Tindr Wins Gold – New Business of the Year at the OBAA

Tindr announced today that it has been named Best New Business at the 20th Annual Ottawa Business Achievement Awards Gala on November 14th. These prestigious awards are presented annually by the Ottawa Chamber of Commerce and the Ottawa Business Journal to outstanding companies and individuals in our community. Attended by Ottawa’s foremost business and political leaders, the Awards recognize innovative, profitable, growing companies in the region.


The Best New Business Award celebrates innovative entrepreneurs who are making a big impact on the local economy. This win recognizes Tindr’s tremendous contributions to the region’s high-tech industry, and cements their status as a thought leader in software development.

Steve Tobin & Mike Kelland Accepting Gold for New Business of the Year at the Ottawa Business Achievement Awards

Boasting major clients such as the Department of Fisheries and Oceans and Typesafe, Tindr is revolutionizing the software industry – one line of code at a time. After the win, Tindr CEO Mike Kelland expressed his gratitude to the community: “We are in shock! It’s an honour to be recognized tonight and we want to send our thanks to
the entire business community”

Tindr was recognized with the gold award in their category, with silver going to Journey of the Yogini, and bronze to Shoebox-Be-Gone Bookkeeping. Other award categories included Company of the Year, Professional Services of the Year, and CEO of the Year. A full list of winners can be found at www.obj.ca.