About this Program
We are awarding ALL THE TICKET REVENUES from this year's Innovation Rodeo to the winners of a crowd favourite pitch competition held on Friday afternoon.
We are searching for Calgary, and area-based, early-stage startups who have promising ideas for technology-based companies so we can profile them in a crowd favourite pitch competition held on the last day of the Innovation Rodeo held July 11th.to 15th.
The six finalists pitch to the crowd and once all the pitches have been delivered the crowd picks the top three who will split all the registration fees from the week-long event.
All complete and eligible applications will receive one free week-long ticket to the Innovation Rodeo.
Now in its seventh year, the Innovation Rodeo is spearheaded by Bow Valley College and if five days of speakers, innovation challenges (where participants compete for daily prizes of $2,000 cash) and pitch competitions that give away over $50,000 in cash and prizes.
On the fifth day a there is a keynote speech on how to create impactful startup programs, the crowd favourite pitch competition that awards all the ticket revenue to the top three winners and there is a final pitch competition where winners from Tuesday to Thursday's student pitch competitions compete for an additional $17,500 in cash and the chance to win one of three $12,000 US scholarships to the top Entrepreneurship Program in Silicon Valley.
Agriculture, Biotechnology, Business Services, Chemicals and Chemical Products, Clean Technology