September 7, 2017
For Immediate Release
Pitching Competition Participants named for Invest Atlantic 2017 in St. John’s.
On September 18, twenty companies from Atlantic Canada will attend PitchCamp, hosted by Invest Atlantic. Over 30 applications to participate were received with some from Newfoundland, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick. PitchCamp breaks out into Pitch 101- 1 minute pitch, and Pitch 201- 2 minute pitch. They will participate in a three hour session with investors and coaches to hone their 1 and 2 minute pitching skills. Specific PitchCamp details can be found here: http://www.investatlantic.ca/pitchcamp/
The top 10 companies will advance to the main stage on September 19- 230 pm-5:00 pm to wow a panel of investors and entrepreneurs. The winning company in Pitch 201 will walk away with a combination of cash plus a MaRS Market Intelligence services report. The winner of Pitch 101 will walk away with cash and services. All companies that applied receive complimentary registration for Invest Atlantic and the chance to meet with Angels, Venture Capitalists, service providers and agencies that can help support their growth.
Click Here for a links to all participants and their companies.
|Confirmed Pitch 101 Participants
Alex Robbins, NL- Drone NL
|Pitch 201 Participants
Brian Terry, NL- Agile Sensor Technologies Inc.
Winners will be announced on September 20 following a text poll of participants and judges.
The Jameson Group is a founding partner of Invest Atlantic, Investment Opportunities Program, Smart Energy, and Pitch 101/201 programs that run in various locations in Atlantic Canada. Genesis is an innovation hub for technology start-ups. It accelerates start-ups through all stages of idea development – from pre-incubation and business model development, to investor readiness.
For more information on Invest Atlantic, visit www.investatlantic.ca.