Up-Start! Competition 2012
Wednesday, May 30, 2012 from 1:00 PM to 5:30 PM (EDT)
Join us for the seventh annual Up-Start! Competition.
The Up-Start! Competition is a business pitch competition for 2011/12 Entrepreneurship 101 students.
Individuals or teams will have 10 minutes to pitch their business idea—and they must apply concepts from Entrepreneurship 101 to make a compelling business case.
Business ideas must fit into one of the following four categories:
- Information and communications technology (ICT)
- Life sciences and healthcare
- Social venture
The top business plan and presentation will receive a prize of $10,000 along with a pitch video production package from MaRS Media, retail value $4,000
This year’s finalists are:
All attendees are required to sign a non-disclosure agreement.
Download competition eligibility and rules here.
Part of the Entrepreneurship 101 Series
When & Where
MaRS Discovery District
MaRS (www.marsdd.com) is a large scale, mission driven innovation centre located in Toronto and networked across Ontario, focused on building Canada’s next generation of technology companies.
MaRS works closely with entrepreneurs to grow and scale their ventures into global market leaders in life sciences and health care, information, communications and entertainment technologies, cleantech, advanced materials and engineering, as well as innovative social purpose businesses.