Toronto Funding Roadshow

The 2014 Funding Roadshow is designed to better educate entrepreneurs on funding opportunities as well as facilitate connections between funders and entrepreneurs. For more information, click here

Microsoft BizSpark is a hosting partner to the Toronto stop of the 2014 Funding Roadshow.

Digital Media Zone (DMZ)Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE), INcubes , TechConnex, and UTEST are community partners supporting the event.

Date: Wed. April 9, 2014
Time: 8:30am – 5:00pm
Address: 1950 Meadowvale Blvd
Registration: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/toronto-funding-roadshow-tickets-10498197391 

A total of 20 companies per day will get to pitch, the criteria for each stream of entrepreneurs is as follows:

Stream 1 – Early Age Startups (max. 10 companies)

  • Young entrepreneurs (<40 years old)
  • Idea, seed stage
  • Strong technology development component to the business
  • Seeking strong revenue growth (>50% in the upcoming year)

Stream 2 – Startups and SMEs (max. 10 companies)

  • No age restriction
  • Company revenues >$150,000
  • Strong technology development component to the business
  • Seeking strong revenue growth (>50% in the upcoming year)

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Company Registration Process

Step 1: Entrepreneur Application
To view if you are eligible, read the “Who” section on the 2014 Event Information.

Step 2: Entrepreneur registration process
If you are selected, you will be notified to pay you registration fee ($85) and send in your pitch deck

Step 3: Accepted entrepreneurs will be notified of their pitch time

Each Company Ticket Includes ($85)

  • Pitch to a panel of funders
  • One-on-one meeting with funders and advisors
  • Lunch with all funders, partners and pitching entrepreneurs
  • Company promotion on Funding Roadshow website
  • Workshops included during the day, outside of the pitch room
  • Evening networking session pass

Funders Ticket Includes ($85)

  • Seat on the panel in selected stream
  • Lunch with all funders, partners and pitching entrepreneurs
  • Two-minute introduction to all entrepreneurs, funders and partners
  • Company promotion on Funding Roadshow website
  • Workshops included during the day, outside of the pitch room
  • Networking event passes

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