ventureLAB – HardTech Pitch Competition

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Purpose: Up to eight companies pitch for their chance to take home a collective $50,000 and showcase their breakthrough products and innovations in hardware technology!

The HardTech Pitch Competition, held in partnership by ventureLAB and the Regional Municipality of York, is open to small and medium enterprises incorporated in Canada developing hardware innovations. Finalists will have the opportunity to showcase their technology to a broad audience including industry, investors, government, media, and more!

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Funding Amount

Issuer

Program Type

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$50,000
ventureLAB
Competition
Closed
Program Highlights

Funding Amount

$50,000

Issuer

ventureLAB

Program Type

Competition

Deadline

Closed

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ventureLAB – HardTech Pitch Competition

Company Requirements

    ‍Companies must meet the following criteria to be eligible to participate in the HardTech Pitch Competition:

  • Developed or are developing a novel semiconductor, sensor, silicon-based IP or embedded system hardware product
  • You are an incorporated company in Canada
  • You have a business number (CRA)
  • You have 99 or fewer employees, and earned less than $5M in revenue in the last 12 months
  • If you are not already located in York Region, you are committed to co-locate to York Region or at ventureLAB’s innovation hub for at least six months upon winning the prize (dependent on public health regulations). Note that this can be fulfilled through a ventureLAB membership, which will be provided free of charge to the winners
  • You are not a winner of a previous ventureLAB pitch competition (Made in York Region 2019 or 2020; HardTech 2021)

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