Save the Date - June 13th 2012 - Register today for Innovator Idol!

4 entrepreneurs to compete for up to $50,000 in prizes! Registration is now open for Innovator Idol 4! When? June 13th 2012 Where? Noel Ryan Auditorium 301 Burnhamthorpe W, Mississauga, ON
 
 
Idol4
Idol4
 
Spread the Word
Listed Under

Tags:
Business Pitch
Innovation
Commercialization
Entrepreneur

Industry:
• 2012

Location:
Mississauga - Ontario - Canada

April 26, 2012 - PRLog -- The RIC Centre presents the finale event for this season’s Growing Your Business, Breakfast with the Experts Series.The competition is modelled as a hybrid of American Idol and Dragon’s Den where 4 companies are invited to present their business pitch to a panel for feedback. The panelists include high profile business and media personalities.

The audience votes to select the winner and $50,000 in prizes for the winners!

Why would companies want to do this? Firstly, for exposure to potential funding sources and valuable feedback to polish their pitch from an audience’s voting. More importantly, to win prizes to assist in the company’s continued development. Finally, companies should sign up because the RIC Centre is committed to providing continued suppor to the companies after the event towards their successful commercialization.

Past winners not only benefited from exposure to funders and valuable prizes, they have gone on to become significant players in Canadian and international markets. Induce Biologics took home the crown at RIC’s Innovator Idol 3 competition. Sean Peel, Induce’s CSO, was named the winner with a compelling pitch about his company’s innovative technology to help surgeons regenerate bone. Induce has developed a unique process which combines the use of growth factors and biomaterials to stimulate the body to regenerate bone.

Induce was one of the four finalists that were selected to pitch to a panel of industry experts last year. The winner was chosen by the audience. Along with the title, Sean’s company was awarded a trophy and a share of the $50,000 prize. The runner up for the competition was Carmel Vision, a North York company that’s created software allowing users to manage information overload from a single application.

In an interview with, Mayor McCallion she praised RIC and Innovator Idol, saying “RIC Centre programs like Innovator Idol help bring innovators to the point of success by highlighting their accomplishments, and by showing off their products and services to investors.”


Want to get started? Click on the link below and sign up today!

http://riccentre.ca/programs/growing-your-business/innova...
End
Source:
Email:***@riccentre.com Email Verified
Phone:289 373 3050
Zip:L5K 2P8
Tags:Business Pitch, Innovation, Commercialization, Entrepreneur
Industry:2012
Location:Mississauga - Ontario - Canada
Account Email Address Verified     Account Phone Number Verified     Disclaimer     Report Abuse
Page Updated Last on: May 26, 2012



Like PRLog?
9K2K1K
Click to Share