Calgarian honoured with entrepreneur award

first_imgCALGARY (660 NEWS) – A Calgarian has been honoured with the Integrated Entrepreneur of the Year Award.The presentation was made last night in Ottawa, at the 14th annual eBay Entrepreneur of the Year Awards.Matthew Dirk, as a member of the Silver Gold Bull Team, set up a store on eBay.ca offering bullion products such as Canadian maple leaf coins and retro imprinted gold coins.Things took off and shattered the company’s sales goals in just the first few weeks.Dirk then opened another store for US customers on eBay.com and has further expansion plans.Sales are up 400 per cent and expected to reach $8-million by the end of this year.last_img