Kyle Braatz recognized as one of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40 ® for 2018


Kyle Braatz 40 under forty

Fullscript is pleased to announce that Kyle Braatz, our Co-Founder and President has been named a Recipient of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40 ®  for 2018.

Canada’s Top 40 Under 40™ is an annual recognition of the exceptional achievements of 40 outstanding Canadians under the age of 40. The program is supported by several prominent organizations all enthusiastically committed to Top 40’s success, including: Founder and Managing Partner Caldwell; Presenting Partner MNP LLP; National Partner Gluskin Sheff + Associates Inc.; Media Partners BNN Bloomberg and National Post; Travel Partner WestJet; Research Partner Caliper; and, Leadership Forum Partner Toronto Region Board of Trade; with fact checking and verification by Inline Reference Check.

Founded in 1995 by Caldwell, Top 40 has recognized more than 680 outstanding Canadians and is the country’s most coveted award for young business leaders. Honourees have a remarkable track record of achievement after their win; the ranks of Top 40 alumni include hundreds of nationally and internationally prominent CEOs, CFOs, executives, and entrepreneurs.

Kyle and his peers were selected from over 800 nominees by an independent Advisory Board, comprising more than 20 business leaders from across Canada. Honourees were chosen on four key criteria: Vision & Innovation; Leadership; Impact & Influence; and, Social Responsibility.

The 2018 Top 40 Recipients were announced today on BNN Bloomberg and in National Post.  Recipients will attend the Top 40 National Celebrations to be held in Toronto in November, and they will be honoured at the Top 40 Awards Night Gala to be held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre on the night of November 21, 2018.

As co-founder of Fullscript, a fast growing company based in Ottawa, Kyle is strongly committed to changing the way health and wellness is prescribed. Prior to Fullscript, Kyle co-founded Simple Story Videos, which has since been acquired. In 2009, Kyle started a not-for-profit organization that raised over $150,000 for cancer research. As part of this campaign, he cycled 8,200km across Canada! He also co-founded Noelle’s Gift, a charity in honor of his best friend, that has raised over $1,250,000 since its inception in 2013. At the age of 28 he received the top 40 under 40 award in Ottawa and in 2016 was the recipient of the University of Ottawa Young Achiever Award. While studying at the Telfer School of Management, he also received the Alterna Social Responsibility Award. Kyle previously sat on the advisory board of the Ottawa Integrative Cancer Centre and currently sits on the board of Natural partners Fullscript and Simple Story Videos.