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Pitch the North Shore Sept 26, 2018

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Name: Pitch the North Shore Sept 26, 2018
Date: September 26, 2018
Time: 2:45 PM - 7:15 PM PDT
Event Description:
In partnership with GEM Advertising and The Profile Lower Lonsdale as part of the Accelerate North Shore Series we’re bringing Vancouver Startup Week to North Vancouver with Pitch the North Shore!
 
Pitch the North Shore is a pitch contest for early stage companies who want to present their businesses to expert investors and the wider business community. This is an opportunity to gain critical feedback on business models and pitch strength, as well as gain exposure and recognition. Guests will be treated to pitches from innovative companies, expert insights from the judges panel and the opportunity to network with pitch finalists and judges. This half-day event will include a short keynote address, introduction to the judges followed by the pitch competition. The event will wrap up with networking and light refreshments.


Each company selected to pitch will have 5 minutes to introduce their business and concept. Judges will then be encouraged to ask questions about the business model and growth potential.  A maximum of 15 minutes will be allotted for each pitch including Q & A. The Pitch Winner will receive a Growth Positioning Session from GEM Advertising at a value of $4000. 

Please Note: Call for Pitch Applications is Now Closed!  


Schedule:

2:45 - 3:00 Arrival and check-in
3:00 - 3:30 Opening remarks and keynote address
3:30 - 4:00 Introduction to the judges panel
4:00 - 4:15 Short break to set up pitch slides
4:15 - 6:15 Pitches
6:15 - 6:30 Networking and judges to convene to choose winner
6:30 - 6:45 Announcement of winner and closing remarks
6:45 - 7:15 Networking and refreshments

Prizes:
Pitch Winner - Growth Positioning Session from GEM Advertising (value $4000)
Door prize - 2 tickets to North Vancouver Chamber ELEVATE event,  October 4 at Presentation House
Location:
The Profile Lower Lonsdale
120 Lonsdale Ave., Suite 100
Date/Time Information:
Wednesday, September 26
2:45pm - 7:15pm
Contact Information:
Lorelei - 604.987.4488 x103
Fees/Admission:
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Pre-registration required
  • General admission - $15
  • Vancouver Startup Week Passholders, North Vancouver Chamber and Profile members – Free
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