OCE Discovery Competition News


Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE)


Young Entrepreneurs - Make your Pitch Competition, Accessibility Innovation Showcase and Tech Pitch Competition, Social enterprise Zone and Pitch Competition

There are just a few days left to enter this year's pitch competitions at Discovery. The Social Enterprise Pitch Competition, Accessibility Tech Pitch Competition and Young Entrepreneurs, Make Your Pitch Competition all take place on May 15/16.

Sign up for the competition that best suits your technology and show Ontario why you deserve to win! Application deadlines start this week so be sure to submit your entry ASAP for a chance to pitch at Discovery!


Ontario Centres of Excellence Discovery Competition Application Deadlines Begin This Week

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Discovery is now accepting applications for the Social Enterprise Zone, showcasing 24 Ontario-based social enterprises, helping them make valuable connections to potential investors, partners and customers. Up to eight social enterprises will be invited to enter the Social Enterprise Pitch Competition for a chance to win $25,000 in business development funding and legal services.

Apply for the Social Enterprise Zone now, online applications close March 24.

25 Ontario-based companies will be invited to exhibit their accessibility-focused innovation on the Discovery show floor. As part of this showcase, the Accessibility Innovation Tech Pitch Competition will provide a platform for five of these Accessibility Innovation showcase companies to pitch during Discovery for a $20,000 award.

Apply for the Accessibility Innovation Tech Pitch Competition now online applications close March 24.

Presented by Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) and the Ministry of Economic Development and Growth, the Young Entrepreneurs, Make Your Pitch competition invites high school students in Ontario to pitch their business ideas in a two-minute video.

Video applications close March 29.  Get your submissions in today! 

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