ICUBE Pitch Night Spring 2016

Welcome to ICUBE’s Pitch Night – Spring 2016
Finale

April 28, 2016 – Innovation Complex (lower level) UofT Mississauga

This January, a cohort of over 30 innovators, representing 12 start-ups joined ICUBE’s ICE Program (Innovation to Commercialization for Entrepreneurs) and several more teams have joined the Open Program along the way.  They brought their dreams and ideas, and throughout the last few months, while being full time students, or members of the community, worked at turning their concept into reality. Today they are ready to share their concept with you.  Some are developing prototypes, others validation, others working towards investment and others have found a different path to innovation.  Each start-up team has a unique story to share.

Be our guest April 28th to celebrate their achievements, and find out what’s been cooking at ICUBE – UofT’s early stage incubator!  (If you have not yet had a chance to register, please do so here).

Schedule:

5:15pm – 6:15pm – Networking & ICUBE Start-Up Showcase (stand-up reception)
6:15pm – 7:30pm – ICUBE Finalists & Past Winner Present
8:00pm – Winners Announced!

 Judges:

Pam Banks – Executive Director / RIC Centre

Karen Grant – Executive Director / Angel One Network

Brenda Hogan – Senior Investment Manager / Ontario Capital Growth Corporation

Giles Sutherland – VP Strategic Alliances & Development / Carta Worldwide

Finalists:

Formally Announced April 28, 2016

Confirmed Guests:

Thank you to all of our mentors, industry partners, faculty, staff and team members who help make ICUBE possible!  Guests from the following companies / organizations will be in attendance (alphabetical order):

Angel One Investor Network  /  Bereskin Parr   /  Carta Worldwide /  CHAR Technologies  /  City of Mississauga /  Environmental Business Consultants  /  GoClean  /  GreenSky Capital Inc  /   Many Feathers Coop  /  MaRS Discovery District /  Ontario Capital Growth Corporation  /  Ontario Centre of ExcellenceRIC Centre  /  Royal Bank of Canada  /  Shopify /  SOTI  TorontoJobs.ca  /  University of Toronto Mississauga  /  Virtus Insights  /  World Vision Canada  /

Confirmed ICUBE Teams:

Alto Inc  /  Cleanopy  /  Golf Plz  /  Micharity  /  ParticipAid  /  PatentThat  /  SoCity  /  U-Dimension  /  United Wizards  /  UpTik  /

 

Special Notes:

  • As ICUBE (and this event) features ‘early phase start-ups’ please be advised that all guests will be required to sign a non-disclosure agreement upon arrival.  Thank you for your understanding.
  • The ICUBE Showcase will highlight teams in all stages of development, some are generating revenue, some are in product validation, while others still in the idea building.
  • Your attendance includes consent to be photographed as part of the event for publicity purposes.

FAQs

Where is the closest parking lot to ICUBE?
The closest parking lot to ICUBE is Lot 5 (please note all parking on campus is pay-per-visit parking unless you have been issued a pass by the university). From Lot 5 (or 8 – also close) follow signs to the Innovation Complex / Kaneff Centre and ICUBE is located in the lower level.

Will there be food?
YES! An abundant supply of delicious hot and cold food options as well as non alcoholic beverages will be available throughout the evening.

Will I be able to approach teams with investment / partnership opportunities?
Yes – all teams that involved in the showcase are willing to engage in partnership conversations.

How can I contact ICUBE with any questions?
Questions regarding the event or ICUBE may be directed to ICUBE’s Program Coordinator (Sam Dumcum) at icube.utm [ @ ] utoronto.ca  //  905.569.4467

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