Startup Canada Tour Hits Vancouver with FREE Event and Pitch Competition

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The Startup Canada Tour makes its way to BC this month and its local partners are collaborating to deliver Aha! Defining Moments of 20 Tech Entrepreneurs on September 19th at the Vancouver Convention Centre.

The unique FREE event will feature 20 lightning pitches, a keynote address from hometown boy Rahim Fazal (founder of San Francisco's Involver which was recently acquired by Oracle), and concludes with a Startup Drinks nightcap.

Registration went live last week and they are already close to their 400 person capacity, so register for free now.

Event organizers are looking for 20 tech startups to pitch at the event and share their Aha! Moments with the crowd. Prizes include for the best of the bunch include:

  • One-on-one Mentor Lunch with Version One Ventures' Boris Wertz
  • One-on-one Mentor Lunch with HootSuite's Ryan Holmes
  • Deluxe software/hardware package from Microsoft
  • Golf accessory package compliments of Gowlings

More information on how to submit a pitch are available online and the deadline in Friday, September 7th.

Company:
BCIC
Website:
http://www.bcic.ca
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

BCIC encourages the development and application of advanced or innovative technologies to meet the needs of industry in BC. We accelerate technology commercialization by supporting startups and developing entrepreneurs. With our partners, BCIC delivers programs and initiatives that promote company growth, resulting in jobs, increased revenue and economic development in BC. BCIC is a Crown Agency of the Province of... more

Company:
Startup Canada
Website:
http://www.startupcan.ca
Location:
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Startup Canada is a grassroots, entrepreneur-led, volunteer-run, non-profit network that launched in May 2012 to bring together and give a voice to the Canadian entrepreneurship community and to promote a vibrant entrepreneurial culture. more


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