PITCH, LEARN, NETWORK
AGE-WELL Pitch Competition:
Technology to Support People with Dementia
Saturday, July 23, 2016
6:00 – 9:30 pm EST | Toronto, ON Canada
Royal York Hotel, 100 Front St W, Toronto, ON M5J 1E3
AGE-WELL, in partnership with Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc., Aging2.0 Local | Toronto, and the Ontario Brain Institute, is proud to host a pitch competition this July in Toronto, ON Canada.
The AGE-WELL Pitch Competition: Technology to Support People with Dementia is a networking event for emerging ideas, products, and startups in the technology and aging space with a focus on dementia. At the pitch competition, 10-12 finalists will present their business focus on stage in a rapid 5 minute presentation to a panel of expert judges. The event will provide an opportunity for participants to showcase their brands to potential partners and customers. Entrepreneurs will have a chance to network with leading researchers, industry and investors at the reception. Members of the public will hear about new innovations in the technology to support older adults and caregivers.
Anyone with an interest in technology and aging is welcome to attend.
Free Registration: REGISTER NOW
Pitch Format: Each participant will give a 5-minute presentation (accompanied by slides) followed by a brief Q&A session with the audience. Pitches will be recorded and may be posted online.
Prize Package for the Winning Pitch:
- One year free membership in the AGE-WELL Network of Centres of Excellence, including access to more than 200 companies and research experts in the field of technology and aging
- Consultation and mentorship from the Global Council on Alzheimer’s Disease (GCAD), which includes prominent experts and organizations in the Alzheimer’s field
- Two passes to present and pitch at the Annual AGE-WELL Conference, October 17-19 in Montreal (valued at $1000)
- Two passes to the Aging2.0 Summit & Expo, October 12-14 in San Francisco (valued at $1000)
INTERESTED IN PITCHING AT THIS EVENT?
Eligibility: Investment-ready ideas, products, services, and start-up companies in the technology and aging space that are seeking support, mentorship, and/or capital to help scale their ideas and businesses.
Application: Please complete and upload an application form to participate.
Deadline: Monday May 16th, 2016 5PM EST
Completed application forms can be submitted through the online form below along with contact information for your company.