Grab your lunch, put on your holiday gear, have some fun, AND support local startups as they graduate from the IO Pre-Accelerator!
In the spirit of the holidays, wear your favourite holiday gear for a chance to win a $50 gift card to a local Ottawa café or restaurant of your choice! Impress the crowd with your creativity, humor, or perfection as they will vote to determine the winner! Christmas sweaters, hats, makeup, accessories, anything you’d like, but make sure your look can be clearly viewed on camera!
Cheer on our incredible startup founders as they pitch their businesses LIVE in front of a panel of judges, peers, the startup community, friends, family, and you! Take part in shaping the future of Ottawa’s brightest new entrepreneurs by casting your vote.
Your vote will help two founders take home the titles of Best Pitch and Crowd Favourite. Plus, they’ll each win an extra six months of free office space at the IO Accelerator and one-on-one mentorship from our leading mentors.
The IO Pre-Accelerator is designed to validate founders’ ideas and help them to build their business. Conception to minimal viable product (MVP), customer segmentation, funding streams, and building brand value are examples of weekly workshops.
Cohort 9 started 10 weeks ago when 17 innovative Ottawa startups from the Ottawa-Gatineau area were selected for the Pre-Accelerator Program after a rigorous selection process. This cohort is comprised of entrepreneurs whose businesses range from B2B to B2C and from SaaS to e-marketplace. Check out some of our past cohorts as well.
All registrants will receive an email with a link to join the Zoom meeting.
The IO Pre-Accelerator is generously sponsored by Logan Katz, MDK Business Law and RBC. Invest Ottawa extends sincere thanks to these outstanding organizations for their consistent support of our entrepreneurial community.
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