Co-founder and CEO of Wattpad, Allen Lau, was recently awarded the Startup Canada Entrepreneur of the Year Award for Exemplifying the Spirit of Canadian Entrepreneurship.

When we interviewed Allen for Digifest 2016 about advice he would give to entrepreneurs and startups he replied, “You have to sell a big vision that comes with a defensible strategy…For Wattpad, the differentiator was our massive global community and company focus. We provide a service for both content creators and consumers that’s changed the way people interact with stories and find entertainment.”

 

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