Apply for the INVENTURE$ Startup Pitch Event by Mar 15

The INVETURE$ Startup Pitch Event, held June 5-7, is currently accepting applications for startups focusing on any of the following categories.


If selected, you will be able to pitch your product or service to an audience of venture capitalists, angel investors, entrepreneurs, early adopters, business educators, and service providers.

When you are not pitching, you will be part of the Inventures Startup Showcase Demo where you will have an opportunity to meet one-on-one with audience members.

Building Smarter Cities

The United Nations predicts that by 2050, 68% of the world’s population will live in urban centres. The challenge of creating thriving cities requires innovations in building materials, transportation systems, logistics and the smart grids needed to sustain these urban ecosystems.

Feeding a Hungry Planet

Nearly one billion people on earth are undernourished. The shift towards smart agriculture and streamlined food production and processing will provide the best opportunities to meet the needs of a growing global population.

Integrating the Artificial Mind

Artificial intelligence and machine learning are creating jobs and social structures of the future. Advancements in humanoid robotics and visualization technologies are revolutionizing industries and communities, interconnecting quantum data and neural networks in brilliant new ways.

Designing Health Systems for a Global Village

Keeping seven billion people healthy is one of the world’s most pressing issues. Armed with innovative technologies and predictive data models, health system innovators are mining more and better data sources to save lives and costs on a local and global scale.

Greening our Blue Planet

Human ecological impacts are irrefutable, yet beneath these challenges lie business opportunity as resource sectors embrace zero waste and closed loop systems. Innovators, bio-technologists, and clean energy path blazers are creating new industrial platforms that leave a lighter footprint.

Blockchain Breakthroughs

The power of blockchain is revolutionizing every sector from agri-foods to digital banking and from energy to health and pharmaceuticals. Creating high trust certification and impenetrable security, these applications underpin data interoperability across global trade and supply chains.

Deadline to apply is March 15, 2019.


Published January 10, 2018