IGNITE Applications Now Open!

We are pleased to announced that applications are now open for our fifth annual Ignite Competition.

Ignite 2017 will be handing out $80,000 to winning entrepreneurs across four categories:

• Discovery Category: $25,000
• Scale-up Category: $25,000
• Ontario Power Generation Category: $25,000
• Student Entrepreneur Category: $5,000

The Ignite competition journey includes a pitch school, 60 second pitch competition, three minute pitch competition and 30 minute boardroom competition before a panel of judges chooses the winners.

Outside of the prizes for winners, Ignite offers the opportunity for entrepreneurs to learn how to perfect their pitch and also have a chance to practice in front of real investors.

Some past winners of Ignite include Dash MD, Hexyoo Scientific, MobileXCo, National ProStaff and IFTech.

Applications must be received by September 29th. Visit ignitedurham.ca to apply and for more information on eligibility criteria and important dates.