Pitch Competitions/Events | Region 7

Pitch Competitions/Events | Region 7

Name of Event
City/Country
Year
Date
Type of Event
Notes
Info
Next Founders 2019 Ontario, Canada 2019 May-Aug Pitch Competition "Next Founders accelerates your startup’s growth, as well as your personal growth as a founder, through mentoring and access to capital. If you get accepted, you become eligible for up to $30K in non-dilutive grant funding." https://www.nextcanada.com/next-founders#/
START UP FEST Montreal, Canada 2019 Jul 9 – 13 Pitch Competition "Over $750,000 worth of prizes and investments" https://startupfestival.com/
ElevateR Pitch: AI Edition Toronto, Canada 2019 Sept 21 – 27 Pitch Competition "Prize: over $1,000,000" http://elevatetechfest.com/elevater-pitch/
Pitch for the Purse Vancouver, Canada 2019 Oct Pitch Competition "FWE has designed Pitch for the Purse to address a key concern facing women entrepreneurs…access to capital. The program is divided into four sections designed to educate and mentor every step of the way: Pitch Training, Semi-Finals, Mentorship + Pitch Finale. " https://fwe.ca/pitch-for-the-purse/
MaRS Capital Toronto, Canada 2019 Oct 3 Pitch Competition "$10,000 Cdn in prize money
Advisory services from MaRS Catalyst Fund to position your business for future growth
Advisory services from George Brown Fashion Exchange"
https://www.marscatalystfund.com/pitch-competition-canadian-innovation-in-sustainable-textile-and-apparel/
Aurora Chamber Business & Technology Summit Aurora, Canada 2019 Sept Conference "Business is changing faster than ever – are you positioned to grow or be left behind? Stay ahead of the competition. Attend the Business & Technology Summit on September 25th to learn how to utilize data to drive engagement, marketing and sales. Hear from local leaders on their strategies for business growth and sustainability. Learn how to build a streamlined business plan to meet your needs and learn about digital marketing strategies and techniques. Hear from an entrepreneur that was successful in making a Dragon’s Den deal. PLUS, new for this year a Tech & Connect Lounge that will provide on the spot advise and learning on topics that are important for business growth. " https://www.aurorachamber.on.ca/business-tech-summit#pitchbar
Fundica Roadshow Canada 2020 TBD Pitch Competition "Investors tour Canadian cities taking pitches from incorporated Canadian seed or growth stage companies with a technological component to their business and expected revenue growth of over 50%." https://www.fundicaroadshow.com/
TiEQuest Canada 2020 TBD Pitch Competition "Open to startups at all stages across Canada, with the goal of receiving advice from industry professionals and networking with angel investors, venture capitalists, fund managers, and other professionals. $50,000 cash grand prize offered, as well as all-inclusive trips to Silicon Valley for the top five finalists." https://toronto.tie.org/
Toronto Entrepreneurs Conference & Tradeshow Toronto, Canada 2019 Nov 27 Conference "In its 9th year, #TECONF has been the prominent event in the Greater Toronto Area for empowering and connecting local Entrepreneurs. We take pride in the community of Entrepreneurs we have built over the years and look forward to continuing to assist organizations in building their businesses through connections made through our events."

https://www.torontoentrepreneurs.ca/
The International Conference on Entrepreneurship and Social Science Surrey, Canada 2019 Aug 29 – 30 Conference "The Conference is a prestigious event organized with a motivation to provide an excellent international platform for the academicians, researchers, engineers, industrial participants, and students around the globe to Share their research findings and to Exchange knowledge with the global experts. " https://10times.com/icess-surrey
Entrepreneurs Connect: Bootstrapping your Marketing Strategy Brampton, Ontario Canada 2019 Aug 1 Workshop "Join Robin Ashford, MNP’s Senior Director of Marketing for Eastern Canada for this insightful session as he shares effective marketing strategies for your business and how to make the most of resources available to you, including harnessing social channels and building relationships in this digital world." https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07egat6hvmd1c2993c&oseq&c&ch
ScaleUP Tech Accelerator Pitch Morning Ontario, Canada 2019 Nov 21 Pitch Competition Accelerator "Five of the region’s top tech and tech-enabled startups will have the chance to pitch in front of a group of seasoned investors and judges to compete for a top prize of $10,000 at our third Libro ScaleUP Pitch Night. ScaleUP selects five (5) entrepreneurs who receive four-months of intensive business mentoring + in-kind services valued at $15,000 + access to a global network of support + the opportunity to pitch for a 6-month hot desk at SOAR Innovation and a $10,000 top prize in front of the Windsor Essex Capital Angel Network (WECAN) and members of the Windsor Essex Regional Alliance during Global Entrepreneurship Week 2019." https://www.genglobal.org/scaleup-tech-accelerator-pitch-morning https://www.wetech-alliance.com/scaleup/