IGNITE STARTUP SHOWCASE

Ignite Summit 2019 Pitch Competition

 

DRAGON’S DEN STYLE PITCH COMPETITION


As part of the IGNITE SUMMIT taking place on the weekend of May 3rd-5th in Calgary, AB, we are excited to host the Ignite Startup Showcase to exhibit entrepreneurship successes in the Jamat.

Listen to emerging entrepreneurs who will try to woo a panel of judges with their business vision – maybe you’ll hear an idea that catches your ear! A handful of startups will be selected to compete based on an application process.

 

HAVE A NEW BUSINESS VENTURE THAT YOU’RE PROUD OF?


Come pitch your startup in front of a panel of judges and an audience of professionals, entrepreneurs and alliance members. Gain exposure, hear from seasoned judges and connect with potential investors and partners. A handful of startups will be selected to compete based on applications.

Applications are now closed.

 

 

CALLING ALL ENTREPRENEURS FOR A CHANCE TO WIN PRIZES


$10,000.00 in Marketing Services Sponsored by StyleLabs Inc.

StyleLabs Inc. is supporting one of the successful contestants by offering a $10,000 credit towards the use of its suite of marketing services.


$3,000.00 Credit Sponsored by KPMG LLC

To go towards one of the following services (only new business):

  • Accounting and/or bookkeeping services
  • Corporate tax compliance or advisory
  • SR&ED assistance

Also includes a free 1-hour consultation with one of their professionals.


Lean Entrepreneur Acceleration Program Sponsored by Launch Academy ($299 USD Value)

Available to all Startup Showcase Presenters

Turn your idea into a successful startup. Start on the right foot, get real results, and learn from the best.

From Launch Academy, one of North America’s leading tech incubators with over 600 tech startups incubated and over $150 Million raised.


Refer to iicanada.org/startup-showcase for more information, including application criteria and submission details.

 

PRIZE SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Why Sponsor a Prize?

  • Increase awareness of your products and services within an audience of startups, small/medium businesses and professionals who are searching for solutions to their business challenges.
  • Invest in customer relationships and showcase how your product can provide value and accelerate growth. Develop a new customer relationship with a startup or small/medium business and explore opportunities to continue that relationship as the startup matures.
  • Connect with the community and promote corporate social responsibility by providing support for high-performing entrepreneurs and growing businesses.

Contact our team at startup.showcase@iicanada.net for more information.