Startup Pitch

Date / Time
Tuesday, July 18th, 2017
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Cara Commons (7th Floor, Room 1-148), Ted Rogers School of Management
55 Dundas Street West, Toronto, ON, Canada

Startup Pitch is Toronto's Premiere Startup Pitching Event

This is an interactive and fun pitch event where entrepreneurs showcase their companies to potential customers and investors, get valuable feedback, and compete for a chance to win great prizes. 


PITCH: Six finalists are selected to pitch at the Startup Pitch.  Finalists pitch to a judging panel of Venture Capitalists, and leading expert. Pitches should include: What does your company do? What problem does it solve? What’s the business model? What’s the market?, etc.). Pitches are 5 minutes + Q&A with judges.
PRIZES: The winner of the pitch competition will receive prizes. 

• $1,000 Cheque from TruShield

• 90 min consultation with Alex Koch, founder of Insight Legal, a law firm specializing in business law for startups (valued at $500.00).

• One Year of QuickBooks Online Essentials for the winner and runner up (valued at $300 each)

• more prizes to come

With a Keynote from the Legendary Sean Wise 

Dr. Sean Wise is an expert on startups & venture capital. He uses this expertise in his various roles as: university professor, bestselling author, international business speaker, and partner at Ryerson Futures, a seed stage venture capital fund and technology accelerator. Dr. Wise has published five books and more than two dozen peer-reviewed research papers and case studies of high-growth start ups.  Dr. Wise spent five seasons as a consultant for CBC on the mega hit venture reality show Dragons' Den before moving in front of the camera as the host of the Naked Entrepreneur, which airs on the Oprah Winfrey Network. Dr. Wise has been called the Dr. Phil of Entrepreneurship and in 2014, Dr. Wise was named Entrepreneurial Mentor of the Year by Startup Canada

Pitch Competition Hosted By The Story Architect

Kevin Smith The Story Architect has help craft over 10,000 pitches helping startups and entrepreneurs unleash their story with digital story telling, marketing strategy, seo, social media strategy, web design, sales coaching and more.

Doors open at 5:30 pm. it is our policy to overbook Startup Toronto free events. In case of a full program, your ticket reservation may not guarantee admission. We recommend you arrive early.  If you are going to arrive late and want to be guaranteed entry or just want to help support Startup Toronto and Startup Pitch Event –  Community Supporter Passes are available to show your support and guarantee your spot.

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Trushield Insurance

The Story Architect

Now Creative Group




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