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Vaughan, ON L4K 0J3

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Pitch your ideas for a sustainable future at the Activate! Vaughan Innovation Challenge for a chance to earn a $5000 provincial grant.

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Activate Vaughan for a sustainable future.

By striving for environmental sustainability, businesses and industries develop cutting edge ideas, gain competitive advantage, differentiate, and grow.

Sustainable transformation requires collaboration between established businesses and start-ups with big ideas. By working together to identify opportunities for transformation and to develop innovative solutions, collaboratively-minded businesses will play a critical role in creating an environmentally sustainable future.

Join the Activate! Vaughan Innovation Network to collaborate on disruptive business ideas that will advance environmental sustainability in key industries.

Pitch your solution

Activate! Vaughan is calling entrepreneurs and start-ups to present solutions which will disrupt traditional ways of doing business to transform manufacturing, supply chains, business processes, revenue models, and customer engagement channels.

Start-ups are invited to pitch their ideas for a sustainable future for a chance to earn a $5,000 provincial grant

To read and download the challenge briefing for this pitch event, please visit www.vaughan.ca/activate

Partner with Vaughan Businesses

Businesses interested in supporting the development of innovative solutions are invited to to share insights into the opportunities to advance sustainability in their business or industry .

Mentor future leaders

Activate! Vaughan is calling on business experts to share their advice and expertise with entrepreneurs to help them develop their business ideas, perfect their pitch and amplify the impact of their solutions.

Agenda

11:30am - Registration

12:00pm - Event Kick-Off

12:15pm - Enterprise Partner Presentations

1:15pm - First Round of Pitches and Peer Voting (1 min pitches)

2:30pm - Mentorship + Networking

4:00pm - Final Round of Pitches (3 min pitches)

5:30pm - Winners Announced

Judging Panel

  • Joe D'Addario, President, Nature's Emporium
  • Sonya Fiorini, Senior Director of CSR, Loblaw Companies
  • Melissa Mirowski, Country Sustainability Manger, IKEA Group
  • Matt Skynner, ventureLAB
  • Anastasia Boutziouvis, Alectra Utilities

Thank you to our sponsoring partner, the HUB Vaughan.

Interested in receiving support perfecting your pitch? Click here to register for the Activate!Vaughan Pitch Workshop, delivered by ventureLAB.

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