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Unlock Your Big Idea: Live Pitch Finale
Thu, 5 May 2016, 5:00 PM – 8:30 PM EDT
Calling all entrepreneurs! Are you looking for capital to make your idea come to life? Here’s your chance to compete with entrepreneurs across the western GTA! You could win a $10,000 prize, along with invaluable coaching and mentorship through the Ontario Network of Entrepreneurs!
Thanks to all the entrepreneurs who applied for the first round of our Pitch Competition! See the finalists for each category pitch LIVE in front of an esteemed panel of judges on May 5th:
Best Innovation for Tech Business
Unique concept involving technology or creative problem solving application in the ideation or early development stage by entrepreneurs with at least one team member under the age of 29:
- Dash MD
Best Disruptive Innovation
Novel creation or application of science and technology including (but not limited to) advanced materials and manufacturing, robotics, engineering, life science, industrial Internet of Things, etc.
- IQ Biomedical
- Medella Health
Best Innovation for Small Business
Entrepreneurs in this category should submit an innovative business idea that demonstrates outside-the-box thinking, an original spin to something familiar or the development of a unique product or service that will provide new or greater value to the consumer. Open to individuals with a new start up business idea or an existing business with a new business idea.
- Mod Market
Best "Investment Ready" Company
Novel company with high growth potential and high margins ready for investment.
Come out and network with winning entrepreneurs, investors, industry experts, members of the Ontario Network of Entrepreneurs, and more!
Esteemed Panel of Judges
- Master of Ceremonies: Nav Nanwa, Producer/Host of "Business Casual" on Rogers TV Peel
- Dan Sinai, Senior Executive, Innovation Ecosystems, IBM Canada
- Heather Arthur, Director of Business Care, Rogers Communications
- Karen Grant, Executive Director, Angel One Investor Network
- Matt Schnarr, Founder and Managing Partner, AWAKE Chocolate
- Michael List, Principal, GreenSky Capital, Ormston List Frawley LLP
- Sean Stanleigh, Managing Editor, Globe Edge Content Studio, The Globe and Mail
- Stephen Beney, Partner, Bereskin & Parr LLP
See their full backgrounds on our website at www.UYBIpitch.com!
Date: Thursday, May 5, 2016
Time: 5:00PM - 8:30PM (Free Parking in Lot 4 and 8)
Venue: University of Toronto Mississauga, Innovation Complex
Address: 3359 Mississauga Road, Mississauga, ON L5L 1C6
Registration begins at 4:30PM.
Questions? Get in touch with Amarpreet Kaur, RIC Centre Operations Manager, at email@example.com or 289.373.3050 x 204.
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University of Toronto Mississauga - Innovation Complex
3359 Mississauga Road
Parking in Lots 4 and 8
Mississauga, ON L5L 1C6