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JMH LaunchPad $70,000 Pitch Competition
Wed, 5 April 2017, 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM MDT
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.
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.
Why Should You Attend?
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
Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Jenn Richardson, Entrepreneur Development Manager, Institute For Innovation and Entrepreneurship
403.660.1185 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Where can I park?
Open lots A and B or the Parkade
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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