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WHY YOU SHOULD APPLY

  • Receive support and mentoring from regional and national mentors and advisers
  • Gain access to national and global distribution systems and supply chains through our audiences
  • Connect with potential investors
  • Network with Canadian entrepreneurs and entrepreneurs around the world

Pitch@Palace On Tour events will take place in six cities across Canada. We welcome entrepreneurs to apply for the regional event closest to them. Finalists from each On Tour event will be invited to attend the Pitch@Palace Boot Camp and Final in Toronto in May 2019, attended by His Royal Highness the Duke of York.

The winner of the Final will represent Canada at Pitch@Palace Global in London, UK in December 2019.

Watch this short video to find out why you should apply for Pitch@Palace Canada 1.0.

Chosen entrepreneurs will pitch for 3 minutes before an influential audience (with one PowerPoint slide).

There is no cost to entering the program and finalists selected to participate in the Toronto event will have their flight and accommodations covered for one representative per company. If you become the Canadian winner, then your travel expenses to England will also be covered.

Pitch@Palace Canada 1.0 has a broad culture of Innovation theme and aims to discover Entrepreneurs that have identified opportunities in the following areas.

  • Biotech and Medical Technology
  • Consumer Technology and Internet of Things
  • Cyber Security
  • Data Management and Analytics
  • Educational Technology
  • Environmental and Renewables Technologies
  • Fintech
  • Fitness Tech
  • Health and Wellbeing Tech
  • Industrial Technology
  • Materials, Substances and By-products
  • Media, Communications and Entertainment Technology
  • Robotics, Artificial Intelligence and Virtual Reality
  • Smart Cities
  • Other Innovation

Entrepreneurs are welcome to apply to an on tour event location that is most convenient for them.

Tour Dates

March 26, 2019
Pitch@Palace Canada 1.0 On Tour Atlantic

Halifax, Nova Scotia
Deadline for applications: March 7, 2019

April 9, 2019
Pitch@Palace Canada 1.0 On Tour Prairies

Regina, Saskatchewan
Deadline for applications: March 25, 2019

April 17, 2019
Pitch@Palace Canada 1.0 On Tour Ontario

Waterloo, Ontario
Deadline for applications: April 1, 2019

April 24, 2019
Pitch@Palace Canada 1.0 On Tour BC

Vancouver, British Columbia
Deadline for applications: April 4, 2019

April 26, 2019
Pitch@Palace Canada 1.0 On Tour North

Whitehorse, Yukon Territory
Deadline for applications: April 4, 2019

May 7, 2019
Pitch@Palace Canada 1.0 On Tour Québec

Montreal, Québec
Deadline for applications: April 15, 2019