Backbone Start Me Up Innovation Campaign | Live Pitch-Off 2013

Toronto, Ontario
May 6, 2013

Campaign judges

Backbone Innovation Campaign Judges 2013

Join us for our live Pitch-Off!

Who will be there?
  • Don Tapscott will open the event
  • Start-ups 
  • Venture capitalisits 
  • Angel capitalists
  • Mentors
  • Sponsors
  • Industry executives
  • Incubators and associations
At:     TMX Gallery
Date:       May 6, 2013
Time:     2-7 pm
Location:    130 King St W, Toronto, ON  M5X 1J2 (Directions)
Cost:     Free entry to the live pitch event for a limited number of registrants

Campaign entries close March 30, 2013

The live event is the culmination of our big innovation contest. Ten finalists will each get 10 minutes to convince our panel of expert industry judges that their product represents the best of the best on the Canadian innovation scene. $85,000 in prizes will go to the winner and $15,000 to one runner up.

But the contest doesn’t end at the Pitch-Off. Backbone will report on the winner’s successes and challenges over a full year, and our sponsors and other industry experts will provide on-going guidance and advice to these Canadian entrepreneurs.

Register Now!

PLEASE NOTE: Registration to the Pitch-Off event is now full. If you enter your details below we will place you on our cancellation list to be evaluated by the publisher.

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Complete details:

Start Me Up - The Backbone Innovation Campaign 2013 - 2nd Annual
Start Me Up! - The Alpha Exchange Innovation Campaign presented by Backbone magazine in 2012

For sponsorship details contact: 
Steve Dietrich
Publisher, Backbone magazine  

For assistance contact:
Sue Ansell
Backbone Online communications manager 


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