Startup Pitch Competition
Startup Pitch Competition
- You are a Canadian incorporated start-up with a minimum-viable product
- You have preliminary market traction in an advanced manufacturing, energy, or mining sector that is at least $100M in size (preference towards B2B businesses)
- You have a demonstrable technology moat (preference towards those with patentable technologies)
Golden Triangle Angel
Benton is a computer scientist, educator, serial entrepreneur, investor, mentor, board member, and innovation ecosystem thought leader. He’s also the Co-founder of Maplesoft, Radical Flow, and Archangel Network of Funds.
Following a 30-year career providing debt and equity financing to businesses in Southern Ontario with Roynat Capital, Brian co-founded NorthSpring Capital with Sol Algranti. In 2017, he was awarded as GTAN’s Angel of the Year.
Tech Entrepreneur, CEO
Ehsan is a serial entrepreneur, an active angel investor, and a mentor at several tech startup incubators and accelerators. He draws on 20 years of enterprise computer networks, storage, and cloud infrastructure experience.
Danielle is a co-founder and Investment Principal at Sandpiper Ventures, the first all women-founded VC fund in Canada, unlocking women’s capital for women-led teams. She’s also a Venture Partner at Archangel Network of Funds.
Kevin brings 20 years of experience working as a co-founder, entrepreneur, operator, and advisor with tech company startups and scaleups. Kevin was a co-founder and Chief Product Officer of Miovision.
Manny is an entrepreneur, leader, and strategic thinker with focus on innovation. He is a proven leader at building and managing diverse teams, and he has international business experience in more than 50 countries.
Peyvand is an accomplished entrepreneur and Angel investor. His in-depth expertise includes major vertical industries with a focus on Clean–Tech electronic design and manufacturing, medical technologies, and renewable energy.
Centre for Smart Mining
Steve is the Manager of the Centre for Smart Mining, a federally funded Technology Access Centre that focuses on facilitating new technology adoption in the mining sector by providing mining technology companies with technical services and funding.
NuBinary is a Fractional CTO and Tech Startup Advisory consulting firm, enabling companies to successfully create innovative technology products. We do this by assisting companies to speed up market delivery of innovative products through a consistent, repeatable and tested framework.
NorthBridge is an expert government funding assistance firm with a 28-year track record helping small-to-medium enterprises secure funding to grow their businesses. NorthBridge is part of the North Group of Companies which also includes NorthSpring Capital Partners.
MID is an R&D, engineering, and manufacturing company that has acted as an incubator for several innovative technologies in the past four decades. Multi-disciplinary engineering capacity, collaboration with academia, access to number of venture capitals and international business network offers a unique opportunity to the entrepreneurs.
InBay (Invest North Bay Development Corporation) is an organization dedicated to assist in growing the City’s economy. Local business leaders and the Municipality work together creating opportunity through partnerships to facilitate new business attraction and support to the start-up ecosystem.