Startup Pitch Nights – Waterloo Region Edition

About This Event

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Join us in Waterloo on May 11, 2017, for Startup Pitch Night – Waterloo Region Edition. This is an interactive and fun pitch event where entrepreneurs showcase their companies to potential customers and investors, get valuable feedback, and compete for a chance to win the grand prize!

Startup Pitch Night is proudly presented by TruShield Insurance and Startup Canada and hosted by Startup Waterloo Region.


Six finalists are selected to pitch at Startup Pitch Night. Finalists pitch to a judging panel of entrepreneurs, investors, and leading industry companies. Your pitch should include: What does your company do? What problem does it solve? What’s the business model? What’s the market?, etc.). Pitches are 5 minutes + Q&A with judges.

Do you want to pitch at this event? Complete the Startup Pitch Night Application before April 28, 2017.


  • $1,000 cash prize
  • Featured in Startup Canada eNewsletter sent to over 125,000 subscribers globally
  • Two free publishing credits on to share announcements from your company ($50 value)
  • One ticket to Startup Canada Day on the Hill ($300 value)


Come watch pitches from up-and-coming companies and mingle with industry leaders, entrepreneurs, and investors from the community. Meet the founders and see their products up and close.

Reserve your seat.


May 11th, 2017 | Event Kicks off – 7:00 – 10:00pm


Princess Twin Cinemas | 46 King Street North | Waterloo, N2J 2W8


  • Welcome
  • Pitches
  • Deliberation & Networking
  • Prizes
  • Closing

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This event is hosted by our community partner, Startup Waterloo


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