7th June 2012

Call For Startups to Pitch Ideas Stampede Style

podium venturesPodium Ventures is kicking off the Calgary Stampede centennial year by sponsoring an event like no other. Eight startups from the Calgary area will be selected to pitch in front of an esteemed panel of judges, win over investors and entertain guests. Keeping true to the spirit of the west, each startup will be given 80 seconds to rope their way to the top, proving why their deal is worthy of the coveted pitch rodeo trophy.

“We are very excited to sponsor an event in which the Calgary startup community has the opportunity to pitch their ideas” says Adam Joyce, Executive Vice President of PODIUM Ventures.pitch rodeo

The top three startups will receive their choice of great prizes including:

  •      Two tickets to Canada House at SXSW 2013 to pitch internationally
  • Opportunity to pitch your startup in front of Venture Alberta to get funding
  • Visual business model session with Business Instincts Group to hone your business plan

Startups will be selected based on ideas, execution and entertainment value.

Got what it takes to win? Send a short summary outlining the deal, along with a YouTube link to a practice take of the 80 second pitch to pitchrodeo(at)podiumventures(dot)com by June 18th.

This entry was posted on Thursday, June 7th, 2012 at 9:35 am and is filed under Business News, Contests, Events, National News. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.
  1. Tami Quiring (@VillageGamer)
    11:36 am on June 7th, 2012

    .@PODIUMventures Issues Call For Calgary Startups to Pitch Ideas Stampede Style http://t.co/3oi6lN6V

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