Online Pitch Competition


There are no rules. This is entrepreneurship at its best.
Do whatever works. 

 

(1) Pitch your idea, company, or vision in a brief video.

YOUR PITCH –– Keep it authentic, personal, and high impact!
Who are you? Name, city, company. What are you working on?
Big picture of the problem you’re working to solve, your vision, or your goal. 

YOUR DREAM  –– What are you trying to achieve for yourself? 
How will your success, at its fullest realization, improve the lives of Canadians,
advance Canada on the global stage, or enhance Canada's brand?
What is your dream for Canada, for your company, or your community.

CALL TO ACTION –– Ask for engagement! 
Think of your closing statement as a call to action.
Show your passion. Let your personality shine.  

Deadline Feb 15th, 2018
Current Prize Pool: $2500
More prizes to be announced. 

Special thanks to: 

True North - Primary Logo-01.png

"Canada's Opportunity in Artificial Intelligence" – Kevin Yu, Advanced Analytics And Research Labs


 

(2) Post to social media with the hashtag #IveyPitch.

Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube and/or Instagram. 
A panel of judges will review the top videos.

 

(3) Award winners

Post early to maximize your visibility
Winners will be announced at Ivey Venture Forum 2018. 
You don't have to attend to win!


"A Dream for all Canadians" – Adri Tavares, Ivey Venture Forum


Judges

 

Jasmin Ganie-Hobbs

Toronto, Ontario

Ajay Gopal

Toronto, Ontario

Business Development Bank of Canada - BDC Capital

 
Allan O'Dette - Government of Ontario - Ontario Investment Office.jpg

Allan O'Dette

Ontario Investment Office


Erin Bury

Managing Director

 
Eighty-eight 88 Creative Agency

 
 
panache ventures
 
 

David Dufresne

Montréal, Québec


Tanya Sardana 

Toronto, Ontario


Christian Lassonde

Toronto, Ontario

Maor Amar

Montréal, Québec

Impression Ventures - Christian Lassonde - Maor Amar.png

Impression Ventures


Paula Kwan

Civic Innovation Office
City of Toronto

City of Toronto, Paula Kwan Civic Innovation Office
Paula Kwan, Civic Innovation Office, City of Toronto

Reiza Rayman

Titan Medical Inc.


 
 
serves as the Managing Partner of Ferst Capital Partners
serves as the Managing Partner of Ferst Capital Partners

Dominique Ferst

Montréal, Québec



Sarah Stockdale Stockdale Consulting
 
 
 
 

Sarah Stockdale

Toronto, Ontario

 

Craig Leonard

Toronto, Ontario

MaRS Investment Accelerator Fund
 

Stéphane Pilette

Montréal, Québec

 
Anges Québec

Chris Eben

Toronto, Ontario

Chris Eben TWG

Francois Lafortune

Montréal, Québec

Karel Vuong

Montréal, Québec
Toronto, Ontario

Karel Vuong - Francois Lafortune - Diagram Ventures - Portage3

L-Spark Ottawa

Leo Lax

Ottawa

Pat White

Ottawa

Jamie Petten

Ottawa


 
Economic Development, Moncton, New Brunswick

Richard Dunn

Moncton, New Brunswick


Rob Skully

Manulife Capital Ventures

Cheryl Cheung

Manulife Capital Ventures

Monisha Sharma

Manulife - John Hancock

 
 
 
manulife-logo-1024x200.png

ScaleUp Ventures - Matt Roberts

Matt Roberts

ScaleUP Ventures

 

Promote your startup, vision or dream

It's Just a Pitch!

Deadline Feb 15th, 2018
Current Prize Pool: $2500
More prizes to be announced. 

 

What is your dream?