Startup Global 2021 Recap

Thank you for supporting this year's Grand Finale, we're proud to once again support Canada's entrepreneurs who want to take their business to the global stage. In case you missed it, you can relive the experience with a click of a button.

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Pitch Competition Prizes

Meet the Winners

For Startup Global 2021, we had one pitch competition with two categories: one for startups and one for scale-ups. The top 50 from the competition had the opportunity to pitch to win 1 of 5 $2,500 prizes (startup category prizes) and 1 of 5 $5,000 prizes (scale-up category) in the semi-finals. In partnership with UPS, we also organized a Peoples’ Choice Award where we gave $5,000 and an extra spot in the Grand Finale for the semi-finalist with the most votes!

Startup Winner

Alt Tex

We'd like to congratulate Alt Tex for being our startup category winner! Toronto-based ALT TEX is an innovative biomaterials startup reimagining the clothing industry. Founded by Myra Arshad, ALT TEX has developed a sustainable, carbon neutral, and biodegradable polyester replacement made from re-engineered food waste. One single shirt has the power to divert 9kg of carbon emissions from the air, 4kg of microplastic pollutants from the ocean, and 1kg of food waste from landfills.

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Scale-up Winner

Kind Laundry

We'd like to congratulate Kind Laundry for being our scale-up category winner! Also based in Toronto, Kind Laundry is a scale-up venture pushing the limits of the detergent and clothing-care industry. Co-founded by Angie Tran and Bernard Law, Kind Laundry’s innovative Detergent Sheets are a zero-waste, eco-friendly alternative to traditional powder and liquid clothing detergents already on the market. The product is also travel friendly, eliminates mess, and features 100% recyclable packaging.

https://thealttex.com/

People's Choice Award

Euthabag

We’d like to congratulate EuthaBag for being our 2021 Startup Global Peoples’ Choice Award Winner. Out of Hemmingford Québec, EuthaBag is changing the way the world says goodbye to their beloved furry friends. Created by Founder and Veterinarian Dr. Céline Leheurteux, EuthaBag is a respectful and ecological body bag that offers veterinarians a professional and practical solution for the transportation, cremation and burial of deceased pets that is, most importantly, respectful for the animal and their caregiver.

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Watch the 2021 Finale

Thank you for supporting this year's Grand Finale, we're proud to once again support Canada's entrepreneurs who want to take their business to the global stage. In case you missed it, you can relive the experience with a click of a button.

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