AskMen. com President Ricardo Poupada Named Young Entrepreneur of the Year
AskMen. com's President and Editor-in-Chief Ricardo Poupada was presented with the 2005 Young Entrepreneur of the Year award by MontrÃ©al's Junior Chamber of Commerce.
Montreal, Quebec, Canada (PRWEB) May 31, 2005
AskMen. com's (http://www. AskMen. com (http://www. AskMen. com)) President and Editor-in-Chief Ricardo Poupada was presented with the 2005 Young Entrepreneur of the Year award by MontrÃ©al's Junior Chamber of Commerce (Jeune chambre de commerce de MontrÃ©al). The award was presented at the 28th Annual Arista Â BMO Bank of Montreal gala, held on May 5th, 2005. This title places Poupada in a who's who list of Quebec's most talented entrepreneurs of the past 28 years, including previous winners Charles Sirois (former President and CEO of Teleglobe, Inc.) and Gilles Fortin (President of Tristan & America).
AskMen. com is the Internet's leading provider of online men's lifestyle content, drawing over 6 million monthly readers. The company was founded in 1999 by Poupada, Chris Rovny and Luis Rodrigues, all three graduates of Concordia University's John Molson School of Business. In the time since its inception, AskMen. com has published over 10,000 articles on a wide variety of subjects, including sports, health, fashion, career, dating, travel, entertainment, and fitness. AskMen. com updates on a daily basis, providing a wealth of fresh and opinionated male-centric lifestyle content tailored to today's modern young professional.
Through the combination of a variety of partnerships, marketing efforts and sales growth, AskMen. com has cemented its position as the Web's most sought-after destination for men's lifestyle information, conquering established print giants such as GQ, Maxim and Men's Health in the online space. AskMen. com's resulting market position has brought about a number of collaborations with industry heavyweights, including AskMen. com content features on other leading portals such as MSN and AOL.
"I might have received the individual honor, but this award is testament to the accomplishments of the entire team at AskMen. com, a team that comes to work every day dedicated and passionate about making the best Web site in the world," said Poupada. "AskMen. com is only now beginning to establish itself as a 'cyber-brand.' There's a lot of work ahead for us, but the opportunities are enormous. The future looks bright, and as long as our readers are happy we'll know that we're headed in the right direction."
About AskMen. com
AskMen. com is a leading website for men's lifestyle content in the world, with 3.8 million unique visitors in March 2005, according to comScore Media Metrix*. One of the Web's foremost content providers with an archive of over 11,000 articles available for free online, AskMen. com updates daily and features over 200 new articles a month across a variety of sections: Dating & Love, Sexuality, Celebrity Profiles & Interviews, Health & Sports, Fashion & Lifestyle, Power & Money, and Entertainment. AskMen. com also publishes daily features such as the Cool Site of the Day, Joke of the Day, Fact of the Day, Quote of the Day, Question of the Day, Video of the Day, and Gadget of the Day. The annual Top 99 Most Desirable Women feature is a popular draw on the site. AskMen. com hosts an active and popular online community with over 25,000 members. AskMen. com has had content partnerships with the likes of MSN, AOL, Netscape, CompuServe, Univision, Overture, Lycos Asia, and others.
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