 9, where he will compete for the title of Regional Champion.

“David is a passionate young entrepreneur,” explains Enactus Canada president Nicole Almond. “This entrepreneurial spirit is what built this country and we want to encourage and celebrate this in young leaders across Canada.”

Salib will compete against three other Student Entrepreneur Provincial Champions from Central Canada for the regional title and the chance to move on to the 2015 Enactus Canada National Exposition in Toronto, Ontario taking place May 11-13. The National Champion will receive a $10,000 cash prize and take home the John Dobson Cup.


ABOUT ENACTUS CANADA: Enactus Canada, this country’s largest student leadership development organization, is shaping generations of entrepreneurial leaders who are passionate about advancing the economic, social and environmental health of Canada. Guided by academic advisors and business experts, more than 2,400 entrepreneurial post-secondary students led 250 community empowerment projects and business ventures this past year in communities coast to coast. 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

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