Pitching, Giving & Ottawa’s Ultimate Ugly Sweater Contest!
How could supporting local startups get even better? By giving back to the community at the same time!
We invite you to bring non-perishable food items to the event and help contribute to the Ottawa Food Bank’s holiday food drive!
But wait, that’s not all! This time it won’t just be the startups competing for glory. For the first time ever, we are hosting an Ugly Holiday Sweater contest! Dress up in your ugliest holiday sweater for a chance to win a surprise prize!
So, join us in these holiday festivities as we cheer on IO’s fifth Pre-Accelerator cohort in true startup fashion… a rapid-fire pitch competition!
Ottawa’s emerging tech entrepreneurs will battle in front of a panel of judges, their peers and tech startup enthusiasts. The winning company will be awarded one-on-one mentor hours with leading experts/specialists and six months free office space at Bayview Yards.
The best part? You will get to vote on the winner!
Doors open at 5:00pm with food and a cash bar. Don’t miss the chance to network, celebrate and vote on the winner of an awesome cohort of hard working entrepreneurs!