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Momentum Technology
Startup Pitch Competition
Advanced Manufacturing, Energy & Mining
Are you a Canadian tech startup building a solution in advanced manufacturing, energy or mining? We are a group of startup angel investors, venture capitalists, and startup advisors who are interested in hearing your pitch!
Momentum Technology
Startup Pitch Competition
Advanced Manufacturing, Energy & Mining
Are you a Canadian tech startup building a solution in advanced manufacturing, energy or mining? We are a group of startup angel investors, venture capitalists, and startup advisors who are interested in hearing your pitch!
Application Deadline:
October 10, 2020

Application Requirements

Application Requirements

You should apply if:
  • 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)

Judges

Judges
Benton Leong - Advisor at NuBinary
Benton Leong
GP, Archangel Funds; Investor
Golden Triangle Angel
Network (GTAN)

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.

Brian Hunter President NorthSpring Capital
Brian Hunter

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.

 

Nubinary Team Member: Ehsan Mirdamadi - Partner at NuBinary
Ehsan Mirdamadi
Angel Investor &
Tech Entrepreneur, CEO
NuBinary

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 Graham Investment Principal Sandpiper Ventures
Danielle Graham
Investment Principal
Sandpiper Ventures

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-Madill-IAF
Kevin Madill
Investment Director
MaRS IAF

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.

Business Development & Commercialization Manager
Manny Kalia
Business Development & Commercialization Manager
OCE

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.

Payvand Melati - MID
Peyvand Melati

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.

Steve Gravel
Steve Gravel
Manager
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.

You have until
October 10th, 2020
to enter “Momentum Technology” pitch competition
Prizes
Prizes
$30,000
First Place
$10,000 + $20,000 of in-kind services
$17,000
Second Place
$7,000 + $10,000 of in-kind services
$8,000
Third Place
$3,000 + $5,000 of in-kind services

Sponsors

Sponsors
NuBinary - IOT Software Development Shop In Toronto - Logo
NuBinary

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.

Pitch Sponsor - NorthBridge
NorthBridge Consultants

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.

Pitch Sponsor - Micro Interface Design
Micro Interface Design

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.

Pitch Sponsor - InBay (Invest North Bay Development Corporation) logo
InBay

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.

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