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Ross Glenn Hall Roderick Mah Centre for Continuous Learning (EC) Mount Royal University

4825 Mt Royal Gate SW

Calgary, Alberta T3E 7N5

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Come cheer on Mount Royal University’s most entrepreneurial students!

Watch the top ventures compete for $70,000 in cash and prizes during the JMH LaunchPad Pitch Competition! LaunchPad is our biggest event of the year where students and recent alumni from across campus pitch their venture to a panel of esteemed judges and a supportive audience. Teams are given 5 minutes to pitch, followed by another 5 minutes of Q&A from the judges. The most promising ventures will walk away with their share of $70,000 in cash and services to take their venture to the next level!

The JMH Venture LaunchPad is generously supported by JMH & Co, the BUSY Foundation, LaBarge Weinstein LLP, and Trout + Taylor.

Cash bar + light appetizers will be avaliable.

Finalists:

Wade Lahring - Nineten

Ryan Wenger - Barrow Espresso

Alexandra Daignault & Anna Johnson - Solidariteas

Ashika Thaker & Diana Grant-Richmond - Unravelled

Talia Murchie - Ad Artis

Kesley Prout - BeMuse

Ormhel Manuel - Listed

Speaker: Ray DePaul

The institute is led by Director Ray DePaul, a strategic visionary with 25-years of experience working in high-tech and innovation. Before joining the Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Ray was the President and CEO of RapidMind Inc., a spin-off company from the University of Waterloo. Ray steered RapidMind through $11M of venture funding, significant market growth, and turned the company into an industry leader, resulting in the acquisition by Intel Corp.

Prior to Rapidmind, Ray spent five years with Research In Motion (now BlackBerry) and was responsible for product management of the iconic BlackBerry. Ray developed and executed RIM’s business plan, product strategy and product launches to help to guide BlackBerry through the exciting early adopter stage in 1999; ultimately establishing the BlackBerry brand as the smartphone market leader.

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Celebrate Innovation and Entrepreneurship with over 300 community members, students and alumni

Come see what the innovators of Mount Royal University are excited about and building

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Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Jenn Richardson, Entrepreneur Development Manager, Institute For Innovation and Entrepreneurship

403.660.1185 or jerichardson@mtroyal.ca

Where can I park?

Open lots A and B or the Parkade


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