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How it Works

Who:

Anyone. All are welcome, Highschool, University, NSCC, entrepreneurs, and community members

What:

Select a team, problem solve using the Lean Canvas Model working with advisors and mentors. Teams will then prepare a pitch for the judges and the winning team could pocket $6000

When:

November 24 - 12pm to November 25 - 4pm

Where:

Student Union Building - Michener Lounge (15 University Ave)

Why:

A chance to solve industry problems while connecting with entrepreneurs, mentors, and potential business partners; and win cash prizes

Prizes

1st place

trip to Waterloo

Win $6000 to start your business!

2nd place

$3,500

Jumpstart your idea with $3500!

3rd place

$500

Win $500 to put your ideas in motion!

Judges

When the two days are finished, you’ll have an opportunity to pitch your idea to an esteemed group of judges.

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To Be Announced


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To Be Announced


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Day One: November 24th

11:00 AM

Registration Opens - Arrive at the venue, check in & grab some lunch.

12:00 PM

Opening remarks. We'll review the agenda for the weekend and introduce the speakers, mentors and judges.

12:15 PM

Problems are outlined. We will be providing a list of current problems from industry, business, and government for you to solve

1:00 PM

Form teams of 2-4

2:00 PM

Review of Lean Canvas Model/ Parts of a Pitch / Judging criteria

3:00 PM

Start It Up! Teams get to work

4:00 PM

Mentors Arrive

5:00 PM

Dinner Arrives

Continue working for the rest of the night! Late night pizza will arrive at 10pm!

Day Two: November 25th

9:00 AM

Breakfast and Check in with the teams

10:00 AM

More mentors arrive

11:45 AM

Lunch Arrives

1:30 PM

ALL PRESENTATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ON USB OR ELECTRONICALLY

2:00 PM

Pitching / Judging

4:00 PM

Winners will be announced!

Register Today!

Spaces are limited! Register your spot today.